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Siu-Fung YU received B.(Eng.) from University College London, England in 1990 and Ph.D. from Cambridge University, England in 1993. He is now a professor in Department of Applied Physics, HKPU. His main research interest includes fundamental study, design and optimization of lasers. He has led to the design and fabrication of random laser diodes emitted at UV wavelength. He has published over 300 international technical papers including patents, journal and conferences papers, five book chapters and one book entitled 'Analysis and Design of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers', 2003 Wiley, NY. 

Research interests

  • Realization of ZnO random laser diodes and carbon-based lasers.
  • Analysis, design and fabrication of nanophotonics devices.
  • Analysis and design of semiconductor microcavity lasers.
  • Design and fabrication of perovskite based upconversion lasers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Engineering, University of London


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