Dr Lei Su

Lei Su

Reader in Photonics

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
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Research

Sensors and Instrumentation, Optical Devices and Systems, Optoelectronics, Fibre Optics, Photonics, Artificial Intelligence

Interests

My research is centred on sensors and instrumentation, optical devices and optoelectronic materials for imaging, detection, monitoring and communication, interfacing with Artificial Intelligence, Materials, Chemistry and Nanotechnology, in applications such as healthcare, energy and security.

Publications

Relevant PublicationPublications of specific relevance to the Centre for Bioengineering

2024

Relevant PublicationTabassum M, Zia Q, Ye H, Neal WG, Aslam S, Zhang J and Su L (2024). Fabrication of Potassium- and Rubidium-Doped Formamidinium Lead Bromide Nanocrystals for Surface Defect Passivation and Improved Photoluminescence Stability. ACS Applied Electronic Materials 
04-01-2024

2023

Relevant PublicationWang X, Li Z and Su L (2023). Soft Optical Waveguides for Biomedical Applications, Wearable Devices, and Soft Robotics: A Review. Advanced Intelligent Systems, Wiley vol. 6 (1) 
27-11-2023
Relevant PublicationLi Z, Liu H, Zha Z, Su L, Shum PP and Guo H (2023). Universal dynamics and deterministic motion control of decoherently seeded temporal dissipative solitons via spectral filtering effect. Photonics Research, Optica Publishing Group vol. 11 (12) 
22-11-2023
Relevant PublicationSharma N, Heer A and Su L (2023). A timeline of surgical lighting – Is automated lighting the future? The Surgeon, Elsevier 
14-06-2023
Relevant PublicationShum PP, Keiser G, Humbert G, Hu DJJ, Zhang AP and Su L (2023). Highly sensitive microfiber ultrasound sensor for photoacoustic imaging. Opto-Electronic Advances, 230065-230065.  
24-05-2023
Relevant PublicationTabassum M, Zia Q, Li J, Khawar MT, Aslam S and Su L (2023). FAPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals Embedded in Poly(L–lactic acid) Nanofibrous Membranes for Enhanced Air and Water Stability. Membranes, MDPI vol. 13 (3) 
26-02-2023
Relevant PublicationHernandez-Alvarez CA, Song L, Wang Y, Alonso-Rasgado T and Su L (2023). Tuning parameters of phase retrieval algorithm for single-shot imaging based on object-modulated speckles by particle swarm optimization. Optics and Laser Technology, Elsevier vol. 159 
04-01-2023

2022

Relevant PublicationZhou Y, Parkes MA, Zhang J, Wang Y, Ruddlesden M, Fielding HH and Su L (2022). Single-crystal organometallic perovskite optical fibers. Science Advances, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) vol. 8 (38) 
23-09-2022
Relevant PublicationTabassum M, Zia Q, Zhou Y, Wang Y, Reece MJ and Su L (2022). A Review of Recent Developments in Smart Textiles Based on Perovskite Materials. Textiles, MDPI vol. 2 (3), 447-463.  
16-08-2022
bullet iconWang X, Wang Y, Zhang K, Althoefer K and Su L (2022). Learning to sense three-dimensional shape deformation of a single multimode fiber. Scientific Reports, Nature Research 
25-07-2022
bullet iconFan P, Ruddlesden M, Wang Y, Zhao L, Lu C and Su L (2022). Semi-supervised Learning Enabled Scalable High-Spatial-Density Channel Multiplexing over Multimode Fibers. 2022 27th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC) and 2022 International Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing (PSC)
06-07-2022
Relevant PublicationZhang J, Shum P and Su L (2022). A review of geometry-confined perovskite morphologies: From synthesis to efficient optoelectronic applications. Nano Research, Springer 
09-06-2022
Relevant PublicationFan P, Wang Y, Ruddlesden M, Wang X, Thaha MA, Sun J, Zuo C and Su L (2022). Deep Learning Enabled Scalable Calibration of a Dynamically Deformed Multimode Fiber. Advanced Photonics Research, Wiley, 2100304-2100304.  
14-05-2022
Relevant PublicationKong L, Evans C, Su L, Elson DS and Wei X (2022). Special issue on translational biophotonics. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, IOP Publishing vol. 55 (16), 160401-160401.  
27-01-2022
Relevant PublicationTabassum M, Zia Q, Aslam S, Wang Y, Zhang J, Reece M and Su L (2022). Tuning the optical properties of MAPbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals via alkali metal ions doping. Advanced Materials Proceedings, International Association of Advanced Materials 
01-01-2022

