Cai Jianming

Professor

Phone: (027) 87558425

Email: jianmingcai (at) hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: The development and applications of quantum technologies

Research Interests: Quantum Simulation and Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Imaging, Sensing, and Metrology, Quantum Biology

 

Prof. Cai received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from University of Science and Technology, China, in 2007. Currently, he is a Professor in the School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. Professor Cai’s group's research centers on the development and applications of quantum technologies, including: Quantum Simulation and Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Imaging, Sensing, and Metrology, Quantum Biology.

Professional Experience

2014.10– Present: Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

2013.06 – 2014.10: Research position at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Ulm University, Germany

2011.06 – 2013.05: Marie Curie IEF Fellow (European Commission FP7), Ulm University, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Germany

2011.03 – 2011.05: Postdoctoral researcher, Ulm University, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Germany

2010.03 – 2011.01: Senior scientist, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria

2008.03 – 2010.02: Lise Meitner Fellow (Austria Science Fund), University of Innsbruck, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Austria

2007.10 – 2008.02: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Innsbruck, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Austria

Academic Degrees

Professional Experience

2014.10– Present: Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

2013.06 – 2014.10: Research position at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Ulm University, Germany

2011.06 – 2013.05: Marie Curie IEF Fellow (European Commission FP7), Ulm University, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Germany

2011.03 – 2011.05: Postdoctoral researcher, Ulm University, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Germany

2010.03 – 2011.01: Senior scientist, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria

2008.03 – 2010.02: Lise Meitner Fellow (Austria Science Fund), University of Innsbruck, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Austria

2007.10 – 2008.02: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Innsbruck, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Austria

Selected Publications

1. Hybrid sensors based on color centers in diamond and piezoactive layers, J.-M. Cai, F. Jelezko, M. B. Plenio, Nature Communications 5, 4065 (2014).

2. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy with single spin sensitivity, C. Müller, X. Kong, J.-M. Cai, K. Melentijević, A. Stacey, M. Markham, D. Twitchen, J. Isoya, S. Pezzagna, J. Meijer, J. Du, M. Plenio, B. Naydenov, L. Mcguinness, F. Jelezko, Nature Communications, 5, 4703 (2014).

3. A large-scale quantum simulator on diamond surface at room temperature, J.-M. Cai, Alex Retzker, Fedor Jelezko, Martin B. Plenio, Nature Physics 9, 168-173 (2013).

4. Detection of a few metallo-protein molecules using color centers in nanodiamonds, A. Ermakova, G. Pramanik, J.-M. Cai, G. Algara-Siller, U. Kaiser, T. Weil, Y.-K. Tzeng , H. C. Chang , L. P. McGuinness, M. B. Plenio, B. Naydenov, and F. Jelezko, Nano Lett. 13 (7), 3305-3309 (2013), Highlighted in: Physics World, ScienceDaily.

5. Detecting and polarizing nuclear spins with double resonance on a single electron spin, P. London, J. Scheuer, J.-M. Cai, I. Schwarz, A. Retzker, M.B. Plenio, M. Katagiri, T. Teraji, S. Koizumi, J. Isoya,R. Fischer, L. P. McGuinness, B. Naydenov, F. Jelezko, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 067601 (2013).

6. Chemical compass model for avian magnetoreception as a quantum coherent device, J.-M. Cai, M. B. Plenio, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 230503 (2013), Featured as Cover Story.

7. Quantum control and entanglement in a chemical compass, J.-M. Cai, G. G. Guerreschi, H. J. Briegel, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 220502 (2010), Highlighted in: Physics, Science News, Phys.Org.

8. Dynamic entanglement in oscillating molecules and potential biological implications,J.-M. Cai, S. Popescu, H. J. Briegel, Phys. Rev. E 82, 021921 (2010), Highlighted in: Scientific American, Physics World.

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