Associate Professor

Phone: (027) 87543880-8306

Email: jie.zhang@mail.hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Precision Measurement Physics, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

Research Interests: Optical frequency standards, narrow linewidth ultra-stable lasers, frequency combs, and precision measurements

 

Dr. Zhang received her M. S. degree in Optics from Peking University, China, in 2004, and her Ph.D. degree in Optics from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, in 2008. She continued her Postdoctoral research at Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen, Germany for two more years. In 2010, she joined the Center for Gravitational Experiments, School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology as an Associate Professor. Her research interests are optical frequency standards, narrow linewidth ultra-stable lasers, frequency combs, and precision measurements.

Academic Degrees

PhD in Optics, 2008, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.

MS in Optics, 2004, Peking University

BS in Physics, 2001, Shandong Normal University

Professional Experience

2010-Present: Associate Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

2008-2010: Post-doc, Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany.

Selected Publications

  1. J. Zhang, W. Wu, X. H. Shi, X. Y. Zeng, K. Deng, and Z. H. Lu, "Design verification of large time constant thermal shields for optical reference cavities," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 87, 023104 (2016). 

  2. K. Deng, H. Che, Y. Lan, Y. P. Ge, Z. T. Xu, W. H. Yuan, J. Zhang, and Z. H. Lu, "Design of blade-shaped-electrode linear ion traps with reduced anharmonic contributions," J. Appl. Phys. 118, 113106 (2015).

  3. K. Deng, Y. L. Sun, W. H. Yuan, Z. T. Xu, J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, and J. Luo, "A modified model of helical resonator with predictable loaded resonant frequency and Q-factor," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 104706 (2014).

  4. J. Zhang, W. H. Yuan, K. Deng, A. Deng, Z. T. Xu, C. B. Qin, Z. H. Lu, and J. Luo, "A long-term frequency stabilized deep ultraviolet laser for Mg+ ions trapping experiments," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 123109 (2013).

  5. J. Zhang, Y. X. Luo, B. Ouyang, K. Deng, Z. H. Lu, and J. Luo, "Design of an optical reference cavity with low thermal noise limit and flexible thermal expansion properties," Eur. Phys. J. D 67, 46 (2013).

  6. H. Hu, S. Svitlov, C. Rothleitner, J. Schäfer, J. Zhang and L. J. Wang, "Improvements of the MPG-2 transportable absolute ballistic gravimeter," Metrologia 47, 575-582 (2010).

  7. Y. N. Zhao, J. Zhang, J. Stuhler, G. Schuricht, F. Lison, Z. H. Lu, and L. J. Wang, “Sub-hertz frequency stabilization of a commercial diode laser,” Opt. Commun. 283, 4696-700 (2010).

  8. J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, L. J. Wang, “Absolute frequency measurement of the molecular iodine hyperfine components near 560nm with a solid-state laser source,” Appl. Opt. 48, 5629-35 (2009).

  9. Y. N. Zhao, J. Zhang, A. Stejskal, T. Liu, V. Elman, Z. H. Lu, and L. J. Wang, “ A vibration-insensitive optical cavity and absolute determination of its ultrahigh stability,” Opt. Express 17, 8970-82 (2009).

  10. B. Sprenger, J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, and L. J. Wang, “Atmospheric transfer of optical and radio frequency clock signals,” Opt. Lett. 34, 965-7 (2009).

  11. J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, and L. J. Wang, “Precision refractive index measurements of air, N2, O2, Ar, and CO2 with a frequency comb,” Appl. Opt. 47, 3143-51 (2008).

  12. J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, and L. J. Wang, “Precision measurement of the refractive index of carbon dioxide with a frequency comb,” Opt. Lett. 32, 3212-4 (2007).

  13. J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, Y. H. Wang, T. Liu, A. Stejskal, Y. N. Zhao, R. Dumke, Q. H. Gong, and L. J. Wang, "Exact frequency comb mode number determination in precision optical frequency measurements," Laser Phys. 17, 1025-8 (2007).

  14. Y. H. Wang, R. Dumke, J. Zhang, T. Liu, A. Stejskal, Y. N. Zhao, Z. H. Lu, L. J. Wang, Th. Becker, and H. Walther, “Absolute frequency and isotope shift measurements of the cooling transition in singly ionized indium,” Eur. Phys. J. D 44, 307–11 (2007).

  15. Y. H. Wang, T. Liu, R. Dumke, A. Stejskal, Y. N. Zhao, J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, L. J. Wang, Th. Becker, and H. Walther, "Improved absolute frequency measurement of 115In+ 5s2 1S0-5s5p 3P0 narrowline transition – progress toward an optical frequency standard," Laser Phys. 17, 1017-24 (2007).

  16. T. Liu, Y. H. Wang, R. Dumke, A. Stejskal, Y. N. Zhao, J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, L. J. Wang, Th. Becker, and H. Walther, "Narrow linewidth light source for an ultraviolet optical frequency standard," Appl. Phys. B. 87, 227–32 (2007).

  17. Y. H. Wang, R. Dumke, T. Liu, A. Stejskal, Y. N. Zhao, J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, L. J. Wang, Th. Becker, and H. Walther, "Absolute frequency measurement and high resolution spectroscopy of 115In+ 5s2 1S0-5s5p 3P0 transition," Opt. Commun. 273, 526-31 (2007).

  18. J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, B. Menegozzi, and L. J. Wang, "Application of frequency combs in the measurement of the refractive index of air," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 083104 (2006).

  19. J. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, and L. J. Wang, “Precision measurement of air refractive index with frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 30, 3314-6 (2005).

  20. J. Zhang, Z. J. Chen, Y. H. Liu, M. M. Huang, Q. Wei, and Q. H. Gong, "Improvement on the photorefractive performance of a monolithic molecular material by introducing electron traps," Appl. Phys. Lett., 85, 1323-5 (2004).

  21. J. Zhang, Z. J. Chen, M. M. Huang, F. S. Li, Q. Wei, Y. H. Liu, and Q. H. Gong, "High two-beam coupling coefficients of monolithic small molecule at low electric field," Chin. Phys. Lett. 21, 1958-60 (2004).  

Awards and Honors

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 61108025, 2012-2014;

  • Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education, Grant No. 20110142120041, 2012-2014;

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 91536116, 2016-2018.

Courses Taught

• College Physics;

• Precision Spectroscopy;

• Optics.

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