Prof. Oleg Lupan

Technical University of Moldova, Moldova

Associate Professor



2005 Ph.D., Institute of Applied Physics of the Academy of Science of Moldova Specialization, Moldova

1993 Engineer Degree Diploma, Technical University of Moldova, Moldova

Publications (Selected)

  1. Oleg Lupan, V.V. Ursaki, G. Chai, L. Chow, G.A. Emelchenko, I.M. Tiginyanu, A.N. Gruzintsev, A.N. Redkin, Selective hydrogen gas nanosensor using individual ZnO nanowire with fast response at room temperature, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 144(1) (2010) pp. 55-66.(TOP 25 Science Direct for 2009-2010 Academic Year)
  2. Oleg Lupan, V. M. Guérin, T. Pauporté, I.M. Tiginyanu, V.V. Ursaki, L. Chow, H. Heinrich, Well-Aligned Arrays of Vertically-oriented ZnO Nanowires Electrodeposited on ITO- Coated Glass and their Integration in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 211 (2010) 65-73. (TOP 25 Science Direct for 2009-2010 Academic Year)
  3. Oleg Lupan, T. Pauporté, B. VIANA, Low-voltage UV-Electroluminescence from ZnO-Nanowire. Array/p-GaN Light Emitting Diodes. Advanced Materials. 2010, 22(30), 3298-3302. IF:8.379
  4. Oleg Lupan, L. Chow, L.K. Ono, B. Roldan Cuenya, G. Chai, H. KHALLAF, S. PARK, A.SCHULTE, Synthesis and Characterization of Ag- or Sb-doped ZnO Nanorods by a Facile Hydrothermal Route. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2010, 114(29), 12401-12408. (IF: 4.224).
  5. Oleg Lupan, S. Shishiyanu, V. Ursaki, H. Khallaf, L. Chow, T. Shishiyanu, V. Sontea, E. Monaico, S. Railean, Synthesis of nanostructured Al-doped zinc oxide films on Si for solar cells applications, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 93 (2009) pp. 1417-1422. (TOP 25 in 2009)
  6. Oleg Lupan, T. Pauporté, L. Chow, B. Viana, F. Pellé, L.K. Ono, B. Roldan Cuenya, H. Heinrich, Effects of annealing on properties of ZnO thin films prepared by electrochemical deposition in chloride medium, Applied Surface Science, 256(6) (2010) pp. 1895-1907. (TOP 25 Science Direct in 2010)
  7. Oleg Lupan, Shishiyanu, S. T., Shishiyanu, T. S., Nitrogen oxides and ammonia sensing characteristics of SILAR deposited ZnO thin film. Superlattices and Microstructures,42 (2007) p.375-378.
  8. Oleg Lupan, Shishiyanu, S., Chow, L., and Shishiyanu, T., “Nanostructured zinc oxide gas sensors by successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction method and rapid photothermal processing.” Thin Solid Films, 516(10) (2008): 3338-3345.
  9. Oleg Lupan, Lee Chow, Guangyu Chai, A single ZnO tetrapod-based sensor. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 141(2) (2009) pp. 511-517.
  10. L. Chow, Oleg Lupan, H. Heinrich, and G. Chai, Self-assembly of densely packed and aligned bilayer ZnO nanorod arrays, Applied Physics Letters 94 (2009) 163105.
  11. Lupan, O., Chow, L., Chai, G., Chernyak, L., Lopatiuk-Tirpak, O., and H. Heinrich, “Focused-ion-beam fabrication of ZnO nanorod-based UV photodetector using the in-situ lift-out technique.” Physica Status Solidi (a), 205 (11) (2008) 2673-2678 (Germany) (#7 in Most downloaded papers in 2008-2009).
  12. Lupan, O., Chow, L., Chai, G., and H. Heinrich, “Fabrication and characterization of Zn–ZnO core–shell microspheres from nanorods.” Chemical Physics Letters (2008), Volume 465, Issues 4-6, Pages 249-253 (Netherlands) (TOP 25 Science Direct 3 months in 2009)
  13. Lupan, O., Chow, L., and G. Chai, “Novel hydrogen gas sensor based on single ZnO nanorod.” Microelectronic Engineering 85 (2008): 2220-2225.    (TOP 25 Science Direct in 2008-2009)
  14. Lupan, O. I., Chow, L., Chai, G., Roldan, B., Naitabdi, A., Schulte, A., Heinrich, H., Nanofabrication and Characterization of ZnO Nanorod Arrays and Branched Microrods by Aqueous Solution Route and Rapid Thermal Processing. Materials Science and Engineering B: Solid–State Materials for Advanced Technology (2007): Vol. 145, Issues 1-3, 20 December 2007, pp. 57-66 (TOP 25 Science Direct)
  15. Lupan, O. I., Chai, G., Chow, L., Fabrication of ZnO - nanorod based hydrogen gas nanosensor. Microelectronics Journal, 38 (12) 2007, pp.1211-1216 (TOP 10 cited;   TOP 25 Science Direct)
  16. Lupan, O., Pauporté, T., Viana, B., Cortés, R., Low-Voltage UV-electroluminescence from ZnO-nanowire arrays Light Emitting Diodes. The 6th International Workshop on Zinc Oxide and Related Materials  Changchun, China August 5-7, 2010 Abstract Book, Page 84.  Oral Session G, P84.
  17. Lupan, O., I. Tiginyanu, V. Ursaki and L. Chow, Doping Effects on Optical Properties of Low Temperature Grown ZnO Nanorod Arrays, NSTI-NanoTech-2010 Nanotechnology Conference, NSTI, May 3-7, 2010, Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Proceedings, ISBN978-1-3402-2, Vol.2, 2010, pp.153-156.
  18. Lupan, O., Chai, G., Chow, L., G.A. Emelchenko, V.V. Ursaki, A.N. Gruzintsev, I.M. Tiginyanu, A.N. Redkin, H. Heinrich, “Ultraviolet photoconductive sensor employing a single ZnO nanowire”, E-MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, June 8 - 12, 2009.