Jiefei Chen
Associate Professor

Jiefei Chen, Joint Associate Professor of SIQSE and Physics Department.Research area include quantum optics and atomic, molecular and optical physics. Research projects include national science foundation in precision measurement, quantum control etc. Representative works include, observation of single photon precursor, generation and manipulation of narrowband time-frequency entangled photon pairs, pure single photon state from time-frequency entangled photon pars.

Research Field

Atomic, molecular and optical physics, Experimental quantum optics


Educational Background

2003/09- 2007/06, Bachelor, Physics,Sun Yat-Sen University

2007/09-2009/01 Master of Philosophy (Physics), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2009/02-2012/02 Doctor of Philosophy (Physics), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Working Experience

2012.03-2019.05 Research Professor,East China Normal University


Papers and Patents

R. Wen, C. –L. Zou, X. Zhu, P. Chen, Z. Y. Ou, J. F. Chen* and W. Zhang*, “Non-Hermitian magnon-photon interference in an atomic ensemble”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 253602 (2019).


Chenyu Zhang ,J. F. Chen, Chaohan Cui, Jonathan P. Dowling, Z. Y. Ou, and Tim Byrnes, "Quantum teleportation of photonic qudits using linear optics", Phys. Rev. A 100, 032330 (2019).


Z. Gu, C. Yang, J. F. Chen*, “Characterization of the photon-number state of a narrow-band single photon generated from a cold atomic cloud”, Optics Communications 439,206-209 (2019).


P. Chen, C. Yang, Z. Ren, J. F. Chen, Interference of temporally shaped single photons, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 52, 075502 (6pp) (2019).


C. Yang, Z. Gu, P. Chen, Z. Qin, J. F. Chen*, and W. Zhang*, “Tomography of the temporal-spectral state of subnatural-linewidth single photons from atomic ensembles”, Phys. Rev. Applied 10, 054011 (2018).


X. Zhu, R. Wen and J. F. Chen*, “Tunable atom-light beam splitter using electromagnetically induced transparency”, Phys. Rev. A 97, 063801 (2018).


W. Du, J. Jia, J. F. Chen, Z. Y. Ou*, and W. Zhang*, “Absolute sensitivity of phase measurement in an SU(1,1) type interferometer”, Opt. Lett. 43, 1051 (2018).


P. Qian, Z. Gu, R. Wen, W. Zhang, and J. F. Chen*, “Temporal interference with frequency-controllable long photons from independent cold atomic sources”, Phys. Rev. A 97, 013806 (2018).


J. Jia, W. Du, J. F. Chen, C.-H. Yuan, Z. Y. Ou* and W. Zhang*, “Generation of frequency degenerate twin beams in 85Rb vapor”, Opt. Lett. 42, 4024 (2017).


P. Qian, Z. Gu, R. Cao, R. Wen, Z. Y. Ou, J. F. Chen*, and W. Zhang*, “Temporal purity and quantum interference of single photons from two independent cold atom ensembles”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 013602 (2016).