SUN Huarui
Address:
G810 (518055)
Email:
huarui.sun@hit.edu.cn
Phone:
26707127
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
-Micro- and Nanoscale thermal transport, phonon transport physics
-Novel thermal metrology
-Thermal management of microelectronics
-Optical characterization of thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties of novel materials and electronic/optoelectronic devices
EDUCATION  
2013
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, PhD
2009
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MS
2006
Tsinghua University, BS
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
2015-present
HITSZ, School of Science, Associate Professor
2013-2015
University of Bristol, Postdoctoral Researcher
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
2013-present
Reviewer for Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, IEEE Transactions on Electron Device Letters,Microelectronics Reliability
RESEARCH PROJECTS
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
PATENT
   
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
[1] Y. Zhou, J. Anaya, J. W Pomeroy, H. Sun, X. Gu, A. Xie, E. Beam, M. Becker, T. A. Grotjohn, C. Lee, and M. Kuball, “Barrier Layer Optimization for Enhanced GaN-on-diamond Device Cooling”, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 9(39), 34416 (2017).
[2] Y. Zhou, R. Ramaneti, J. Anaya, S. Kornechuk, J. Derluyn, H. Sun, J. W Pomeroy, J. Verbeeck, K. Haenen, and M. Kuball, “Thermal characterization of polycrystalline diamond thin film heat spreaders grown on GaN HEMTs”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111(4), 041901 (2017).
[3] L. Zhao, P. Yu, Z. Guo, D. Yan, H. Zhou, J. Wu, Z. Cui, H. Sun, and X. Gu, “Progressive current degradation and breakdown behavior in GaN LEDs under high reverse bias stress”, Chin. Phys. B 26(8), 087308 (2017).
[4] T. Brazzini, H. Sun, F. Sarti, J. W. Pomeroy, C. Hodges, M. Gurioli, A. Vinattieri, and M. Kuball, “Mechanism of hot electron electroluminescence in GaN-based transistors”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49(43), 435101 (2016).
[5] H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, R. B. Simon, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. J. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “Temperature dependent thermal resistance of GaN-on-diamond HEMT wafers”, IEEE Electron Dev. Lett. 37(5), 621 (2016).
[6] D. Liu, H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, D. Frances, F. Faili, D. J. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “GaN-on-diamond electronic device reliability: Mechanical and thermo-mechanical integrity”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(25), 251902 (2015).
[7] T. Brazzini, M. A. Cabson, H. Sun, M. J. Uren, J. Lees, P. Tasker, H. Jung, H. Blanckand, and M. Kuball, “Study of hot electrons in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs under RF Class B and Class J operation using electroluminescence”, Microelectr. Reliab. 55(12), 2493 (2015).
[8] T. Brazzini, M. A. Cabson, H. Sun, M. J. Uren, J. Lees, P. Tasker, H. Jung, H. Blanckand, and M. Kuball, “Electroluminescence of hot electrons in AlGaN/GaN high-electron-mobility transistors under radio frequency operation”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106(21), 213502 (2015).
[9] H. Sun, R. B. Simon, J. W. Pomeroy, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “Reducing GaN-on-diamond interfacial thermal resistance for high power transistor applications”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106(11), 111906 (2015).
[10] H. Sun, M. Montes Bajo, M. J. Uren, and M. Kuball, “Progressive failure site generation in AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors under OFF-state stress: Weibull statistics and temperature dependence”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106(4), 043505 (2015).
[11] H. Sun, M. Montes Bajo, M. J. Uren, and M. Kuball, “Implications of gate-edge electric field in AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors during OFF-state degradation”, Microelectr. Reliab. 54(12), 2650 (2014).
[12] J. W. Pomeroy, R. B. Simon, H. Sun, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “Contactless thermal boundary resistance measurement of GaN-on-diamond wafers”, IEEE Electron Dev. Lett. 35(10), 1007 (2014).
