Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Sun Handong

Deputy Head (Academic), Division of Physics & Applied Physics
Associate Professor
Division of Physics & Applied Physics
School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
College of Science

Phone: (+65)65138083
Office: SPMS-PAP-04-12

  • PhD Hong Kong University of Science & Tech 1999
  • MS Huazhong University of Sci & Tech 1988
  • BS Dalian University of Technology 1985
Dr Sun Handong has been with the School of Physical & Mathematical Science since 2007. He is a Fellow of American Physical Society. Dr. Sun received his Bachelor degree in Physics from Dalian University of Technology, Master and Ph.D. degrees from Huazgong University of Science & Technology, and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, respectively. His research interests include Optoelectronic materials & devices, Semiconductor physics; Optical spectroscopy; Nano-materials & Technology, etc.. He has done significant research works in his research areas and published over 200 top qualityjournal papers. He has been often invited as a reviewer for a number of journals, including: Nature Photonics, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, laser & Photonics Review, Nano Letters, Small, Appl. Phys. Lett., JACS, etc.
Research Interests
Prof Sun's areas of expertise are Optics & Materials physics. His research theme exists at the interface between optical physics and material science, i.e. light-matter interaction. His current research works focus on Optical spectroscopic characterization, Physics behind Optoelectronic Devices, Plasmonics Optics and Applications, Inorganic Perovskite Quantum Dots for Lasers, LEDS and solar cells.
Current Projects
  • Controlling Circular Polarized Light Generation by a Metasurface
  • Disruptive Photonic Technologies (DPT)
  • Droplet Lasers Coupling for Information Processing Networks
  • Excitonics Science and Technology toward Revolutionary Semiconductor Lighting: Ultra-Efficiency Excitonic Energy Transfer for Next-Generation Lighting and Displays
  • Exploring the intriguing Optical Properties of Carbon Quantum Dots
  • Growth and Spectroscopy Studies of ZnO-based Materials
  • Large Scale Design-based Functional Nanomaterials and Heterostructures: Aim for Sustainability
  • Micro-Spectroscopic Studies of Nano-Structured Materials
  • Modelling and Experimental Comparison of a New Class All-inorganic Perovskite Quantum Dots
  • Novel Whispering Gallery Mode Micro-Lasers for Refractive Index Sensing in an Optofluidic Microdevice
  • Photophysics of All-Inorganic Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites
  • Toward Efficient Sunlight Harvesting
  • Towards Efficient Sunlight Harvesting
Selected Publications
  • Yue Wang, Van Duong Ta, Kheng Swee Leck, Beng Hau Ian Tan, Zeng Wang, Tingchao He, Claus-Dieter Ohl, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Handong Sun*. (2017). Robust whispering-gallery-mode microbubble lasers from colloidal quantum dots. Nano Letters, 17, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b00447.
  • Yue Wang · Xiaoming Li · Xin Zhao · Lian Xiao · Haibo Zeng · Handong Sun. (2016). Nonlinear Absorption and Low-Threshold Multiphoton Pumped Stimulated Emission from All-Inorganic Perovskite Nanocrystals. Nano Letters, .
  • Yue Wang, Xiaoming Li, Jizhong Song, Lian Xiao, Haibo Zeng*, Handong Sun*. (2015). All-inorganic colloidal perovskite quantum dots: a new class of lasing materials with favorable characteristics. Advanced Materials, 27, 7101-7108.
  • Su Xu, Hongyi Xu, Hanhong Gao, Yuyu Jiang, Faxin Yu, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljačić, Hongsheng Chen*, Handong Sun*, and Baile Zhang*. (2015). Broadband surface-wave transformation cloak. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 112, 7635–7638.
  • H. Xu, F. Gao, X. Shi, H. Sun*, B. Zhang. (2014). Untrathin three-dimensional thermal cloak. Physical Review Letters, 112, 054301.

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