Baile Chen
Associate Professor
Graduated School: Ph.D., University of Virginia, USA
Tel:(021) 20685596
Office:Room 1D-401C, SIST Building
Research Interests
Selected Publications


  • III-V semiconductor materials and devices

  • High speed photodiodes

  • Silicon photonics



Dr. Baile Chen received his bachelor degree in physics from the Department of Modern Physics at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, China, in 2007. He received his master degree in physics and Ph.D degree in electrical engineering both from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA in 2009 and 2013, respectively. In February of 2013, he joined Qorvo Inc in Oregon as an RF product development engineer working on various RF power amplifiers and BAW filters for RF wireless communication systems. In January 2016, He joined the School of Information Science and Technology at Shanghai Tech University, where he is currently a tenured associate professor. Dr. Baile Chen has currently published 40 journal papers as the first author or corresponding author.

He is a senior member of IEEE. His research interests include III-V semiconductor materials and devices, SWIR/MWIR photodiodes and laser diodes, high speed/high power photodiodes, UV photodiodes, and silicon photonics.


  1. Jingyi Wang, Zhiyang Xie, Liqi Zhu, Xuyi Zhao, Wenfu Yu, Ruotao Liu, Antian Du, Qian Gong and Baile Chen*, “InP-based Broadband Photodetectors with InGaAs/GaAsSb Type-II Superlattice”, IEEE Electron Device Letters 2022, 43 (5), 757-760.

  2. Huang Jian, Shen Zhijian, Wang Zongti, Zhou Zhiqi, Wang Ziyu, Peng Bo, Liu Weimin, Chen Yiqiao, Baile Chen*, “High-speed Mid-wave Infrared Uni-traveling Carrier Photodetector Based on InAs/InAsSb Type-II Superlattice”, IEEE Electron Device Letters 2022, 43 (5), 745-748.

  3. Linze Li#, Rui Pan#, Zhiyang Xie, Yao Lu, Jiaxiang Chen, Xinbo Zou, Ziyuan Yuan, Menglin Chang, Hong Lu*, and Baile Chen* “High-speed Ge-on-GaAs photodetector”, Optics Express 2022, 30 (12), 20684-20696.

  4. Liqi Zhu, Huijun Guo, Zhuo Deng, Liao Yang, Jian Huang, Dan Yang, Zhiqi Zhou, Chuan Shen, Lu Chen, Chun Lin, Baile Chen*, “Temperature-Dependent Characteristics of HgCdTe Mid-Wave Infrared E-Avalanche Photodiode”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 1-9, March-April 2022, Art no. 3802709

  5. Zhiyang Xie, Zhiqi Zhou, Linze Li, Zhuo Deng, Haiming Ji, Baile Chen*, “High-Speed 850 nm Photodetector for Zero-Bias Operation”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 28(2), 1-7, 2022

  6. Zhenjie Song#, Zhiqi Zhou#, Jian Huang, Xinbo Zou, Chun Yang*, Baile Chen*, “Analysis of AM-to-PM conversion in MUTC photodiodes based on an equivalent circuit model”, Optics Express, 29(21), 33582-33591, 2021

  7. Wenyang Wang#, Jinshan Yao#, Jingyi Wang, Zhuo Deng, Zhiyang Xie, Jian Huang, Hong Lu*, Baile Chen*, “Characteristics of thin InAlAs digital alloy avalanche photodiodes”, Optics Letters, 46(16), 3841-3844, 2021

  8. Zongheng Xie, Zhuo Deng, Jian Huang, Zhiyang Xie, Zhiqi Zhou Baile Chen*, InP-based extended-short wave infrared heterojunction phototransistor. Journal of Lightwave Technology 2021, 39 (14), 4814-4819

  9. Zhijian Shen#, Zhuo Deng#, Xuyi Zhao#, Jian Huang, Chunfang Cao, Xinbo Zou, Fengyu Liu, Qian Gong*, Baile Chen*, “Submonolayer quantum dot quantum cascade long-wave infrared photodetector grown on Ge substrate”, Applied Physics Letters 118, 081102 (2021)

