SUN Lab: Learn, Enjoy, Innovate

Sun Lab

Molecular Quantum Devices and Quantum Information

Welcome to the Sun Lab! We are an interdisciplinary research group interested in applying chemical insight and toolboxes to study fundamental physical phenomena and develop quantum information technologies. Our laboratory strives to motivate scientists to learn, enjoy, and innovate.


March 20, 2023

Lei is appointed to be the Youth Editor of The Innovation Materials. Excited about growing with this amazing journal!

February 15, 2023

Lei's postdoctoral collaboration with Dr. Xuedan Ma at Argonne National Laboratory reveals a chemical strategy to trap electron spin qubits in carbon nanotubes, which shows up on Nature Communications.

December 27, 2022

Lei's postdoctoral collaboration with Dichtel Lab at Northwestern University yields a JACS paper reporting electron spin qubits in a 2D COF with unique density- and temperature-dependent spin dynamics.

December 17, 2022

Lei graduates from the Master of Science in Computer Science program at Georgia Institute of Technology with a Machine Learning specialization. Finally be a master!

October 6, 2022

Lei's postdoc work on room-temperature quantum sensing of Li+, a collaboration with Dr. Luming Yang from Dincă Lab, shows up on JACS. Lots of good old memory during the Argonne lock-down!

September 10, 2022

Lei celebrates his very first Teachers' Day and receives a lot of heart-warming words from lab members. Thank you all and Happy the Mooncake Day!

September 9, 2022

The Sun Lab happily celebrates the 1st anniversary! Meanwhile, Zizheng and Hengjia have successfully finished their summer research programs. Farewell and best luck!

September 8, 2022

The Sun Lab receives funding from the General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目).

September 1, 2022

Welcome our very first postdoc, Shaoze Wang (王少泽)! Shaoze would join the physics team to initiate a highly interdisciplinary project. Looking forward to your nice works at the Sun Lab!

August 25, 2022

After "enviously" watching the chemistry team celebrating three new members, the physics team is glad to embrace its new visiting student, Weibin Ni (倪维彬). Welcome!

August 21, 2022

Warmest welcome to our second-generation graduate students — Yingchao Wang (王颖超), Zhecheng Sun (孙哲成), and (our old friend) Haozhou Sun (孙灏舟). Wish you all enjoy yourselves at the Sun Lab. Looking forward to your nice works!

August 19, 2022

Qian has completed his summer internship with fruitful research experience. Congratulations and good luck to your future!

August 12, 2022

Congratulations to Yugang on successfully finishing the summer internship with deeper understanding in research. Meanwhile, Yugang has become the first-ever member of the Sun Lab Alumni Club. Welcome! Looking forward to your bright future!

July 18, 2022

Welcome Yugang Wu (吴余港) from Nanjing Univeristy and Qian Cao (曹前) from Wuhan University who join us for undergraduate summer internship.

July 15, 2022

Today marks the start of our brand new lab at Yungu Campus! Welcome everyone to drop by and say Hi. Amazing stories are awaiting!

June 24, 2022

We welcome Zizheng Wu (吴子诤) and Hengjia Zhang (张恒嘉) from Wuhan University to conduct undergraduate summer research.

May 5, 2022

Yi Yang (杨一) joins us as a research assistant and Haozhou Sun (孙灏舟) joins us as a visiting student. Looking forward to your journeys in the Sun Lab!

February 1, 2022

Happy Chinese New Year! Wish everyone a safe, enjoyable, and fruitful new year. We started our journey in the Year of Ox, built up a family-like research team, and went through several interesting research topics. In the coming months, we will move into our new lab, welcome new members, and kick-start exciting projects. Looking forward to a wonderful Year of Tiger!

January 26, 2022

Lei is appointed to be a Joint Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics.

January 25, 2022

Lei is nominated to join Frontier Reporters of Chinese Journal of Chemistry. Looking forward to working with talent young scientists!

January 4, 2022

Changdan Liao (廖长丹) joins us as an administrative assistant. Welcome!

November 11, 2021

Lei starts independent academic career as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at School of Science, Westlake University.

September 9, 2021

Hello, World! Today marks the birth of the Sun Lab (孙磊实验室). Lei and the very first graduate students of the group, Aimei Zhou (周爱梅) and Xiya Du (杜茜娅), enjoy kick-start champagne together during the first onlilne group meeting. Welcome to our exciting journey!

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