Emmanuel Lhuillier

Post doc, from  july 2012 to september 2015
Mail: emmanuel.lhuillier@espci.fr
Phone: 01 40 79 51 59

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Research interests

Nanomaterials and their use in transport and optoelectronic applications
Professional experience

2010-2012 : Postdoc in University of Chicago – Guyot-Sionnest’s group : infrared photoconduction whith HgTe quantum dots

2007-2010 : Graduate student at Onera, transport in superlattice and its application for IR detection. E . Rosencher as PhD advisor.



Example of devices I build and/or use


Example of materials I synthetize and use (metal, oxyde, superconductor, semiconductor with wide and narrow band gap)



2007-2010 : Graduate student at Ecole Polytechnique

2006-2007 : Master II in condensed matter, Université Paris VI

2003-2007 : Under graduate Student at ESPCI






26. Infrared photo-detection based on colloidal quantum-dot films with high mobility and optical absorption up to the THz, E. Lhuillier, M. Scarafagio, P. Hease, B. Nadal, H. Aubin, X. Z. Xu, N. Lequeux, G. Patriache, S. Ithurria, B. Dubertret, Nano Lett 16, (2016)

25.Investigating the n and p type electrolytic charging of colloidal nanoplatelets, E. Lhuillier, S. Ithurria, A. Descamps-Mandine, T. Douillard, R. Castaing, X.Z. Xu, P-L. Taberna, P. Simon, H. Aubin, B. Dubertret, J Phys Chem C accepted (2015)

24. Effects of electron-phonon interactions on the electron tunneling spectrum of PbS quantum dots , H. Wang, E. Lhuillier, Q. Yu, A. Mottaghizadeh, C. Ulysse, A. Zimmers, A. Descamps-Mandine, B. Dubertret, and H. Aubin, Phys. Rev. B 92, 041403(R) (2015).

23. Nanoplatelets Bridging a Nanotrench: A New Architecture for Photodetectors with Increased Sensitivity, E. Lhuillier, J.F. Dayen, D. O. Thomas, A. Robin, B. Doudin, B. Dubertret, Nano Lett. 15, 1736 (2015).

22.2D Colloidal Metal Chalcogenides Semiconductors: Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Applications, E. Lhuillier, S. Pedetti, S. Ithurria, B. Nadal, H. Heuclin, B. Dubertret, Acc. Chem. Res. 22, 48 (2015).


21. Autocorrelation analysis for the unbiased determination of power-law exponents in single-quantum-dot blinking, J. Houel, Q. T. Doan, T. Cajgfinger, G. Ledoux, D. Amans, A. Aubret, A. Dominjon, S. Ferriol, R. Barbier, M. Nasilowski, E. Lhuillier, B. Dubertret, C. Dujardin, F. Kulzer, ACS Nano 9, 886(2015)

20. Selective Electrophoretic Deposition of CdSe Nanoplatelets, E. Lhuillier, P. Hease, S. Ithurria, B. Dubertret, Chem. Mat. 26, 4514 (2014).

19. Electrolyte gated colloidal nanoplatelets based phototransistor and its use for bicolor detection, E. Lhuillier, A. Robin, S. Ithurria, H. Aubin, B. Dubertret, Nano Lett. 14, 2715(2014).


18. 1/f Noise in Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystal Solids, H. Liu, E. Lhuillier, P. Guyot-Sionnest, JAP 115, 154309 (2014).


17. Electrolyte Gated Field Effect Transistor to Probe the Surface Defects and Morphology in Films of Thick CdSe Colloidal Nanoplatelets, E. Lhuillier,  S. Pedetti , S. Ithurria, H. Heuclin, B. Nadal, A. Robin, G. Patriarche , N. Lequeux and B. Dubertret, ACS nano 8, 3813(2014).

16. Optimized synthesis of CdTe nanoplatelets and photo-response of CdTe nanoplatelets films, S. Pedetti, B. Nadal, E. Lhuillier, B.Mahler, C.Bouet, B. Abecassis, X. Xu, B. Dubertret, Chem. Mat 25, 2455 (2013).


15. HgTe quantum dot for mid IR application, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan, H Liu and P. Guyot-Sionnest, Chem. Mat 25, 1272 (2013).

14. Mid-Infrared HgTe/As2S3 FETs and photodetectors, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan, P. Zolotavin and P. Guyot-Sionnest, Advanced Material 25, 137 (2013).


13. A “mirage” study of CdSe colloidal quantum dot films, Urbach tail and surface states, P. Guyot-Sionnest, E. Lhuillier, and H. Liu, J. Chem. Phys. 137, 154704 (2012).

12. Optical properties of HgTe colloidal quantum dots, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan and P. Guyot-Sionnest, Nanotechnology 23, 175705 (2012).

11. Saw tooth patterns on the I(V) curve of quantum well infrared photodetectors: from modeling to the impact on the detector performance, E. Lhuillier, V. Guériaux, V. Trinité and M. Carras, IEEE J. quant .Elec 48; 665(2012).

