Job Title: Professor
School/Institute:State Key Lab of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Taiyuan
XIAO Liantuan is a professor and doctoral advisor at State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University. He has been selected as the Yangze River Scholar Professor of Minister of Education in China, the Millions of Talent Projects National candidates in China, and the leader of the innovation team of the Ministry of Education. Professor XIAO is currently the vice president of Taiyuan University of technology, the director of the Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, and the deputy director of the State key laboratory of quantum optics and quantum optics devices. Professor XIAO got his PHD in 2001 from Shanxi University. He started the research of single molecule spectroscopy when he was a visiting scholar in France. After that he built his group in Institute of Laser Spectroscopy of Shanxi University where he became a professor in 2004. His research interests cover the single molecule spectroscopy, quantum optics and nanophotonics, and the quantum control methods and technologies for quantum precision measurement regarding the interaction between laser and atoms/molecules. Professor XIAO has published >360 peer-reviewed articles in the international journals. He has presided over 22 research projects such as the National Key R&D Program, 863 Program, National Major Research Instruments Development Program and National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has won the first prize of Natural Science of Shanxi Province, and the first prize of Technological Invention of Shanxi Province.
 1998.09 to 2001.07
Doctor’s degree, Ph. D. in Physics, Department of Physics, Shanxi University
 1994.09 to 1997.07
Master’s degree, Master of Science in Optics, Department of Physics, Shanxi University
 1985.09 to 1989.07
Bachelor’s degree, College of physics and electronic engineering, Shanxi University
 Quantum optics of single molecues and nanophotonics, including single organic molecules, quantum dots, and perovskite nanocrystal
 Optoelectronics of low-dimensional materials, including two-dimensional layered materials, such as transition metal dichalcogenides, h-BN, nanowire
 Quantum communcations and single-photon imaging, including non-classical light sources, single-photon communications and imaging
 Quantum precision measurement methods and technologies in laser spectroscopy, espicially regarding the interation between laser and cold atoms and molecules
 2013.10-Now: Yangze River Scholar Professor, Shanxi University
 2010.04-2010.06: Invited Professor in ENS de CACHAN.
 2008.04-2008.10: Visiting professor in Prof. M. Orrit’s group of Single molecule optics, Leiden University, Netherlands. Research on single molecule spectroscopy.
 2004.10-Now: Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Professor
 2005.01-2005.04: Visiting scholar in Prof. P. Pill’s group of Aimé Cotton Lab, CNRS, Orsay, France. Research on molecular spectroscopy.
 2001.11-2002.12: Labs. of SATIE and LPQM of ENS de CACHAN, France, Postdoc
Grants and Projects:
 National Major Scientific Instruments and Equipments Development Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Measurement system for spatial-correlated ultrafast dynamics based on quantum coherence”, Grant No. 62127817, 2022/01-2026/12.
 National Major Scientific Instruments and Equipments Development Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: “The development of single molecular quantum coherent spectrometer”, Grant No. 61527824, 2016/01-2020/12.
 The Innovation team of the Ministry of education: “Quantum effects in the interaction between light and atoms/molecules”, Grant No. IRT_17R70, 2014/01-2019/12.
 The National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Electronic coherence effect and quantum manipulation of single molecule”, Grant No. 11374196, 2014/01-2017/12.
 The National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Preparation and manipulation of quantum states based on polar single molecules”, Grant No. 11174187, 2012/01-2015/12.
 The National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Study on tracking and quantum dynamics characteristics of single molecule at room temperature”, Grant No. 10674086, 2007/01-2009/12.
 The National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Study on dye molecule / polymer single photon source for quantum cryptography”, Grant No. 60378004, 2004/01-2006/12.
 Yao Li†, Yonggang Yang†, Chengbing Qin*, Yunrui Song, Shuangping Han, Guofeng Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Jianyong Hu, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Coherent Interference Fringes of Two-Photon Photoluminescence in Individual Au Nanoparticles: The Critical Role of the Intermediate State”, Physical Review Letters, 127, 073902, 2021.