  10. Baile Chen*, Yaojiang Chen, “Recent Advances in High Speed Photodetectors for eSWIR/MWIR/LWIR applications” (Invited Review), Photonics, Vol. 8, No. 1, page 14, 2021

  11. Zhijian Shen#, Zhuo Deng#, Xuyi Zhao#, Jian Huang, Lu Yao, Xinbo Zou, Chunfang Cao, Qian Gong*, Baile Chen*, “Long-wave infrared sub-monolayer quantum dot quantum cascade photodetector”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 39(5), 1489-1496 (2021)

  12. Zhiyang Xie, Jian Huang, Xuliang Chai, Zhuo Deng, Yaojiang Chen, Qi Lu, Zhicheng Xu, Jianxin Chen, Yi Zhou*, and Baile Chen*, “High-speed Mid-Wave Infrared Interband Cascade Photodetector at Room Temperature”, Optics Express, 2020, 28(24), 36915-36923

  13. Yaojiang Chen, Zhiqi Zhou, Pingchuan Ma, Baile Chen*, “Nonlinear Characteristics of Uni-Traveling Carrier Photodiode with InGaAs/GaAsSb Type-II Multiple Quantum Wells Absorber”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 38, Issue 17, Page 4867-4873, 2020.

  14. Jian Huang, Zhiyang Xie, Yaojiang Chen, John Bowers, Baile Chen*, “High Speed Mid-Wave Infrared Uni-traveling Carrier Photodetector”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 56, Issue 4, Page 1-7, August, 2020

  15. Liqi Zhu#, Zhuo Deng#, Jian Huang, Huijun Guo, Lu Chen, Chun Lin*, Baile Chen*, “Low frequency noise-dark current correlations in HgCdTe infrared photodetectors”, Optics Express2020, 28(16), 23660-23669 (Editors’ Pick)

  16. Zongheng Xie, Zhuo Deng, Xinbo Zou, Baile Chen*, “InP based near infrared/extended-short wave infrared dual-band photodetector”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 2020, 32(16), 1003-1006

  17. Yating Wan*#,Chen Shang#, Jian Huang#, Zhiyang Xie, AdityaJain, JustinNorman, Baile Chen*, ArthurGossard, JohnBowers, Low-dark current 1.55 μm InAs quantum dash waveguide photodiodesACS Nano, 2020, 14(3), 3519-3527

  18. Baile Chen*#, Yating Wan#, Zhiyang Xie, Jian Huang, Chen Shang, Justin Norman, Qiang Li, , Yeyu Tong, Kei May Lau, Arthur C. Gossard, John E. Bowers, “Low dark current high gain InAs quantum dot avalanche photodiodesmonolithically grown on Si”, ACS Photonics 2020 7(2), 528-533

  19. Ningtao Zhang, Andrew Jones, Zhuo Deng, Baile Chen*, “Defect characterization of AlInAsSb digital alloy avalanche photodetectors with low frequency noise spectroscopy”, Optics Express 2020, 28(8), 11682-11691

  20. Liqi Zhu, Jian Huang, Zongheng Xie, Zhuo Deng, Lu Chen, Chun Lin, and Baile Chen*, “Low frequency noise spectroscopy characterization of HgCdTe infrared detectors”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, VOL. 67, NO. 2, 547-551, FEBRUARY 2020

  21. Yaojiang Chen#, Xuliang Chai#, Zhiyang Xie, Zhuo Deng, Ningtao Zhang, Yi Zhou*, Zhicheng Xu, Jianxin Chen, Baile Chen*, High-Speed Mid-Infrared Interband Cascade Photodetector Based on InAs/GaAsSb Type-II Superlattice, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, VOL. 38, Issue 4, 939-945, FEBRUARY 2020

  22. Yaojiang Chen, Zhiyang Xie, Jian Huang, Zhuo Deng, Baile Chen,* “High-speed uni-traveling carrier photodiode for 2 μm wavelength application”, Optica, 2019 6(7), 884-889

