Mang Feng, Full Professor of Physics, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics  
Address: West #30, Xiaohongshan, Bayi Street, Wuchang, Wuhan 
Postcode: 430071

Research Areas

Quantum Information Science with trapped ions and solid-state systems;

Quantum Optics;

Quantum Foundation


 9/1986 - 7/1990 B.S. candidate in Physics,

                   Department of Physics, Central China Normal University,Wuhan, China


 9/1990 - 7/1993 M.S. candidate in Theoretical Physics,

                   Department of Applied Physics,Hunan University, Changsha, China


 9/1993 - 6/1996 Ph.D.candidate in Condensed Matter Physics,

                   Centre for Fundamental Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China


 7/1996 - 6/1998    Postdoctoral Fellow in Ion Trap group,

                      Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

    Research work     Nonclassical property of the ultracold trapped ion, Quantum Optics, Quantum Computation


 7/1998 - 7/2000    Senior Researcher (Associate Research Professor),

                      Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan, China

     Research work    Quantum phenomena in the ion trap, Quantum computation and quantum Communication with Ion Trap and NMR


 8/2000 - 8/2001    Guest Scientist,

                      Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems,Dresden, Germany

     Research work    Entanglement and decoherence, Quantum Information Processing


 9/2001 - 3/2003   Research Fellow in Quantum Information Group,

                     Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI) Foundation,Torino, Italy

     Research work   Quantum Information Processing with Semiconductor-Based Materials


 4/2003 - 3/2005   Research Associate,

                     Department of Mathematical Physics,National University of Ireland,Maynooth, Co.Kildare, Ireland               

    Research work   Quantum Information Processing Device using Doped Fullerenes


 4/2005 -present   Full Professor

                     Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

    Research work   Quantum Information Processing with trapped ions and solid-state system (Theory and Experiment)

Teaching Experience
Graduate student course "Quantum Information"  40 hours/year 

Honors & Distinctions

IOP Publishing certificate for highly rated articles (2013)


- 2016

1. Exploring structural phase transitions of ion crystals

   L.L. Yan, W. Wan, L. Chen, F. Zhou, S. J. Gong, X. Tong,and M. Feng

   Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 21547

2. Storage and retrieval of quantum information with a hybrid optomechanics-spin system 

   Zhi-Bo Feng, Jian-Qi Zhang, Wanli Yang, Mang  Feng

   Journal of Optics 18 (2016) 085703

3. Controllable quantum dynamics of inhomogeneous nitrogen-vacancy center ensembles coupled to

   superconducting resonators

   Wan-lu Song, Wan-li Yang, Zhang-qi Yin, Chang-yong Chen, and Mang Feng

   Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 33271

4. Verifying Heisenberg’s error-disturbance relation using a single trapped ion

   Fei Zhou, Leilei Yan, Shijie Gong, Zhihao Ma, Jiuzhou He, Taiping Xiong, Liang Chen, Wanli Yang, Mang Feng, Vlatko Vedral

   Sci. Adv. 2 (2016) e1600578 

5. Efficient cooling of quantized vibrations using a four-level configuration

   Lei-Lei Yan, Jian-Qi Zhang, Shuo Zhang, Mang Feng

   Phys. Rev. A 92 (2016)

- 2015

1. Fast optical cooling of a nanomechanical cantilever by a dynamical Stark-shift gate

   Leilei Yan, Jian-Qi Zhang, Shuo Zhang and Mang Feng

   Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 14977

2. Tunable multi-channel inverse optomechanically induced transparency and its applications

   Qin Wu, Jian-Qi Zhang, Jin-Hui Wu, Mang Feng and Zhi-Ming Zhang

   Optics Express 23 (2015) 18534

3. Suppression of dissipation in a laser-driven qubit by white noise

   Lei-Lei Yan, Jian-Qi Zhang, Jun Jing and Mang Feng

   Phys. Lett. A 379 (2005) 2417

4. Precision measurement of the environmental temperature by tunable double optomechanically induced 

   transparency with a squeezed field

   Qiong Wang, Jian-Qi Zhang, Peng-Cheng Ma, Chun-Mei Yao and Mang Feng

   Phys. Rev. A 91 (2015) 063827

5. Exploring the quantum critical behaviour in a driven Tavis-Cummings circuit

   M. Feng, Y. P. Zhong, T. Liu, L. L. Yan, W. L. Yang, J. Twamley and H. Wang

   Nature Communications 6:7111 doi: 10.1038/ncomms8111 (2015).