2021

Relevant PublicationTabassum M, Zia Q, Zhou Y, Reece MJ and Su L (2021). A review on advances in doping with alkali metals in halide perovskite materials. SN Applied Sciences, Springer Nature vol. 3 (12) 
25-11-2021
Relevant PublicationZhang J, Zhao J, Zhou Y, Wang Y, Blankenagle K, Wang X, Tabassum M and Su L (2021). Polarization-Sensitive Photodetector Using Patterned Perovskite Single-Crystalline Thin Films. Advanced Optical Materials, Wiley 
02-06-2021
Relevant PublicationFan P, Ruddlesden M, Wang Y, Zhao L, Lu C and Su L (2021). Learning Enabled Continuous Transmission of Spatially Distributed Information through Multimode Fibers. Laser and Photonics Reviews, Wiley-VCH Verlag 
24-02-2021
Relevant PublicationChen Hao 陈, Xu Yang 徐, Qian Sen 钱, Chen Chuan 陈, Guo Jinghong 郭 and Su Lei 苏 (2021). Distributed Fiber-Optic Ultrasonic Sensor Applied in Detection of Discharging Fault of Power Cable Joint. Acta Optica Sinica, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics vol. 41 (3) 
01-01-2021

2020

Relevant PublicationZhou J, Gu S, Chen Z, Lou B, Jiang Y, Zhao J, Li L, Tang D, Shen D, Su L and Zhao L (2020). Microfiber-knot-resonator induced energy transferring from vector noise-like pulse to scalar soliton rains in an erbium-doped fiber laser. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers vol. PP (99), 1-1.  
02-09-2020
Relevant PublicationZhang J, Guo Q, Li X, Li C, Wu K, Abrahams I, Yan H, Knight MM, Humphreys CJ and Su L (2020). Solution-Processed Epitaxial Growth of Arbitrary Surface Nanopatterns on Hybrid Perovskite Monocrystalline Thin Films. ACS Nano, American Chemical Society 
27-08-2020
Relevant Publicationzhao J, Zhou J, Jiang Y, Li L, Shen D, Komarov A, Su L, Tang D, Klimczak M and Zhao L (2020). Nonlinear Absorbing-Loop Mirror in a Holmium-Doped Fiber Laser. Journal of Lightwave Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 
29-06-2020
Relevant PublicationTANG W, Zhang J, RATNASINGHAM SR, Liscio F, CHEN K, Liu T, Wan K, Suena Galindez E, Bilotti E, Reece M, Baxendale M, Milita S, McLachlan M, Su L and Fenwick O (2020). Substitutional doping of hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite crystals for thermoelectrics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 
25-06-2020
Relevant PublicationWang Y, Su L, Wang S, Hua L, Li L, Shen D, Tang D, Komarov A, Klimczak M, Fu S, Tang M, Tang X and Zhao L (2020). Breach and recurrence of dissipative soliton resonance during period doubling evolution in a ber laser. Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, American Physical Society 
01-06-2020
Relevant PublicationChen H, Xu Y, Qian S, Yuan H and Su L (2020). Transient nanostrain detection in phi-OTDR using statistics-based signal processing. Journal of Lightwave Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1-1.  
23-05-2020
Relevant PublicationHua L, Wang S, Yang X, Yao X, Li L, Komarov A, Klimczak M, SHEN D, Tang D, Su L and Zhao L (2020). Period doubling of multiple dissipative-soliton-resonance pulses in a fibre laser. OSA Continuum, The Optical Society 
06-04-2020
Relevant PublicationZhao J, Gan L, Su L, Zhang J, He H, Cai W, Wang J, Fu S and Tang M (2020). Carrier Beating Impairment in Weakly Coupled Multicore Fiber-Based IM/DD Systems. IEEE Access, IEEE vol. 8, 65699-65710.  
01-04-2020
Relevant PublicationYao X, Li L, Komarov A, Klimczak M, Tang D, SHEN D, Su L and Zhao L (2020). Period doubling eigenstates in a fiber laser mode-locked by nonlinear polarization rotation. Optics Express, Optical Society of America (OSA) 
30-03-2020
Relevant PublicationKurochkin MA, Sindeeva OA, Brodovskaya EP, Gai M, Frueh J, Su L, Sapelkin A, Tuchin VV and Sukhorukov GB (2020). Laser-triggered drug release from polymeric 3-D micro-structured films via optical fibers. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, Elsevier vol. 110 
15-01-2020
bullet iconFan P, Ruddlesden M, Wang Y and Su L (2020). Speckle Reconstruction with Corruption through Multimode Fibers Using Deep Learning. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
01-01-2020

