Associate Professor of CGE

Phone: (86) 027 87558393

Email: liuli157@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: space inertial sensors

Research Interests:

Since 2006, Dr. Liu has been engaged in the development and investigation of space inertial sensors. His highlight work during the PhD period is the measurement and testing for the performance of the inertial sensor on ground with precision pendulums, especially a developed 2-DOF torsion pendulum which can suppress the seismic noise by a factor of 10000. During the research period in Italy, Dr. Liu also contributed his effort on the DWS interferometer for the improvement of the torsion pendulum at the University of Trento besides the the data analysis task for LISA Pathfinder.

Academic Degrees

2017.05 – Present: Associate Professor, School of physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

2014.09 – 2017.01: Postdoctoral researcher, Department of physics, University of Trento, Italy;

2012.07 – 2014.09: Postdoctoral researcher, School of Automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

2007.09 – 2012.06: PhD in Science, School of physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

2003.09 – 2007.06: Bachelor in Science, School of physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Selected Publications

[1] M. Armano , H. Audley, … , L. Liu, …, et al, Charge-Induced Force Noise on Free-Falling Test Masses: Results from LISA PathfinderPhysical Review Letters, Vol. 118, 171101.

[2] M. Armano , H. Audley, … , L. Liu, …, et al., Sub-Femto-g Free Fall for Space-Based Gravitational Wave Observatories: LISA Pathfinder Results, Physical Review Letters, 2016, Vol. 116, 231101.

[3] M. Armano , H. Audley, … , L. Liu, …, et al., Constraints on LISA Pathfinder’s self-gravity: design requirements, estimates and testing procedures, Class. Quantum Grav. 2016, Vol. 33, 235015.

[4]. L. Liu, X. Ye, S. C. Wu, Y. Z. Bai, J. Luo and Z. B. Zhou, A low-frequency vibration insensitive pendulum bench based on translation-tilt-compensation in measuring the performances of inertial sensors, Class. Quantum Grav., 2015, Vol. 90, 122001.

[5]. H. Yin, Y. Z. Bai, M. Hu, L. Liu, J. Luo, D. Y. Tan, H. C. Yeh, Z. B. Zhou, Measurements of temporal and spatial variation of surface potential using a torsion pendulum and a scanning conducting probe, Physical Review D, 2014, Vol. 32, 195016.

[6]. L. Liu, Y. Z. Bai, Z. B. Zhou, H. Yin, D. Y. Tan and J. Luo, Measurement of the effect of a thin discharging wire for an electrostatic inertial sensor with a high-quality-factor pendulum, Class. Quantum Grav., 2012, Vol. 29, 055010.

[7]. Z. B. Zhou, Y. Z. Bai, L. Liu, D. Y. Tan, H. Yin, A two-stage electrostatic controlled torsion pendulum facility to investigate performances of an inertial Sensor, 9th LISA Symposium, Paris, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 467, 235.

[8]. Z. B. Zhou, L. Liu, H. B. Tu, Y. Z. Bai and J. Luo, Seismic noise limit for ground-based performance measurements of an inertial sensor using a torsion balance, Class. Quantum Grav., 2010, Vol. 27, 175012.

[9]. H. B. Tu, Y. Z. Bai, L. Liu, J. Luo and Z. B. Zhou, Ground-based Study of an Inertial Sensor with an Electrostatic-Controlled Torsion Pendulum, Proceedings of the Ninth Asia-Pacific International Conference on Gravitation and Astrophysics. 2010, 68.

[10]. H. B. Tu, Y. Z. Bai, Z. B. Zhou, L. Liu, L. Cai and J. Luo, Performance Measurements of the Inertial Sensor with Two-stage Electrostatic-controlled Torsion Pendulum, Class. Quantum Grav., 2010, Vol. 27, 205016.

[11]. Y. Z. Bai, Z. B. Zhou, H. B. Tu, S. C. Wu, L. Cai, L. Liu and J. Luo, Capacitive Position Measurement for High-precision Space Inertial Sensor, Frontiers of Physics in China, 2009, Vol. 4, 2.

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