6. Entanglement dynamics for three nitrogen-vacancy centers coupled to a whispering-gallery-mode microcavity

   Wanlu Song, Wanli Yang, Qiong Chen, Qizhe Hou, Mang Feng

   Optics Express 23 (2015) 13734

7. Nonlinear coupling between a nitrogen-vacancy-center ensemble and a superconducting qubit

   Qiong Chen, Jun Wen, W. L. Yang, M. Feng and Jiangfeng Du

   Optics Express 23 (2015) 1615

8. Spectra of 4$^{2}S_{1/2}$ to 3$^{2}D_{5/2}$ transitions of a single trapped $^{40}Ca^{+}$ ion

   S. J. Gong, F. Zhou, H. Y. Wu, W. Wan, L. Chen, and M. Feng

   Chin. Phys. Lett. 32 (2015) 013201

9. One-step generation of multipartite entanglement among nitrogen-vacancy center ensembles

   W. L. Song, Zhang-qi Yin, W. L. Yang, Xiaobo Zhu, F. Zhou, and M. Feng

   Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 7755

10. Generating the Schroedinger cat state in a nanomechanical resonator coupled to a charge qubit

   Jian-Qi Zhang, W. Xiong, S. Zhang, Y. Li and M. Feng

   Annalen der Physik 527 (2015) 180

11. Quantum algorithms and mathematical formulations of biomolecular solutions of the vertex cover

    problem in the finite-dimensional Hilbert space

    Weng-Long Chang, Ting-Ting Ren, and Mang Feng



- 2014

1.  Tunable double optomechanically induced transparency in an optomechanical system

    Peng-Cheng Ma, Jian-Qi Zhang, Yin Xiao, Mang Feng and Zhi-Ming Zhang

    Phys. Rev. A 90 (2014) 043825

2.  Preparation of photonic Fock states using bichromatic adiabatic passage under dissipative environment

    Qizhe Hou, Wanli Yang, Mang Feng, and Changyong Chen

    Journal of the Optical Society of America B 31 (2014) 2671

3.  Demonstration of motion transduction in a single-ion nonlinear mechanical oscillator

    W. Wan, H. Y. Wu, L. Chen, F. Zhou, S. J. Gong, and M. Feng

    Phys. Rev. A 89 (2014) 063401

4.  Quantum simulation of 'zitterbewegung' in a single trapped ion under conditions of parity-keeping and parity-breaking

    Tao Liu, Mang Feng, Wanli Yang, Liang Chen, Fei Zhou, and Kelin Wang

    SCIENCE CHINA -Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 57 (2014) 1250

5.  Addendum to `Quantum theory of the stability region of an ion in a Paul trap'

    Leilei Yan, Mang Feng, and Kelin Wang

    Phys. Rev. A 89 (2014) 035401

6.  Multi-ion Mach-Zehnder interferometer with artificial nonlinear interactions

    Y. M. Hu, W. L. Yang, X. Xiao, M. Feng and C. Lee

    Chin. Phys. B 23 (2014) 034205 

7.  A complicated Duffing oscillator in the surface-electrode ion trap

    H. Y. Wu, Y. Xie, W. Wan, L. Chen, F. Zhou and M. Feng

    Appl. Phys B 114 (2014) 81

- 2013

1.  Quantum phase transition in a driven Tavis-Cummings model

    J. H. Zou, T. Liu, M. Feng, W. L. Yang, C. Y. Chen and J. Twamley

    New J Phys. 15 (2013) 123032

2.  Manipulating Schroedinger cat state of an Ising chain via quantum tunneling effect 

    Chun-li Zang, Jing Yu, Wan-li Yang, Mang Feng, Su-peng Kou

    Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 27 (2013) 1350176

3.  Fast optical cooling of nanomechanical cantilever with the dynamical Zeeman effect

    Jian-Qi Zhang, Shuo Zhang, Jin-Hua Zou, Liang Chen, Wen Yang, Yong Li, and Mang Feng