[13] M. Montes Bajo, H. Sun, M. J. Uren, and M. Kuball, “Time evolution of off-state degradation of AlGaN/GaN high electron-mobility transistors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104(22), 223506 (2014).
[14] H. Sun, V. A. Stoica, M. Shtein, R. Clarke, and K. P. Pipe, “Coherent control of GHz resonant modes by an integrated acoustic etalon”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110(8), 086109 (2013).
[15] H. Sun and K. P. Pipe, “Perturbation analysis of acoustic wave scattering at rough solid-solid interfaces”, J. Appl. Phys. 111(2), 023510 (2012).
[16] Y. Li, V. A. Stoica, L. Endicott, G. Wang, H. Sun, K. P. Pipe, C. Uher, and R. Clarke, “Femtosecond laser-induced nanostructure formation in Sb2Te3”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(12), 121903 (2011).
[17] Y. Jin, A. Yadav, K. Sun, H. Sun, K. P. Pipe, and M. Shtein, “Thermal boundary resistance of copper phthalocyanine-metal interface”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(9), 093305 (2011).
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
Invited talks
[1] H. Sun, “Thermal properties of GaN-on-diamon wafers”, 3rd China-Russia Bilateral Scientific Seminar on Trends and Challenges in Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond: processes, properties, and advanced applications, Harbin, China, May 2017.
[2] H. Sun,“Diamond substrate: The future of GaN electronics thermal management?”,CETC 55,Nanjing,April 2017.
[3] H. Sun, “GaN high electron mobility transistors: Electrical reliability and thermal management”, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, April 2016.
[4] H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, J. Anaya, R. B. Simon, and M. Kuball, “Diamond substrates for novel thermal management of GaN electronics”, De Beers Diamond Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, July 2015.
[5] H. Sun, “GaN high electron mobility transistors: Electrical reliability and thermal management”, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, June 2015.
[6] H. Sun, “Reliability of GaN electronics: Electrical and thermal challenges”, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, May 2015.
[7] H. Sun, “Reliability of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs: Electrical and thermal challenges”, Xidian University, Xi’an, China, December 2014.

Conference Proceedings
[8] J. Anaya, H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, and M. Kuball, “Thermal management of GaN-on-Diamond high electron mobility transistors: Effect of the nanostructure in the diamond near nucleation region”, in Proceedings of IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm), pp. 1558-1565, Las Vegas, NV, USA, June 2016.
[9] H. Sun, D. Liu, J. W. Pomeroy, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “GaN-on-diamond: Robust mechanical and thermal properties”, in Proceedings of Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (CS MANTECH), pp. 201-203, Miami, FL, USA, May 2016.
[10] M. Kuball, J. W. Pomeroy, J. Anaya, H. Sun, R. B. Simon, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. J. Twitchen, S, Rossi, M. Alomari, E. Kohn, L. Tóth and B. Pécz, “Novel thermal management of GaN electronics - diamond substrates” (invited), Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems and ASME 2015 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (InterPACKICNMM), no. IPACK2015-48145, p. V003T08A001, San Francisco, CA, USA, July 2015.
[11] H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, R. B. Simon, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. J. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “Rapid characterization of GaN-on-diamond interfacial thermal resistance using contactless transient thermoreflectance”, Proceedings of Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (CS MANTECH), pp. 151-153, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, May 2015.
[12] T. Brazzini, M. A. Cabson, H. Sun, M. J. Uren, J. Lees, P. Tasker, H. Jung, H. Blanckand, and M. Kuball, “Hot electrons in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs: DC versus RF reliability”, Reliability of Compound Semiconductors Workshop (ROCS) Proc., pp. 65-68, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, May 2015.
[13] H. Sun, M. Montes Bajo, M. J. Uren, and M. Kuball, “OFF-state degradation of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs: Saturation of defect generation and impact of temperature”, Reliability of Compound Semiconductors Workshop (ROCS) Proc., pp. 45-48, Denver, CO, USA, May 2014.
