Shengwang Du 杜勝望

Shengwang Du 杜勝望

Professor, PhD

Department of Physics
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong, China

Email: dusw_at_ust.hk
Group Web: http://physics.ust.hk/dusw/
Tel: (852)2358 7486
Fax: (852)2358 1652

Curriculum Vitae (download PDF version)

[Research Interests] [Appointments] [Educations] [Hornor] [Organizational Activities] [Publications] [Conference Proceedings] [Presentations] [Professional Service][ProfessionalAffiliation]

Research Interests

Atom Optics, Quantum Optics, Bose-Einstein Condensation, Atom Chip, Laser Cooling and Trapping, Nonlinear Optics, Solid State Lighting, Superconducting Electronics, Biophysics, Optical Microscopy & Bioimaging.

Appointments

  • 01/07/2017 – …, Professor, Department of Physics & Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
  • 01/01/2013 – 30/06/2017, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, HKUST.
  • 01/04/2015 – 30/06/2017, Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering, HKUST.
  • 30/07/2008 – 31/12/2012, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics,  HKUST.
  • 01/07/2016 – … Associate Director, Super-Resolution Imaging Center, HKUST.
  • 27/06/2016 – …Co-Founder & Chairman of Board, Light Innovation Technology (LiT) Ltd., Hong Kong
  • 04/12/2013 – … Co-Founder, NanoBioImaging (NBI) Ltd., Hong Kong.
  • 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2017, Visiting Fellow, JILA, University of Colorado Boulder.
  • 20/06/2005 – 07/2008, Postdoctoral Scholar, S. E. Harris group, Edward L. Ginzton laboratory, Stanford University.
  • 06/052005 – 19/06/2005, Postdoctoral Research Associate, D. Z. Anderson group, JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Educations

  • 08/1999 – 05/2005, PhD, Physics (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), JILA and Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.
    Thesis : Atom-chip Bose-Einstein condensation in a portable vacuum cell.
    Advisor: Prof. Dana Z. Anderson
  • 01/2002 – 12/2002, MS, Electrical Engineering (Optics), Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.
    Advisor: Prof. Frank Barnes
  • 09/1996 – 07/1999, MS, Physics (Condensed Matter Physics: Superconducting Electronics), Department of Physics, Peking University, China.
    Thesis : Paring symmetry of order parameter in high temperature superconductors and the phase measurement.
    Advisor: Prof. Yuandong Dai
  • 09/1992 – 07/1996, BS, Electrical Engineering (Electronics & Information Systems), Department of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, China.
    Thesis :

    1. A low power 80C31 micro-controller system: a complete development of portable device for measuring diamond hardness. (Advisor: Prof. Minhua Fan)
    2. The Monte-Carlo simulation for Si micro-strip detectors & Electron Pair Scattering.(Advisor: Prof. Ming Qi)
  • 02/1994 – 07/1995, Minor (or secondary) degree in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China.

Honors

  • OSA Fellow (elected in 2018).
  • 2018 “The Teachers I Like” (Nominated by the Outstanding Students of 2017-18), HKUST.
  • 2018 UROP Faculty Research Award, HKUST.
  • 2016-2017 Faculty Recognition, HKUST.
  • 3rd Prize in the Grand Final of GZ Nansha HKUST One Million Dollar International Entrepreneurship Competition, 08/2017.
  • Innovation Award and GF Securities Award, HKUST One Millions Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, 07/2017.
  • 2nd-Class Prize, the China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, 10/2016.
  • 2016 UROP Faculty Research Award, HKUST.
  • 2015 UROP Faculty Research Award, HKUST.
  • 2011 School of Science Research Award, HKUST.
  • 20th University of Colorado at Boulder Equity and Excellence Graduate Student Award, April 2005 (for outstanding service to the university community and wholehearted commitment to promoting the principles of academic excellence, cultural pluralism and diversity in higher education. For more information, see CU campus news ).

Organizational Services

  • President of CSSA (Chinese Student and Scholar Association), University of Colorado at Boulder , 2004 – 2005.
  • Graduate and Admission Committee, Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2002-2003.
  • Treasurer of CSSA (Chinese Student and Scholar Association), University of Colorado at Boulder , 2002 – 2003.
  • President and founder of Student F&B (Fitness and Beauty) Association, Peking University , China , 1998 – 1999.
  • Editor of “Hui Wen” Literature Press, Nanjing University, China, 1993-1995.

Publications:

(See group publication)

Conference Proceedings

  1. Shengwang Du, “Engineering narrowband biphotons,” Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO-PR) 2018, Session Th3H Entanglement and Squeezed States I (14:00-15:30, 02 Aug): Th3H.1 (14:00), Hong Kong, 29 July – 03 August, 2018. (Invited)

  2. Shengwang Du, “Single- and two-photon non-diffracting light-sheet microscopy for bioimaging,” 2018 Joint Annual Conference of Physical Societies in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Concurrent session 3: Biophysics and Soft Matter (28 July), Macao, 26-29 July, 2018 (Invited).

  3. Xianxin Guo, Yefeng Mei, Luwei Zhao, and Shengwang Du, “Mirrorless optical parametric oscillation in cold atoms,” the 49th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP), Session U07: Quantum Optics II, paper U07.00010, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 28 May – 01 June 2018.

