Associate Professor

Phone: (027)87542391


Academic Areas: Precision Measurements Via Atom Interferometry, cold atom physics.

Research Interests: Precision Measurements Via Atom Interferometry, cold atom physics.


2014-present  Associate Professor, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tec.

2012-2014    Postdoctoral research, LNE-SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, France

2011-2012    Postdoctoral research, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tec.

2006-2011    Ph.D. in Physics, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tec.

2001-2005    B.S. in Applied Physics, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tec.

Selected Publications

  1. Min-Kang Zhou, Ke Zhang, Xiao-Chun Duan, Yi Ke, Cheng-Gang Shao, and Zhong-Kun Hu, Atomic multiwave interferometer for Aharonov-Casher-phase measurements. Physical Review A,  93, 023641(2016);

  2. Min-Kang Zhou, Xin Xiong, Le-Le Chen, Jia-Feng Cui, Xiao-Chun Duan, and Zhong-Kun Hu, Note: A three-dimension active vibration isolator for precision atom gravimeters, REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 86, 046108 (2015),

  3. Zhou Min-Kang(周敏康), Duan Xiao-Chun(段小春), Chen Le-Le(陈乐乐), Luo Qin(罗覃), Xu Yao-Yao(徐耀耀), and Hu Zhong-Kun(胡忠坤) , Micro-Gal level gravity measurements with cold atom interferometry,Chin. Phys. B, Vol. 24,   050401(2015);

  4. Min-Kang Zhou, Zhong-Kun Hu, Xiao-Chun Duan, Bu-liang Sun, Jin-Bo Zhao and Jun Luo, Precisely mapping the magnetic field gradient in vacuum with an atom interferometer, Physical Review A, 2010, 82, 061602R;

  5. Min-Kang Zhou, Zhong-Kun Hu, Xiao-Chun Duan, Bu-Liang Sun, Le-Le Chen, Qiao-Zhen Zhang, and Jun Luo, Performance of a cold-atom gravimeter with an active vibration isolator, Physical Review A, 86, 043630(2012);

  6. Min-Kang Zhou, Bruno Pelle, Adèle Hilico, Franck Pereira dos Santos, Atomic multiwave interferometer in an optical lattice,Physical Review A, 88, 013604(2013);

  7. Juan-Juan Tao, Min-Kang Zhou*, Qiao-Zhen Zhang, Jia-Feng Cui, Xiao-Chun Duan, Cheng-Gang Shao, and Zhong-Kun Hu, Note: Directly measuring the direct digital synthesizer frequency chirp-rate for an atom interferometer, REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, 86, 096108(2015);

  8. Min-Kang Zhou, Zhong-Kun Hu, Xiao-Chun Duan, Bu-liang Sun, Jin-Bo Zhao and Jun Luo, Experimental progress in gravity measurement with an atom interferometer,Frontiers of physics in China, 04,170(2009);

  9. Su Zhan, Xiao-Chun Duan, Min-Kang Zhou, Hui-Bin Yao, Wen-Jie Xu, and Zhong-Kun Hu, Investigating the frequency-dependent amplification of a tapered amplifier in atom interferometers. Optics Letters, 40, 1 (2015) ;

  10. A. Hilico, C. Solaro, M.-K. Zhou, M. Lopez, and F. Pereira dos Santos, Contrast decay in a trapped-atom interferometer, Physical Review A, 91, 053616 (2015);

  11. Xiao-Chun Duan, Min-Kang Zhou, De-Kai Mao, Hui-Bing Yao, Xiao-Bing Deng, Jun Luo, and Zhong-Kun Hu, Operating an atom-interferometry-based gravity gradiometer by the dual-fringe-locking method, Physical Review A, 90, 023617(2014);

  12. Zhong-Kun Hu, Bu-Liang Sun, Xiao-Chun Duan, Min-Kang Zhou, Le-Le Chen, Su Zhan, Qiao-Zhen Zhang, and Jun Luo, Demonstration of an ultrahigh-sensitivity atom-interferometry absolute gravimeter,Physical Review A, 88,043610( 2013).

  13. Zhong-Kun Hu, Xiao-Chun Duan, Min-Kang Zhou, Bu-liang Sun, Jin-Bo Zhao and Jun Luo, Simultaneous differential measurement of a magnetic-field gradient by atom interferometry double fountains,Physical Review A, 84,013620(2011);

Courses Taught

• General physics

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