10. Synthesis of Colloidal HgTe Quantum Dots for Narrow Mid-IR Emission and Detection, S. Keuleyan, E. Lhuillier and P. Guyot-Sionnest, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 16422 (2011).

9. Thermal properties of mid infrared Colloidal quantum dot detectors, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan, P. Rekemeyer and P. Guyot-Sionnest, J. Appl. Phys 110, 032110 (2011).

8. Mid-infrared HgTe colloidal quantum dot photodetectors, S. Keuleyan, E. Lhuillier, V. Brajuskovic and P. Guyot-Sionnest, Nat Photon 5, 489-493. (2011).


  1. Quantum scattering engineering of quantum well infrared photodetectors in the tunnelling regime, E. Lhuillier, E. Rosencher, I. Ribet-Mohamed, A. Nedelcu, L. Doyennette, V. Berger, J. App. Phys. 108, 113707 (2010).

6. 15µm Quantum well infrared photodetector for thermometric imagery in cryogenic windtunnel, E. Lhuillier, I. Ribet-Mohamed, N. Péré-Laperne, M. Tauvy, J. Deschamps, A. Nedelcu, E. Rosencher, Infrared phys. tech. 53, 425 (2010) (arXiv:1003.2310v1).

5. Quantum well infrared photodetectors hardiness to the non ideality of the energy band profile, E. Lhuillier, N. Pere-Laperne, I. Ribet-Mohamed, E. Rosencher, G. Patriarche, A. Buffaz, V. Berger, A. Nedelcu, M. Carras, J. Appl. Phys. 107, 123110 (2010) (arXiv:1002.3543v2).

4. Low temperature quantum transport in weakly coupled superlattices, E. Lhuillier, I. Ribet-Mohamed, A. Nedelcu, V. Berger and E. Rosencher, Phys. Rev. B 81, 155305 (2010).


3. Interface roughness transport in THz quantum cascade detectors, E. Lhuillier, I. Ribet-Mohamed, E. Rosencher, G. Patriarche, A. Buffaz, V. Berger, and M. Carras, App. Phys. Lett. 96, 061111 (2010).


2. Ultimate performance of Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors in the tunneling regime, E. Lhuillier, I. Ribet-Mohamed, M. Tauvy, A. Nedelcu, V. Berger and E. Rosencher, Infrared phys. tech. 52, 132-137 (2009).

1. Modeling of dark current in midinfrared quantum well infrared photodetectors, F. Castellano, F. Rossi, J Faist, E. Lhuillier and V. Berger, Phys. Rev. B 79, 205304 (2009).





  1.  Quantum transport in Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors in the tunneling regime, E. Lhuillier, I. Ribet-Mohamed, A. Nedelcu, V. Berger and E. Rosencher, Infrared phys. tech. 52, 247 (2009). (QSIP 2009 conference paper).
  2. Modeling of dark current in mid-infrared quantum-well infrared photodetectors, F. Castellano, R. C. Iotti, F. Rossi, J. Faist, E. Lhuillier, V. Berger Infrared phys. tech. 52, 220 (2009). (QSIP 2009 conference paper).
  3. Dark current reduction in high wavelength quantum well infrared photodetector operating at low temperature, E. Lhuillier, N. Péré-Laperne, E. Rosencher, I. Ribet-Mohamed, A. Nedelcu, L. Doyennette, V. Berger, Infrared phys. Tech 54, 189 (2011). (QSIP 2010 conference paper).
  4. Colloidal HgTe material for low cost detection into the MWIR, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan, H. Liu and P.Guyot-Sionnest, II VI conference, Chicago, october 2011. J. Elec. Mat 40, (2012).
  5. Transport properties of mid-infrared colloidal quantum dot films, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan and P. Guyot-Sionnest, Proc. SPIE 8271, 827109 (2012). (arxiv)
  6. Colloidal quantum dots for mid-infrared detection, P. Guyot-Sionnest, S. Keuleyan, H. Liu, and E. Lhuillier, proc SPIE 8268, 82682Z (2012).
  7. Colloidal quantum dot for mid-IR applications, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan and P. Guyot-Sionnest, in press Infrared phys. Tech. (2013) (QSIP 2012 conference paper).



  1. Osez l’optoélectronique (infrarouge) colloïdale !, E. Lhuillier, S. Keuleyan, P. Guyot-Sionnest et J. Jaeck, Photoniques 59, 54 (2012).


PhD Thesis

  1. TRANSPORT ELECTRONIQUE DANS LES SUPER RESEAUX : applications aux détecteurs infrarouges à grandes longueur d’onde, E.Lhuillier, octobre 2010.




Grants and Prizes

2007 : DGA PhD Grant

2010 : Ecole poltytechnique PhD prize

2010 : Ecole poltytechnique post doc grant

2014 : Innovation 2030  grant (200K€)

2015 : Langlois fundation prize


Keywords: semiconductors, low dimentionality, transport, band structure, electrolyte, nanocrystals, quantum dots, quantum well, photoconduction, nanomaterial, optoelectronic, photodetectors, infrared


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