2019

bullet iconHao C, Yang X, Sen Q and Lei S (2019). Fiber-Optic Acoustic Sensors for Partial Discharge Detection in Power Cables. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering  572-581.  
28-11-2019
bullet iconZhao J, Zhou J, Li L, Klimczak M, Komarov A, Su L, Tang D, Shen D and Zhao L (2019). Narrow-bandwidth h-shaped pulse generation and evolution in a net normal dispersion thulium-doped fiber laser. Optics Express vol. 27 (21), 29770-29780.  
14-10-2019
bullet iconWang X, Komarov A, Klimczak M, Su L, Tang D, Shen D, Li L and Zhao L (2019). Generation of noise-like pulses with 203 nm 3-dB bandwidth. Optics Express vol. 27 (17), 24147-24153.  
19-08-2019
bullet iconFAN P, Zhao T and SU L (2019). Deep learning the high variability and randomness inside multimode fibers. Optics Express, Optical Society of America (OSA) vol. 27 (15), 20241-20258.  
09-07-2019
bullet iconZhao J, Zhou J, Li L, Zhao L, Tang D, Shen D and Su L (2019). Dissipative soliton resonance and its depression into burst-like emission in a holmium-doped fiber laser with large normal dispersion. Optics Letters vol. 44 (10), 2414-2417.  
15-05-2019
bullet iconLi L, Huang H, Su L, Shen D, Tang D, Klimczak M and Zhao L (2019). Various soliton molecules in fiber systems. Applied Optics vol. 58 (10), 2745-2753.  
01-04-2019
bullet iconZhao J, Li L, Zhao L, Tang D, Shen D and SU L (2019). Tunable and switchable harmonic h-shaped pulse generation in a 3.03 km ultralong mode-locked thulium-doped fiber laser. Photonics Research, Optical Society of America 
27-02-2019
bullet iconWang Y, Li L, Zhao J, Wang S, Shu C, Su L, Tang D, Shen D and Zhao L (2019). Unusual Evolutions of Dissipative-Soliton-Resonance Pulses in an All-Normal Dispersion Fiber Laser. IEEE Photonics Journal vol. 11 (1) 
01-02-2019
bullet iconZhao L, Wang Y, li L, Zhao J, Su L, Tang D and Shen D (2019). Dissipative Soliton Resonance Interruption and Restoration. Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS
01-01-2019

