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CHEN Yuao, Professor Quantum Physics and Quantum Information
 

Name:  Yuao Chen (陈宇翱)
Born: April. 1981, Jiangsu
Address: Shanghai Branch
Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale
University of Science and Technology of China
Xiupu Road 99
201315 Shanghai, P. R. China
Tel: 021-68120512 (O)
Fax: 021-68121044
E-mail: YuAoChen@ustc.edu.cn
 
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
 Since 2012 Professor for experimental physics (Youth Thousand Talent Plan)
Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale
University of Science and Technology of China
 2009-2011 Project leader in the Quantum Optics and Quantum Many-body Systems group at Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics and the Ludwig-Maximilians University with Prof. Immanuel Bloch
 2008-2009 Postdoctoral researcher in the QUANTUM group at the University of Mainz with Prof. Immanuel Bloch
 2008 Ph. D, Physics Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany
 2004-2008 Ph.D. student at QUO group in Physikalisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg
Ph.D., Received on January 2008
Dissertation: Quantum Manipulation of Photons and Atoms 
Supervisor: Prof. Jian-Wei Pan
 2002-2004 Graduate student at QPQI group Dept. of Mod. Phys., Univ. of Sci. & Tech. of China (USTC).
M.Sc., received on July 2004
 1998-2002 Undergraduate student at Dept. of Special Class for the Gifted Young, USTC B.Sc., Received on July 2002
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
1) Quantum information processing based on linear optics
2) Multi-photon entanglement: manipulation and application
3) Quantum communication with linear optics and atomic ensembles
4) Quantum memory: towards long distance quantum communication
5) Quantum simulation with ultra-cold atoms
6) Optical lattices: quantum many body systems
 
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS (* Corresponding author)
1) Sylvain Nascimbène, Yu-Ao Chen, Macros Atala, Monika Aidelsburger, Stefan Trotzky, Belén Paredes, Immanuel Bloch
Experimental realization of plaquette resonating valence bond states with ultracold atoms in optical superlattices
Phys. Rev. Lett., in press, preprint available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1202.6361.
2) Stefan Trotzky, Yu-Ao Chen, Andreas Flesch, Ian P. McCulloch, Ulrich Schollwöck, Jens Eisert, Immanuel Bloch
Probing the relaxation towards equilibrium in an isolated strongly correlated 1D Bose gas
Nature Physics, (Advanced-Online-Publication 2012).
3) Xing-Can Yao, Tian-Xiong Wang, Ping Xu, He Lu, Ge-Sheng Pan, Xiao-Hui Bao, Cheng-Zhi Peng, Chao-Yang Lu, Yu-Ao Chen, Jian-Wei Pan

Observation of eight-photon entanglement

Nature Photonics, (Advance-Online-Publication 2012).
4) Xing-Can Yao, Tian-Xiong Wang, Hao-Ze Chen, Wei-Bo Gao, Austin G. Fowler, Robert Raussendorf,  Zeng-Bing Chen, Nai-Le Liu, Chao-Yang Lu, You-Jin Deng, Yu-Ao Chen* & Jian-Wei Pan

Experimental demonstration of topological error correction

Nature 482, 489 (2012).
5) Monika Aidelsburger, Marcos Atala, Sylvain Nascimbène, Stefan Trotzky, Yu-Ao Chen*, Immanuel Bloch

Experimental realization of strong effective magnetic fields in an optical lattice 

Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 255301 (2011).
6) Ran Wei, Bo Zhao, Youjin Deng, Yu-Ao Chen, Jian-Wei Pan