  23. Jian Huang#, Yating Wan#, Daehwan Jung, Justin Norman, Chen Shang, Qiang Li, Kei May Lau, Arthur C. Gossard, John E. Bowers, Baile Chen*, “Defect Characterization of InAs/InGaAs Quantum Dot p‐i‐n Photodetector Grown on GaAs-on-V-Grooved-Si Substrate”, ACS Photonics, 2019 6 (5), 1100-1105

  24. Zhuo Deng#, Daqian Guo#, Jian Huang, Huiyun Liu,  Jiang Wu*, Baile Chen*,  Mid-wave infrared InAs/GaSb type-II superlattice photodetector with p-i-B-n deisgn grown on GaAs substrate , IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1-5, Aug. 2019, Art no. 4000205.

  25. Jian Huang, Baile Chen*, Zhuo Deng, Yi Gu, Yingjie Ma, Jian Zhang, Xiren Chen, and Jun Shao, “Deep levels analysis in wavelength extended InGaAsBi photodetector”, Semiconductor Science and Technology, 34 (2019) 095018

  26. Zhiyang Xie, Yaojiang Chen, Ningtao Zhang, and Baile Chen*, “InGaAsP/InP Uni-Traveling-Carrier Photodiode at 1064-nm Wavelength”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 31 (16), 1331-1334, 2019

  27. Zhuo Deng#, Daqian Guo#, Claudia González Burguete, Jian Huang, Zongheng Xie, Huiyun Liu, Jiang Wu*, and Baile Chen*, “Demonstration of Si based InAs/GaSb type-II superlattice p-i-n photodetector “, Infrared Physics & Technology 101, 133-137, 2019

  28. Yaojiang Chen, Baile Chen*, Design of InP Based High Speed Photodiode for 2 μm Wavelength Application, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 1-8, Feb. 2019, Art no. 4400108.

  29. Yaojiang Chen, Xuyi Zhao, Jian Huang, Zhuo Deng, Chunfang Cao, Qian Gong, Baile Chen*, “Dynamic model and bandwidth characterization of InGaAs/GaAsSb type-II quantum wells PIN photodiodes”, Optics Express, Vol. 26, Issue 26, pp. 35034-35045 (2018)

  30. Jian Huang#, Daqian Guo#, Zhuo Deng, Wei Chen, Huiyun Liu, Jiang Wu*, and Baile Chen*, “Mid-wave Infrared Quantum Dot Quantum Cascade Photodetector Monolithically Grown on Silicon Substrate”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, VOL. 36, NO. 18, pp. 4033-4038, 2018

  31. Wei Chen#, Zhuo Deng#, Daqian Guo, Yaojiang Chen, Yuriy Mazur, Yurii Maidaniuk, Mourad Benamara, Gregory J Salamo, Huiyun Liu, Jiang Wu*, Baile Chen*, “Demonstration of InAs/InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots-in-a-well Mid-wave Infrared Photodetectors Grown on Silicon Substrate”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol 36, No 12, pp. 2572-2581, 2018

  32. Zhuo Deng, Baile Chen*, Xiren Chen, Jun Shao*, Qian Gong, Huiyun Liu, Jiang Wu*, “Optical properties of beryllium-doped GaSb epilayers grown on GaAs substrate”, Infrared Physics & Technology, Volume 90, Pages 115–121, 2018

  33. J Huang#, D Guo#, W Chen, Z Deng, Y Bai, T Wu, Y Chen, H Liu, J Wu*, Baile Chen*, Sub-monolayer quantum dot quantum cascade mid-infrared photodetector, Applied Physics Letters 111 (25), 251104, 2017

  34. Baile Chen*, “Optical gain analysis of GaAs-based InGaAs/GaAsSbBi type-II quantum wells lasers”, Optics Express Vol 25 (21), pp. 25183-25192, 2017

  35. Baile Chen*, “Active Region Design and Gain Characteristics of InP-Based Dilute Bismide Type-II Quantum Wells for Mid-IR Lasers,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 64, pp. 1606-1611, 2017.