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The Australian National University

Associate Professor Lan Fu

ARC Future Fellow / Associate Professor
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Condensed Matter Physics 0204
  • Classical And Physical Optics 020501
  • Materials Engineering 0912
  • Nanotechnology 1007
  • Compound Semiconductors 091203
  • Nanomaterials 100708
  • Nanophotonics 100711

Research interests

Dr. Lan Fu’s main research interests include design, fabrication and integration of optoelectronic devices (lasers and photodetectors) and high efficiency solar cells based on low dimensional III-V compound semiconductor structures including quantum wells, self-assembled quantum dots and nanowires grown by metalorganic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD).


Dr. Lan Fu received MSc degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1996 and PhD degree from the Australia National University in 2001. Dr. Lan Fu is currently an Associate Professor at the Dept. of Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics and Engineering, ANU. Dr. Lan Fu has published over 120 journal/conference papers, two book chapters and held two US patents. Dr. Lan Fu was the recipient of the prestigious IEEE Photonic Society Graduate Student Fellowship (2000), Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (2003), ARF/QEII Fellowship (2006) and Future Fellowship (2011). Dr. Lan Fu is a senior member of IEEE, IEEE/Photonics and EDS societies, and the Chapter Chair of the Nanotechnology Council of IEEE ACT Section.

Researcher's projects

* Quantum dot  infrared photodetectors

* Quantum well lasers based integrated devices

* Quantum well/dot solar cells (based on epitaxial III-V semicondutors)

* Nanowire optoelectronic devices

* Nanowire solar cells

Available student projects


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Updated:  16 November 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers