Professor SUN Handong

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Selected Journal Publication

(Research ID: A-2940-2010) (ORCID: 0000-0002-2261-7103)

1.    Rui Duan, Zitong Zhang, Lian Xiao, Xiaoxu Zhao, Yi Tian Thung, Lu Ding, Zheng Liu, Jun Yang, Van Duong Ta, Handong Sun*, “Ultralow-Threshold and High-Quality Whispering-Gallery-Mode Lasing from Colloidal Core/Hybrid-Shell Quantum Wells”, Advanced Materials, (accepted) DOI: 10.1002/adma.202108884

2.    Zhihao Chen, Yu Chen, Yaodong Wu, Xinxing Zhou, Handong Sun*, Tony Low, Hongsheng Chen, and Xiao Lin, “Wide-angle giant photonic spin Hall effect”, Laser & Photonics Review. (2022) (under review)

3.    Zitong Zhang, Yi Tian Thung, Xiaoxuan Chen, Lin Wang, Lu Ding, Weijun Fan*, and Handong Sun*, “Surface Depletion Effects in Bromide-ligated Colloidal Cadmium Selenide Nanoplatelets: Towards Efficient Emission at High Temperature”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 12, 9086−9093 (2021)

4.    Shijia Cheng, Qing Chang, Zeng Wang, Lian Xiao, Elbert Ee Min Chia, Handong Sun*, “Observation of Net Stimulated Emission in CsPbBr3 Thin Films Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, Advanced Optical Materials 9, 2100564 (2021).

5.    Amrita Dey, ¼ Handong Sun, ¼ and Lakshminarayana Polavarapu, “State of the Art and Prospects for Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals”, ACS Nano 15, 10775–10981 (2021) (Hot paper by ISI Web of Science)

6.    Zitong Zhang and Handong Sun*, “Manipulation of the Optical Properties of Colloidal Two-Dimensional CdSe Nanoplatelets”, Advanced Photonics Research 2, 2100045 (2021).

7.     Zitong Zhang, Yi Tian Thung, Xiaoxuan Chen, Lin Wang, Weijun Fan, Lu Ding, and Handong Sun*, “Study of Complex Optical Constants of Neat Cadmium Selenide Nanoplatelets Thin Films by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 12, 191−198 (2021)

8.    Yi Huang, Lian Xiao, Lin Wang, Guiping Zhu, Shuai Yin, Shijia Cheng, Haoshuang Gu, Quanchao Du, Edwin Kok Lee Yeow, Teck Neng Wong, Handong Sun*, “Enabling Seamless Investigation of Fast and Complex Flow Fields in Microfluidics via Metal Lead Halide Perovskite Based Micro-Particles”, Appl. Mater. Today 20, 100736 (2020).

9.    Lian Xiao, Tingting An, Lin Wang, Xiaoling Xu, Handong Sun*, “Novel properties and applications of chiral inorganic nanostructures”, Nano Today 30, 100824 (2020).

10.  Zeng Wang, Guanghui Yuan, Ming Yang, Jianwei Chai, Qing Yang Steve Wu, Tao Wang, Matej Sebek, Dan Wang, Lei Wang , Shijie Wang , Dongzhi Chi , Giorgio Adamo , Cesare Soci , Handong Sun, Kun Huang, Jinghua Teng, “Exciton Enabled Meta-Optics in Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides”, Nano Lett. 7964–7972 (2020)

11.  Yinjuan Huang, Qiuyu Gong, Jing Ge, Pengpeng Tang, Fei Yu, Lian Xiao, Zongrui Wang, Handong Sun, Jing Yu, Dong-Sheng Li, Qihua Xiong, Qichun Zhang, “Green Grinding-Coassembly Engineering towards Intrinsically Luminescent Tetracene in Cocrystals”, ACS Nano, 14, 15962–15972 (2020)

12.  Yemliha Altintas, Baiquan Liu, Pedro L. Hernández-Martínez, Negar Gheshlaghi, Farzan Shabani, Manoj Sharma, Lin Wang, Handong Sun, Evren Mutlugun, and Hilmi Volkan Demir, “Spectrally Wide-range Tunable, Efficient and Bright Colloidal Light-Emitting Diodes of Quasi 2D Nanoplatelets Enabled by Engineered Alloyed Heterostructures”, Chem. of Mater. 32, 7874–7883 (2020)

13.  Xiaoxuan Chen, Shijia Cheng, Lian Xiao, Handong Sun*, “Identifying, understanding and controlling defects and traps in halide perovskites for optoelectronic devices: a review”, J. Phys. D: Applied, 53, 373001 (2020)

14.  Baiquan Liu, Yemliha Altintas, Lin Wang, Sushant Shendre, Manoj Sharma, Handong Sun, Evren Mutlugun, and Hilmi Volkan Demir, "Record High External Quantum Efficiency of 19.2% Achieved in Light-Emitting Diodes of Colloidal Quantum Wells Enabled by Hot-Injection Shell Growth", Advanced Materials, 32, 1905824 (2020), Highlighted as a Cover Picture

15.  Jiayun Liu, Liang Cheng , Daming Zhao, Xiaoxuan Chen, Handong Sun, Jian-Xin Zhu, Zhilin Li, Xinbo Wang, and Elbert E. M. Chia, “Quenching of the relaxation pathway in the Weyl semimetal TaAs”, Phys. Rev. B, 102, 064307 (2020).

16.  Qiran Chen, Zhigang Song, Daohua Zhang, Handong Sun, Weijun Fan, Effect of size on the electronic structure and optical properties of cubic CsPbBr3 quantum dots”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 56, 7000207 (2020)

17.  Xinxing Zhou, Xiao Lin*, Zhicheng Xiao, Tony Low, Andrea Alù, Baile Zhang*, and Handong Sun*, “Controlling photonic spin Hall effect via exceptional points”, Phys. Rev. B, 100, 115429 (2019)

18.  Zeng Wang, Yue Wang, Giorgio Adamo, Jinghua Teng*, and Handong Sun*, “Induced Optical Chirality and Circularly Polarized Emission from Achiral CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots via Resonantly Coupling with Plasmonic Chiral Metasurfaces”, Laser & Photon. Rev., 13, 1800276 (2019)

19.  T. J. Whitcher, L. C. Gomes, D. Zhao, M. Bosman, X. Chi, Y. Wang, A.Carvalho , H. K. Hui, Q. Chang, M. B. H. Breese, A. H. Castro Neto, A. T. S. Wee, H. D. Sun*, Elbert E. M. Chia and A. Rusydi, “Dual phases of crystalline and electronic structure in the nano-crystalline perovskite CsPbBr3”, NPG Asia Mater., 11, 70 (2019)

20.  Lian Xiao, Quanchao Du, Yi Huang, Lin Wang, Shijia Cheng, Zeng Wang, Teck Neng Wong, Edwin Kok Lee Yeow, Handong Sun*, “Rapid Synthesis of Sulfur Nanodots by One-step Hydrothermal Reaction for Luminescence Based Applications”, ACS Appl. Nanomaterials, 2, 6622-6628 (2019)

21.  Van Duong Ta, Rui Chen and Handong Sun*, “Controllable Polarization of Lasing Emission from a Polymer Microfiber Laser”, Sci. Rep. 9, 17017 (2019)

22.  Ziming Wang, Yinjuan Ren, Yue Wang, Zhiyuan Gu, Xiaoming Li, Handong Sun*, “Lateral cavity enabled Fabry-Perot microlasers from all-inorganic perovskites”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 115, 111103 (2019)

23.  Van Duong Ta, Yue Wang and Handong Sun*, “Microlasers Enabled by Soft Mater Technology”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 7, 1900057 (2019) (Invited Review)

24.  Yue Wang, Zhiyuan Gu, Yinjuan Ren, Ziming Wang, Bingqing Yao, Zhili Dong, Giorgio Adamo, Haibo Zeng*, Handong Sun*, “Perovskite-Ion Beam Interactions: Toward Controllable Light Emission and Lasing”, ACS Appl. Mater. & Inter., 11, 15756-15763 (2019)

25.  Xiaoxuan Chen, Yue Wang, Jizhong Song, Xiaoming Li, Jiayue Xu, Haibo Zeng,and Handong Sun*, “Temperature Dependent Reflectance and Ellipsometry Studies on a CsPbBr3 Single Crystal”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 123, 10564-10570 (2019)

26.  Lan Luo, Linguo Xie, Jiangdong Liu, Xinxing Zhou, Xiong Liu, Zhaoxue Li, Yu He, Zhiyou Zhang and Handong Sun*, “Simultaneously precise estimations of phase and amplitude based on weak-value amplification”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 111104(2019)

27.  Xinxing Zhou, Linguo Xie, Shijia Cheng, Xiaohui Lin, Zhiyou Zhang, Hailu Luo and Handong Sun*, “Large in-plane asymmetry spin angular shifts of light beam near critical angle”, Opt. Lett. 44, 195-198 (2019)

28.  Liang Cheng, Xinbo Wang, Jianwei Chai, Weifeng Yang, Ming Yang, Mengji Chen, Yang Wu, Xiaoxuan Chen, Dongzhi Chi, Kuan Eng Johnson Goh, Jian-Xin Zhu, Handong Sun, Shijie Wang, Justin C. W. Song, Marco Battiato, Hyunsoo Yang, and Elbert E. M. Chia, “Far out-of-equilibrium spin populations trigger giant spin injection into atomically thin MoS2”, Nature Phys. 15, 347-351 (2019)

29.  Lin Wang, Lian Xiao, Haoshuang Gu and Handong Sun*, “Advances in Alternating Current Electroluminescent DevicesAdv. Opt. Mater. 7, 1801154 (2019) (Hall of Fame Article)

30.  Baiquan Liu, Manoj Sharma, Junhong Yu, Sushant Shendre, Chathuranga Hettiarachchi, Ashma Sharma, Aydan Yeltik, Lin Wang, Handong Sun, Cuong Dang, and Hilmi Volkan Demir, Light-Emitting Diodes with Cu-Doped Colloidal Quantum Wells: From Ultrapure Green, Tunable Dual-Emission to White LightSmall, 15, 1901983 (2019)

31.  Yue Wang, Yinjuan Ren, Shengli Zhang,  Jianfeng Wu, Jizhong Song, Xiaoming Li,  Jiayue Xu, Chorng Haur Sow, Haibo Zeng, Handong Sun*, “Switching Excitonic Recombination and Carrier Trapping in Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites by Air”, Comm. Phys. 1, 96 (2018)