  4. Yue Jiang, Yueyang Zou, Yefeng Mei, Xianxin Guo, and Shengwang Du, “Nontraditional quantum heat engine with cold atoms,” the 49th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP), Session R04: Nonlinear and Many-Body Physics, paper R04.00010, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 28 May – 01 June 2018.

  5. Xianxin Guo, Yefeng Mei, and Shengwang Du, “Generation of frequency-bin entangled narrowband biphotons and their Bell test,” Frontiers in Optics, paper JW4A.26, Washington D.C., USA, 18-21 September 2017.
  6. Lingbang Zhu, Xianxin Guo, Chi Shu, Heejeong Jeong, and Shengwang Du, “Enhanced spectral brightness of narrowband photon pairs generation from a hot atomic vapor cell,” Nonlinear Optics, NW3B.4, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 17-21 July 2017.

  7. Shengwang Du, “Quantum-state purity of heralded single photons,” Quantum Information Workshop, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 07-09 July 2017. (Invited)

  8. Shengwang Du, “Generating narrowband photons pairs with entanglement,” The 20th Physical Society of Hong Kong (PSHK) Annual Conference, Session 3.1, HKUST, 16-17 June 2017. (Invited)

  9. Lingbang Zhu, Chi Shu, Xianxin Guo, Peng Chen, Yanhong Xiao, Heejeong Jeong, and Shengwang Du, “Generation of subnatural-linewidth biphotons from a hot rubidium atomic vapor cell,” the 48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP), Session N8: Quantum Networks and Photon Sources, paper N8.00009, Sacramento, California, USA, 5-9 June 2017.

  10. Shengwang Du, “Entangling narrowband photon pairs,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), paper FW1F.7, San Jose, California, USA, 14-19 May 2017. (Invited)

  11. Shengwang Du, “Biphoton generation in the group-delay regime,” SPIE Photonics West: OPTO (the Optoelectronics, Photonic Materials and Devices Conference) 10119: Slow Light, Fast Light, and Opto-Atomic Precision Metrology X, Session 8: Quantum Infofrmation Processing and Related Technologies, paper 10119-25, San Francisco, California, USA, 28 January-2 February 2017. (Invited)

  12. Shengwang Du, “Narrowband entangled photon pairs,” The TAMU Physics of Quantum Electronics Follow-on Workshop, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, USA, 17-18 January 2017.

  13. Shengwang Du, “4D Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy for Live Cell Imaging: LBS 1.0,” The 4th International Anatomical Sciences & Cell Biology Conference, Hong Kong, 4-6 December 2016. (Invited)

  14. Kin Chung Franco Au, Yue Jia, Kai Jiang, Ilya Grigoriev, Kwan Tang Hau, Shengwang Du, Anna Akhmanova, Robert Zhong Qi, “GAS2L1 is a Centriolar Protein to Regulate Centrosome Disjunction,” 2016 ASCB (The American Society for Cell Biology) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 3-7 December 2016.

  15. Shengwang Du, “Narrowband Biphotons: Generation, Manipulation, and Applications,” The 4th biennial China–Australia Quantum Control Workshop, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China, 25-28 Septemebr 2016. (Invited)

  16. Luwei Zhao, Yumian Su, Xianxin Guo, and Shengwang Du, “Narrowband biphoton generation in the group delay regime,” The 37th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Session SC3: Atom-Light Interaction and Applications, Shanghai, China, 8-11 August 2016 (Invited).

  17. Shengwang Du, “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Frontiers in Optical Bioimaging Technologies, the University of Hong Kong, 21 July 2016 (Invited).

  18. Shengwang Du, “Spatially modulated spontaneous four-wave mixing: parallel-to-series quantum conversion,” 7th International Symposium on cold atom physics (ISCAP-VII), Session 9, Hangzhou, China, 18-21 June 2016. (Invited)

  19. Luwei Zhao, Xianxin Guo, Yuan Sun, Yumian Su, M. M. T. Loy, and Shengwang Du, “Biphoton generation driven by spatial light modulation: parallel-to-series conversion,” 47th Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session P9: P9.00003, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 23-27 May 2016.

  20. Shengwang Du, “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Hong Kong Optical Engineering Society 2016 Colloquium at Hong Kong University, 13 April 2016 (Invited).

  21. Teng Zhao, Ying Wang, Yuanliang Zhai, Aifang Cheng, Xiaoxuan Qu, Shengwang Du, and M. M. T. Loy, “A robust two-color super-resolution localization microscope,” SPIE Photonics West: BIOS, Conference 9714: Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging IX, Paper 9714-38, San Francisco, California, USA, 13-18 February 2016.

  22. Shengwang Du, Chi Shu, Xianxin Guo, Peng Chen, and M. M. T. Loy, “Narrowband biphotons with polarization-frequency coupled hyperentanglement,” 24th Annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS’15), Seminar 7: Quantum Information Science, S7.7, Shanghai, China, 21-25 August, 2015.

  23. Shengwang Du, Chang Liu, Yuan Sun, Luwei Zhao, Shanchao Zhang, and M. M. T. Loy, “Loading a single photon into an optical cavity,” 46th Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session J7: J7.00006, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 8-12 June, 2015.

  24. Chi Shu, Xianxin Guo, Peng Chen, M. M. T. Loy, and Shengwang Du, “Polarization-Frequency Entangled Narrowband Photon Pairs,” 46th Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session G7: G7.00004, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 8-12 June, 2015.