Deterministic spin-wave interferometer based on Rydberg blockade

Phys. Rev. A 83, 063623 (2011).
7) Yu-Ao Chen*, Sylvain Nascimbène, Monika Aidelsburger, Marcos Atala, Stefan Trotzky, Immanuel Bloch
Controlling Correlated Tunneling and Superexchange Interactions with AC-Driven Optical Lattices
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 210405 (2011).
8) Christian Kasztelan, Stefan Trotzky, Yu-Ao Chen, Immanuel Bloch, Ian P. McCulloch, Ulrich Schollwöck, Giuliano Orso
Landau-Zener sweeps and sudden quenches in coupled Bose-Hubbard chains
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 155302 (2011).
9) Wei-Bo Gao, Xing-Can Yao, Jian-Ming Cai, He Lu, Ping Xu, Tao Yang, Yu-Ao Chen, Zeng-Bing Chen, Jian-Wei Pan
Experimental measurement-based quantum computing beyond the cluster-state model
Nature Photonics 5, 117-123 (2011).
10) Yu-Ao Chen*, Sebastian D. Huber, Stefan Trotzky, Immanuel Bloch, Ehud Altman
Many-body Landau-Zener dynamics in coupled 1D Bose liquids
Nature Physics 7, 61-67 (2011). 
11) Stefan Trotzky, Yu-Ao Chen, Ute Schnorrberger, Patrick Cheinet, Immanuel Bloch
Controlling and Detecting Spin Correlations of Ultracold Atoms in Optical lattices
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 265303 (2010).
12) Wei-Bo Gao, Alexander M. Goebel, Chao-Yang Lu, Han-Ning Dai, Claudia Wagenknecht, Qiang Zhang, Bo Zhao, Cheng-Zhi Peng, Zeng-Bing Chen, Yu-Ao Chen*, Jian-Wei Pan
Teleportation-based realization of an optical quantum two-qubit entangling gate
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 20869 (2010). 
13) Xing-Can Yao, Jaromír Fiurášek, He Lu, Wei-Bo Gao, Yu-Ao Chen, Zeng-Bing Chen, and Jian-Wei Pan
Experimental Realization of Programmable Quantum Gate Array for Directly Probing Commutation Relations of Pauli Operators
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 120402 (2010).
14) Claudia Wagenknecht, Che-Ming Li, Andreas Reingruber, Xiao-Hui Bao, Alexander Goebel, Yu-Ao Chen, Qiang Zhang, Kai Chen, & Jian-Wei Pan
Experimental Demonstration of a Heralded Entanglement Source
Nature Photonics 4, 549 - 552 (2010).
15) Bastian Jungnitsch, Sönke Niekamp, Matthias Kleinmann, Otfried Gühne, He Lu, Wei-Bo Gao, Yu-Ao Chen, Zeng-Bing Chen, & Jian-Wei Pan
Increasing the Statistical Significance of Entanglement Detection in Experiments
Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 210401 (2010). 
16) Wei-Bo Gao, Chao-Yang Lu, Xing-Can Yao, Ping Xu, Otfried Gühne, Alexander Goebel, Yu-Ao Chen, Cheng-Zhi Peng, Zeng-Bing Chen, & Jian-Wei Pan
Experimental demonstration of a hyper-entangled ten-qubit Schrödinger cat state.
Nature Physics 6, 331 - 335 (2010).
17) Yu-Ao Chen, Xiao-Hui Bao, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Shuai Chen, Bo Zhao, Jian-Wei Pan.
Heralded generation of atomic NOON state.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 043601 (2010).
18) Bo Zhao, Yu-Ao Chen*(equally contributed first author), Xiao-Hui Bao, Thorsten Strassel, Chih-Sung Chuu, Xian-Min Jin, Joerg Schmiedmayer, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Shuai Chen, Jian-Wei Pan.
A long-lived quantum memory for single-quanta spin wave.
Nature Physics 5, 95 (2009).
19) Chih-Sung Chuu, Thorsten Strassel, Bo Zhao, Markus Koch, Yu-Ao Chen, Shuai Chen, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Joerg Schmiedmayer, and Jian-Wei Pan.
Quantum memory with optically trapped atoms.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 120501 (2008).
20) Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Yu-Ao Chen*(equally contributed first author), Bo Zhao, Shuai Chen, Joerg Schmiedmayer, and Jian-Wei Pan
Experimental Demonstration of A BDCZ Quantum Repeater Node.
Nature 454, 1098 (2008).
21) Alexander Goebel, Claudia Wagenknecht, Qiang Zhang, Yu-Ao Chen, Kai Chen, Joerg Schmiedmayer, and Jian-Wei Pan.
Experimental Demonstration of Multistage Entanglement Swapping.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 080403(2008).
22) Nicolas Sangouard, Christoph Simon, Bo Zhao, Yu-Ao Chen, Hugues de Riedmatten, Jian-Wei Pan, and Nicolas Gisin,
Robust and efficient quantum repeaters with atomic ensembles and linear optics.
Phys. Rev. A 77, 062301 (2008).
23) Yu-Ao Chen*, Shuai Chen, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Bo Zhao, Chih-Sung Chuu, Joerg Schmiedmayer, Jian-Wei Pan,
Memory-built-in quantum teleportation with photonic and atomic qubits.
Nature Physics 4, 103 – 107 (2007).
