Jian Li
Associate Researcher

Research Field

  • superconducting qubits and circuit QED systems
  • quantum computing and quantum simulation based on superconducting circuits
  • superconducting qubit – nanomechanics hybrid systems
  • superconducting nanowire devices


Educational Background

2006.08-2012.09 D.Sc. in Engineering Physics, Aalto University, Finland

2004.09-2006.06 M.Sc. in Nanoscale Science and Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

2000.09-2004.07 B.Sc. in Applied Physics, Central South University, China


Working Experience

2016.05-2019.03 Research Associate in Department of Physics, National University of Defense Technology

2014.05-2016.04 Research Associate in School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK

2012.08-2014.05 Postdoctoral Researcher in Low Temperature Laboratory, Aalto University, Finland


Papers and Patents

  1. Hybrid circuit cavity quantum electrodynamics with a micromechanical resonator. J.-M. Pirkkalainen, S. U. Cho, J. Li, G. S. Paraoanu, P. J. Hakonen, and M. A. Sillanpää, Nature 494, 211–215 (2013).
  2. Motional averaging in a superconducting qubit. J. Li, M. P. Silveri, K. S. Kumar, J.-M. Pirkkalainen, A. Vepsäläinen, W. C. Chien, J. Tuorila, M. A. Sillanpää, P. J. Hakonen, E. V. Thuneberg, and G. S. Paraoanu, Nature Communications 4, 1420 (2013).
  3. Graphene Optomechanics Realized at Microwave Frequencies. X. Song, M. Oksanen, J. Li, P. J. Hakonen, and M. A. Sillanpää, Physical Review Letters 113, 027404 (2014).
  4. Nano-optical single-photon response mapping of waveguide integrated molybdenum silicide (MoSi) superconducting nanowires. J. Li, R. A. Kirkwood, L. J. Baker, D. Bosworth, K. Erotokritou, A. Banerjee, R. M. Heath, C. M. Natarajan, Z. H. Barber, M. Sorel, and R. H. Hadfield, Optics Express 24, 13931 (2016).