  25. Xianxin Guo, Peng Chen, Chi Shu, M. M. T. Loy, and Shengwang Du, “Temporal Quantum-State Tomography of Narrowband Biphotons,” 46th Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session T6: T6.00008, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 8-12 June 2015.

  26. Luwei Zhao, Xianxin Guo, Chang Liu, Yuan Sun, M. M. T. Loy, and Shengwang Du, “Sub-MHz narrow-band biphoton generation,” The 35th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS): SC3: Quantum Optics, page 1200, Guangzhou, China, 25-28 August, 2014.

  27. Shengwang Du, “Highly-efficient photon-atom quantum interface based on electromagnetically-induced transparency,” SPIE Photonics West: Optoelectronic Devices and Materials (OPTO), Conference 8998: Advances in Slow and Fast Light VII, Session 8: Quantum Optics in Slow and Fast Light II, Paper 8998-37, San Francisco, California, USA, 1-6 February 2014 (Invited).

  28. Yi-Hsin Chen, Meng-Jung Lee, I-Chung Wang, Shengwang Du, Yong-Fan Chen, Ying-Cheng Chen, and Ite A. Yu, “High-storage efficiency EIT-based optical memory,” SPIE Photonics West: Optoelectronic Devices and Materials (OPTO), Conference 8998: Advances in Slow and Fast Light VII, Session 13: Effects and Applications Related to Slow and Fast Light, Paper 8998-61, San Francisco, California, USA, 1-6 February 2014 (Invited).

  29. Shengwang Du, “Generation and Application of Narrow-Band Photon Pairs,” The 4th Int’l Quantum Optics Workshop 2013, Jeju Island, S. Korea, 30 October – 02 November 2013 (Invited).

  30. Chang Liu, Shanchao Zhang, Luwei Zhao, Peng Chen, C. –H. F. Fung, H. F. Chau, M. M. T. Loy, and Shengwang Du, “Single-Photon Differential-Phase-Shift Quantum Key Distribution,” The Rochester Conferences on Coherence and Quantum Optics (CQO) X and The Quantum Information and Measurement (QIM) 2, W6.40, Rochester, New York, USA, 17-20 June 2013.

  31. Shanchao Zhang, Chang Liu, Shuyu Zhou, Chih-Sung Chuu, Michael M. T. Loy, Shengwang Du, “Single-Photon Absorption and Reemission in Two-Level Cold Atoms,” The Rochester Conferences on Coherence and Quantum Optics (CQO) X and The Quantum Information and Measurement (QIM) 2, W6.39, Rochester, New York, USA, 17-20 June 2013.

  32. Shengwang Du, “Coherent Control of Single-Photon Absorption and Reemission in Two-Level Atoms,” Quantum Optics and New Materials (V), Beijing Computation Science Research Center, Beijing, China, 26-29 May 2013 (Invited).

  33. Wenhao Guo, Shuigang Xu, Ning Wang, M. M. T. Loy, and Shengwang Du, “Strain-induced Piezoelectric Field Effects on the Optical Properties of ZnO Nanowires,” APS March Meeting, Session U22: Optical Properties of Nanowires, U22.00010, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 18-22 March 2013.

  34. Dingdi Wang, Juanmei Hu, Wenhao Guo, Shengwang Du, and Zikang Tang, “The Orientation Control of Iodine Molecules inside Nano-scale Channels,” APS March Meeting, Session N22: Artifically Structured Materials: Growth, Structure, and Related Phenomena, N22.00011, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 18-22 March 2013.

  35. Shengwang Du, “Single-Photon Optical Precursor,” SPIE Photonics West: Optoelectronic Devices and Materials (OPTO), Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications, Conference 8636: Advances in Slow and Fast Light VI, Session 8: Quantum Optics, Paper 8636-40, San Francisco, California, USA, 2-7 February 2013 (Invited).

  36. Shengwang Du, “Efficient Quantum Light-Matter Interface Based on Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Cold Atoms,” Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2012: Frontiers of Quantum Science and Technology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 12-13 December 2012 (Invited).

  37. Shengwang Du, “Efficient Optical Storage with Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Cold Atoms,” The 5th International Symposium on Cold Atom Physics, The Three Gorges, China, 23-27 June 2012.

  38. Shengwang Du, “Narrow-Band Biphoton and Single Photons,” Quantum Information Workshop, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 18-22 June 2012.

  39. Shanchao Zhang, Shuyu Zhou, Chang Liu, J. F. Chen, Jianming Wen, M. M. T. Loy, G. K. L. Wong, Shengwang Du, “Optical Storage with Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Cold Atoms at a High Optical Depth,” 43rd Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session N5: N5.00008, Anaheim, California, USA, 4-8 June 2012.

  40. Chang Liu, J. F. Chen, Shanchao Zhang, Shuyu Zhou, Yoon-Ho Kim, M. M. T. Loy, G. K. L. Wong, Shengwang Du, “Quantum Interference Between Nondegenerate Photons,” 43rd Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session T6: T6.00003, Anaheim, California, USA, 4-8 June 2012.

  41. Shengwang Du, “Quantum and Nonlinear Optics with Cold Atoms,” International Conference on Frontiers of Cold Atoms and Related Topics, Hong Kong, May 14-17, 2012. (Invited)

  42. Wenhao Guo, Dingdi Wang, Juanmei Hu, Zikang Tang, and Shengwang Du, “Temperature Dependence of Raman Spectroscopy of Molecular Iodine Trapped in Zeolite Crystals,” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, APS March Meeting 2012, Volume 57, Number 1, Session H34: Focus Session: Nano II: Nanoscale Materials and Properties I, H34.00011 (28 February 2012).