    Optics Express 21 (2013) 29695

4.  No spin-localization phase transition in the spin-boson model without local field

    Tao Liu, Mang Feng, Lei Li, Wanli Yang, and Kelin Wang

    Commun. Theo. Phys. 60 (2013) 637

5.  Parity breaking and scaling behavior in light-matter interaction

    T. Liu, M. Feng, W. L. Yang, J. H. Zou, L. Li, Y. X. Fan, and K. L. Wang

    Phys. Rev. A 88 (2013) 013820

6.  Quantum state transfer using stimulated Raman adiabatic passage under a dissipative environment

    Q. Z. Hou, W. L. Yang, M. Feng and C. Y. Chen

    Phys. Rev. A 88 (2013) 013807

7.  Manipulation of ions in Microscopic Surface-Electrode Ion Trap

    W. Wan, L. Chen, H. Y. Wu, Y. Xie, F. Zhou, and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. Lett. 30 (2013) 073701

8.  Pulsed phonon lasing in trapped ions

    Y. Xie, W. Wan, H. Y. Wu, F. Zhou, L. Chen and M. Feng

    Phys. Rev. A 87 (2013) 053402

9.  Cooling a charged mechanical resonator with time-dependent bias gate voltages

    J. Q. Zhang, Y. Li and M. Feng

    J. Phys C 25 (2013) 142201  (Fast Track Communication) (IOP selection)

10.  Preservation of quantum correlation between separated nitrogen-vacancy centers embedded in photonic crystal cavities