2018

bullet iconFan P, Deng L and Su L (2018). Light Propagation Prediction through Multimode Optical Fibers with a Deep Neural Network. 
14-12-2018
bullet iconQian S, Chen H, Xu Y and Su L (2018). High sensitivity detection of partial discharge acoustic emission within power transformer by sagnac fiber optic sensor. IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation vol. 25 (6), 2313-2320.  
01-12-2018
Relevant PublicationZHAO T, DENG L, WANG W, Elson D and SU L (2018). Bayes’ theorem based binary algorithm for fast reference-less calibration of a multimode fiber. Optics Express, Optical Society of America (OSA) 
06-08-2018
bullet iconPengfei F, Tianrui Z and SU L (2018). Deep learning the high variability and randomness inside multimode fibres. arXiv:1807.09351 [physics.optics] 
18-07-2018
bullet iconDeng L, Yan JD, Elson DS and Su L (2018). Characterization of an imaging multimode optical fiber using a digital micro-mirror device based single-beam system. Optics Express vol. 26 (14) 
09-07-2018
Relevant PublicationLiu J, Zhang Y, Zhao Q, Situ B, Zhao J, Luo S, Li B, Yan X, Vadgama P, Su L, Ma W, Wang W and Zheng L (2018). Bifunctional aptamer-mediated catalytic hairpin assembly for the sensitive and homogenous detection of rare cancer cells. Anal Chim Acta vol. 1029, 58-64.  
04-05-2018
bullet iconZhao L, Li D, Li L, Wang X, Geng Y, Shen D and Su L (2018). Route to Larger Pulse Energy in Ultrafast Fiber Lasers. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics vol. 24 (3) 
01-05-2018
bullet iconLi D, Shen D, Li L, Tang D, Su L and Zhao L (2018). Internal polarization dynamics of vector dissipative-soliton-resonance pulses in normal dispersion fiber lasers. Optics Letters vol. 43 (6), 1222-1225.  
15-03-2018
bullet iconWang X, Li L, Geng Y, Wang H, Su L and Zhao L (2018). Decomposition of group-velocity-locked-vector-dissipative solitons and formation of the high-order soliton structure by the product of their recombination. Applied Optics vol. 57 (4), 746-751.  
01-02-2018
bullet iconZhao T, Su L and Xia W (2018). Optical ultrasound generation and detection for intravascular imaging: A review. Journal of Healthcare Engineering vol. 2018 
01-01-2018

2017

bullet iconQian S, Xu Y, Zhong L and Su L (2017). Power Flow in a Large-Core Multimode Fiber under External Perturbation and its Applications. Scientific Reports vol. 7 (1) 
01-12-2017
bullet iconMididoddi CK, Wang G, Su L and Wang C (2017). Photonic time-stretch optical coherence tomography with data compression and improved resolution. 
22-11-2017
bullet iconLuo H, Su L, Zhang J, Yuan W, Liu S, Wang Y, Wang C and Wang X (2017). C-shape microfiber taper interferometer for simultaneous measurement of curvature and temperature. Optik vol. 145, 181-187.  
01-09-2017
bullet iconMata A, Azevedo HS, Botto L, Gavara N and Su L (2017). New Bioengineering Breakthroughs and Enabling Tools in Regenerative Medicine. Current Stem Cell Reports vol. 3 (2), 83-97.  
01-06-2017
bullet iconWu P, Liang Z, Zhao X, SU L and Song L (2017). Lensless wide-field single-shot imaging through turbid media based on object-modulated speckles. Applied Optics, Optical Society of America 
13-04-2017