[14] Y. Li, V. A. Stoica, L. Endicott, G. Wang, H. Sun, K. P. Pipe, C. Uher, and R. Clarke, “Ultrafast-laser modification of thermoelectric Sb2Te3 thin films”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., vol. 1456, pp. 177-182, January 2012.

Oral and poster presentations
[15] H. Sun, R. F. Webster, Q. Jiang, I. Griffiths, D. Cherns, D. Allsopp, and M. Kuball, “Low Thermal Resistance GaN Grown on Polycrystalline Diamond”, International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors, Orlando, FL, USA, October 2016.
[16] J. W. Pomeroy, H. Sun, D. Liu, R. B. Simon, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. J. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “Thermal and mechanical characterisation of GaN-on-diamond interfaces: Uniformity and robustness”, International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors, Orlando, FL, USA, October 2016.
[17] T. Brazzini, H. Sun, F. Sarti, J. W. Pomeroy, C. Hodges, M. Gurioli, A. Vinattieri, M. J. Uren, and M. Kuball, “Hot electron electroluminescence in GaN-based transistors: origin of the emission: Uniformity and robustness”, International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors, Orlando, FL, USA, October 2016.
[18] M. Kuball, J. W. Pomeroy, J. Anaya, R. B. Simon, H. Sun, Y. Zhou, and D. Liu, “GaN-Diamond RF Electronics - Challenges and Successes” (invited), International Conference on Electronic Materials, Singapore, July 2016.
[19] H. Sun, R. F. Webster, Q. Jiang, I. Griffiths, D. Cherns, D. Allsopp, and M. Kuball, “GaN grown on polycrystalline diamond with low interfacial thermal resistance”, International Workshop on WBG Semiconductor Power Electronics, Xi’an, China, May 2016.
[20] M. Kuball, J. Anaya, D. Liu, R. B. Simon, H. Sun, and J. W. Pomeroy, “Diamond - the Unknowns and Challenges to Make It Work for GaN Electronics” (invited), Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2016.
[21] Y. Zhou, J. Anaya, H. Sun, R. Ramaneti, S. Drijkoningen, P. Pobedinskas, S. Singer Nicley, J. Derluyn, K. Haenen, and M. Kuball, “Thermal Characterization of Diamond Thin Film Heat Spreaders Grown on GaN HEMTs”, MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, March 2016.
[22] J. W. Pomeroy, H. Sun, J. Anaya, and M. Kuball, “Uniformity and robustness of GaN-on-diamond wafer thermal properties for ultra-high power density transistor applications”, UK Nitrides Consortium Conference, Cambridge, UK, January 2016.
[23] H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, R. B. Simon, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. J. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “GaN-on-diamond for Ultra-high Power Electronic Devices”, Heidelberg-Kyoto-Bristol Symposium, Bristol, UK, November 2015.
[24] M. Kuball, J. Anaya, H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, “Diamond – Thermal Properties and Challenges for Integration with GaN Electronics” (invited), MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 2015.
[25] H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, R. B. Simon, D. Francis, F. Faili, D. Twitchen, and M. Kuball, “GaN-on-diamond for ultra-high power electronics”, 11th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS-11), Beijing, China, September 2015.
[26] M. Kuball, H. Sun, J. Anaya, J. W. Pomeroy, D. Francis, F. Faili, and D. Twitchen, “Integrated GaN-Diamond Electronics: Opportunities and Challenges for Ultra-High Power Devices”, 11th Topical Workshop on Heterostructure Microelectronics (TWHM), Takayama, Japan, August 2015.
[27] A. Sarua, A. Manoi, R. B. Baranyai, G. Riedel, N. Killat, H. Sun, J. W. Pomeroy, M. J. Uren, and M. Kuball, “Focus on GaN electronics nanostructures: Thermal management and reliability” (invited), Proceedings of the SPIE Microtechnologies, Barcelona, Spain, May 2015.
