Qiushuo Sun

Knowledge Exchange Fellow

Dr  Qiushuo Sun is a knowledge exchange fellow at the Centre for Innovation in Advanced Measurement in Manufacturing (CIAMM) at the University of Birmingham. She joined the group in September 2019 and has been working on the high-finesse optical cavities and the lasers for the optical clocks. She also helps support local SMEs in Research and Development in state-of-the-art optical technologies and instruments.

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Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2019

B.Eng in Communication Engineering, Northeastern University (China), 2015

Selected publications

Sun Q, Liu X, Cao J, et al. Highly sensitive terahertz thin-film total internal reflection spectroscopy reveals in situ photoinduced structural changes in methylammonium lead halide perovskites[J]. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122(30): 17552-17558. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05695


Sun Q, Chen X, Liu X, et al. Exploiting Total Internal Reflection Geometry for Terahertz Devices and Enhanced Sample Characterization[J]. Advanced Optical Materials, 2019: 1900535. https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.201900535


Sun Q, Liu K, Chen X, et al. Utilizing multilayer structures to enhance terahertz characterization of thin films ranging from aqueous solutions to histology slides[J]. Optics letters, 2019, 44(9): 2149-2152. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.44.002149


Sun Q, He Y, Liu K, et al. Recent advances in terahertz technology for biomedical applications[J]. Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery, 2017, 7(3): 345. https://doi.org/10.21037/qims.2017.06.02


Sun Q, Parrott E P J, He Y, et al. In vivo THz imaging of human skin: Accounting for occlusion effects[J]. Journal of biophotonics, 2018, 11(2): e201700111. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201700111


Sun Q, Stantchev R I, Wang J, et al. In vivo estimation of water diffusivity in occluded human skin using terahertz reflection spectroscopy[J]. Journal of biophotonics, 2019, 12(2): e201800145. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201800145