2016

bullet iconShen Z, SU L, Yuan X and Shen Y (2016). Trapping and rotating of a metallic particle trimer with optical vortex. Applied Physics Letters, AIP Publishing vol. 109 (24) 
15-12-2016
bullet iconQian S, Chen H, Xu Y, Zhong L and Su L (2016). A distributed fiber sensing system for acoustic emission and vibration of power equipment. 2016 International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis
28-11-2016
bullet iconRohollahnejad J, Xia L, Cheng R, Ran Y and Su L (2016). Fast and reliable interrogation of USFBG sensors based on MG-Y laser discrete wavelength channels. Optics Communications vol. 382, 253-257.  
10-08-2016
bullet iconLiu C, Deng L, Liu D and SU L (2016). Modelling of a single multimode fiber imaging system. arXiv 
28-07-2016
bullet iconShen Z, Su L and Shen Y-C (2016). Vertically-oriented nanoparticle dimer based on focused plasmonic trapping. Optics Express, The Optical Society vol. 24 (14), 16052-16052.  
08-07-2016
bullet iconQian S, Chen H, Xu Y, Zhong L and Su L (2016). Acoustic Fiber Optic Sensors for Partial Discharge Monitoring. 2016 IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC)
01-06-2016
bullet iconQian S, Xu Y, Zhong L and SU L (2016). Investigation on sensitivity enhancement for optical fiber speckle sensors. Optics Express, Optical Society of America: Open Access Journals vol. 24 (10), 10829-10840.  
09-05-2016
bullet iconDeng L, Wang Y, Liu C, Hu DJJ, Shum PP and Su L (2016). Plasmonic nanopore-based platforms for single-molecule Raman scattering. Optics Communications vol. 372, 113-117.  
13-04-2016
bullet iconShen Z and SU L (2016). Plasmonic trapping and tuning of a gold nanoparticle dimer. Optics Express, Optical Society of America: Open Access Journals vol. 24 (5), 4801-4811.  
07-03-2016
bullet iconDeng L, Liu C, Song L, Yan J and Su L (2016). Design of Single-Shot Multimode Fiber Based Endoscope. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
01-01-2016

2014

bullet iconSu L, Fonseca MB, Arya S, Kudo H, Goldin R, Hanna GB and Elson DS (2014). Laser-induced tissue fluorescence in radiofrequency tissue-fusion characterization. Journal of Biomedical Optics, SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics vol. 19 (1), 015007-015007.  
21-01-2014
bullet iconDeng L, Wang Y, Shen Z, Liu C, Hu DJJ, Shum PP and Su L (2014). Design of Plasmonic Nanopore Platforms for Single-Molecule Detection. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2014
01-01-2014
bullet iconYi X, Dong J and Su L (2014). Advances in fiber optic based solutions for smart grid. 
01-01-2014

2013

bullet iconSu L, Cloyd KL, Arya S, Hedegaard MAB, Steele JAM, Elson DS, Stevens MM and Hanna GB (2013). Raman spectroscopic evidence of tissue restructuring in heat‐induced tissue fusion. Journal of Biophotonics, Wiley vol. 7 (9), 713-723.  
15-11-2013
bullet iconArya S, Hadjievangelou N, Lei S, Kudo H, Goldin RD, Darzi AW, Elson DS and Hanna GB (2013). Radiofrequency-induced small bowel thermofusion: an ex vivo study of intestinal seal adequacy using mechanical and imaging modalities. Surgical Endoscopy, Springer Nature vol. 27 (9), 3485-3496.  
10-04-2013
bullet iconHadjievangelou N, Arya S, Su L, Kudo H, Goldin RD, Darzi AW, Elson DS and Hanna GB (2013). Radiofrequency tissue fusion for small bowel sealing: A study of seal quality using mechanical testing and imaging. 
01-01-2013

2010

bullet iconRowlands CJ, Su L and Elliott SR (2010). Investigating the response of As2S3-based SERS substrates. Optical Materials, Elsevier vol. 32 (11), 1413-1416.  
01-09-2010
bullet iconRowlands CJ, Su L and Elliott SR (2010). Rapid Prototyping of Low‐Loss IR Chalcogenide‐Glass Waveguides by Controlled Remelting. ChemPhysChem, Wiley vol. 11 (11), 2393-2398.  
07-07-2010
bullet iconSu L and Elliott SR (2010). All-fiber microcantilever sensor monitored by a low-cost fiber-to-tip structure with subnanometer resolution. Optics Letters, Optica Publishing Group vol. 35 (8), 1212-1214.  
15-04-2010