[28] H. Sun, V. A. Stoica, M. Shtein, R. Clarke, and K. P. Pipe, “Coherent control of GHz resonant acoustic modes by means of an integrated acoustic etalon”, International Congress on Ultrasonics, Singapore, May 2013.
[29] L. Shao, M. Zhang, H. Sun, A. Banerjee, P. K. Bhattacharya, and K. P. Pipe, “Selective Acoustic Mode Emission by Piezoelectric Transduction in a GaN-based 2DEG”, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2013.
[30] H. Sun, V. A. Stoica, M. Shtein, R. Clarke, and K. P. Pipe, “Confined coherent acoustic modes in aluminum/CuPc films excited by femtosecond laser pulses”, International Conference on Phonon Scattering in Condensed Matter (PHONONS), Ann Arbor, MI, USA, July 2012.
[31] Y. Li, V. A. Stoica, L. Endicott, G. Wang, H. Sun, K. P. Pipe, C. Uher, and R. Clarke, “Nanostructure formation on Sb2Te3 thin films induced by femtosecond laser irradiation”, APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, February 2012.
[32] H. Sun, V. A. Stoica, R. Clarke, M. Shtein, and K. P. Pipe, “Mechanical properties of van der Waals interactions at compositionally graded interfaces between metals and organic semiconductors”, APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, February 2012.
[33] H. Sun, V. A. Stoica, R. Clarke, M. Shtein, and K. P. Pipe, “Acoustic phonon transport at compositionally graded metal-organic interfaces”, AFOSR Thermal Sciences Grantees Meeting, Arlington, VA, USA, September 2011.
[34] A. W. Wood, J. C. Canniff, H. Sun, Y. Q. Wang, K. P. Pipe, and R. S. Goldman, “Formation and properties of embedded zincblende and wurtzite nitride nanocrystals”, International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Traverse City, MI, USA, July 2011.
[35] K. P. Pipe and H. Sun, “Effect of interface roughness on phonon transport in superlattices” (invited keynote talk), International Conference on Phononic Crystals, Metamaterials and Optomechanics (PHONONICS), Santa Fe, NM, USA, May 2011.
[36] K. P. Pipe, Y. Jin, C. Shao, H. Sun, G. Kim, M. Shtein, and J. Kieffer, “Thermal transport at organic-inorganic interfaces” (invited), MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2011.
[37] H. Sun and K. P. Pipe, “Phonon transport in rough multilayer thin films”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 2010.
[38] A. Yadav, H. Sun, S. N. Schiffres, K. H. Kim, M. F. Islam, J. A. Malen, and K. P. Pipe, “Thermal transport in carbon nanotube aerogels”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 2010.
[39] H. Sun and K. P. Pipe, “Phonon transport in rough multilayer thin films”, AFOSR Thermal Sciences Grantees Meeting, Dayton, OH, USA, October 2010.
[40] Y. Jin, A. Yadav, H. Sun, K. Sun, K. P. Pipe, and M. Shtein, “Thermal transport in organic-metal multilayers”, International Conference on Electroluminescence and Organic Optoelectronics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, October 2010.
[41] Y. Jin, A. Yadav, H. Sun, K. Sun, K. P. Pipe, and M. Shtein, “Thermal transport at organic-metal interfaces”, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2010.
[42] H. Sun, V. A. Stoica, R. Clarke, M. Shtein, and K. P. Pipe, “Ultrafast characterization of thermal transport in organic thin films using asynchronous optical sampling”, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2009.
[43] K. P. Pipe, H. Sun, A. Yadav, Y. Jin, Y-M. Sheu, D. A. Reis, V. A. Stoica, R. Clarke, and M. Shtein, “Thermal transport in organics” (invited), MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2009.
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
Teaching Experience
Spring/Fall 2017, Spring 2018, College Physics IA&IB, Tutorial Lecturer/Teaching Assistant
Supervising Experience
2017-2019, Zou, Bo; Zhang, Xu, master students
2016-2018, Liu, Kang, master student
Updated:2018-09