Yuekun Wang

1. Research Interests

  • Optical and electronic properties of communicational semiconductor devices.
  • THz image an communication systems.
  • Micro and Optical metamaterial
  • Mircro/nano fabrication of semiconductor materials and devices.
  • Schematic and circuit layout design.

2. Education Background

PhD in Engineering and Physical Sciences – University of Manchester
September 2013 – November 2017
1. Part of a research team exploring the optimisation of photoconductive materials for switches in THz spectrometers in conjunction with semiconductor fabrication, material characterization and device testing.
2. Continually developed working knowledge of device fabrication processes, independent working and written communication skills.
3. Published paper [1] and presented at conferences [A] and [C] – please see relevant sections below.
4. Developed the physical modelling, mask layout design, fabrication, characterization and circuit designs of tunnelling devices.
5. Solved numerous problems associated with the modelling and fabrication processes.
6. Developed proficiency using SILVACO, ADS and CST software.
7. Published papers [2] – [8] and presented at conference [B].
MEng in Optical Engineering – Harbin Engineering University, China
September 2010 – April 2013
1. Part of a research team developing All Optical Fiber Current Transformers including the modelling, complex error analysis and delay-line designs.
2. Developed use of MATLAB and Mathematica for complex theoretical modelling, simulation data collection and error analysis.
3. Published papers [9] – [13].
BEng in Electrical Science & Technology – Harbin Engineering University, China
September 2006 – July 2010
1. Degree accredited by Ministry of Education, China.
2. For my final year project, I successfully theoretically modelled a variety of metamaterials using CST based on Fano resonances, for prospective stealth (military) applications.
3. Published papers [14] – [15].

3. Working Experience

  • R&D Engineering – CELUX QUANTUM CO. LTD —— June 2019 – Now
  • Post doctor – College of Information Science and Electronic Engineering (ISEE), Zhejiang University ——December 2018 – May 2019

4. Research Projects

  • UK research center in non-destructive evaluation: EPSRC, 2014-2020, £1M (University of Manchester Lead)
  • Compound Semiconductor (CS) electronics spanning the highly advantageous electrical, optical and magnetic properties of CS devices enabling research into large-scale CS growth and device fabrication: EPSRC, 2016-2023, £2 (University of Manchester Lead)
  • Manufacturability of Quantum Devices: EPSRC, 2017-2019, £250K (University of Manchester Lead)

5. Conference Presentations

  • Yuekun Wang, Ioannis Kostakis, Mohamed Missous, Danial Hailu and Daryoosh Saeedkia, “Advanced LTInGaAs-InAlAs 1550 nm photoconductive switches for a portable fiber coupled THz spectrometer”, Photon 2014, 2014.
  • Yuekun Wang, Mohd Rashid Redza Abdullah and Mohamed Missous, “InGaAs-AlAs asymmetric space layer tunnel (ASPAT) diodes for THz electronics”, UK Semiconductors, 2015.
  • Yuekun Wang, Ioannis Kostakis, Daryoosh Saeedkia and Mohamed Missous, “Optimized THz Devices based on low-temperature grown III-V semiconductor compounds”, Semiconductor and Integrated Optoelectronics conference: SIOE 2016, 2016.

6. Technical Skills

  • Micro/nano fabrication lithography, etching and other clean room techniques.
  • Material and device characterisation: Mid IR absorption, Photoluminescence, Hall Effect, Double Crystal XRay Diffraction, SEM and Terahertz time domain spectroscopy.
  • Modelling, design and other software: SILCACO, CST, ADS, Cadence, Matlab, OriginLab and Mathematica.

7. Interpersonal Skills

  • Teamwork based: communication, approachability and ability to solve problems.
  • Independent based: organisation, enthusiastic, motivated, high attention to detail, written communication skills, versatility, independence and initiative.

Investigations of Asymmetric Spacer Tunnel Layer Diodes for High-Frequency Applications

K. Ariffin, Y.K. Wang, M. Abdullah, S. Muttlak, O. Abdulwahid, J. Sexton, K. Ian, M. Kelly, M. Missous
IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 65, issue. 1, pp. 64-71, 2018.

Optimised THz photoconductive devices based on low-temperature grown III-V compound semiconductors incorporating distributed Bragg reflectors

Y.K. Wang, I. Kostakis, D. Saeedkia, M. Missous
IET Optoelectronics, vol. 11, issue. 2, pp. 53-57, 2017.

The synthesis and characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films from melt reactions using xanthate precursors

M. Shakban, P. Matthews, N. Savjani, X. Zhong, Y.K. Wang, M. Missous, Paul O’Brien
Journal of Materials Science, vol. 52, issue. 21, pp. 12761-12771, 2017.

Asymmetric Spacer Layer Tunnel Diode (ASPAT), Quantum Structure Design Linked to Current-Voltage Characteristics: A Physical Simulation Study

K. Ariffin, M. Abdullah, Y.K. Wang, S. Muttlak, O. Abdulwahid, J. Sexton, M. Missous
Proceeding of Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop (UCMMT), Liverpool University, 2017, IEEE proceedings

Temperature dependence characteristics of In0.53Ga0.47As/AlAs asymmetric spacer-layer tunnel (ASPAT) diode detectors

Y.K. Wang, M. Abdullah, J. Sexton, M. Missous
Proceeding of Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop (UCMMT), Cardiff University, 2015, IEEE proceeding

GaAs/AlAs Tunneling Structure: Temperature Dependence of ASPAT Detectors

M. Abdullah, Y.K. Wang, J. Sexton, M. Missous, M.J. Kelly
Proceeding of Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop (UCMMT), Cardiff University, 2015, IEEE proceedings


Y.K. Wang, 王政平*, 孙帅
电网技术, 37(1): 206-210, 2013.

Engineering electromagnetic responses of bilayered metamaterials based on Fano resonances

J.H. Shi, R. Liu, B. Na, Y.Q. Xu, Z. Zhu, Y.K. Wang, H.F. Ma, T.J. Cui
Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, 071906, 2013.

Effect of delay-line length on the all fiber optic current transformer

S. Sun, Z.P. Wang, Y.K. Wang
Optics and Optoelectronic Technology, vol. 11, issue. 2, pp. 48-51, 2013.

Inquiry about all fiber-optic electronic current transformer technology

Z.P. Wang, Y.K. Wang, S. Sun
Optics and Optoelectronic Technology, vol. 10, issue. 2, pp. 15-20, 2012.

The effect of modulation error on all optical fiber current transformers

Z.P. Wang, Y.K. Wang, S. Sun
Journal of Sensor Technology, vol. 2, issue. 4, pp. 172-176, 2012.

Jones calculus for normally reflected elliptically polarized light

Z.P. Wang, Y.K. Wang, S. Sun
Optics and Optoelectronic Technology, vol. 10, issue. 1, pp. 40-43, 2012.

Progress in optical metamaterials research and analysis of its developing trend

Z.P. Wang, Y.K. Wang
Optics and Optoelectronic Technology, vol. 9, issue. 4, pp. 10-15, 2011.