32.  Lian Xiao, Handong Sun*, “Novel Properties and Applications of Carbon Nano-dots”, Nanoscale Horizons, 3, 565 (2018) (Invited Review Article), selected to be a part of a themed collection International Year of the Periodic Table: Low Dimensional Carbon Systems. (Highly Cited Paper by ISI Web of Science)

33.  Prabhat Gautam, Yue Wang, Guoxian Zhang, Handong Sun, Julian. M. W. Chan, “Using the Negative Hyperconjugation Effect of Pentafluorosulfanyl Acceptors to Enhance Two-Photon Absorption in Push-Pull Chromophores”, Chem. Mater. 30, 7055-7066(2018)

34.  Lin Wang, Baiquan Liu, Xin Zhao, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Haoshuang Gu, Handong Sun*,Solvent-Assisted Surface Engineering for High Performance All-Inorganic Perovskite Nanocrystals Light-Emitting Diodes”, ACS Appl. Mat. Inter. 10, 19828−19835 (2018)

35.  Yue Wang and Handong Sun*, “Advances and Prospects of Lasers Developed from Colloidal Semiconductor Nanostructures”, Progress in Quantum Electronics, 60, 1-29 (2018) (Invited Review Article)

36.  Wenjun Ni, Ping Lu, Xin Fu, Wei Zhang, Perry Ping Shum, Handong Sun, Chunyong Yang, Deming Liu, Jiangshan Zhang, “Ultrathin graphene diaphragm-based extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometer for ultra-wideband fiber optic acoustic sensing”, Opt. Express. 26, 20758-20767(2018)

37.  Guitai Wu, Fan Cao, Pengfei Zhao, Xinyi Zhang, Zhenyu Li, Nian Yu, Zhao Wang, Yongming Hu, Handong Sun, Haoshuang Gu, “Novel Periodic Bilayer Au Nanostructures for Ultrasensitive SurfaceEnhanced Raman Spectroscopy”, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 5, 1800820 (2018)

38.  Wenjun Ni, Ping Lu, Xin Fu, Handong Sun, Perry Ping Shum, Hao Liao, Xinyue Jiang, Deming Liu, Chunyong Yang, Jiangshan Zhang and Zhengang Lian, “Simultaneous implementation of enhanced resolution and large dynamic range for fiber temperature sensing based on different optical transmission mechanisms”, Opt. Express. 26, 18341-18350 (2018)

39.  Baiquan Liu, Lin Wang, Haoshuang Gu, Handong Sun*, and Hilmi Volkan Demir, Highly Efficient Green Light-Emitting Diodes from All-Inorganic Perovskite Nanocrystals Enabled by a New Electron Transport Layer”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 6, 1800220 (2018)

40.  Yue Wang and Handong Sun*, “Tackling the hurdles of electrically pumped colloidal quantum dot lasers”, Science China Materials 61, 765 (2018) (Invited Highlight)

41.  Kun Chen, Wenhong Su, Yue Wang, Huan Ge, Kun Zhang, Yangbo Wang, Xiaoji Xie, Vincent G. Gomes, Handong Sun,* and Ling Huang, “Nanocomposites of Carbon Nanotubes and Photon Upconversion Nanoparticles for Enhanced Optical Limiting Performance”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 6, 7311-7316 (2018)

42.  Andrey V. Lunchev, Vincent C. Hendrata, Aparna Jaggi, Samuel A. Morris, Rakesh Ganguly, Xiaoxuan Chen, Handong Sun, and Andrew C. Grimsdale, “A Friedländer route to 5,7-Diazapentacenes”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 6, 3715-3721 (2018)

43.  Kandammathe Valiyaveedu Sreekanth, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Song Han, Amita Mishra, Xiaoxuan Chen, Handong Sun, Chwee Teck Lim and Ranjan Singh, “Biosensing with singular phase of an ultrathin metal-dielectric nanophotonic cavity”, Nature Comm. 9, 369 (2018)

44.  Yue, Wang and Handong Sun*, “All-inorganic metal halide perovskite nanostructures from photophysics to light-emitting applications”, Small Methods 2, 1700252 (2018) (Invited Review Article)


45.  Yi Huang, Lian Xiao, Tingting An, Wenxiang Lim, Teckneng Wong*, Handong Sun*, “Fast Dynamic Visualizations in Microfluidics Enabled by Fluorescent Carbon Nanodots”, Small 13, 1700869 (2017).


46.  Yue Wang, Van Duong Ta, Kheng Swee Leck, Beng Hau Ian Tan, Zeng Wang, Tingchao He, Claus-Dieter Ohl, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Handong Sun* , “Robust whispering-gallery-mode microbubble lasers from colloidal quantum dots”,  Nano Lett. 17, 2640-2646 (2017)


47.  Lian Xiao, Yue Wang, Yi Huang, Teck Neng Wong, Handong Sun*, “Self-trapped Exciton Emission from Carbon Dots investigated by Polarization Anisotropy of Photoluminescence and Photoexcitaion”, Nanoscale, 9, 12637–12646(2017).


48.  Xiaoming Li, Yue Wang, Handong Sun*, Haibo Zeng*, "Amino-Mediated Anchoring Perovskite Quantum Dots for Stable and Low-Threshold Random Lasing", Adv. Mater. 29, 1701185 (2017)


49.  Yue Wang, Xiaoming Li, Venkatram Nalla, Haibo Zeng*, Handong Sun*, “Solution-processed low threshold vertical cavity surface emitting lasers from all-inorganic perovskite nanocrystals”, Adv. Fun. Mater. 27, 1605088 (2017)


50.  Xiaoming Li, Qingzhi Cui, Jianhai Li, Jiayue Xu, Yue Wang, Leimeng Xu, Jie Xue, Yuhui Dong, Tian Tian, Handong Sun, Haibo Zeng*, " Ultralarge All-Inorganic Perovskite Bulk Single Crystal for High performance Visible-infrared Dual-modal Photodetectors", Adv. Opt. Mater. 5, 1700157 (2017).


51.  Xiaoming Li, Dejian Yu, Jun Chen, Yue Wang, Fei Cao, Yi Wei,  Ye Wu, Lin Wang, Ying Zhu, Zhiguo Sun, Jianping Ji, Yalong Shen, Handong Sun, Haibo Zeng, “Constructing Fast Carrier Tracks into Flexible Perovskite Photodetectors to Greatly Improve Responsivity”, ACS Nano, 11, 2015–2023 (2017)


52.  Yue Wang, Dejian Yu, Zeng Wang, Xiaoming Li, Xiaoxuan Chen, Venkatram Nalla, Haibo Zeng*, Handong Sun*, “Solution-grown CsPbBr3/Cs4PbBr6 perovskite nanocomposites: toward temperature-insensitive optical gain”, Small. 13, 1701587 (2017)


53.  Zeng Wang, Bing Hong Teh, Yue Wang, Giorgio Adamo, Jinghua Teng, and Handong Sun*, “Enhancing circular dichroism by super chiral hot spots from a chiral metasurface with apexes”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 221108 (2017)


54.  Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Nishanth Venugopal Menon,Yue Wang, Hrishikesh Joshi, Shiying Liu, Kok Chan Chong, Yuejun Kang, Handong Sun, and Mihaiela C. Stuparu, “All-organic luminescent nanodots from corannulene and cyclodextrin nano-assembly: Continuous-flow synthesis, non-linear optical properties, and bio-imaging application”,  Mater. Chem. Front, 1, 831-837(2017) Highlighted as inside front cover


55.  Shancheng Yang, Yong Kang Eugene Tay, Yue Wang, Xin Zhao, Hilmi Volkan Demir, and Handong Sun*, “Wavelength tuning of the spirally drawn whispering gallery mode microfiber lasers and the perspectives for sensing applications”, Opt. Express. 25, 2618(2017)


56.  Raghavender  Medishetty,   Venkatram  Nalla,  Sebastian  Henke,  Lydia  Nemec,  Handong  Sun,  Karsten Reuter, Roland A. Fischer, “A New Class of Lasing Materials: Intrinsic Stimulated Emission from Nonlinear Optical Active Metal-Organic Frameworks”, Adv. Mater. 29, 1605637 (2017), Highlighted as cover picture.


57.  Ji Li, Anamaria Terec, Yue Wang, Hrishikesh Joshi, Yunpeng Lu, Handong Sun, Mihaiela C. Stuparu, “π-Conjugated Discrete Oligomers Containing Planar and Non-Planar Aromatic Motifs”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 3089–3094 (2017)


58.  Xuyong Yang, Fuqiang Ren, Yue Wang, Tao Ding, Handong Sun, Dongling Ma, and Xiaowei Sun, “Iodide capped PbS/CdS core-shell quantum dots for efficient long-wavelength near-infrared light-emitting diodes”, Sci. Rep., 7, 14741 (2017)


59.  Wenbo Hu, Tingchao He, Rongcui Jiang, Jun Yin, Lin Li, Xiaomei Lu, Hui Zhao, Lei Zhang, Ling Huang, Handong Sun, Wei Huang, and Quli Fan, “Inner Salt-Shaped Small Molecular Photosensitizer with Extremely Enhanced Two-Photon Absorption for Mitochondrial-Targeting Photodynamic Therapy”, Chem. Comm. 53, 1680-1683(2017).


