Job Title: Associate Professor
School/Institute:State Key Lab of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Taiyuan
ZHOU Xiaofan 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 2 funds, including the national and provincial funds. His research focuses on quantum many-body physics in the ultracold atoms optical lattice, as well as the strong correlated quantum physics. In the recent six years, he has also published 12 SCI-cited papers written as the first or corresponding author, including those in Physical Review Letters, and Physical Review A/B.
 09/2015–07/2019: PhD, Shanxi University, State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics & Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of laser spectroscopy, Taiyuan, P. R. of China.
 08/2018–02/2019: Visiting scholar, Physics Department, The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, America.
 09/2011–06/2014: MS, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, P. R. of China.
 09/2007–07/2011: BS, Department of Physics, Xinzhou Teachers University, Xinzhou, P. R. of China.
 Quantum simulation based on the spin-orbit coupling.
 Quantum many-body physics in the ultracold atoms optical lattice.
 Gauge field in the ultracold atoms
 2019.07-2021.12: Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Lecturer.
 2021.12- Present: Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Associate Professor.
Grants and Projects:
 The National Natural Science Foundation of China "The many-body quantum effect and manipulation of spin-tensor-momentum coupling in optical lattices”, Grant No. 12004230, 2021/01-2023/12.
 Research Project Supported by Shanxi Scholarship Council of China “The many-body quantum effect of synthetic gauge fields in optical lattices”，Grant No. HGKY2019003, 2020/01-2022/12.
 Xiaofan Zhou, Jian-Song Pan, Zheng-Xin Liu, Wei Zhang, Wei Yi, Gang Chen#, Suotang Jia, Symmetry-protected topological states for interacting fermions in alkaline-earth-like atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 185701 (2017)
 Xiaofan Zhou, Xi-Wang Luo, Gang Chen#, Suotang Jia, and Chuanwei Zhang, Quantum spiral spin-tensor magnetism, Phys. Rev. B 101, 140412(R) (2020)
 Xiaofan Zhou, Gang Chen#, and Suotang Jia, Synthetic Hall tube of interacting fermions, Phys. Rev. A 102, 043313 (2020)
 Xiaofan Zhou, Xi-Wang Luo, Gang Chen#, Suotang Jia, and Chuanwei Zhang, Rashba and Weyl spin-orbit coupling in an optical lattice clock, Phys. Rev. A 100, 063630 (2019)
 Xiaofan Zhou, Jian-Song Pan, Wei Yi, Gang Chen#, and Suotang Jia, Interaction-induced exotic vortex states in an optical lattice clock with spin-orbit coupling, Phys. Rev. A 96, 023627(2017)
 Xiaofan Zhou, Kuang Zhang, Junjun Liang, Gang Chen# and Suotang Jia, Spin-orbit coupled repulsive Fermi atoms in a one-dimensional optical lattice, New J. Phys. 17 093044 (2015)
 Xiaofan Zhou#,, Gang Chen and Suotang Jia, SU(3) spin–orbit coupled fermions in an optical lattice, Chin. Phys. B 31, 017102 (2022)
 Xiaofan Zhou, Jingtao Fan#, Gang Chen, and Suotang Jia, Exotic supersolid phase of one-dimensional Bose-Hubbard model inside an optical cavity, Acta Phys. Sin. 70, 193701 (2021)
 Jingtao Fan*, Xiaofan Zhou*, Wei Zheng, Wei Yi, Gang Chen#, and Suotang Jia, Magnetic orders in a Fermi gas induced by cavity-field fluctuations, PhysRevA.98.043613 (2018)
 Junjun Liang*, Xiaofan Zhou*, Pak Hong Chui, Kuang Zhang, Shi-jian Gu, Ming Gong, Gang Chen# and Suotang Jia, Unconventional pairings of spin-orbit coupled attractive degenerate Fermi gas in a one dimensional optical lattice, Sci. Rep. 5, 14863 (2015)
 Biao Liu，Xiaofan Zhou#,, Gang Chen#, and Suotang Jia，Current phases in Hofstadter ladder with staggered hopping，Acta Phys. Sin. (2020) 69(8),080501
 Yanlin Feng, Jingtao Fan, Xiaofan Zhou, Gang Chen, and Suotang Jia, Topological superradiance in a shaken dynamical optical lattice, Phys. Rev. A 99,043630 (2019)
 Xin Guan, Jingtao Fan, Xiaofan Zhou, Gang Chen, and Suotang Jia, Two-component lattice bosons with cavity-mediated long-range interaction, Phys. Rev. A 100,013617 (2019)