Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering


The Photonics Group is part of the Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University. The group studies electrical and optical properties of various nanomaterials for photonic and optoelectronic applications. The group is located in the Micronova Research Center.
Nanowire optical gate
Figure from Yang, H., Khayrudinov, V., Dhaka, V., Jiang, H., Autere, A., Jussila, H., ... Sun, Z. (2018). Nanowire network–based multifunctional all-optical logic gates. Science Advances, 4(7), [eaar7954]. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aar7954

Group members

Latest publications

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

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

Miniaturized Spectrometer with Bias-Configurable Two-Dimensional Semiconductor/Metal Schottky Junction

Xiaoqi Cui, Fedor Nigmatulin, Mingde Du, Andreas C. Liapis, Hoon Hahn Yoon, Zhipei Sun 2023

Reconstructive spectrometers taper down in price

Xiaoqi Cui, Yi Zhang, Andreas C. Liapis, Zhipei Sun 2023 Light: Science and Applications

Introduction to nanoscale quantum technologies

Qing Dai, Chao Yang Lu, Zhipei Sun 2023 Nanoscale

Introduction to nanoscale quantum technologies

Qing Dai, Chao Yang Lu, Zhipei Sun 2023 Nanoscale

Highly Sensitive MoS2 Photodetectors Enabled with a Dry-Transferred Transparent Carbon Nanotube Electrode

Er-Xiong Ding, Peng Liu, Hoon Hahn Yoon, Faisal Ahmed, Mingde Du, Abde Mayeen Shafi, Naveed Mehmood, Esko I. Kauppinen, Zhipei Sun, Harri Lipsanen 2023 ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

Moiré photonics and optoelectronics

Luojun Du, Maciej R. Molas, Zhiheng Huang, Guangyu Zhang, Feng Wang, Zhipei Sun 2023 Science

Localization and interaction of interlayer excitons in MoSe2/WSe2 heterobilayers

Hanlin Fang, Qiaoling Lin, Yi Zhang, Joshua Thompson, Sanshui Xiao, Zhipei Sun, Ermin Malic, Saroj P. Dash, Witlef Wieczorek 2023 Nature Communications
More information on our research in the Aalto research portal.
Research portal

Professor Zhipei Sun
Email: zhipei.sun at
Tel.: +358 50 430 2820

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 4185
Tietotie 3, 02150 Espoo

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