  43. Shengwang Du, “Generating and Manipulating Narrow-Band Biphotons,” Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2011: Novel Quantum Phenomena, The Centre of Theoretical and Computational Physics, The University of Hong Kong, 14-16 December, 2011. (Invited)

  44. Shengwang Du, J. F. Chen, G. K. L. Wong, and M. M. T. Loy, “Optical Coherent Transients in Cold Atoms: From Free-Induction Decay to Optical Precursors,” the 7th joint meeting of Chinese physicists worldwide (OCPA7)-International Conference on Physics Education and Frontier Physics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, B4-2, August 1-5, 2011.(Invited)

  45. Shengwang Du, J. F. Chen, M. M. T. Loy, and G. K. L. Wong, “Optical Precursors in Slow and Fast Light Media,” The Advanced Photonics Congress : Slow and Fast Light (SL) Meeting, OSA, Toronto, Canada, SLMC5, June 12-15, 2011.

  46. Shanchao Zhang, J. F. Chen, Hui Yan, M. M. T. Loy, G. K. L. Wong, and Shengwang Du, “Generation of Narrowband Hyperentangled Biphotons,” The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, Maryland, USA, JThB27, May 1-6, 2011.

  47. Wenhao Guo, Dingdi Wang, Juanmei Hu, Z. K. Tang, and Shengwang Du, “Temperature Dependence of Raman Spectra Width of Iodine Molecules Confined in Zeolite Crystals,” the 3rd Guangdong – Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Physics, South China University of technology, Guangzhou, China, Dec. 4-5, 2010.

  48. Hui Yan, J. F. Chen, Shanchao Zhang, M. M. T. Loy, G. K. L. Wong, and Shengwang Du, “Narrow-Band Paired Photons: Generation, Modulation and Applicaiton,” the 3rd Guangdong – Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Physics, South China University of technology, Guangzhou, China, Dec. 4-5, 2010.

  49. J. F. Chen, M. M. T. Loy, G. K. L. Wong, and Shengwang Du, “Optical Coherent Transitions: from Free-Induction Decay to Optical Precursors,” the 3rd Guangdong – Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Physics, South China University of technology, Guangzhou, China, Dec. 4-5, 2010.

  50. Shengwang Du, “Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation near Atomic Resonance with Controllable Waverforms,” (invited) the 5th Asia Pacific Conference in Quantum Information Science (APCQIS), Taiyuan, Shanxi, China, Aug. 22-24, 2010.

  51. Shengwang Du, “Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation and Quantum Waveform Manipulation with Cold Atoms,” (invited) the 4th International Symposium on Cold Atom Physics (ISCAP-IV), Zhoushan Islands, Zhejiang, China, July 5-8, 2010.

  52. Shengwang Du, Jiefei Chen, Dong Wei, Michael M. T. Loy, George K. L. Wong, “Observation of Optical Precursors with Electromagnetically Induced Transparency,” The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), San Jose, California, USA, QFJ6, May 16-21, 2010.

  53. S. E. Harris, C. Belthangady, Chih-Sung Chuu, S. Du, P. Kolchin, S. Sensarn, I. A. Yu, J. M. Kahn, G. Y. Yin, “Modulation of Photons and Biphotons,” The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), San Jose, California, USA, QFB1 (Invited), May 16-21, 2010.

  54. Shengwang Du, “Quantum Nonlinear Optics with Cold Atoms,” Invited talk, The 2nd Guangdong-Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Physics, Session: Cold Atom and BEC, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 10-11, 2009.

  55. Shengwang Du, “Permanent Magnetic Nano Tweezers for Single Atom Manipulation,” The 7th Cross-Strait Workshop on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Guiyang, China, July 26 – August 1, 2009.

  56. Jianming Wen, Eun Oh, and Shengwang Du, “Narrowband Triphoton W State Generation via Four-Wave Mixings,” OSA Topic Meeting: Nonlinear Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, NTuA3, July 12-17, 2009.

  57. Shengwang Du, Jianming Wen, and Chinmay Belthangady, “Shaping Paired Photons with Four-Wave Mixing and Slow Light,” OSA Topic Meeting: Slow and Fast Light, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, StuC1, July 12-17, 2009.

  58. Chinmay Belthangady, Shengwang Du, Chih-Sung Chuu, G.Y. Yin, and S.E. Harris, “Modulation and Measurement of Time-Energy Entangled Photons,” OSA Topic Meeting: Slow and Fast Light, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, JTuB25, July 12-17, 2009.

  59. Chinmay Belthangady, Shengwang Du, Pavel Kolchin, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, “Measurement of biphoton wavefunctions using fast amplitude modulators,” Frontiers in Optics, FMH6, Oct. Rochester, NY, Oct. 19-23, 2008. [in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) paper FMH6, (Optical Society of America, 2008).]

  60. Shengwang Du, Chinmay Belthangady, Pavel Kolchin, G.Y. Yin, and S.E. Harris “Observation of optical precursors at the biphoton level,” DAMOP-2008 (39th Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics), Session B5: Quantum and Nonlinear Optics (B5.00007), American Physical Society (APS), Penn State Univ, State College, Pennsylvania, May 27-31, 2008.