60.  Venkatram Nalla, João Valente, Handong Sun, and Nikolay I. Zheludev, “11-fs Dark Pulses Generated via Coherent Absorption in Plasmonic Metamaterial”, Opt. Express. 25, 22620-22625(2017)


61.  Huizhi Li, Liling Zhang, Sidharthan Raghuraman, Jiming Ho, Xuan Wu, V. Nalla, Handong Sun, Tianye Huang, Seongwoo Yoo, “Pump Wavelength Dependence of Photodarkening in Yb-doped Fibers”, J. Lightwave Tech. 35, 2535-2540 (2017)




62.  Yue Wang, Xiaoming Li, S. Sreejith, Fei Cao, Zeng Wang, Mihaiela Corina Stuparu, Haibo Zeng*, Handong Sun*, “Photon driven transformation of cesium lead halide perovskites from few-monolayer nanoplatelets to bulk phase”, Adv. Mater. 28, 10637–10643 (2016)


63.  M. Ren, H. Cai, Y. D. Gu, L. K. Chin, K. Radhakrishnan, W. Ser, H. D. Sun, Q . X. Liang, D.-L. Kwong, and A. Q. Liu, “Integrated closed-loop cavity of a tunable laser”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 151105 (2016)


64.  Yuan Gao, Guannan Yu, Yue Wang, Cuong Dang, Tze Chien Sum, Handong Sun*, Hilmi Volkan Demir*, “Green Stimulated Emission Boosted by Nonradiative Resonant Energy Transfer from Blue Quantum Dots”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7, 2772-2778(2016)


65.  Lin Ma, Peng Hu, Hui Jiang, Christian Kloc, Handong Sun, Cesare Soci, Alexander, A. Voityuk, Maria E. Michel-Beyerle, and Gagik G. Gurzadyan, “Single photon triggered dianion formation of TCNQ and F4TCNQ crystals”, Sci. Rep., 6, 28510 (2016)


66.  Shancheng Yang, Van Duong Ta, Yue Wang, Rui Chen, Tingchao He, Hilmi Volkan Demir, and Handong Sun*, “Reconfigurable Liquid Whispering Gallery Mode Microlasers”, Sci. Rep., 6, 27200 (2016)


67.  Yue Wang, Xiaoming Li, Xin Zhao, Lian Xiao, Haibo Zeng,* Handong Sun*, “Nonlinear absorption and low-threshold multi-photon pumped stimulated emission from all-inorganic perovskite nanocrystals”, Nano Lett. 16, 448-453(2016)


68.  Divya S. Philips, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Tingchao He, Nishanth V. Menon, Palapuravan Anees, Jomon Mathew, Sreedharan Sajikumar, Yuejun Kang, Mihaiela C. Stuparu, Handong Sun,* Yanli Zhao,* Ayyappanpillai Ajayaghosh,* “A Three-Photon Active Organic Fluorophore for Deep Tissue Ratiometric Imaging of Intracellular Divalent Zinc”. Chem. Asian J. 11, 1523 (2016).


69.  Xin Zhao, Weizhen Liu, Rui Chen, Yuan Gao, Binbin Zhu, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Shijie Wang and Handong Sun*, “Exciton energy recycling from ZnO defect levels: towards electrically driven hybrid quantum-dot white light-emitting-diodes”, Nanoscale,  8, 5835-5841(2016).


70.  Zeng Wang, Yue Wang, Giorgio Adamo, Bing Hong Teh, Qing Yang Steve Wu, Jinghua Teng, and Handong Sun*, “A Novel Chiral Metasurface With Controllable Circular Dichroism Induced by Coupling Localized and Propagating Modes”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 4, 883-888 (2016)


71.  Tingchao He, Yang Gao, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Xiaoqing Tian, Lin Liu, Yue Wang, Hrishikesh Joshi, Soo Zeng Fiona Phua, Song Yao, Xiaodong Lin, Yanli Zhao, Andrew C. Grimsdale,* and Handong Sun*, ‘Biocompatible Two-photon Absorbing Dipyridyldiketopyrrolopyrroles for Metal Ions Mediated Self-assembly Modulation and Fluorescence Imaging’, Adv. Opt. Mater. 4, 746-755 (2016)


72.  T. C. He, Yue Wang, Xiaoqing Tian, Yang Gao, Xin Zhao, Andrew C. Grimsdale, Xiaodong Lin*, Handong Sun*, “An organic dye with very large Stokes-shift and broad tunability of fluorescence: potential two-photon probe for bioimaging and ultra-sensitive solid-state gas sensor”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 011901(2016)


73.  Tingchao He, Yang Gao, Yuan Gao, Xiaodong Lin, Rui Chen, Wenbo Hu, Xin Zhao, Yue Wang, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Quli Fan, Andrew C. Grimsdale, and Handong Sun*, “Unusual Fluorescent Properties of Stilbene Units and CdZnS/ZnS Quantum Dots Nanocomposites: White-light Emission in Solution vs Light-harvesting in Films”, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 217, 24-31 (2016)


74.  Huifang Shi, Zhongfu An, Pei-Zhou Li, Jun Yin, Guichuan Xing, Tingchao He, Hongzhong Chen, Jingui Wang, Handong Sun, Wei Huang, and Yanli Zhao, “Enhancing Organic Phosphorescence by Manipulating Heavy Atom Interaction”, Cryst. Growth & Design, 16, 808-813(2016)


75.  Shumaila Karamat; R. Rawat; P. Lee; Augustine Tan Tuck; C. Ke; R. Chen; Handong Sun, “Ferromagnetic Signature in Vanadium doped ZnO Thin films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, J. Mater. Res. 31, 3223-3229 (2016).


76.  Usman Ilyas, P. Lee, T.L. Tan, R. Chen,  Abdul Waheed Anwar, Sam Zhang, H. D. Sun, R. S. Rawat, “Temperature-dependent stoichiometric alteration in ZnO: Mn nanostructured thin films for enhanced ferromagnetic response”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 387, 461-468 (2016)




77.  Y Wang, Xiaoming Li, Jizhong Song, Lian Xiao, Haibo Zeng*, Handong Sun*, “All-inorganic colloidal perovskite quantum dots: a new class of lasing materials with favorable characteristics, Adv. Mater. 27, 7101-7108(2015)


78.  S. Yang, Y. Wang and Handong Sun*, “Advance and Prospective of Whispering Gallery Mode Microcavities”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 3, 1136 (2015) (Invited Review)


79.  V. D. Ta, S. Yang, Y. Wang, Y. Gao, T. C. He, R. Chen, H. V. Demir, and H. D. Sun*, “Multicolor Lasing Prints”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 221103 (2015)


80.  Y. Wang, Kah Ee Fong, Shancheng Yang, Van Duong Ta, Yuan Gao, Zeng Wang, Venkatram Nalla, Hilmi Volkan Demir,* Handong Sun*, “Unraveling the ultralow threshold stimulated emission from CdZnS/ZnS quantum dot and enabling high-Q microlasersLaser & Photonics Reviews, 9, 507(2015)


81.  Su Xu, Hongyi Xu, Hanhong Gao, Yuyu Jiang, Faxin Yu, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljačić, Hongsheng Chen*, Handong Sun*, and Baile Zhang*, “Broadband surface-wave transformation cloak”, PNAS, 112, 7635–7638 (2015)


82.  L. Xu, Yongbiao Zhao, Guankui Long, Yue Wang, Jun Zhao, Dongsheng Li, Junbo Li, Rakesh Ganguly, Yongxin Li, Handong Sun, Xiao Wei Sun, and Qichun Zhang, “Synthesis, structure, physical properties and OLED application of pyrazine–triphenylamine fused conjugated compounds”, RSC Adv. 5, 63080 (2015)


83.  Amal Kumar Mandal, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Tingchao He, Swarup Kumar Maji, Xiao-Jun Wang, Shi Li Ong, James Joseph, Handong Sun*, and Yanli Zhao*, “Three Photon-Excited Luminescence from Unsymmetrical Cyanostilbene Aggregates: Morphology Tuning and Targeted BioimagingACS Nano, 9, 4796-4805 (2015)


84.  B. Guzelturk, Y. Kelestemur, K. Gungor, A. Yeltik, M.  Akgul, Yue Wang, Rui Chen, Cuong Dang*, Handong Sun* and Hilmi Volkan Demir*, “Stable and Low Threshold Optical Gain in CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots: An All-Colloidal Frequency Up-Converted Laser”, Adv. Mater. 27, 2741–2746 (2015) Highlighted as Inside Front Cover.


85.  Xin Zhao, Yuan Gao, Yue Wang, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Shijie Wang, and Handong Sun*, “Manipulating Optical Properties of ZnO/Ga:ZnO Core-Shell Nanorods via Spatially Tailoring Electronic Band Gap”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 3, 1066 (2015).


86.  Wenbin Niu,  Hu Chen, Rui Chen, Jingfeng Huang, Handong Sun and Alfred Iing Yoong Tok*, “NaYF4:Yb,Er/MoS2: from synthesis, surface ligands-stripping, to negative infrared photoresponse”, Chem. Comm. 51, 9030-9033 (2015)


87.  Venkatram Nalla, Raghavender Medishetty, Yue Wang, Zhaozhi Bai, Handong Sun*, Ji. Wei* and Jagadese J. Vittalb*, “Second harmonic generation from the ‘centrosymmetric’crystals”, IUCrJ. 2 (3), 317-321 (2015)


88.  Juan Sun, Venkatram Nalla, Mai Nguyen, Yi Ren, Sing Yang Chiam, Yue Wang, Kong Fai Tai, Handong Sun, Nikolay Zheludev, Sudip K. Batabyal, Lydia H. Wong, "Effect of Zn(O,S) buffer layer thickness on charge carrier relaxation dynamics of CuInSe2 solar cell", Solar Energy,115, 396–404 (2015).


89.  T. C. He. S. Sreejith, Y. Gao, A. C. Grimsdale, Yanli Zhao, Xiaodong Lin, Handong Sun*, “Superior optical nonlinearity of an exceptional fluorescent stilbene dye”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 111904 (2015)


90.  Yuan Gao, Van Duong Ta, Xin Zhao, Yue Wang, Rui Chen, Evren Mutlugun,  Kah Ee Fong, Swee Tiam Tan, Cuong Dang, Xiao Wei Sun, Handong Sun*, and Hilmi Volkan Demir*, “Observation of polarized gain from aligned colloidal nanorods”, Nanoscale,  7, 6481 (2015)


91.  A. Ananthanarayanan, Yue Wang, Parimal Routh, Mahasin Alam, Aung Than, Ming Lin, Jie Zhang, Jie. Chen, Jie Zhang, Handong Sun and Peng Chen*, “Nitrogen  and  Phosphorus  co-doped  Graphene Quantum  Dots:  Synthesis  from  Adenosine triphosphate,  Optical  Properties,  and  Cellular ImagingNanoscale,  7, 8159-8165, 2015


92.  Q. D. Zhuang, Ezekiel A. Anyebe, R. Chen, H. Liu, Ana M. Sanchez, Mohana K. Rajpalke, Tim D. Veal, Z. M. Wang, Y. Z. Huang, and H. D. Sun, “Sb-Induced Phase Control of InAsSb Nanowires Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy” , Nano Lett., 15, 1109-1116 (2015)