24) Shuai Chen, Yu-Ao Chen, Bo Zhao, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Joerg Schmiedmayer, Jian-Wei Pan,
Demonstration of a stable atom-photon entanglement source for quantum repeaters.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 180505 (2007).
25) Kai Chen, Che-Ming Li, Qiang Zhang, Yu-Ao Chen, Alexander Goebel, Shuai Chen, Alois Mair, Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental realization of one-way quantum computing with two-photon four-qubit cluster states.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 120503 (2007).
26) Zeng-Bing Chen, Bo Zhao, Yu-Ao Chen, Joerg Schmiedmayer and Jian-Wei Pan.
Fault-tolerant quantum repeater with atomic ensembles and linear optics.
Phys. Rev. A 76, 022329 (2007).
27) Bo Zhao, Zeng-Bing Chen, Yu-Ao Chen, Joerg Schmiedmayer and Jian-Wei Pan.
Robust creation of entanglement between remote memory qubits.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 240502 (2007).
28) Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Yu-Ao Chen, Shuai Chen, Bo Zhao, Markus Koch, Thorsten Strassel, Yong Zhao, Gan-Jun Zhu, Jörg Schmiedmayer and Jian-Wei Pan.
Synchronized Independent Narrow-band Single Photons and Efficient Generation of Photonic Entanglement.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 180503 (2007).
29) Qiang Zhang, Alexander Goebel, Claudia Wagenknecht, Yu-Ao Chen, Bo Zhao, Tao Yang, Alois Mair, Joerg Schmiedmayer and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental quantum teleportation of a two-qubit composite system.
Nature Physics 2, 678 (2006).
30) Shuai Chen, Yu-Ao Chen, Thorsten Strassel, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Bo Zhao, Jörg Schmiedmayer and Jian-Wei Pan.
A deterministic and storable single-photon source based on a quantum memory.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 173004 (2006).
31) Yu-Ao Chen*, Tao Yang, An-Ning Zhang, Zhi Zhao, Adan Cabello and Jian-Wei Pan.
Experimental Violation of Bell's Inequality beyond Tsirelson's Bound.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 170408 (2006).
32) Yu-Ao Chen, An-Ning Zhang, Zhi Zhao, Xiao-Qi Zhou, Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental Quantum Error Rejection for Quantum Communication.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 220504 (2006).
33) Qiang Zhang, Xiang-Bin Wang, Yu-Ao Chen, Won-Young Hwang, Tao Yang and Jian-Wei Pan,
Comment on "Quantum Key Distribution with Blind Polarization Base",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 078901 (2006).
34) An-Ning Zhang, Chao-Yang Lu, Xiao-Qi Zhou, Yu-Ao Chen, Zhi Zhao, Tao Yang and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental construction of optical multiqubit cluster states from Bell states,
Phys. Rev. A, 73, 022330 (2006).
35) Yu-Ao Chen, An-Ning Zhang, Zhi Zhao, Tao Yang, Cheng-Zhi Peng, and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental Demonstration of Third-Man Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Secret Sharing.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 200502 (2005).
36) Zhi Zhao, An-Ning Zhang, Xiao-Qi Zhou, Yu-Ao Chen, Chao-Yang Lu, Anders Karlsson, and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental realization of optimal asymmetric cloning and telecloning via partial teleportation.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 030502 (2005).
37) Zhi Zhao, An-Ning Zhang, Yu-Ao Chen, Han Zhang, Jiang-Feng Du, Tao Yang, and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental demonstration of a non-destructive controlled-NOT quantum gate for two independent photon-qubits.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 030501 (2005).
38) Zhi Zhao, Yu-Ao Chen An-Ning Zhang, Tao Yang, Hans Briegel and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental Realization of Five-photon Entanglement and Open Destination Teleportation,
Nature 430 54 (2004).
39) Zhi Zhao, Tao Yang, Yu-Ao Chen, An-Ning Zhang, Marek Żukowski, and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental Test of Quantum Nonlocality in Four-photon Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger Entanglement,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 180401 (2003).
40) Zhi Zhao, Tao Yang, Yu-Ao Chen, An-Ning Zhang and Jian-Wei Pan,
Experimental Realization of Entanglement Concentration and a Quantum Repeater,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 207901 (2003).

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