 Shuangping Han, Xilong Liang, Chengbing Qin*, Yan Gao, Yunrui Song, Shen Wang, Xingliang Su, Guofeng Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Jianyong Hu, Mingyong Jing, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Criteria for Assessing the Interlayer Coupling of van der Waals Heterostructures Using Ultrafast Pump−Probe Photoluminescence Spectroscopy”, ACS Nano, 15, 12966, 2021.
 Haitao Zhou, Chengbing Qin*, Shuangping Han, Lei Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Guofeng Zhang, Yaoming Liu, Zhifang Wu*, Sijin Li*, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Visualizing Quantum Coherence Based on Single-Molecule Coherent Modulation Microscopy”, Nano Letters, 21, 1477-1483, 2021.
 Mingyong Jing, Ying Hu, Jie Ma, Hao Zhang, Linjie Zhang, Liantuan Xiao*, Suotang Jia, “Atomic superheterodyne receiver based on microwave-dressed Rydberg spectroscopy”, Nature Physics, 16, 911-915, 2020.
 Xue Han, Guofeng Zhang*, Bin Li, Changgang Yang, Wenli Guo, Xiuqing Bai, Peng Huang, Ruiyun Chen, Chengbing Qin, Jianyong Hu, Yifei Ma, Haizheng Zhong, Liantuan Xiao*, Suotang Jia, “Blinking Mechanisms and Intrinsic Quantum‐Confined Stark Effect in Single Methylammonium Lead Bromide Perovskite Quantum Dots”, Small, 16, 2005435, 2020.
 Haitao Zhou, Chengbing Qin*, Ruiyun Chen, Yaoming Liu, Wenjing Zhou, Guofeng Zhang, Yan Gao, Liantuan Xiao*, Suotang Jia, “Quantum Coherent Modulation-Enhanced Single-Molecule Imaging Microscopy”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10, 223-228, 2019.
 Zhixing Qiao, Chengbing Qin, Wenjun He, Yani Gong, Bin Li, Guofeng Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Yan Gao, Liantuan Xiao*, SuotangJia, “Robust micropatterns on graphene oxide films based on the modification of fluorescence lifetime for multimode optical recording”, Carbon, 142, 224-229, 2019
 Bin Li, He Huang, Guofeng Zhang*, Changgang Yang, Wenli Guo, Ruiyun Chen, Chengbing Qin,Yan Gao, Vasudevan P. Biju, Andrey L. Rogach, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Excitons and Biexciton Dynamics in Single CsPbBr3 Perovskite Quantum Dots”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9, 6934−6940, 2018.
 Yao Li, Ruiyun Chen, Haitao Zhou, Ying Shi, Chengbing Qin, Yajun Gao, Guofeng Zhang, Yan Gao, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, Observation of Singlet Oxygen with Single-Molecule Photosensitization by Time-Dependent Photon Statistics, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9, 5207−5212, 2018.
 Jian-Yong Hu, Bo Yu, Mingyong Jing, Liantuan Xiao*, Suotang Jia, Guoqing Qin, Guilu Long*, “Experimental quantum secure direct communication with single photons”, Light: Science & Applications, 5, e16144, 2016.
Edited Book Chapter:
 “Time-gated Single Photon Counting Lock-in Detection at 1550 nm Wavelength”, In: F. J. Duarte, Ed., LASER PULSE PHENOMENA AND APPLICATIONS, InTech, Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia, 2010, pp. 191-206.
 “Single-Molecule Recognition and Dynamics with Pulsed Laser Excitation”, In: Igor Peshko, Ed., LASER PULSES –THEORY, TECHNOLOGY, AND APPLICATIONS, InTech, Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia, Oct. 2012, pp. 477-500.
Awards and Honors
 2021, Member of the quantum precision measurement team as the “National Advanced Group of Professional and Technical Talents” in China
 2020, Science and Technology Award of Shanxi Province -- the first prize of technological invention
 2019, China Optical Society (COS) Fellow
 2011, Science and Technology Award of Shanxi Province -- the first prize of natural science
 Jianyong Hu, Jie Ma, Linjie Zhang, Liantuan Xiao, Suotang Jia, Single photon communication method and system, 2018-9-25, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), US 10084549 B2.