Job Title:Associate Professor
School/Institute*:State Key Lab of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Taiyuan
Gang Zhao is an Associate Professor and master student advisor at State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University. He has presided over 4 funds, including the national and provincial funds. His research focuses on laser absorption spectroscopy, including TDLAS, CRDS, CEAS, NICE-OHMS, frequency comb spectroscopy, as well as its application in trace gas detection and high precision spectroscopic measurement. In the recent six years, he has also published 20 SCI-cited papers written as the first or corresponding author.
 2012.08 to 2018.07
Shanxi University, State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics & Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of laser spectroscopy, China, Physics ,Doctoral degree.
 2016.10 to 2017.09
Umeå University, Department of physics, Laser physics group, Sweden, visiting Ph.D student,
 2018.11 to 2020.09
National Instititue of Standard and Technology, Material Measurmenet Lab, Optical Sensing Group, USA, Posdoc.
 Cavity enhanced spectroscopy, including Cavity ringdown spectroscoy, optical feedback cavity enhanced spectroscopy, NICE-OHMS…
 Frequency comb spectroscopy and its application in trace gas detection
 High precision spectroscopic measurement with laser absorption spectrsocopy
 2018.08-Now: Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Lecturer
Grants and Projects:
 The National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 61905136, 2019/01-2022/12.
 Xiaobin Zhou, Gang Zhao*, Jianxin Liu, Yueting Zhou, Xiaojuan Yan, Zhixin Li, Weiguang Ma* and Suotang Jia, Fiber pigtailed DFB laser-based optical feedback cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy with a fiber-coupled EOM for phase correction, Optics Express, (2022) 30(4), 6332-6340.
 Xingping Wang, Gang Zhao*, Kang Jiao, Bing Chen, Ruifeng Kan, Zhenhua Cong, Jianguo Liu* and Weiguang Ma, Optical feedback linear cavity ringdown spectroscopy, Frontiers in Physics, (2022), 10, 857371.
 Yueting Zhou, Gang Zhao*, Jianxin Liu, Xiaojuan Yan, Zhixin Li, Weiguang Ma*, Suotang Jia, Chinese Physics B, (2022), accepted.
 Jianfei Tian, Gang Zhao*, Adam J. Fleisher, Weiguang Ma*, Suotang Jia, Optical feedback linear cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy, Optics Express, (2021) 29(17), 26831-26840. (二区Top, IF:3.307) (Editor’s pick)
 Gang Zhao, Jianfei Tian, Adam J. Fleisher, Joseph T. Hodges, Frequency stabilization of a quantum cascade laser by weak resonant feedback from a Fabry–Perot cavity, Optics Letters, (2021) 46(13), 3057-3060.
 Jianxin Liu, Gang Zhao, Weiguang Ma*, Ove Axner*, Development of a Doppler- broadened NICE-OHMS system for trace gas detection based on a single sideband phase modulator, (2021), Optics Express 29 (26), 42411-42419.
 Georg Winkler, LW Perner, G-W Truong, Gang Zhao, Dominic Bachmann, Aline Sophie Mayer, Jakob Fellinger, David Follman, Paula Heu, Christoph Deutsch, DM Bailey, H Peelaers, S Puchegger, AJ Fleisher, GD Cole, OH Heckl, Mid-infrared interference coatings with excess optical loss below 10 ppm, Optica, (2021), 8(5), 686-696.
 Gang Zhao, D. Michelle Bailey, Adam J. Fleisher, Joseph T. Hodges, Kevin K. Lehmann, Doppler-free two-photon cavity ring-down spectroscopy of a nitrous oxide (N2O) vibrational overtone transition, Physical Review A, (2020), 101,062509.
 D. Michelle Bailey, Gang Zhao, Adam J. Fleisher, Precision Spectroscopy of Nitrous Oxide Isotopocules with a Cross-Dispersed Spectrometer and a Mid-Infrared Frequency Comb, Analytical Chemistry, (2020), 92 (20), 13759-13766
 Gang Zhao, Thomas Hausmaninger, Weiguang Ma, Ove Axner*, High resolution and sensitive trace gas detection based on sub-Doppler NICE-OHMS for acetylene detection in human breath, Optics Express, (2019), 27(13), 17940-17953.