  61. Pavel Kolchin, Chinmay Belthangady, Shengwang Du, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, “Single photons with arbitrary waveforms”, The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), Postdeadline paper, QPDA3, San Jose, CA, May 4-9, 2008.

  62. Chinmay Belthangady, Shengwang Du, Pavel Kolchin, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, “Generation of biphotons with controllable temporal length”, The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), QThB5, San Jose, CA, May 4-9, 2008.

  63. Shengwang Du, “Generation of Subnatural Linewidth Biphotons,” SPIE Photonics West, Invited paper 6904-16, San Jose, California, January 22nd, 2008 (Invited).

  64. Shengwang Du, Eun Oh, Jianming Wen, and Morton H. Rubin, “Four-wave mixing and two-photon interference in a three-level atomic ensemble,” Frontiers in Optics, post deadline paper PDP-C8, San Jose, California, September 19th, 2007.

  65. Shengwang Du, Pavel Kolchin, Chinmay Belthangady, G.Y. Yin, and S.E. Harris, “Generation of subnatural linewidth biphotons,” Frontiers in Optics, post deadline paper PDP-C2, San Jose, California, September 19th, 2007.

  66. Jianming Wen, Morton H. Rubin, and Shengwang Du, “A new beating experiment using biphotons generated from a two-level system”, OSA Topic Meeting: Slow and Fast Light, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 8-11, 2007.

  67. Jianming Wen, Shengwang Du, and Morton H. Rubin, “Biphoton in a two-level atomic ensemble,” The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC), Baltimore, Maryland, May 6-11, 2007.

  68. Shengwang Du, Pavel Kolchin, Chinmay Belthangady, G.Y. Yin, and S.E. Harris, “Generation of narrow bandwidth paired photons: use of a single driving laser”, OSA Topic Meeting: Slow and Fast Light, OSA Headquarters, Washington, DC, July 25th, 2006. [in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuA2.]

  69. Matthew B. Squires, Shengwang Du, Steven A. Lipp, Benjamin Luey, Sterling E. Mcbride, Brian Mccarthy, and Dana Z. Anderson, “Progress on a portable BEC system”, DAMOP-2005 (36th Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics), H6.00028, American Physical Society (APS), Lincoln, Nebraska, May 17-21, 2005.

  70. Shengwang Du, Matthew B. Squires, Leslie Czaia, Dana Z. Anderson, R.A. Saravanan, Victor Bright, Yutaka Imai, Jakob Reichel, and T. W. Hänsch, “Atom-chip Bose-Einstein condensation in a portable vacuum cell”, CLEO-IQEC Post-deadline session IPDA1, CA, May 16-21, 2004. [Post-deadline Paper, p1130-1131, Quantum Electronics Conference, 2004. (IQEC). International, 2004.]

  71. D. Anderson, V. Bright, L. Czaia, S. Du, S. Frader-Thompson, B. McCarthy, and M. Squires, “Atom optics on a chip,” MEMS 2003, Kyoto, Japan, January 19-23, 210-214 (2003).

Presentations

  1. “Engineering narrowband biphotons,” Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO-PR) 2018, Session Th3H Entanglement and Squeezed States I (14:00-15:30, 02 Aug): Th3H.1 (14:00), Hong Kong, 02 August, 2018. (Invited)

  2. “Single- and wo-photon non-diffracting light-sheet microscopy for bioimaging,” 2018 Joint Annual Conference of Physical Societies in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Concurrent session 3: Biophysics and Soft Matter (28 July), Macao, 28 July, 2018 (Invited).

  3. “From fundamental quantum optics to applied optical microscopy and bioimaging,” A Multilateral Workshop to Explore the Establishment of a Waterloo Biomedical Research and Innovation Node (WBRIN), Hong Kong, 16 May 2018.

  4. “LiTone: 5D Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy for Live-Cell Imaging,” Colloquium, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 26 January 2018.(Invited)

  5. “LiTone: 5D Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy for Live-Cell Imaging,” IAS Program on Inverse Problems, Imaging and Partial Differential Equations, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 17 January 2018.(Invited)

  6. “Advanced Optical Microscopies for Cell Bioimaging: From Super-Resolution to Light Sheet,” Division of Life Science, HKUST, 15 September 2017. (Invited)

  7. “Advanced Optical Microscopies for Cell Bioimaging: From Super-Resolution to Light Sheet,” Croucher Summer Course in Advanced Imaging, LKS faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 22 August 2017. (Invited)

  8. “Quantum-state purity of heralded single photons,” Quantum Information Workshop, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 09 July 2017. (Invited)

  9. “Generating narrowband photons pairs with entanglement,” The 20th Physical Society of Hong Kong (PSHK) Annual Conference, Session 3.1, HKUST, 16 June 2017. (Invited)

  10. “Entangling narrowband photon pairs,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California, USA, 17 May 2017. (Invited)

  11. “LiTone: 5D ligt-sheet fluorescence microscopy for live-cell imaging,” BioFrontiers Advanced Light Microscopy Core, JSCBB, University of Colorado Boulder, USA, 07 March 2017.

  12. “Narrowband biphotons: generation, manipulation, and applications,” JILA, University of Colorado Boulder, USA, 16 February 2017.