93.  Y Wang, S. C. Yang, H. Yang, Handong Sun*, “Quaternary Alloy Quantum Dots: toward Low-threshold Stimulated Emission and All Solution Processed Lasers in Green Region”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 3, 652-657 (2015)


94.  Fei Yan, Guichuan Xing, Rui Chen, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Handong Sun*, Tze Chien Sum*, Xiao Wei Sun*, “Efficient three-color white organic light-emitting diodes with a spaced multilayer emitting structure”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 023302(2015)


95.  Y Wang, Kheng Swee Leck, Van Duong Ta, Rui Chen, Venkatram Nalla, Yuan Gao, Ting Chao He, Hilmi Volkan Demir*, Handong Sun*, “Blue liquid lasers from solution of CdZnS/ZnS ternary alloy quantum dots with quasi-continuous pumping”, Adv. Mater. 27, 169-175(2015) Highlighted as Frontispiece page


96.  Boluo Yadian, Rui Chen, Hai Liu, Handong Sun, Qing Liu, Chee Lip Gan, Zhou Kun, Chunwang Zhao, Bin Zhu, and Yizhong Huang, “Significant enhancement of UV emission of ZnO nanorods subject to Ga+ ion beam irradiation”, Nano Res., 8, 1857(2015)





97.  Amal Kumar Mandal, Tingchao He, Swarup Kumar Maji, Handong Sun* and Yanli Zhao*, “A Three-Photon Probe with Dual Emission Colors for Imaging of Zn(II) Ion in Living CellsChem. Comm. 50, 14378 (2014)

98.  V. Nalla, John C. W. Ho, S. K. Batabyal, Y. Wang, Alfred I. Y. Tok,  Handong Sun, Lydia H. Wong, and Nikolay Zheludev, “Photophysical investigation of charge recombination in CdS/ZnO layers of CuIn(S,Se)2 Solar CellRSC Adv. 4, 58372(2014).

99.  Wei Wei, Yan Zhang, Rui Chen, Julian Goggi, Na Ren, Ling Huang, Kishore K. Bhakoo, Handong Sun, Timothy Thatt Yang Tan, “Cross relaxation induced pure red upconversion in activator- and sensitizer- rich lanthanide nanoparticles”, Chem. Mater. 26, 5183(2014)

100. Swarup Kumar Maji, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, James Joseph, Manjing Lin, Tingchao He, Yan Tong, Handong Sun, Sidney Wing-Kwong Yu and Yanli Zhao, "Upconversion Nanoparticles as a Contrast Agent for Photoacoustic Imaging in Live Mice", Adv. Mater. 26, 5633(2014). Highlighted as Frontispiece page in the issue of 27th August 2014.

101. Kenath Priyanka Prasad,   Yun Chen,   Mahasin Alam Sk,  Aung Than,   Yue Wang,   Handong Sun,   Kok-Hwa Lim, Xiaochen Dong and  Peng Chen*, “Fluorescent Quantum Dots Derived from PEDOT and their Applications in Optical Imaging and Sensing”, Materials Horizons, 1, 529(2014)

102. Lin Ma, Hu Peng, Christian Kloc, Handong Sun, Maria E. Michel-Beyerle, and Gagik G. Gurzadyan, “Ultrafast spectroscopic characterization of 7,7,8,8-tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) and its radical anion (TCNQ-)”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 609, 11(2014)

103. Xiaohui Li, Yulong Tang, Zhiyu Yan, Yue Wang, Bo Meng, Guozhen Liang, Handong Sun, Xia Yu, Ying Zhang, Qi Jie Wang, “Broadband saturable absorption of graphene oxide thin film and its application in pulsed fiber lasers”, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quan. Eletro. 20, 1101107 (2014).

104. Wenbin Niu, Hu Chen, Rui Chen, Jingfeng Huang, Alagappan Palaniappan, Handong Sun, Bo Gunnar Liedberg and Alfred Iing Yoong Tok, “Synergetically Enhanced Near-Infrared Photoresponse of Reduced Graphene Oxide by Upconversion and Gold Plasmon”, Small, 10, 3637 (2014)

105. Kim Truc Nguyen, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, James Joseph, Tingchao He, Sun Woh Lye, Vadakke Matham Murukeshan, Hangdong Sun, and Yanli Zhao*, "Poly(acrylic acid) Capped and Dye Loaded Graphene Oxide-Mesoporous Silica: A Nano-Sandwich for Two-Photon and Photoacoustic Dual Mode Imaging", Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 31, 1060 (2014) Highlighted as COVER in the issue of October 2014

106. Yang Gao, Tingchao He, Peng Hu, Teck Ming Koh, Handong Sun, and Andrew C. Grimsdale*, "Influence of H-Bonding on Self-Assembly and Tunable Dual-Emission of Carbazole-Based Zn(II)-Terpyridine Metallocycles", Macromol. Chem. Phys. 215, 753 (2014) Highlighted as COVER in the issue of Apr 2014

107. F. Yan, R. Chen, H. D. Sun,   and X. W. Sun, “Organic light-emitting diodes with a spacer enhanced exciplex emission”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 153302 (2014)

108. Yun Ji, Wei Liu, Talha Erdem, Rui Chen, Swee Tiam Tan, Zi-Hui Zhang, Zhengang Ju, Xueliang Zhang, Handong Sun, Xiao Wei Sun, Yuji Zhao, Steven P. DenBaars, Shuji Nakamura, and Hilmi Volkan Demir, “Comparative study of field-dependent carrier dynamics and emission kinetics of InGaN/GaN light-emitting diodes grown on (1122) semipolar versus (0001) polar planesAppl. Phys. Lett. 104, 143506(2014)

109. B. Guilhabert, C. Foucher, A-M. Haughey, E. Mutlugun, Y. Gao, J. Herrnsdorf, H. D. Sun, H.V. Demir, M.D. Dawson, N. Laurand,  Nanosecond colloidal quantum dot lasers for sensing”, Opt. Exp. 22, 7308-7319(2014)

110. Y. Wang, V. D. Ta, Y. Gao, T. C. He, R. Chen, E. Mutlugun, H. V. Demir* and H. D. Sun*, “Stimulated emission and lasing from CdSe/CdS/ZnS core-multi-shell quantum dots by simultaneous three-photon absorption”, Adv. Mater. 26, 2954 (2014)

111. H. Y. Xu, X. H. Shi, F. Gao, H. D. Sun*, B. L. Zhang*, “Ultrathin Three-Dimensional Thermal Cloak”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 054301 (2014), selected for a Viewpoint in Physics (

112. T. C. He, Yang Gao, Rui Chen, Lin Ma, Deepa Rajwar, Yue Wang, Andrew C. Grimsdale,* and Handong Sun*, “Multiphoton Harvesting in An Angular Carbazole-Containing Zn(II)-coordinated Random Copolymer Mediated by Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer State”, Macromolecules, 47, 1316-1324(2014).

113. V. D. Ta, R. Chen, and H. D. Sun*, “Coupled polymer microfiber lasers for single mode operation and enhanced refractive index sensing”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 2, 220(2014) Highlighted as Inside Front Cover in the issue of March. 2014. MaterialsViewsChina (MVC)


114. T. C. He, R. Chen, Z. B. Lim, D. Rajwar, L. Ma, Y. Wang, Y. Gao, A. C. Grimsdale, and H. D. Sun*, “Efficient Energy Transfer under Two-photon Excitation in a 3D Supramolecular Zn(II)-Coordinated Self-Assembled Organic Network”, Adv. Opt. Mater., 2, 40(2014) Highlighted as Frontispiece page in the issue of January 2014. MaterialsViewsChina (MVC)


115. R. Chen, V. D. Ta, and H. D. Sun*, “Bending Induced Bidirectional Tuning of Whispering Gallery Mode Lasing from Flexible Polymer Fibers”, ACS Photonics, 1, 11(2014)

116. B. Guzelturk, P. L. Hernandez Martinez, Q. Zhang, Q. Xiong, H. D. Sun, X. W. Sun, A. O. Govorov, and H. V. Demir, “Excitonics of semiconductor quantum dots and wires for lighting and displays”, Laser & Photonics Reviews, 8, 73 (2014), Highlighted as Front page in the issue of January 2014

117. Wenbin Niu, Liap Tat Su, Rui Chen, Hu Chen, Yi Wang,  Alagappan Palaniappan, Handong Sun and Alfred Iing Yoong Tok*, “3-Dimensional photonic crystal surface enhanced upconversion emission for improved near-infrared photoresponse”, Nanoscale, 6, 817 (2014)

118. F. Lu, D. W. Zhao, J. Son, J. Chen, S. T. Tan, L. Ke, H. V. Demir, H. D. Sun, X. W. Sun* “An improved polymer solar cell incorporating single-wall carbon nanotubesg, J. Mod. Opt.. 61, 1761(2014)




119. R. Chen, Q.L. Ye, T. C. He, V. D. Ta, Y. J. Ying, Y. Y. Tay, T. Wu*, and H.D. Sun*, “Excitons Localization and Optical Properties Improvement in Nanocrystals-Embedded ZnO Core-Shell Nanowires”, Nano Lett. 13, 734(2013)

120. V. D. Ta, R. Chen, Lin Ma, Y. J. Ying, and H. D. Sun*, “Whispering Gallery Mode Microlasers and Refractive Index Sensing based on Single Polymer Fiber”, Laser & Photonics Reviews, 7, 133 (2013), Highlighted as Frontispiece page in the issue of January 2013.

121. V. D. Ta, R. Chen, and H. D. Sun*, “Tuning Whispering Gallery Mode Lasing from Self-Assembled Polymer Droplets”  Sci. Rep. 3, 1362(2013)

122. R. Chen, V. D. Ta, F. Xiao, Q. Y. Zhang, and H. D. Sun*, “Multicolor Hybrid Upconversion Nanoparticles and Their Improved Performance as Luminescence Temperature Sensors Due to Energy Transfer” Small 9, 1052(2013).

123. Lin Ma, Keke Zhang, Christian Kloc, Handong Sun, Cesare Soci, Maria E.Michel-Beyerle,  and Gagik G. Gurzadyan, “The Origin of Fluorescence in Rubrene Single Crystals”, Phys. Rev. B 87, 201203(R) (2013).

124. Lin Ma, Gegham Galstyan, Keke Zhang, Christian Kloc, Handong Sun, Cesare Soci, Maria E.Michel-Beyerle,  and Gagik G. Gurzadyan, “Two-photon-induced singlet fission in rubrene single crystal”, J. Chem. Phys. 138, 184508(2013).

