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

Latest publications

Dichromatic Soliton-Molecule Compounds in Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers

Yudong Cui, Xiankun Yao, Xiang Hao, Qing Yang, Daru Chen, Yusheng Zhang, Xu Liu, Zhipei Sun, Boris A. Malomed 2024 LASER AND PHOTONICS REVIEWS

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

Effects of resonances and surface texturing on light emission in emerging thin-film devices

Pyry Kivisaari, Mikko Partanen, Jani Oksanen 2024 Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXXII

Visualizing Noncovalent Interactions and Property Prediction of Submicron-Sized Charge-Transfer Crystals from ab-initio Determined Structures

Zhong-Peng Lv, Divya Srivastava, Kevin Conley, Tero-Petri Ruoko, Hongyi Xu, Molly Lightowler, Xiaodan Hong, Xiaoqi Cui, Zhehao Huang, Taimin Yang, Hai-Ying Wang, Antti J. Karttunen, Lennart Bergström 2024 Small Methods

Chiral-stress-energy-momentum tensor for covariant description of spin and torque densities of light

Mikko Partanen, Jukka Tulkki 2024 Complex Light and Optical Forces XVIII

Silicon photonics-based high-energy passively Q-switched laser

Neetesh Singh, Jan Lorenzen, Milan Sinobad, Kai Wang, Andreas C. Liapis, Henry C. Frankis, Stefanie Haugg, Henry Francis, Jose Carreira, Michael Geiselmann, Mahmoud A. Gaafar, Tobias Herr, Jonathan D.B. Bradley, Zhipei Sun, Sonia M. Garcia-Blanco, Franz X. Kärtner 2024 Nature Photonics

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
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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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