2009

bullet iconSu L, Lee TH and Elliott SR (2009). Evanescent-wave excitation of surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates by an optical-fiber taper. Optics Letters, Optica Publishing Group vol. 34 (17), 2685-2687.  
31-08-2009
bullet iconSu L, Rowlands CJ and Elliott SR (2009). Nanostructures fabricated in chalcogenide glass for use as surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates. Optics Letters, Optica Publishing Group vol. 34 (11), 1645-1647.  
22-05-2009
bullet iconLee TH, Simdyankin SI, Su L and Elliott SR (2009). Evidence of formation of tightly bound rare-earth clusters in chalcogenide glasses and their evolution with glass composition. Physical Review B, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 79 (18) 
01-05-2009

2008

bullet iconSu L, Rowlands CJ, Lee TH and Elliott SR (2008). Fabrication of photonic waveguides in sulfide chalcogenide glasses by selective wet-etching. Electronics Letters, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) vol. 44 (7) 
01-01-2008

2006

bullet iconLei S, Chao L and Kin SC (2006). CO2-laser fabricated long-period grating sensors in graded-index multimode fibers. 
14-12-2006
bullet iconDong X, Su L, Shum P, Chung Y and Chan CC (2006). Wavelength-selective all-fiber filter based on a single long-period fiber grating and a misaligned splicing point. Optics Communications, Elsevier vol. 258 (2), 159-163.  
01-02-2006
bullet iconSu L and Lu C (2006). Multimode fiber Bragg grating based fiber lasers and optical sensors. 
01-01-2006
bullet iconSu L, Chiang KS and Lu C (2006). CO/sub 2/-laser-induced long-period gratings in graded-index multimode fibers for sensor applications. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) vol. 18 (1), 190-192.  
01-01-2006
bullet iconSu L, Lu C and Chiang KS (2006). CO2-laser fabricated long-period grating sensors in graded-index multimode fibers. 2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
01-01-2006

2005

bullet iconSu L, Chiang KS and Lu C (2005). Microbend-induced mode coupling in a graded-index multimode fiber. Applied Optics, Optica Publishing Group vol. 44 (34), 7394-7402.  
01-12-2005
bullet iconSu L, Chiang KS and Lu C (2005). Fiber Bragg-grating incorporated microbend sensor for simultaneous mechanical parameter and temperature measurement. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) vol. 17 (12), 2697-2699.  
01-12-2005
bullet iconSu L and Lu C (2005). Multimode fiber Bragg grating based fiber lasers and optical sensors. 
01-12-2005
bullet iconSu L, Lu C, Hao J, Li Z and Wang Y (2005). Design of wavelength-switching erbium-doped fiber lasers with a multimode fiber Bragg grating using spatial-mode excitation and selection techniques. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) vol. 17 (2), 315-317.  
01-02-2005
bullet iconSu L and Lu C (2005). Wavelength-switching fibre laser based on multimode fibre Bragg gratings. Electronics Letters, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) vol. 41 (1) 
01-01-2005

Grants

solid heart iconGrants of specific relevance to the Centre for Bioengineering
bullet iconScalable Manufacturing of Single-Crystal Perovskite Optical and Electronic Devices: Follow-On
Lei Su, Oliver Fenwick, Colin Crick and Stoichko Dimitrov
£941,955 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-12-2023 - 30-11-2026)
bullet iconIntegrated Human-Augmented Robotics and Intelligent Sensing Platform for Precision Viticulture
Ketao Zhang and Lei Su
£297,599 Innovate UK (01-09-2023 - 31-08-2026)
solid heart iconWearable ultrasound sensor for vascular access home monitoring
Lei Su and Haixue Yan
£25,000 Kidney Research UK (01-01-2023 - 31-12-2024)


solid heart iconBody-Worn Multimodal Sensor for Point-of-Care Vascular Access Monitoring
Lei Su
£302,920 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-10-2021 - 31-12-2023)
bullet iconWafer-Scale Manufacturing of Single-Crystal Perovskite Optoelectronics
Lei Su
£253,046 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (05-07-2021 - 04-07-2023)