  13. “Biphoton generation in the group-delay regime,” SPIE Photonics West: OPTO (the Optoelectronics, Photonic Materials and Devices Conference) 10119: Slow Light, Fast Light, and Opto-Atomic Precision Metrology X, Session 8: Quantum Infofrmation Processing and Related Technologies, paper 10119-25, San Francisco, California, USA, 31 January 2017. (Invited)

  14. “Narrowband entangled photon pairs,” The TAMU Physics of Quantum Electronics Follow-on Workshop, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, USA, 17 January 2017.

  15. “Advnanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” JILA, University of Colorado Boulder, 12 January 2017. (Invited)

  16. “4D Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy for Live Cell Imaging: LBS 1.0,” The 4th International Anatomical Sciences & Cell Biology Conference, Hong Kong, 4 December 2016. (Invited)

  17. “Narrowband Biphotons: Generation, Manipulation, and Applications,” The 4th biennial China–Australia Quantum Control Workshop, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, 26 September 2016. (Invited)

  18. “Narrowband biphoton generation in the group delay regime,” The 37th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Session SC3: Atom-Light Interaction and Applications, Shanghai, China, 10 August 2016. (Invited

  19. “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Frontiers in Optical Bioimaging Technologies, the University of Hong Kong, 21 July 2016 (Invited).

  20. “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nanjing University, 07 July 2016.

  21. “Spatially modulated spontaneous four-wave mixing: parallel-to-series quantum conversion,” 7th International Symposium on cold atom physics (ISCAP-VII), Session 9, Hangzhou, China, 21 June 2016 (Invited).

  22. “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Faculty of Dentistry, the Unviersity of Hong Kong, 12 May 2016.

  23. “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Hong Kong Optical Engineering Society 2016 Colloquium at Hong Kong University, 13 April 2016.

  24. “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Max Planck Society – Croucher Foundation Joint Workshop on Molecular Systems and Engineering Sciences, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 07 April, 2016.

  25. “Advanced optical microscopies for cell bioimaging,” Asia University & China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, 25 March 2016.

  26. “Narrow-band biphotons: generation, manipulation, and applications,” 2016 Optical Physics Spring School, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 21 March 2016 (Invited).

  27. “Optical microscopies for 21st century,” Foshan University, Guangdong, 01 February 2016.

  28. “NBI super-resolution microscope,” Croucher Symposium in Advanced Imaging: From system biology to single cell & single molecule analysis, the University of Hong Kong, 07 August 2015.

  29. “Narrowband biphotons with polarization-frequency coupled hyperentanglement,” 24th Annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS’15), Seminar 7: Quantum Information Science, S7.7, Shanghai, China, 23 August 2015.

  30. “Narrowband biphotons with polarization-frequency coupled hyperentanglement,” Summer Meeting of Precision Measurement Physics Based on Atoms and Molecules (AMPMP), Yantai, China, 06-10 August 2015.

  31. “Coherent control of heralded single photons,” Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, 16 June 2016 (Invited).

  32. “Loading a Single Photon into an Optical Cavity,” 46th Annual DAMOP Meeting, Session J7: J7.00004, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 10 June 2015.

  33. “Narrowband Biphotons with Frequency-Bin Entanglement,” Workshop on Quantum Materials and Quantum Technologies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 23 April 2015.

  34. “Coherent Control of Single Photons,” Workshop on Quantum Technology: A New Frontier in Engineering, the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong, 31 March 2015 (Invited).

  35. “Generation and Manipulation of Narrowband Photon Pairs: Single Photons under Control,” Département de Physique, Universite pierre et Marie Curie, 04 July, 2014.

  36. “A Single Photon Meets the Speed Limit,” Département de Physique, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, École Normale Supérieure – Paris, 03 July 2014.

  37. “Highly-Efficient Photon-Atom Quantum Interface Based on EIT,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, 17 April 2014.

  38. “Highly-Efficient Photon-Atom Quantum Interface Based on Electromagnetically Induced Transparency,” SPIE Photonics West: Optoelectronic Devices and Materials (OPTO), Conference 8998: Advances in Slow and Fast Light VII, Session 8: Quantum Optics in Slow and Fast Light II, Paper 8998-37, San Francisco, California, USA, 1-6 February 2014 (Invited).

  39. “Narrow-Band Entangled Photon Pairs: Single Photons under Control,” Department of Physics, Zhejiang University, 27 December 2013 (invited).

  40. “Generation and Application of Narrow-Band Photon Pairs,” The 4th Int’l Quantum Optics Workshop 2013, Jeju Island, S. Korea, 30 October – 02 November 2013 (Invited).

  41. “Speed Limit of a Single Photon,” Conference on Molecular, Atomic, Nuclear and Particle Physics (MANPP), Beijing, China, 14-16 August 2013.

  42. “Coherent Control of Single-Photon Absorption and Reemission in Two-Level Atoms,” Quantum Optics and New Materials (V), Beijing Computation Science Research Center, Beijing, China, 26-29 May 2013 (Invited).

  43. “Single-Photon Optical Precursor,” SPIE Photonics West: Optoelectronic Devices and Materials (OPTO), Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications, Conference 8636: Advances in Slow and Fast Light VI, Session 8: Quantum Optics, Paper 8636-40, San Francisco, California, USA, 2-7 February 2013 (Invited).

  44. “Single Photons under Control,” XJTU-HKUST Joint Workshop (Physics and Chemistry), Xi’an Jiao Tong University, Xi’an, 15 January 2013.

  45. “Efficient Quantum Light-Matter Interface Based on Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Cold Atoms,” Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2012: Frontiers of Quantum Science and Technology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 12-13 December 2012.

