Associate Researcher College of Science, Institute for Quanfum Science and Engineering

Sheng-Jun Yang, Associate Researcher at the SUSTech Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering. Yang’s research interest is experimental atomic physics and quantum optics, special focus is on quantum memory, precision measurement of gravity and weak magnetism. Yang has published 10 peer-reviewed journal articles including Nat. Photonics, PRLs, and has received about 300 citations based on Google Scholar.

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Educational Background

2008-2015:     Ph. D. in Atom and Molecular Physics, Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

2004-2008:    Bachelor of Science, Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

Working Experience

2015-2018:      Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

2018-now:       Associate Researcher, Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology

Honor and prize

2017:                 QIQP Micius Research Fellow

2019:                 High-level Professional in ShenZhen (Reserve talent)


Atom physics and quantum optics; Precision Measurement.

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· Jing, B.†, Wang, X.-J.†, Yu, Y., Sun, P.-F., Jiang, Y., Yang, S.-J., Jiang, W.-H., Luo, X.-Y., Zhang, J., Jiang, X., Bao, X.-H.*, & Pan, J.-W.* “Entanglement of three quantum memories via interference of three single photons.” Nat. Photonics 13, 210–213 (2019).

· Long, J.-B., Yang, S.-J.*, Chen, S.*, & Pan, J.-W. “Magnetic-enhanced Modulation Transfer Spectroscopy and Laser Locking for 87Rb Repump Transition.” Opt. Express 26, 027773 (2018).

· Yang, S.-J., Rui, J., Dai, H.-N., Jin X.-M., Chen, S.*, & Pan, J.-W.* “High-contrast transparency comb of the electromagnetically-induced-transparency memory.” Phys. Rev. A 98, 033802 (2018).

· Li, J., Zhou, M.-T., Jing, B., Wang, X.-J., Yang, S.-J., Jiang, X., Mølmer, Klaus, Bao, X.-H.*, & Pan, J.-W.* (2016). “Hong-Ou-Mandel Interference between Two Deterministic Collective Excitations in an Atomic Ensemble.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 180501 (2018).

· Yang, S.-J., Wang, X.-J., Bao, X.-H.*, & Pan, J.-W.* “An efficient quantum light–matter interface with sub-second lifetime.” Nat. Photonics 10, 381–384 (2016).

· Rui, J.†, Jiang, Y.†, Yang, S.-J., Zhao, B., Bao, X.-H.*, & Pan, J.-W.* “Operating Spin Echo in the Quantum Regime for an Atomic-Ensemble Quantum Memory.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 133002 (2015).

· Yang, S.-J., Wang, X.-J., Li, J., Rui, J., Bao, X.-H.*, & Pan, J.-W.* “Highly Retrievable Spin-Wave–Photon Entanglement Source.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 210501 (2015).

· Yang, S.-J., Bao, X.-H., & Pan, J.-W. “Modulation of single-photon-level wave packets with two-component electromagnetically induced transparency.” Phys. Rev. A 91(5), 53805 (2015).

· Dai, H.-N.†, Zhang, H.†, Yang, S.-J., Zhao, T.-M., Rui, J., Deng, Y.-J.,Li, L.*, Liu, N.-L., Chen, S., Bao, X.-H., Jin, X.-M., Zhao, B.*, & Pan, J.-W. “Holographic Storage of Biphoton Entanglement.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 210501 (2012).

· Zhang, H.†, Jin, X.-M.†, Yang, J.†, Dai, H.-N., Yang, S.-J., Zhao, T.-M., Rui, J., He, Y., Jiang, X., Yang, F., Pan, G.-S., Yuan, Z.-S., Deng, Y.-J., Chen, Z.-B., Bao, X.-H., Chen, S., Zhao, B.*, & Pan, J.-W.* “Preparation and storage of frequency-uncorrelated entangled photons from cavityenhanced spontaneous parametric downconversion.” Nat. Photonics 5, 628–632 (2011).

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