Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering   Research Group

Dr. Xiaolong Chen, obtained his bachelor degree from Special Glass of Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China in 2010, and PhD degree from Physics Department, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2014. Then Dr. Chen carried out his Postdoctoral researcher position in Electrical Engineering Department the University of Cambridge and Yale University, respectively. In September 2018, Dr. Chen joined the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Sustech, as an assistant professor. Dr. Chen has done leading research works on two-dimensional materials based electronic and optoelectronic devices, including black phosphorus, graphene and transition-metal dichalcogenides, which has been cited over 1300 times. His H-index is 17.

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2D material-based electronic devices, such as transistors, quantum capacitors;

2D material-based optoelectronic devices, such as photodetectors, LEDs, quantum LEDs;

2D material-based device physics;

Electronic and optical properties of 2D materials.


For undergraduates: Analog Circuits (English Class);

For graduates: Electronic funcational materials and devices.

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Representive research papers(up to 2020.06):

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1. Xinrong Zong#, Huamin Hu#, Gang Ouyang#, Jingwei Wang, Run Shi, Le Zhang, Qingsheng Zeng, Chao Zhu, Shouheng Chen, Chun Cheng, Bing Wang, Han Zhang, Zheng Liu, Wei Huang, Taihong Wang*, Lin Wang*, Xiaolong Chen*, “Black phosphorus-based van der Waals heterostructures for mid-infrared light emission applications”, Light: Science & Applications, in press, 2020.

2. Le Zhang#, Bing Wang#, Yongheng Zhou, Cong Wang, Xiaolong Chen*, Han Zhang*, “Synthesis techniques, optoelectronic properties, and broadband photodetection of thin-film black phosphorus”, Advanced Optical Materials, 200045, 2020.

3. Le Zhang, Li Yang Shao, Guoqiang Gu, Taihong Wang, Xiao Wei Sun, Xiaolong Chen*, “Type-switchable inverter and amplifier based on high performance ambipolar black-phosphorus transistors”, Advanced Electronic Materials, 1900133, 2019.

4. Xiaolong Chen*, Zishu Zhou, Bingchen Deng, Zefei Wu, Fengnian Xia, Yi Cao, Le Zhang, Wei Huang, Ning Wang, Lin Wang*, “Electrically tunable physical properties of two-dimensional materials”, Nano Today, 27, 99, 2019.

5. Chen Chen#, Xiaolong Chen#, Hongyi Yu, Yuchuan Shao, Qiushi Guo, Bingchen Deng, S. Lee, Chao Ma, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Je-Geun Park, Shengxi Huang, Wang Yao, Fengnian Xia* “Symmetry-Controlled Electron-Phonon Interactions in van der Waals Heterostructures”, ACS Nano, 13, 552, 2019.

6. Chen Chen#, Xiaolong Chen#, Yuchuan Shao, Bingchen Deng, Qiushi Guo, Fengnian Xia*, “Valley-selective Linear Dichroism in Layered Tin Sulfide”, ACS Photonics, 5, 3814, 2018.

7. Xiaolong Chen#, Chen Chen#, Adi Levi, Lothar Houben, Bingchen Deng, Shaofan Yuan, Chao Ma, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Doron Naveh, Xu Du*, and Fengnian Xia*, “Large-velocity saturation in thin-film black phosphorus transistors”, ACS Nano, 12, 5003, 2018.

8. Xiaolong Chen, Xiaobo Lu, Bingchen Deng, Ofer Sinai, Yuchuan Shao, Cheng Li, Shaofan Yuan, Vy Tran, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Doron Naveh, Li Yang*, and Fengnian Xia*, “Widely tunable black phosphorus mid-infrared photodetector”, Nature Communications, 8, 1672, 2017.

9. Xiaolong Chen#, Yingying Wu#, Zefei Wu, Yu Han, Shuigang Xu, Lin Wang, Weiguang Ye, Tianyi Han, Yuheng He, Yuan Cai, Ning Wang*, “High quality sandwiched black phosphorus heterostructure and its quantum oscillations”, Nature Communications, 6, 7315, 2015.

10. Xiaolong Chen, Zefei Wu, Shuigang Xu, Lin Wang, Rui Huang, Yu Han, Weiguang Ye, Wei Xiong, Tianyi Han, Gen Long, Yang Wang, Yu Heng He, Yuan Cai, Ping Sheng, Ning Wang* “Probing the electron states and metal-insulator transition mechanisms in atomically thin MoS2 vertical heterostructures”, Nature Communications, 6, 6088, 2015.

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