125. Fei Yan, Rui Chen, H. D. Sun,   and Xiao Wei Sun, “Silver nanoparticle facilitated charge generation in tandem organic light-emitting devices”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 203303(2013)

126. M. N. Liu, R. Chen, G. Adamo, K. F. MacDonald, E. J.   Sie, T. C. Sum, N. I.   Zheludev, H. D. Sun* and H. J. Fan*, “Tune the influence of metal nanoparticles to ZnO photoluminescence by atomic-layer-deposited dielectric spacer”, Nanophotonics, 2, 153 (2013).

127. T. C. He, Z. B. Lim, L. Ma, H.R. Li, D. Rajwar, Y. J. Ying, Z.y. Di, A. C. Grimsdale,* and H. D. Sun*, “Large Two-photon Absorption of Terpyridine-based Quadrupolar Derivatives: Towards The Applications of Optical Limiting and Biological Imaging” Chem. Asia. J., 8, 564(2013)

128. Y. Wang, X. Yang, T. C. He, Y. Gao, H. V. Demir*, X. W. Sun*, and H. D. Sun*, “Near resonant and nonresonant third-order optical nonlinearities of colloidal InP/ZnS quantum dots”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 021917(2013)

129. V. D. Ta, R. Chen, D. M. Nguyen, and H. D. Sun*, “Application of Self-Assembled Hemispherical Microlasers as Gas Sensors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 031107(2013)

130. Jeffrey C. K. Lam , Tsuhau Ng , Khalid Dawood , Fan Zhang , Anyan Du , Handong Sun , Zexiang Shen , Zhihong Mai, “Evidence of Ultra-Low-k Dielectric Material Degradation and Nanostructure Alteration of the Cu/Ultra-Low-k Interconnects in Time-Dependent Dielectric Breakdown Failure”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 022908 (2013)

131. Y. B. Zhao, R. Chen, Y. Gao, K.S. Leck, X. Y. Yang, S. Liu, A. P. Abiyasa, Y. Divayana, E. Mutlugun, S. T. Tan, H. D. Sun*, H. V. Demir*, X. W. Sun*, “AC-driven, color- and brightness-tunable organic light-emitting diodes constructed from an electron only device”, Org. Elect., 14, 3195 (2013)

132. H. Y. Xu, H. D. Sun* & B. L. Zhang*, “Waveguide design and application with transformation optics”, Sci. China Inf. Sci., 56, 120403(2013) (Invited Review).

133. R. Q. Wee, W. F. Yang, T. J. Zhou, R. Chen, H. D. Sun, C. F. Wang, Alex Y. S. Lee, and H. Gong, “Development of ZnO Nanostructured Films via Sodium Chloride Solution and Investigation of Its Growth Mechanism and Optical Properties”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 96, 1972(2013)

134. Z. H. Bai, R. Chen, P. Si, Y.J. Huang, H.D. Sun, and D. H. Kim, “Fluorescent pH Sensor Based on Ag@SiO2 Core − Shell Nanoparticle” ACS Appl. Mat. & Inter., 5, 5856(2013)

135. Palanisamy Kannan, Ferhan Abdul Rahim, Rui Chen, Xue Teng, Ling Huang, Handong Sun and Dong-Hwan Kim*, "Au Nanorod Decoration on NaYF4:Yb/Tm Nanoparticles for Enhanced Emission and Wavelength Dependent Biomolecular Sensing", ACS Appl. Mat. & Inter., 5, 3508(2013)

136. Palanisamy Kannan, Ferhan Abdul Rahim, Teng Xue, Chen Rui, Handong Sun, Ling Huang and Dong-Hwan Kim*, “Enhanced emission  of NaYF 4 :Yb,Er/Tm nanoparticles by selective growth of Au and Ag nanoshells”, RSC Adv., 3, 7718 (2013).

137. S. Karamat, R. S. Rawat, T. L. Tan, P. Lee, S. V. Springham,  Anis-ur-Rehman, R. Chen, and H. D. Sun, “Exciting Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor: Copper-Doped ZnO”, J. Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 26, 187 (2013)

138. Usman Ilyas, T.L. Tan, P. Lee, R.V. Ramanujan, Fengji Li, Sam Zhang, R. Chen, H.D. Sun, R.S. Rawat, “Enhanced ferromagnetic response in ZnO:Mn thin films by tailoring composition and defect concentration”, J. Mag. & Mag. Mat. 334, 171(2013)




139. V. D. Ta, R. Chen, and H. D. Sun*, “Self-Assembled Flexible MicrolasersAdv. Mater. 24, OP60 (2012). Adv. Opt. Mater. Video Abstract Highlighted by Material Views, "Making microlasers the flexible way",

140. R. Chen, V. D. Ta, and H. D. Sun*, “Single Mode Lasing from Hybrid Hemispherical MicroresonatorsSci. Rep. 2, 244(2012).

141. Tingchao He, Wei Wei, Lin Ma, Rui Chen, Shixin Wu, Hua Zhang, Yanhui Yang, Jan Ma,  Ling Huang,* Gagik G. Gurzadyan,* and Handong Sun*, “Mechanism Studies on the Superior Optical Limiting Observed in Graphene Oxide Covalently Functionalized with Upconversion NaYF4:Yb3+/Er3+ Nanoparticles” Small 8, 2163(2012).

142. T. C. He, Deepa Rajwar, Lin Ma, Yue Wang, Zheng Bang Lim, A.C. Andrew, and H. D. Sun*, “Wavelength dependence of optical nonlinearity of terpyridine-based Zn(II)-coordinated rigid linear polymers” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 213302 (2012)

143. H. Y. Xu, X. J. Wang, T. Y. Yu, H. D. Sun* & B. Zhang*, “Radiation-Suppressed plasmonic open resonators designed by nonmagnetic transformation optics” Sci. Rep., 2, 784(2012)

144. Y. F. Li, R Deng, R. Chen, H. D. Sun, Y. Wan, S. H. Wei, J. Chen, Q. Y. Yan, B. Yao, T. Wu, “Realizing a SnO2-Based Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diode via Breaking the Dipole Forbidden Rule”  NPG Asia Materials 4: e30 (2012).

145. J. C. Lam, H. Tan, M.Y. Huang, F. Zhang, H. D. Sun, Z. X. Shen, and Z. H. Mai, “Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy of Low-k Dielectric Material on Patterned Wafers”, J. J. Appl. Phys., 51, 111501 (2012).

146. Tingchao He, Pei Chui Too, Rui Chen, Shunsuke Chiba,* and Handong Sun*, “Concise Synthesis and Two-Photon-Excited Deep-Blue Emission of 1,8-Diazapyrenes”, Chem. Asia. J., 7, 2090(2012).

147. Tingchao He, Xiaoying Qi, Rui Chen, Jun Wei, Hua Zhang*, and Handong Sun*, “Enhanced Optical Nonlinearity in Noncovalently Functionalized Amphiphilic Graphene Composites”, Chem Plus Chem 77, 688 (2012). was highlighted in ChemistryViews, see

148. Wei Wei, Tingchao He,  Xue Teng,  Lin Ma,  Hua Zhang,  Jan Ma,  Yanhui Yang,  Hongyu Chen, Yu Han,  Handong Sun,*  Ling Huang*, “Graphene Oxide and Upconversion Rare Earth Nanocrystals:  A Novel Nanocomposite with Superior Optical Limiting”, Small 8, 2271(2012).

149. F. Xiao, R. Chen, Y. Q. Shen, Z. L. Dong, H. H. Wang, Q. Y. Zhang*, and H. D. Sun*, “Efficient energy transfer and enhanced infrared emission in Er-doped ZnO-SiO2 composites”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 13458(2012)

150. U. Ilyas, R. S. Rawat*, Y. Wang, T.L. Tan, P. Lee, R. Chen, H.D. Sun, F., Li, S. Zhang, “Alteration of Mn exchange coupling by oxygen interstitials in ZnO:Mn thin films”, Appl. Surf. Sci., 258, 6373(2012).

151. J. S. Luo, L. Ma, T. C. He, N. C. Fan, S. J. Wang, H. D. Sun, H. J. Fan*, TiO2/(CdS, CdSe, CdSeS) Nanorod Heterostructures and the Photoelectrochemical Properties, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 11956(2012)

152. H.Y. Xu, B. Zhang*, Tianyuan Yu, George Barbastathis, H. D. Sun*, “Dielectric waveguide bending adapter with ideal transmission: practical design strategy of area-preserving affine transformation optics”, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 29, 1287(2012)

153. Yiqiang Shen, Rui Chen, Gagik G. Gurzadyan, Jinling Xu, Handong Sun, Khiam Aik Khor, Zhili Dong*, “Fabrication and spectroscopic characterization of Ce3+ doped Sr2Y8(SiO4)6O2 translucent ceramics”, Opt. Mater. 34, 1155 (2012).

