Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering

Nanoscience and Advanced Materials

The Nanoscience and Advanced Materials group is part of the Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University. The group is located in the nanofabrication research center Micronova. Research is mainly funded by external sources, especially Business Finland, Academy of Finland, EU and industry.
Nanotechnology Group

The group focuses on the research of nanomaterials, nanostructures, and advanced materials for use especially in nanoelectronics and optoelectronics. 

Our current research topics include

-     2D materials
-     Nanofabrication
-     Energy harvesting
-     Neuromorphic devices
-     Quantum materials

Recent PhD dissertations:

•    Kirill Isakov (2021): Grass-Like Aluminum Oxide: Fabrication and Applications
•    Maria Kim (2021): Flexible Platform for Next-generation Electronics
•    Henrik Mäntynen (2022): Nanophotonics with Group III-V Compound Semiconductor Nanowires
•    Jose Rosa (2022): Red-emitting Phosphor Fabrication by Atomic Layer Deposition
•    Abde Shafi (2023): Photonic and Electronic Characterization of Two-dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
•    Heli Seppänen (2024): Plasma-enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of Aluminum Nitride: Characteristics and Applications
 

Latest publications

Nonlinear optical response of strain-mediated gallium arsenide microwire in the near-infrared region

Xiangpeng Cui, Wenjun Huo, Linlu Qiu, Likang Zhao, Junjie Wang, Fei Lou, Shuaiyi Zhang, Vladislav Khayrudinov, Wing Yim Tam, Harri Lipsanen, He Yang, Xia Wang 2024 Nanophotonics

Understanding the growth mechanisms of γ-GeSe for polymorph-selective large-area deposition

Joong Eon Jung, Sol Lee, Hani Kang, Myeongjin Jang, Jinsub Park, Mustonen Petri, Harri Lipsanen, Zhipei Sun, Hoon Hahn Yoon, Kwanpyo Kim 2024 Journal of Materials Chemistry C

Broadening spectral responses and achieving environmental stability in SnS2/Ag-NPs/HfO2 flexible phototransistors

Mohammad Khan, S Sadaqat, Muhammad Ashgar Khan, Shania Rehman, Waqas Subhani, Mohamed Ouladsmane, Malik Rehman, F Ali, H Lipsanen, ZP Sun, J Eom, Faisal Ahmed 2024 Nanoscale

Wafer-Scale Fabrication of Wearable All-Carbon Nanotube Photodetector Arrays

Peng Liu, Er Xiong Ding, Zhenyu Xu, Xiaoqi Cui, Mingde Du, Weijun Zeng, Anastasios Karakassides, Jin Zhang, Qiang Zhang, Faisal Ahmed, Hua Jiang, Pertti Hakonen, Harri Lipsanen, Zhipei Sun, Esko I. Kauppinen 2024 ACS Nano

Broadband miniaturized spectrometers with a van der Waals tunnel diode

Md Gius Uddin, Susobhan Das, Abde Mayeen Shafi, Lei Wang, Xiaoqi Cui, Fedor Nigmatulin, Faisal Ahmed, Andreas C. Liapis, Weiwei Cai, Zongyin Yang, Harri Lipsanen, Tawfique Hasan, Hoon Hahn Yoon, Zhipei Sun 2024 Nature Communications

Deterministic Polymorphic Engineering of MoTe2 for Photonic and Optoelectronic Applications

Faisal Ahmed, Carlos Rodríguez-Fernández, Henry A. Fernandez, Yi Zhang, Abde Mayeen Shafi, Md Gius Uddin, Xiaoqi Cui, Hoon Hahn Yoon, Naveed Mehmood, Andreas C. Liapis, Lide Yao, Humeyra Caglayan, Zhipei Sun, Harri Lipsanen 2023 Advanced Functional Materials

High-quality hybrid dielectric materials for 2D electronics

Faisal Ahmed, Zhipei Sun 2023 Science China Materials

Polarization Vortex-Driven Third-Harmonic Generation in a Single Vertically-Aligned Semiconductor Nanowire

Shambhavee Annurakshita, Henrik Mäntynen, Yaraslau Tamashevich, Leevi Kallioniemi, Xiaorun Zang, Nicklas Anttu, Marco Ornigotti, Harri Lipsanen, Godofredo Bautista 2023

P-n junctions in planar GaAs nanowires

Bogdan R. Borodin, Prokhor A. Alekseev, Vladislav Khayrudinov, Evgeniy Ubyivovk, Yury Berdnikov, Nickolay Sibirev, Harri Lipsanen 2023 CrystEngComm

Gold Au(I)6 Clusters with Ligand-Derived Atomic Steric Locking: Multifunctional Optoelectrical Properties and Quantum Coherence

Sourov Chandra, Alice Sciortino, Susobhan Das, Faisal Ahmed, Arijit Jana, Jayoti Roy, Diao Li, Ville Liljeström, Hua Jiang, Leena Sisko Johansson, Xi Chen, Marco Cannas, Thalappil Pradeep, Bo Peng, Robin H.A. Ras, Zhipei Sun, Olli Ikkala, Fabrizio Messina 2023 ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS
More information on our research in the Aalto research portal.
Research portal

Contact:
Professor Harri Lipsanen
Email: harri.lipsanen at aalto.fi
Tel.: +358 50 4339 740

Postal address:
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering
Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering
P.O. Box 13500, 00076 Aalto, Finland

Visiting address:
Micronova, 4th floor, room 4186
Tietotie 3, 02150 Espoo

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