  46. “A Single Photon Meets the Speed Limit,” Department of Physics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 22 Oct. 2012.

  47. “Efficient Optical Storage with Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Cold Atoms,” The 5th International Symposium on Cold Atom Physics, The Three Gorges, China, 23-27 June 2012.

  48. “Narrow-Band Biphoton and Single Photons,” Quantum Information Workshop, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 18-22 June 2012.

  49. “Quantum and Nonlinear Optics with Cold Atoms,” International Conference on Frontiers of Cold Atoms and Related Topics, Hong Kong, 14-17 May, 2012. (Invited)

  50. “Generating and Manipulating Narrow-Band Biphotons,” Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2011 : Novel Quantum Phenomena, The Centre of Theoretical and Computational Physics, The University of Hong Kong, 14-16 December, 2011. (Invited)

  51. “Optical Coherent Transients in Cold Atoms: From Free-Induction Decay to Optical Precursors,” the 7th joint meeting of Chinese physicists worldwide (OCPA7)-International Conference on Physics Education and Frontier Physics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, B4-2, August 1-5, 2011.(Invited)

  52. “Optical Precursors in Slow and Fast Light Media,” The Advanced Photonics Congress : Slow and Fast Light (SL) Meeting, OSA, Toronto, Canada, SLMC5, June 13, 2011.

  53. “Optical Precursor and the Information Velocity of Light,” School of Physical Science and Technology, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, June 2, 2011.

  54. “Generating and Manipulating Narrow-Band Entangled Paired Photons,” (Invited Colloquium) Department of Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, May 31, 2011; East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, June 1, 2011.

  55. “Optical Precursor: What is the Information Velocity of Light?” JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, May 11, 2011.

  56. “Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation near Atomic Resonance,” (invited) Quantum Optics Workshop, Korea research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Daejeon, Korea, Nov. 30, 2010.

  57. “Optical Precursor and Information Velocity,” Department of Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea, Nov. 29, 2010.

  58. “Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation near Atomic Resonance with Controllable Waverforms,” (invited) the 5th Asia Pacific Conference in Quantum Information Science (APCQIS), Taiyuan, Shanxi, China, Aug. 22-24, 2010.

  59. “Optical Precursor,” School of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Aug. 06, 2010.

  60. “Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation and Quantum Waveform Manipulation with Cold Atoms,” (invited) the 4th International Symposium on Cold Atom Physics (ISCAP-IV), Zhoushan Islands, Zhejiang, China, July 5-8, 2010.

  61. “Manipulating Quantum Waveform of Entangled Photons,” Workshop on Quantum Engineering and Physics of Quanutm Coherence Device, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China, 19-24 June, 2010.

  62. “Optical Precursors: Slow Light, Fast Light, and Information Velocity,” School of Physics and Quantum Electronics Institute, Peking University, Beijing, China, 10 & 11 June, 2010.

  63. “Observation of Optical Precursors with Electromagnetically Induced Transparency,” The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), San Jose, California, USA, QFJ6 (Session QFJ: Correlations and Coherence), May 21, 2010.

  64. “Information Propagating through a Dispersive Medium—Observation of Optical Precursors,” School of Environment and Material Engineering, Yantai University, Yantai, China, April 02, 2010.

  65. “Quantum Nonlinear Optics with Cold Atoms,” Invited talk, The 2nd Guangdong-Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Physics, Session: Cold Atom and BEC, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 10, 2009.

  66. “Velocities of Light in a Dispersive Medium—When Photons Talk to Atoms,” Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China, Nov. 26, 2009.

  67. “Velocities of Light in a Dispersive Medium—When Photons Talk to Atoms,” Colloquium, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, Nov. 11, 2009.

  68. “Velocities of Light in a Dispersive Medium,” Key Lab of Quantum Information, CAS and University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, Oct. 19, 2009; Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Wuhan, China, Oct. 21, 2009; College of Science, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, Oct. 23, 2009.

  69. “Permanent Magnetic Nano Tweezers for Single Atom Manipulation,” The 7th Cross-Strait Workshop on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Guiyang, China, July 26 – August 1, 2009.

  70. “Narrowband Triphoton W State Generation via Four-Wave Mixings,” OSA Topic Meeting: Nonlinear Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, NTuA3, July 14, 2009.

  71. “Shaping Paired Photons with Four-Wave Mixing and Slow Light,” OSA Topic Meeting: Slow and Fast Light, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, StuC1, July 14, 2009.

  72. “Generating and Manipulating Narrowband Biphoton Quantum Waveform,” Colloquium, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Nov. 20, 2008.

  73. “Generating and Manipulating Narrowband Biphoton Quantum Waveform,” Department of Physics, Nanjing University, Oct. 06, 2008.

  74. “Observation of Optical Precursors at the Biphoton Level,” DAMOP-2008 (39th Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics), Session B5: Quantum and Nonlinear Optics (B5.00007), American Physical Society (APS), Penn State Univ, State College, Pennsylvania, May 27-31, 2008.

  75. “Generation of Subnatural Linewidth Biphotons,” SPIE Photonics West, Invited paper 6904-16, San Jose, California, January 22nd, 2008.

  76. “Quantum State Manipulation of Atoms and Photons,” School of Natural Science, University of California, Merced, January 16th, 2008.

  77. “Quantum State Manipulation of Atoms and Photons,” Department of Physics, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, December 6th, 2007.