154. Usman Ilyas, R. S. Rawat *, T. L. Tan, P. Lee , R. Chen , H. D. Sun , Li Fengji  and Sam Zhang, “Enhanced indirect ferromagnetic p-d exchange coupling of Mn in oxygen rich ZnO:Mn nanoparticles synthesized by wet chemical method” J. Appl. Phys. 111, 033503(2012)

155. M. Molaei, M. Marandi,  N. Taghavinia, E. Saievar-Iranizad, B. Liu, H.D. Sun, X.W. Sun, “Near-white emitting QD-LED based on hydrophilic CdS nanocrystals” J. Lumin. 132, 467(2012)

156. Lin Ma, KeKe Zhang, Christian Kloc, Handong Sun, Maria E. Michel-Beyerle, and Gagik G. Gurzadyan*, "Singlet Fission in Rubrene Single Crystal: Direct Observation by Femtosecond Pump-Probe Spectroscopy", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 8307(2012). BACK COVER image of Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. Volume 14, Issue 23, 2012

157. Xianbin Liu, Hejun Du, X. W. Sun, Bo Liu, Dewei Zhao and H. D. Sun, “Visible-light photoresponse in a hollow microtube–nanowire structure made of carbon-doped ZnO  Crys. Eng. Comm. 14, 2886(2012)

158. Muhammad Iqbal Bakti Utama, Jun Zhang, Chen Rui, Xinlong Xu, Dehui Li, Handong Sun and Qihua Xiong*, “Synthesis and Optical Properties of II-VI 1D Nanostructures”, Nanoscale, 4, 1422(2012)

159. Rui Chen, D.  F. Qi, Y.  J.  Ruan, S. W.  Pan, S.  Y.  Chen, Sheng Xie, Cheng Li, H. K. Lai, and H. D.  Sun*, “Effect of excimer laser annealing on the silicon nanocrystals embedded in silicon-rich silicon nitride film”. Appl. Phys. A, 106, 251 (2012)



160. Rui Chen, Bo Ling, Xiao Wei Sun*, and Han Dong Sun*, “Room  Temperature  Excitonic  Whispering  Gallery  Mode  Lasing  from  High  Quality Hexagonal ZnO MicrodisksAdv. Mater. 23, 2199(2011), (Featured as Inside Front Cover in the issue of 19/2011)

161. Muhammad Iqbal Bakti Utama, Zeping Peng, Rui Chen, Bo Peng, Xinlong Xu, Yajie Dong, Lai Mun Wong, Shijie Wang, Handong Sun* and Qihua Xiong*, “Vertically Aligned Cadmium Chalcogenide Nanowire Arrays on Muscovite Mica: A Demonstration of Epitaxial Growth Strategy”, Nano Letters 11, 3051 (2011). (Featured as Front Cover in the issue of 8/2011)

162. Rui Chen, Muhammad Iqbal Bakti Utama, Zeping Peng, Bo Peng, Qihua Xiong,* and Handong Sun*, “Excitonic Properties and Near-infrared Coherent Random Lasing in Vertically Aligned CdSe Nanowire Arrays”, Adv. Mater. 23, 1404 (2011)

163. D. Sentosa, B. Liu, L.M. Wong, Y.V. Lim, T.I. Wong, Y.L. Foo, H.D. Sun, S.J. Wang, “Activation of phosphorous doping in high quality ZnO thin fi lm grown on Yttria-stabilized zirconia (1 1 1) by thermal treatment” Thin Solid Films,  520, 994(2011).

164. S. W. Pan, B. Zhou, Rui Chen, S. Y. Chen*, Cheng Li, Wei Huang, H. K. Lai, and H. D. Sun, “Microcavity effects in SiGe/Si heterogeneous nanostructures prepared by electrochemical anodization of SiGe/Si multiple quantum wells”, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 103101 (2011).

165. Usman Ilyas, R. S. Rawat *, T.L. Tan, P. Lee, R. Chen, H. D. Sun, Li Fengji  and Sam Zhang, “Oxygen rich p-type ZnO thin films using wet chemical route with enhanced carrier concentration by temperature-dependent tuning of acceptor defects”, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 093522 (2011).

166. H.Y. Xu, B. Zhang*, G. Barbastathis and H. D. Sun*, “Compact Optical Waveguide Coupler using Homogeneous Uniaxial Medium” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 28, 2633(2011).

167. Usman Ilyas, R.S. Rawat, G.Roshan, T.L.Tan, P. Lee, S.V. Springham, Sam Zhang, L I Fengji, R. Chen, H.D.Sun, “Quenching of surface traps in Mn doped ZnO thin films for enhanced optical transparency”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 258, 890(2011).

168. Jeffrey C. K. Lam, Maggie Y. M. Huang, Hao Tan, Zhiqiang Mo, Zhihong Mai, Choun Pei Wong, Handong Sun, and Zexiang Shen “Vibrational spectroscopy of low-k/ultra-low-k dielectric materials on patterned wafers” J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, 29, 051513(2011).

169. T. C. He,  R. Chen, W.W. Lin,  F. Huang, and H. D. Sun*, “Two-photon-pumped stimulated emission from ZnO single crystal”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 99, 081902 (2011)

170. X.B. Liu, H. J. Du, B. Liu, J.X. Wang, X. W. Sun, H. D. Sun, “Fabrication and Photoluminescence Properties of Graphite Fiber/ZnO Nanorod Core-Shell Structures”, J. Nanosci. & Nantech., 11, 6934 (2011).

171. Fen Xiao, Rui Chen, Y. Q. Shen, Bo Liu, X. Y. Huang, G. G. Gurzadyan, Z. L. Dong, Q. Y. Zhang* and H.D. Sun*, “Infrared emission properties and energy transfer in ZnO-SiO2:Yb3+ composites”, J. Alloys and Compounds, 509, 7794(2011)

172. B. Liu, R. Chen, X. L. Xu, D. H. Li, Y. Y. Zhao,  Z. X. Shen,  Q. H. Xiong, and H. D. Sun*,  Exciton-Related Photoluminescence and Lasing in CdS Nanobelts”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 12826(2011)

173. Van Duong Ta, Rui Chen, H. D. Sun*, “Wide-range coupling between surface plasmon polariton and cylindrical dielectric waveguide mode”, Opt. Express 19, 13598(2011)

174. Rui Chen, Quan-Lin Ye, T. C. He, T. Wu,* and H. D. Sun*, “Uniaxial tensile strain and exciton-phonon coupling in bent ZnO nanowires”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 241916(2011).

175. W. F. Yang, R. Chen, B. Liu, L. M. Wong, S. J. Wang, and H. D. Sun*, “Temperature dependence of weak localization effects of excitons in ZnCdO/ZnO single quantum well” J. Appl. Phys. 109, 113521(2011).

176. J. Gao, R. Chen, D. H. Li, L. Jiang, J. C. Ye, X. C. Ma, X. D. Chen, Q. H. Xiong, H. D. Sun and T. Wu, “UV light emitting transparent conducting tin-doped indium oxide (ITO) nanowires”, Nanotechnology, 22, 195706(2011) (Highlighted in News and Views of Nature Photonics 5, 332, 2011 “Light-Emitting Indium Tin Oxide”)

177. X. L. Xu, Y.Y. Zhao, E. J. Sie, Y.H. Lu, B. Liu, S. A. Ekahana, X. Ju, Q. Jiang, J. Wang, Handong Sun, Tze Chien Sum, Cheng Hon Alfred Huan, Yuan Ping Feng, and Qihua Xiong, “Dynamics of Bound Exciton Complexes in CdS Nanobelts”, ACS Nano 5, 3660(2011).

178. S.M.C. Miranda, M. Peres, T. Monteiro, E. Alves, H.D. Sun, T. Geruschke, R. Vianden, K. Lorenz, “Rapid thermal annealing of rare earth implanted ZnO epitaxial layers”, Opt. Mat., 33, 1139(2011).

179. W. F. Yang, L. M. Wong, S. J. Wang, H. D. Sun, C. H. Ge, Alex Y. S. Lee, and H. Gong, “Photoluminescence characteristics of ZnCdO/ZnO single quantum well grown by pulsed laser deposition”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 121903(2011).

180. D. Sentosa, B. Liu, L. M. Wong, Y. V. Lim, T. I. Wong, Y. L. Foo, H. D. Sun*, and S. J. Wang*, “Temperature dependent photoluminescence studies of ZnO thin film grown on (111) YSZ substrate” J. Crys. Growth 319, 8(2011)

181. S. Karamat, R. S. Rawat*, T. L. Tan, P. Lee, S. V. Springham, E. Ghareshabani, R. Chen, and H. D. Sun, “Nitrogen doping in pulsed laser deposited ZnO thin films using dense plasma focus”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 257, 1979 (2011)

182. Gong Ping Li, Rui Chen, Dong Lai Guo, Lai Mun Wong, Shi Jie Wang, Han Dong Sun, and Tom Wu, “Nanoscale semiconductor–insulator–metal core/shell heterostructures: facile synthesis and light emission”, Nanoscale, 3, 3170 (2011)



183. Rui Chen, Dehui Li, Bo Liu, Zeping Peng, Gagik G. Gurzadyan, Qihua Xiong*, and Handong Sun*, “Optical and Excitonic Properties of Crystalline ZnS Nanowires: Toward Efficient Ultraviolet Emission at Room Temperature” Nano Letters 10, 4956(2010)

184. S. Karamat, R.S. Rawat, T.L. Tan, P. Lee, R. Chen, H.D. Sun, W. Zhou,  “Ferromagnetism in ZnCoO thin films deposited by PLDAppl Phys A 101: 717–722(2010).

185. Y. Q. Shen, R. Chen, F. Xiao, H. D. Sun, Z. L. Dong, “Study of the cation distributions in Eu doped Sr2Y8(SiO4)6O2 by X-ray diffraction and photoluminescent spectra”, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 183, 3039 (2010)

186. C. Pang , B. Yan , L. Liao , B. Liu , Z. Zheng , T. Wu , H. D. Sun, T. Yu, “Synthesis, Characterization and Opto-Electrical Properties of Ternary Zn2SnO4 Nanowires” Nanotechnology, 21, 465706 (2010).

187. B. Yan, R. Chen, W.W. Zhou, J. X. Zhang, H. D. Sun, H. Gong, T. Yu, “Localized suppression of longitudinal- optical (LO) phonon-exciton coupling in bent ZnO nanowires”, Nanotechnology 21, 445706(2010) (Highlighted  by  “Bending  Induces  Local  Strain  in Nanowire”. November 2010)

188. Bo Ling, Xiao Wei Sun, Jun Liang Zhao, Chang Ke, Swee Tiam Tan, Rui Chen, Han Dong Sun, and Zhi Li Dong, “A SnO2 Nanoparticle/Nanobelt and Si Heterojunction Light-Emitting Diode, ”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 18390 (2010).

189. R. Chen, Y. Q. Shen, F. Xiao, B. Liu, G. G. Gurzadyan, Z. L. Dong, X. W. Sun, and H. D. Sun*, “Eu-treated ZnO nanowires with efficient red emission”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 18081 (2010).

190. Rui Chen, Y. Y. Tay, J. Ye, Y. Zhao, G. Z. Xing, T. Wu, and H. D. Sun*, “Investigation of structured green band emission and electron-phonon interactions in vertically aligned ZnO nanowires” J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 17889 (2010).

191. B. Liu, C. W. Cheng, R. Chen, S. A. Ekahana, W. F. Yang, S. J. Wang, T. C. Sum, Z. X. Shen, H. J. Fan, and H. D. Sun*, “Surface plasmon induced exction redistribution in ZnCdO/ZnO coaxial multi-quantum-well nanowires”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 081107 (2010).

