Le Van Quynh, PhD

Le Van Quynh, PhD

Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science

College of Engineering and Computer Science


Dr. Quynh Le received a PhD in nanophotonics from the University of Paris-Sud XI, France in 2016 where he developed metamaterials-quantum dots hybrid light-emitting diodes. He sequentially conducted postdoctoral training at the Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research, the Netherlands (2017), the University of California, San Diego (2018), and the University of California, Berkeley (2019). The research topics during his postdocs are exciton-polariton condensation, electrically-driven bound-states-in-the-continuum laser, and topological photonics, respectively. He is currently an assistant professor at VinUniversity since 2020.

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I am broadly interested in contemporary topics in the field of nanophotonics such as strong light-matter coupling, metamaterials, and topological photonics. My research at VinUni will focus on (i) understanding the mechanisms of the interactions between emerging nanomaterials and nanophotonic structures and (ii) bringing this insight to develop the next generation of displays technology and solid-state lighting.


  1. Q. Le-Van, X. Le Roux, T. V. Teperik, B. Habert, F. Marquier, J.-J. Greffet, and A. Degiron. “Temperature dependence of quantum dot fluorescence assisted by plasmonic nanoantennas” Physical Review B 91, 085412 (2015).
  2. Q. Le-Van, X. Le Roux, A. Abdelhanin, and A. Degiron. “Electrically-driven Optical Metamaterials”, Nature Communications 7, 12017 (2016).
  3. H. Wang, Q. Le-Van, A. Abdelhanin, X. Le Roux, F. Charra, N. Chauvin, and A. Degiron. “Electroluminescence of quantum emitters in electrical contact with metallic nanoparticles”, Advanced Optical Materials, 1700658, (2017).
  4. S. Wang, Q. Le-Van, T. Peyronel, M. Ramezani, N. V. Hoof, T. G. Tiecke, J. G. Rivas. “Plasmonic Nanoantenna Arrays as Efficient Etendue Reducers for Optical Detection”, ACS Photonics, 5, 2478 (2018).
  5. M. Ramezari, Q. Le-Van, A. Halpin, J. G. Rivas. “Nonlinear emission of molecular ensembles strongly coupled to plasmonic lattices with structural imperfections”, Physical Review Letter, 121, 243904 (2018).
  6. Q. Le-Van, E. Zoethout, E. J. Geluk, M. Ramezari, M. Berghuis, J. G. Rivas. “Enhanced quality factors of surface lattice resonances in plasmonic arrays of nanoparticles”, Advanced Optical Materials, 1801451 (2019)


  • General Physics courses ( Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Waves, and Optics)
  • Nanophotonics
  • Quantum electronics
  • Micro and nanofabrication technology
  • Optoelectronic devices


  • PhD, Optics and Photonics, University of Paris-Sud XI, France, 2016
  • MS, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies, jointed program between University of Science and Technology of Hanoi & University of Paris-Sud XI, 2012
  • BS, Engineering Physics, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, 2010