  78. DARPA OAWG II / Slow Light II Review Meeting, Alexandria, VA, November 14th-16th, 2007.

  79. “Generation of Subnatural Linewidth Biphotons,” Department of Physics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Nov. 13, 2007.

  80. “Four-Wave Mixing and Two-Photon Interference in a Multi-Level Atomic Ensemble,” Frontiers in Optics, post deadline session PDP-C8, San Jose, California, September 19th, 2007.

  81. “Generation of Subnatural Linewidth Biphotons,” Frontiers in Optics, post deadline session PDP-C2, San Jose, California, September 19th, 2007.

  82. Invited seminar series talks on atom chip and quantum optics, Institute of Opto-electronics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, Dec. 18th-20th, 2006.

  83. “Generation of Narrow Bandwidth Paired Photons: Use of a single driving laser”, OSA Topic Meeting: Slow and Fast Light, OSA Headquarters, Washington, DC, July 25th, 2006. [in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuA2.]

  84. “BEC Atom Chip & Paired Photon Generation in Cold Atoms: Quantum state manipulation of atoms and photons”, Department of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, May 19th 2006.

  85. “BEC Atom Chip & Paired Photon Generation in Cold Atoms: Quantum state manipulation of atoms and photons”, Department of Physics, China Eastern Normal University, Shanghai, China, May 17th 2006.

  86. “BEC Atom Chip & Paired Photon Generation in Cold Atoms: Quantum state manipulation of atoms and photons”, The Laboratory for Quantum Optics, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China, May 16th 2006.

  87. “BEC Atom Chip & Paired Photon Generation in Cold Atoms: Quantum state manipulation of atoms and photons”, Quantum Electronics Institute, Peking University, Beijing, China, May 11th 2006.

  88. “Cold-Atom Quantum Optical Sources”, JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder, April 19th 2006.

  89. “A Portable BEC Atom-Chip System—towards practical atom matter wave sensors”, Invited talk, US NRL (Naval Research Laboratory), Washington DC, Oct 8th, 2004

  90. “Atom Chip Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Portable Vacuum Cell”, CLEO-IQEC Post-deadline session IPDA1, CA, May 16-21, 2004. [Post-deadline Paper, p1130-1131, Quantum Electronics Conference, 2004. (IQEC). International, 2004.]

  91. “Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Portable Atom-Chip Cell”, PINS meeting, JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder, April 22nd, 2004.

  92. “Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Portable Atom-Chip Cell”, MURI Review, Stanford University, March 2004.

  93. “Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Portable Atom-Chip Cell”, JILA tri-group (Eric Cornell, Carl Wieman, and Deborah Jin) invited talk, University of Colorado at Boulder, March 2004.

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board (Topical Editor), Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics (JOSA B), 12/2013 – Present.
  • Reviewer for journals: Physical Review Letters (PRL), Physical Review A (PRA), Physical Review Applied (PRApplied), Nature, Nature Communications, Nature Physics, Scientific Reports, Communications Physics, Optics Letters (OL), Optics Express, Journal of the Optical Society of America B (JOSAB), New Journal of Physics, Europhysics Letters (EPL), European Physical Journal D (EPJD), International Journal of Physical Sciences, Solid State Communication (SSC), Chinese Physics Letters (CPL), Semiconductor Science and Technology, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics, IEEE Photonics, Journal of Chemical Physics, International Laser Physics Letters, Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO), Quantum Science and Technology (QST), Nanotechnology, and Photonics.
  • Advisory Committee, International Symposium on Cold Atom Physics (ISCAP), China, 2016-present.
  • Program Committee, The 7th International Symposium on Cold Atom Physics (ISCAP), 2016.
  • Co-Chair: Organizing Committee & Chair: Academic Committee, 17th Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO), 2015-2016.
  • The 35th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS) 2014: Organizer and Chair of session SC3: Quantum Optics.
  • Council member, The Chinese Association of Young Scientists and Technologists, 2014-present.
  • Council member, Association of Mainland Overseas Returned Scholars in Hong Kong, 2013-2015.
  • Council member, The Physical Society of Hong Kong, 2014-present.
  • Organizing Committee, Conference on Molecular, Atomic, Nuclear and Particle Physics (MANPP), Beijing, China, 14-16 August 2013.
  • Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2013: Novel Quantum Systems, 12-14 December 2013, Organizing Committee.
  • Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2012: Frontiers of Quantum Science and Technology, 12-13 December 2012, Organizing Committee.
  • Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2011: Novel Quantum Phenomena, 14-16 Dec 2011, Organizing Committee.
  • The 14th Conference of The Physical Society of Hong Kong, 11 June 2011, Organizing Committee.
  • Member of Quantum Optics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids Subcommittee for the CLEO:QELS 2011.
  • Session Chair for Optics, the 3rd Guangdong – Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Physics, 2010.
  • Reviewer for Hong Kong RGC SRFDP & ERG JRS proposals.
  • Reviewer for NSF AMO and QIS programs.
  • Reviewer for Georgian NSF.
  • Reviewer for Israel Science Foundation (ISF).
  • Reviewer for Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).
  • Session Chair, SPIE Photonics West, San Jose, California, January 19-24, 2008.
  • Council Member, Physical Society of Hong Kong (PSHK), 2012-2014.

Professional Affiliation

    • Physics Society of Hong Kong (PSHK).
    • American Physical Society (APS).
    • The Optical Society (OSA): Fellow (elected in 2018).