Shengjun Yang
Associate Researcher

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 9 peer-reviewed journal articles including Nat. Photonics, PRLs, and has received more than 200 citations based on Google Scholar.

Research Field

Atom physics and quantum optics; Precision Measurement.


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


Honors and Awards



Papers and Patents

  • Long, J.-B., Yang, S.-J.*, Chen, S.*, & Pan, J.-W. "Magnetic-enhanced Modulation Transfer Spectroscopy and Laser Locking for 87Rb Repump Transition." 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. 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." 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." 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." 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." 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. 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." 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." Photonics 5, 628–632 (2011).

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