     W. L. Yang, Jun-Hong An, Chengjie Zhang, M. Feng and C. H. Oh

     Phys. Rev. A 87 (2013) 022312

11.  Background-free Doppler cooling of trapped ions using the quadrupole transition

     F. Zhou, Y. Xie, L.Chen, H.Y. Wu, and M. Feng

     Chin. Phy. Lett. 30 (2013) 033701

12.  Experimental demonstration of simplified quantum process tomography

     Z. Wu, S. Li, W. Zheng, X. Peng and M. Feng

     J. Chem. Phys. 138 (2013) 024318

13.  Demonstration of Cold $^{40}Ca^{+}$ ions Confined in a Microscopic Surface-Electrode Ion Trap

     Liang Chen, Wei Wan, Yi Xie, Haoyu Wu, Fei Zhou, and Mang Feng

     Chin. Phys. Lett. 30 (2013) 013702

- 2012

1.   Precision measurement of electrical charge with optomechanically induced transparency

     Jian-Qi Zhang, Yong Li, Mang Feng, Yi Xu

     Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 053806

2.   Generation of macroscopic entangled coherent states for distant ensembles of polar molecules via 

     effective coupling to a superconducting charge qubit

     Qiong Chen, Wanli Yang, and Mang Feng

     Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 045801


3.   Quantum-memory-assisted entropic uncertainty relation under noise

     Z. Y. Xu, W. L. Yang, and M. Feng

     Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 012113

4.   Controllable quantum state transfer and entanglement generation between distant nitrogen-vacancy-center 

     ensembles coupled to superconducting flux qubits

     Qiong Chen, W. L. Yang and Mang Feng

     Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 022327

5.  Quantum gate operations in decoherence-free fashion with separate nitrogen-vacancy centers coupled to a 

     whispering-gallery mode resonator

     Qiong Chen, W. L. Yang and Mang Feng

     Euro. Phys. J D 66 (2012) 238

6.  Quantum simulation of an artificial Abelian gauge field using nitrogen-vacancy-center ensembles coupled 

     to superconducting resonators

     W. L. Yang, Zhang-qi Yin, Z. X. Chen, Su-Peng Kou, M. Feng and C. H. Oh

     Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 012307

7.  Adiabatic Mach-Zehnder interferometer via an array of trapped ions

    Y. M. Hu, M. Feng, and C. Lee

    Phys. Rev. A 85 (2012) 043604 

8.  Preparation of cluster states with endohedral fullerenes in single-walled carbon nanotubes

    Y. M. Hu, C. Y. Chen, W. L. Yang and M. Feng

    J. Phys. B 45 (2012) 105501   

9.  Imperfection of linear ion trap and the compensation of excess micromotion

    Y. Xie, W. Wan, F. Zhou, L. Chen, C.H. Lee and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. B 21 (2012) 063201

10.  Microscopic surface-electrode ion trap for scalable quantum information processing

    L. Chen, W. Wan, Y. Xie, F. Zhou and M. Feng 

    Chin. Phys. Lett. 29 (2012) 033701

11. Two-mode squeezing of distant nitrogen-vacancy-center ensembles by manipulating the reservoir

    W. L. Yang, Z. Q. Yin, Q. Chen, C. Y. Chen and M. Feng

    Phys. Rev. A 85 (2012) 022324

12. Irreversibility of a quantum walk induced by controllable decoherence employing random unitary operations

    Y. Y. Xu, F. Zhou, L. Chen, Y. Xie, P. Xue and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. B 21 (2012) 040304

- 2011

1.  Vacuum-induced Berry phase beyond the rotating-wave approximation

    Tao Liu, Mang Feng, and Kelin Wang

    Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011) 062109

2.  Quantum dynamics and quantum state transfer between separated nitrogen-vacancy centers embedded in photonic 

    crystal cavities

    W. L. Yang, Z. Q. Yin, Z. Y. Xu, M. Feng and C. H. Oh

    Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011) 043849

3.  Experimental demonstration of the Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm in homonuclear multispin systems