 Yueting Zhou, Jianxin Liu, Songjie Guo, Gang Zhao, Weiguang Ma*, Zhensong Cao, Lei Dong,Lei Zhang, Wangbao Yin, YongqianWu, Lianxuan Xiao, Ove Axner, and Suotang Jia, Laser frequency stabilization based on a universal sub-Doppler NICE-OHMS instrumentation for the potential application in atmospheric lidar, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (2019) 12,1807–1814
 Jianxin Liu, Yueting, Zhou,Songjie, Guo,Jiajuan, Hou, Gang Zhao, Weiguang Ma*, Yongqian Wu, Lei Dong, Lei Zhang, Wangbao Yin, Liantuan Xiao, Ove Axner and Suotang Jia, novel methodology to directly predetermine the relative wavelength response of DFB laser in wavelength modulation spectroscopy, Optics Express (2019) 27(2),1249-1260
 Gang Zhao, Thomas Hausmaninger, Weiguang Ma, Ove Axner*, Shot-noise-limited Doppler-broadened noise-immune cavity-enhanced optical heterodyne molecular spectrometry, Optics Letters, (2018) 43(4), 715-718. (Editor’s pick)
 Alexandra C. Johansson, Lucile Rutkowski, Anna Filipsson, Thomas Hausmaninger, Gang Zhao, Ove Axner, Aleksandra Foltynowicz, Broadband calibration-free cavity-enhanced complex refractive index spectroscopy using a frequency comb, Optics Express, (2018) 26(16),20633-20648.
 Thomas Hausmaninger, Gang Zhao, Weiguang Ma, Ove Axner*, Depletion of the vibrational ground state of CH4 in absorption spectroscopy at 3.4 µm in N2 and air in the 1 to 100 Torr range, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer (2018), 205, 59–70.
 Gang Zhao, Thomas Hausmaninger, Weiguang Ma, Ove Axner*, Differential noise-immune cavity-enhanced optical heterodyne molecular spectroscopy for improvement of the detection sensitivity by reduction of drifts from background signals, Optics Express (2017) 25(23), 29454
 Gang Zhao, Thomas Hausmaninger, Weiguang Ma, Ove Axner*, Whispering-gallery- mode laser-based noise-immune cavity-enhanced optical heterodyne molecular spectrometry, Optics Letters (2017) 42(16),3109
 Lucile Rutkowski, Alexandra C. Johansson, Gang Zhao, Thomas Hausmaninger, Amir Khodabakhsh, Ove Axner, and Aleksandra Foltynowicz*, Sensitive and broadband measurement of dispersion in a cavity using a Fourier transform spectrometer with kHz resolution, Optics Express, (2017) 25(18), 21711
 Wei Tan, Xiaodong Qiu, Gang Zhao, Mengyuan Jia, Weiguang Ma*,Xiaojuan Yan,Lei Dong, Lei Zhang, Zhaomin Tong, Wangbao Yin, Xiaoxia Feng, Liantuan Xiao, Ove Axner, and Suotang Jia, High-efficiency frequency upconversion of 1.5 μm laser based on a doubly resonant external ring cavity with a low finesse for signal field, Applied Physics B (2017) 123(2),52(9)
 Gang Zhao, Wei Tan, Jiajia Hou, Xiaodong Qiu, Weiguang Ma*, Zhixin Li, Lei Dong, Lei Zhang, Wangbao Yin, Liantuan Xiao, Ove Axner, and Suotang Jia, Calibration-free wavelength-modulation spectroscopy based on a swiftly determined wavelength- modulation frequency response function of a DFB laser, Optics Express (2016) 24(2),1723-1733
 Gang Zhao, Wei Tan, Mengyuan Jia, Jiajuan Hou, Weiguang Ma*, Lei Dong, Lei Zhang, Xiaoxia Feng, Xuechun Wu, Wangbao Yin, Liantuan Xiao, Ove Axner and Suotang Jia, Intensity-Stabilized Fast-Scanned Direct Absorption Spectroscopy Instrumentation Based on a Distributed Feedback Laser with Detection Sensitivity down to 4*10-6, Sensors (2016) 16,1544(10)