192. W. F. Yang, R. Chen, B. Liu, G. G. Gurzadyan, L. M. Wong, S. J. Wang, and H. D. Sun*, “Surface-plasmon enhancement of bandgap emission from ZnCdO thin films by gold particles”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 061104 (2010)

193. W. F. Yang, B. Liu, R. Chen, L. M. Wong, S. J. Wang, and H. D. Sun*, “Pulsed laser deposition of high-quality ZnCdO epilayers and ZnCdO/ZnO single quantum well on sapphire substrateAppl. Phys. Lett. 97, 061911(2010).

194. Rui Chen, H. D. Sun*, T. Wang, K. N. Hui, and H. W. Choi*, “Optically-pumped ultraviolet lasing from nitride nanopillars at room temperature”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 241101 (2010) (Featured article and cover image of APL 14 June 2010 issue, Top 20 most downloaded articles in APL in June 2010 )

195. Rui Chen, H. Y. Liu, and H. D. Sun*, “Interband optical transitions of an InAs/InGaAs dots-in-a-well structure”, Solid State Communications, 150, 707(2010).

196. C. W. Cheng, B. Liu, E. J. Sie,  W. W. Zhou, J. X. Zhang, H. Gong, C. H. A. Huan, T. C. Sum, H. D. Sun, and H. J. Fan, “ZnCdO/ZnO Coaxial Multiple Quantum Well Nanowire Heterostructures and Optical Properties”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 3863 (2010).

197. B. Liu, C. W. Cheng, R. Chen, Z. X. Shen, H. J. Fan, and H. D. Sun*, “Fine structure of ultraviolet photoluminescence of tin oxide nanowires”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 3407(2010).

198. C. W. Cheng, B. Liu,  E. J. Sie,  C. H. A. Huan, T. C. Sum, H. D. Sun*,  and H. J. Fan*, “Surface plasmon enhanced bandgap luminescence of ZnO nanorods by capping Au nanoparticles”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 071107 (2010). (Top 20 most downloaded articles in APL in February 2010)

199. Z. P. Wei, D. L. Guo, B. Liu, R. Chen, L. M. Wong, W. F. Yang, S. J. Wang, H. D. Sun* and T. Wu*, “Ultraviolet light emission and excitonic fine structures in ultrathin single-crystalline indium oxide nanowires”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 031902(2010).

200. K. W. Liu, R. Chen, G. Z. Xing, T. Wu and H. D. Sun*, “Photoluminescence characteristics of high quality ZnO nanowires and its enhancement by polymer covering”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 023111(2010). (Top 20 most downloaded articles in APL in January 2010).

201. Rui Chen, Huiyun Liu, and H. D. Sun*, “Carrier Relaxation in InAs/InGaAs Dots-in-a-well Structures”, Jap. J. Appl. Phys. Rapid Communication 49, 020203(2010)

202. Rui Chen, H. Y. Liu, and H. D. Sun*, “Electronic energy levels and carrier dynamics in InAs/InGaAs dots-in-a-well structure investigated by optical spectroscopy”, J. Appl. Phys. 107, 013513 (2010).



203. Rui Chen, S. Phann, H. D. Sun*, Q. Zhuang, A. M. R. Godenir, and A. Krier, “Photoluminescence properties of mid-infrared dilute nitride InAsN epilayers with/without Sb flux during molecular beam epitaxial growth” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 261905(2009).

204. K. W. Liu, B. Liu, S. J. Wang, Z. P. Wei, T. Wu, C. X. Cong, Z. X. Shen, X.W. Sun, H. D. Sun*, “Influence of thin metal nanolayers on the photodetective properties of ZnO thin films”, J. Appl. Phys. 106, 082110(2009).

205. Chuanwei Cheng,  Bo Liu,   Huiying Yang, Weiwei Zhou, Li Sun, Rui Chen,  Siu Feng Yu,  Hao Gong,  Jixuan Zhang  H. D. Sun, Hong Jin Fan, “Hierarchical Assembly of ZnO Nanostructures on SnO2 Backbone Nanowires: Low Temperature Hydrothermal Preparation and Optical Properties” ACS Nano, 3, 3069(2009). (COVER IMAGE)

206. Rui Chen, G. Z. Xing, J. Gao, Z. Zhang, T. Wu* and H. D. Sun*, “Characteristics of ultraviolet photoluminescence from high quality tin oxide nanowires” Appl. Phys. Lett, 95, 061908(2009) Also selected for the August 24, 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

207. K. W. Liu, Y. D. Tang, C. X. Cong, T. C. Sum, A. C. H. Huan, Z. X. Shen, Li Wang, F. Y. Jiang, X. W. Sun and H. D. Sun*, “Giant enhancement of top emission from ZnO thin film by nano-patterned Pt”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 94, 151102(2009). (Top 20 Most Downloaded Articles in APL in April 2009.)



208. G. Alagappan , X. W. Sun, and H. D. Sun, Symmetries of the eigenstates in an anisotropic photonic crystal”, Phys. Rev. B, 77, 195117 (2008). Also selected for Virtual J. of Nanoscale Sci. & Tech.

209. X.F. Fan, H.D. Sun, Z.X. Shen, Jer-Lai Kuo, Y.M. Lu, “A first-principle analysis on the phase stabilities, chemical bonds, and band gaps of wurtzite structure AxZn1-xO alloys: (A=Ca, Cd, Mg)”, J. Phys.: Condensed Matters, 20, 235221(2008).


Publications before joining NTU


210. N. K. Metzger, C. G. Leburn, A. A. Lagatsky, C. T. A. Brown, S. Calvez, D. Burns, H. D. Sun, M. D. Dawson, M. Le , J. C. Harmand and W. Sibbett,  “Femtosecond pulse generation around 1500nm using a GaInNAsSb SESAM”, Optics Express, 16, 18740(2008).

211. Y.N. Qiu, H.D. Sun, J.M. Rorison, S. Calvez, M.D. Dawson, A.C. Bryce, “Quantum well intermixing influence on GaInNAs/GaAs quantum well laser gain: theoretical study”, Semicon. Sci. Tech. 23, 095010(2008)

212. S.Calvez, N. Laurand, H.D. Sun, J. Weda, D. Burns, M.D. Dawson, A. Harkonen, T. Jouthi, M. Pessa, M. Hopkinson, D. Poitras, J.A. Gupta, C.G. Leburn, C.T.A. Brown, W. Sibbett, "GaInNAs(Sb) surface normal devices", Physics Status Solidi A, 205, 85(2008). ).

213. E. Gu, H.X. Zhang, H.D. Sun, M.D.Dawson, A. R. MackIntosh, A. J.C. Kuhne, R.A. Pethrick, C. Belton, and D.D.C. Bradley, “Hybrid inorganic/organic micro-structured light-emitting diodes produced using photocurable polymer blends” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 031116(2007).

214. J.-M. Hopkins, R. D. Preston, A. J. Maclean, S. Calvez, H. Sun, J. Ng, M. Steer, M. Hopkinson and D. Burns, “High performance 2.2 mm optically-pumped vertical external-cavity surface-emitting laser”, J. Modern Optics, 54, 1677(2007).

215. S. Giet, H. D. Sun, S. Calvez, M.D. Dawson, S. Suomalainen, A. Härkönen, M. Guina, O. Okhotnikov, and M. Pessa, “Spectral Narrowing and Locking of a Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser using an Intra-Cavity Volume Bragg Grating”, IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett. 18, 1786(2006).

216. H. D.  Sun, S. Calvez, M. D. Dawson, J. A. Gupta, G.C. Aers and G.I. Sproule, “Thermal quenching mechanism of photoluminescence in 1.55 mm GaInNAsSb /Ga(N)As quantum-well structures”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 101909 (2006)

217. K.S. Kim, T. Kim, Y.J. Park, S.I. Baek, Y.W. Kim, H.D. Sun, and M.D. Dawson, “Characterization of MOVPE-grown GaInNAs quantum well with multi-barriers by Z-contrast imaging and SIMS”, J. Crystal Growth  287, 620 (2006).

218. N. Laurand, S. Calvez, H. D. Sun, M. D. Dawson, J. A. Gupta, and G. C. Ares, “C-band emission from GaInNSbAs VCSEL on GaAs”, ”, Electron. Lett. , 42, 29(2006).

219. H. D.  Sun, S. Calvez, M. D. Dawson, J. A. Gupta, G.I. Sproule, X. Wu and Z.R. Wasilewski, “Role of Sb in the growth and optical properties of 1.55 mm GaInN(Sb)As/GaNAs quantum well structures grown by molecular beam expitaxy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 181908 (2005).

220. Y.N.Qiu, J.M. Rorison, H. D. Sun, S. Calvez, M.D. Dawson, A.C. Bryce, “Influence of composition diffusion on the band structures of InGaNAs/GaAs quantum wells investigated by the BAC model”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231112(2005).

221. H. D.  Sun, A. H. Clark, S. Calvez, M. D. Dawson, D. K. Shih and H. H. Lin, “Photoluminescence characterization of mid-infrared InNxAs1-x/In0.53Ga0.47As/InP multi-quantum wells with various N contents”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 081908 (2005).

222. H. D.  Sun, A. H. Clark, S. Calvez, M. D. Dawson, K. S. Kim, T. Kim, and Y. J. Park, “Effect of multi-layer barriers on the optical properties of GaInNAs single quantum-well structures grown by metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 021903 (2005).

223. H. D. Sun,  S. Calvez, M.D.Dawson, P. Gilet, L. Grenouillet, A. Million, “Investigation of phase-separated electronic states in 1.5 mm GaInNAs/GaAs structures investigated by optical spectroscopy”, J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033517 (2005).

224. H. D. Sun, A. H. Clark, S. Calvez, M. D. Dawson, Y. N. Qiu, J. M. Rorison, K. S. Kim, T. Kim, and Y. J. Park, “Spectroscopic characterization of 1.3 mm GaInNAs quantum well structures grown by metal-organical vapour phase epitaxy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 092106 (2005).

225. H. D. Sun, S. Calvez, M.D.Dawson, P. Gilet, L. Grenouillet, A. Million, “Photoluminescence characteristics of 1.5 mm Ga(1-x)InxNyAs(1-y)/GaAs structures grown by molecular beam epitaxy”, Appl. Phys. A. (Rapid communication) 80, 9-12(2005).

226. H. D. Sun, A. H. Clark, S. Calvez, M. D. Dawson, H. Y. Liu, M. Hopkinson, P. Navaretti, M. Gutierrez, J. S. Ng, J. P. R. David, P. Gilet, L. Grenouillet, and A. Million, “Investigations of 1.55 mm GaInNAs/GaAs heterostructures by optical spectroscopy”, IEE P. Optolectronics, 151, 331-334 (2004).