    Zhen Wu, Jun Li, Wenqiang Zheng, Jun Luo, Mang Feng, and Xinhua Peng

    Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011) 042312  

4.  Comparison of different measures for quantum discord under non-Markovian noise

    Z. Y. Xu, W. L. Yang, X. Xiao and M. Feng

    J. Phys. A 44 (2011) 395304

5.  Micromotion compensation and photoionization of the ions in a linear trap

     Yi Xie, Fei Zhou, Liang Chen, Wei Wan and Mang Feng

     Chin. Phys. Lett. 28 (2011) 093201


6.  Grover search in decoherence-free subspace with low-Q cavities

     Y. M. Hu, Q. Chen and M. Feng

     J. Phys. B 44 (2011) 175504

7.  High-fidelity quantum memory using nitrogen-vacancy center ensemble for hybrid quantum computation

     W. L. Yang,  Z. Q. Yin, Y. Hu,  M. Feng and J. F. Du

     Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011)  R010301

8.  Entangling separate nitrogen-vacancy centers in a scalable fashion via coupling to microtoroidal resonators

     Qiong Chen, Wanli Yang. Mang Feng and Jiangfeng Du

     Phys. Rev. A 83 (2011) 054305

9.  Franck-Condon physics in a single trapped ion

     Y. M. Hu, W. L. Yang, Y. Y. Xu, F. Zhou, L. Chen, K. L. Gao, M. Feng and C.H. Lee

     New J Phys. 13 (2011) 053037

10.  Reexamination of the feedback control on quantum states via weak measurements

    Xing Xiao and Mang Feng

    Phys. Rev. A 83 (2011) 054301

11.  Quantum gates using electronic and nuclear spins of Yb+ in a magnetic field gradient

     K. L. Wang,  M. Johanning , M. Feng, F. Mintert and C. Wunderlich

     Euro Phys. J D 63 (2011) 157

12.  Entanglement of nitrogen-vacancy-center ensembles using transmission line resonators and a 

    supercoducting phase qubit

    W. L. Yang, Y. Hu, Z. Q. Yin, Z. J. Deng and M. Feng

    Phys. Rev. A 83 (2011) 022302

13. Three-dimensional cooling and detection of a nanosphere with a single cavity

    Zhang-qi Yin, Tongcang Li, and M. Feng

     Phys. Rev. A 83 (2011) 013816

14.  Large-scale cluster state generation with nuclear spins in diamonds

    Qiong Chen, Mang Feng, Jiangfeng Du and Wenhua Hai

    Chin. Phys. B 20 (2011) 010308

- 2010

1.  The parity-relevant Zitterbewegung and quantum simulation by a single trapped ion

     Kunling Wang, Tao Liu, Mang Feng, Wanli Yang and Kelin Wang

     Phys. Rev. A 82 (2010) 064501

2.  Quantum-information processing in decoherence-free subspace with low-Q cavities

    Qiong Chen and Mang Feng

    Phys. Rev. A  82 (2010) 052329

3.  Strings of ion crystals in a linear trap for quantum information processing

    F. Zhou, Y. Xie, Y.Y. Xu, X.R. Huang and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. Lett. 27 (2010) 123203

4.  Entanglement of separate nitrogen-vacancy centers coupled to a whispering-gallery mode cavity

    Wanli Yang, Zhenyu Xu, Mang Feng and Jiangfeng Du

    New J Physics 12 (2010) 113039

5.  Dissipative dynamics of quantum discord under quantum chaotic environment

    Y. Y. Xu, W. L. Yang and M. Feng

    Europhys Lett 92 (2010) 10005

6.  Exploring quantum kicked top by ion-trap quantum computing

    Y. Y. Xu, F. Zhou, Y. Xie and M. Feng

    J. Phys B 43 (2010) 185503

7.  Room-temperature implementation of the Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm with a single electronic spin in diamond

    F. Shi, X. Rong, N. Xu, Y. Wang, J. Wu, B. Chong, X.H. Peng, J. Kniepert, R.S. Schoenfeld, W. Harneit, 

    M. Feng and J.F. Du

    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 040504 

8.  A cloud of laser cooled $^{40}Ca^{+}$ in a linear ion trap

    F. Zhou, Y.Y. Xu, Y. Xie, B. Guo, H. L. Shu, J.M. Li, X.R. Huang and M. Feng

    Chin. Sci. Bull. 55 (2010) 3094

9.  One-step implementation of multi-qubit conditional phase gating with nitrogen-vacancy centers 

    coupled to a high-Q silica microsphere cavity

    W. L. Yang, Z. Q. Yin, Z. Y. Xu, M. Feng and J. F. Du

    Appl. Phys. Lett. 96 (2010) 241113

10. Entanglement generation of nitrogen-vacancy centers via coupling to nano resonators and a 

    superconducting interference device

    Qiong Chen, Zhenyu Xu and Mang Feng

    Phys. Rev. A  82 (2010) 014302

11. Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition uncovered by the fidelity susceptibility in the XXZ model

    Bo Wang, Mang Feng and Ze-Qian Chen

    Phys. Rev. A  81 (2010) 064301

12. Measurement of the secular motion frequency and the space charge density in the linear ion trap

    F. Zhou, Y. Xie, Y.Y. Xu, X.R. Huang and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. B 19 (2010) 113206

13. Proposed method for direct measurement of the non-Markovian character

    of the qubits coupled to bosonic reservoirs

    Z. Y. Xu, W. L. Yang, and M. Feng

    Phys. Rev. A  81 (2010) 044105

14. Teleportation of an arbitrary multipartite state via photonic Faraday rotation

    Juan-Juan Chen, Jun-Hong An, Mang Feng and Ge Liu

    J. Phys B 43 (2010) 095505

15. Control of a cloud of laser-cooled $^{40}Ca^{+}$ in a linear ion trap

    F. Zhou, Y. Xie, Y. Y. Xu, J. M. Li, X. R. Huang and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. Lett. 27 (2010) 043201

16.  Quantum information processing architecture with a fullerene peapod

    W. L. Yang, Z. Y. Xu, H. Wei, M. Feng and D. Suter

    Phys. Rev. A 81 (2010) 032303

17.  Cavity QED implementation of multi-qubit refined Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm

    Wan Li Yang,  Chang Yong Chen, Zhen Yu Xu, and Mang Feng

    J. Phys. B 43 (2010) 055501

18.  Fast generation of the cluster states in a linear ion trap

    Y. Y. Xu, F. Zhou, X. L Zhang and M. Feng

    Chin. Phys. B 19 (2010) 090317

19.  Non-Markovian effect on the quantum discord

    Bo Wang,  Zhen-Yu Xu, Ze-Qian Chen, and Mang Feng

    Phys.Rev.A 81 (2010) 014101


Research Interests

1. Experimental and theoretical study of quantum information processing with trapped Calcium ions.

2. Theoretical study of quantum computation with diamond nitrogen-vacancy centers and superconducting qubits  

3. Entanglement and decoherence. Quantum information processing with decoherence-free subspace, Quantum information processing under non-Markovian environment.

4. Investigation of quantum optics problems, such as quantum treatment of interaction between matter and radiation field (based on Jaynes-Cummings model).  

5. Other aspects concerning quantum mechanics and mathematical physics



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