227. S. Calvez, N. Laurand, S.A. Smith, A.H. Clark, J.-M. Hopkins, H.D. Sun, M.D. Dawson, T. Jouhti, J. Kontinnen and M. Pessa,  “Novel 1.3mm GaInNAs surface normal devices”, IEE P. Optolectronics, 151, 442-446 (2004).

228. A. H. Clark, S. Calvez, N. Laurand, R. Macaluso, H. D. Sun, M. D. Dawson, T. Jouhti, J. Kontinnen, and M. Pessa, “Long-wavelength monolithic GaInNAs vertical-cavity optical amplifiers”, IEEE J. Quantum Electronics 40, 878-883(2004).

229. H. D. Sun, A. H. Clark, H. Y. Liu, M. Hopkinson, M. D. Dawson, Y. N. Qiu, J. M. Rorison,  “Optical characteristics of 1.55 mm GaInNAs multi-quantum wells”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4013(2004).

230. J. M. Hopkins, S. A. Smith, C. W. Jeon,  H. D. Sun, D. Burns, S. Calveze, M.D.Dawson, T. Jouhti, and M. Pessa, “A 0.6 W CW GaInNAs vertical external cavity surface emitting laser operating at 1.32 mm”, Electronics Letters 40, 30-31(2004).

231. H. D. Sun, R. Macaluso, S. Calvez, G.J. Valentine, D.Burns, M.D.Dawson, K. Gundogdu, K. C. Hall, T. F. Boggess, T. Jouhti, and M. Pessa, “Effect of rapid thermal annealing on the optical properties of low-loss 1.3 mm GaInNAs/GaAs saturable Bragg reflectors”, J. Appl. Phys. 96, 1418-1424(2004).

232. S. Calvez, J.M. Hopkins, S. A. Smith, A. H. Clark, R. Macaluso, H. D. Sun, M.D.Dawson, T. Jouhti, and M. Pessa, K. Gundogdu, K. C. Hall, and T. F. Boggess, “GaInNAs/GaAs Bragg-mirrors-based structures for novel 1.3 mm device application”, J. Crystal Growth 268, 456-465(2004).

233. H. D. Sun, R. Macaluso, S. Calvez, M.D.Dawson, F. Robert, A.C. Bryce, J.H. Marsh, P. Gilet, L. Grenouillet, A. Million, “Selective modification of the bandgaps of GaInNAs/GaAs structures by quantum well intermixing techniques”, Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 23, 983(2003).

234. H. D. Sun, R. Macaluso, S. Calvez, M.D.Dawson, F. Robert, A.C. Bryce, J.H. Marsh, P. Gilet, L. Grenouillet, A. Million, K. B. Nam, J. Y. Lin, and H. X. Jiang, “Quantum well intermixing in GaInNAs/GaAs structures”, J. Appl. Phys. 94, 7581 (2003).

235. H. D. Sun, R. Macaluso, M.D.Dawson, F. Robert, A.C. Bryce, J.H. Marsh, H. Riechert, “Characterization of selective quantum well intermixing in GaInNAs/GaAs structures”, J. Appl. Phys. 94, 1550 (2003).

236. R. Macaluso, H. D. Sun*, M.D.Dawson, F. Robert, A.C. Bryce, J.H. Marsh, H. Riechert, “Selective modification of band gap in GaInNAs/GaAs structures by quantum well intermixing”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 4259 (2003).

237. S. Calvez, A. H. Clark, J. M. Hopkins, R. Macaluso, P. Merlin, H. D. Sun, M. D. Dawson, T. Jouhti, M. Pessa, “1.3 mm GaInNAs optically-pumped vertical cavity semiconductor optical amplifiers”, Electron. Lett. 39, 100 (2003).

238. J.C.L. Yong, J.M. Rorison, M. Othman, H.D. Sun, M.D. Dawson, and K.A. Williams, “Simulation of gain and modulation bandwidths of 1300nm RWG InGaAsN lasers”, IEE P. –Optoelectronics, 150, 80 (2003)

239. H. D. Sun, M. D. Dawson, M. Othman, J. C. L. Yong, J. M. Rorison, P. Gilet, L. Grenouillet, and A. Million, “Optical transitions in GaInNAs/GaAs multiquantum wells with various N contents investigated by photoluminescence excitation spectroscopy”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 376(2003).

240. H. D. Sun, G.J. Valentine, R. Macaluso, S. Calvez, D.Burns, M.D.Dawson, T. Jouhti, and M. Pessa, “Low-loss 1.3mm GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector for high-power picosecond Neodymium lasers”, Optics Letters, 27, 2124-2126 (2002).

241. H. D. Sun, M. Hetterich, M. D. Dawson, A. Egorov, D. Bernklau, and H. Riechert, “Optical investigations of GaInNAs/GaAs multi-quantum wells with low nitrogen content”, J. Appl. Phys., 92, 1380 (2002).

242. Y. Segawa, H. D. Sun, T. Makino, M. Kawasaki, and H. Koinuma, “Exciton related stimulated emission in ZnO-based multiquantum wells”, Phys. Stat. Sol. (A), 192, 14-20 (2002).

243. H. D. Sun, Y. Segawa, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Phonon replicas in ZnO/ZnMgO multi-quantum wells”, J. Appl. Phys., 91, 6457-6460 (2002).

244. H. D. Sun, T. Makino, Y. Segawa, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Enhancement of exciton binding energies in ZnO/ZnMgO multi-quantum wells”, J. Appl. Phys., 91, 1993-1997 (2002).

245. H. D. Sun, Y. Segawa, T. Makino, C. H. Chia, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Observation of Biexciton Emission in ZnO/ZnMgO Multi-quantum Wells”, Phys. Stat. Sol. (B) 229, 867-870 (2002).

246. H. D. Sun, T. Makino, N. T. Tuan, Y. Segawa, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Temperature dependence of excitonic absorption spectra of ZnO/Zn1-xMgxO Multi-quantum Wells”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 2464 (2001).

247. H. D. Sun, T. Makino, N. T. Tuan, Y. Segawa, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, H. Koinuma, “Biexciton emission from ZnO/Zn0.74Mg0.26O multi-quantum wells”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 3385 (2001).

248. T. Makino, N. T. Tuan, H. D. Sun, C. H. Chia, Y. Segawa, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Temperature dependence of near ultraviolet photoluminescence in ZnO/Zn1-xMgxO Multi-quantum Wells”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 1979 (2001).

249. H. D. Sun, T. Makino, N. T. Tuan, Y. Segawa, Z.K.Tang, G. K. L. Wong, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Stimulated emission induced by exciton-exciton scattering in ZnO/Zn1-xMgxO multi-quantum wells up to room temperature”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 4250 (2000).

250. T. Makino, N. T. Tuan, C. H. Chia, H. D. Sun, Y. Segawa, M. Kawasaki, A. Ohtomo, K. Tamura, and H. Koinuma, “Room-temperature luminescence of excitons in ZnO/(Mg, Zn)O multi-quantum wells on lattice-matched substrates”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 975 (2000).

251. Z. K. Tang, H. D. Sun, and J. Wang, “Electrical transport properties of mono-dispersed single-wall carbon nanotubes formed in the channels of zeolite crystals”, Physica B, 279 200(2000).

252. H. D. Sun, Z. K. Tang, J. Chen, and G. Li, “Polarized Raman spectra of single-wall carbon nanotubes mono-dispersed in channels of AlPO4-5 single crystal”, Solid State Communications 109, 365-369(1999).

253. H. D. Sun, Z. K. Tang, J. Chen, and G. Li, “Synthesis and Raman characterization of mono-dispersed carbon nanotubes in one-dimensional channels of AlPO4-5 crystal”, Appl. Phys. A, 69, 381-384(1999).

254. H. D. Sun, Z. K. Tang, and J. Wang, “Conductance of mono-sized single-wall carbon nanotubes formed in the channels of AlPO4-5 crystal”, J. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 198/199, 255-258 (1999).

255. Tang ZK, Sun HD, Wang J, Chen J, Li G. “Mono-dispersed single-wall carbon nanotubes formed in channels of zeolite crystal: production, optical and electrical transport properties” Bull. of Mater. Sci., Vol.22, no.3, May 1999, pp.329-333.

256. Z. K. Tang, H. D. Sun, and J. Wang, J. Chen, and G. Li, “Mono-dispersed semiconducting carbon nanotubes formed in 1-nm-sized channels of aluminophosphate single crystal”, J. Korean Phys. Soc. 34, S7-11 (1999).

257. Z. K. Tang, H. D. Sun, J. Wang, J. Chen, and G. Li, “Mono-dispersed single-wall carbon nanotubes formed in the channels of AlPO4-5 crystal”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 2287-2289 (1998).

258. H. D. Sun, Z. K. Tang, W. M. Zhao, and G. K. Wong, “Temperature dependence of excitonic energy in isolated Se chains formed in the channels of AlPO4-5 crystal”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 2457 (1997).

259. R. F. Xiao, H. D. Sun, H. S. Siu, Y.Y. Zhu, P. Yu, and G. K. L. Wong, “Amorphous KNbO3 thin films with ferroelectriclike properties”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 164-166 (1997).

260. Fangqiao Zhou, Jianhua Hao, Handong Sun, Xingrong Zhao, Zhihong Mai, Xinjian Yi. “Infrared response of granular YBCO superconducting films”. Solid State Communications, vol. 89, no.6, 535(1994)

261. Hao JH, Zhou FQ, Sun HD, Zhao XR, Mai ZH, Yi XJ. “Different characteristics of high-temperature superconducting infrared detectors with granular and epitaxial films”, International Journal of Infrared & Millimeter Waves, vol.14, no.2, Feb. 1993, pp.265-72. USA

262. Hao JH, Zhou FQ, Zhao XR, Sun HD, Yi XJ, Li ZG. “Responsivity calculation and measurement of YBaCuO optical detector”. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, vol.3, no.1, pt.4, March 1993, pp.2167-9. USA.

263. Hao JH, Zhou FQ, Zhao XR, Sun HD, Wang LJ, Yi XJ, “Study on Photoresponse Mechanism of High-Tc YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconducting Films at Temperatures in the Transition Region”, Chinese Science Bulletin 37 (24): 2090-2093 Dec 1992.


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