Liangting SUN
Institute of Modern Physics, CAS
Telephone: +86(931)-4969540
Address: 509 Nanchang Road, Lanzhou
Postcode: 730000

Research Areas

Ion Source Technologies

Ion Accelerators and their Applications


Doctor degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences


Work Experience

Work on ion source technology since 1999 as graduate student. Ever worked with the colleagues in CEA/Grenoble, NSCL&FRIB@MSU, LBNL and so on.

Teaching Experience
Ion Source Technologies

Honors & Distinctions

Several National Prizes on Technology Advancement;

1st Geller PRIZE in 2008.


  1. L. Sun; H. W. Zhao*; H. Y. Zhao; W. Lu; J. W. Guo; Y. Cao; Q. Wu; C. Qian; Y. Yang; X. Fang; Z. M. Zhang; X. Z. Zhang; X. H. Guo; Z. W. Liu; Overview of high intensity ion source development in the past 20 years at IMP Rev.
    Sci. Instrum.

  2. Sci. Instrum., 2020, 91(2). (期刊论文);

  3. Sun L.*; Zhao H.W.; Lu W.; Guo J.W.; Yang Y.; Jia H.; Lu L.; Wu W.; Review of highly charged ion production with ECR ion source and the future opportunities for HCI physics X-Ray Spectrometry, 2020, 49(1): 47-53.(期刊论文)

  4. J. Q. Li; Y. Cao; L. T. Sun*; X. Z. Zhang; J. W. Guo; X. Fang; H. Wang; H. W. Zhao; Intense carbon beams production with an all permanent manget electron cyclotron resonance ion source for heavy ion medical machineRev. Sci. Instrum, 2020, 91(1). (期刊论文);

  5. L Sun*; H W Zhao; W Lu; J W Guo; L X Li; Z Shen; L B Li; W Huang; X Z Zhang; H Y Ma; Y Yang; J Q Li; Y Cao; W H Zhang; X Fang; Y M Ma; Y C Feng; B M Wu; W Wu; L Z Ma; Highly charged ECR ion source development at IMP J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2020, 1401(2): 0-012006. (期刊论文);

  6. Z. H. Jia; Amin. L. Tong; L. Sun*; Y. G. Liu; J. L. Liu; Q. Wu; X. Fang; W. S. Yang; Y. H. Guo; F. Ritterbusch; Z.-T. Lu; W. Jiang; G. M. Yang; Q. W. Chen; An electromagnetic separation system for the enrichment of 39Ar Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2020, 91(3): 0-033309. (期刊论文);

  7. Y Yang; Y H Zhai; P Y Jiang; L T Sun; L Lu; H Jia; W P Dou; X Fang; L Jing; Y Wei; W Ma; L P Sun; W Lu; Y H Guo; X J Liu; H W Zhao; Commissioning progress of LEAF at IMP J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2020, 1401(2): 0-012019. (期刊论文)

  8. Y J Yuan*; D Q Gao; L Z Ma; L J Mao; R S Mao; J Meng; Y W Su; L T Sun; Y Y Wang; J X Wu; Z Xu; J C Yang; W Q Yang; Q G Yao; X J Yin; B Zhang; W Zhang; Z Z Zhou; H W Zhao; G Q Xiao; J W Xia; Present status of HIRFL complex in Lanzhou J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. , 2020, 1401(2): 0-012003. (期刊论文);

  9. X Fang; L T Sun*; Y J Yuan; Y Yang; C Qian; Y Cao; X Z Zhang; R F Chen; J X Wu; X X Li; H Wang; W Lu; H W Zhao; Development of a Pepper Pot probe to measure the Four-dimensional emittance of low energy beam of electron cyclotron resonance ion source at IMP J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2020, 1401(2): 0-012023. (期刊论文)

  10. J. Q. Li*; L. T. Sun; Y. Yang; Y. Cao; X. Z. Zhang; X. Fang; J. W. Guo; Y. H. Zhai; H. Wang; B. H. Ma; L. B. Li; W. Lu; H. W. Zhao; Development of an all permanent magnet ECR ion source for low and medium charge state ions production, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2020, 1401(2): 0-012022. (期刊论文)

  11.  C. Qian*; L. Sun; Z. H. Jia; L. B. Li; Y. M. Ma; X. Fang; J. W. Guo; H. Wang; W. Lu; X. Z. Zhang; H. W. Zhao; A new room temperature LECR5 ion source for the SESRI project , Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2020, 91(2): 0-023313. (期刊论文)

  12. J. W. Guo*; L. T. Sun; W. Lu; W. H. Zhang; Y. C. Feng; Z. Shen; L. X. Li; J. B. Li; X. Z. Zhang; D. Hitz; H. W. Zhao; A new microwave coupling scheme for high intensity highly charged ion beam poduction by high power 24-28 GHz SECRAL ion source, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2020, 91(1): 0-013322. (期刊论文)

  13. Y. G. Liu; J. L. Liu; Q. Wu; L. T. Sun*; Ion beam production with an antenna type 2.45 GHz electron cyclotron resonance ion source , Rev. Sci. Instrum, 2020, 91(/): 0-023301. (期刊论文)

  14. X. Fang; L. T. Sun*; Y. J. Yuan; C. Qian; Y. Yang; W. Lu; H. W. Zhao; Emittance study of the high intensity highly charged heavy ion beams extracted from electron cyclotron resonance ion source Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2020, 91(/) : 0-013317. (期刊论文)

  15. 朱丽; 吴巍; 俞树荣; 杜卓越; 陈玉泉; 梅恩铭; 孙良亭; FECR超导离子源磁体六极模拟线圈的Mirror结构设计及测试, 稀有金属材料与工程, 2019, 48(12): 4035-4038. (期刊论文)

  16. 方兴; 孙良亭; 原有进; 钱程; 陈若富; 武军霞; ECR源低能强流高电荷态离子束四维发射度测量仪的研制 , 原子核物理评论, 2019, 36(3): 313-321. (期刊论文)
  17. 陈涵; 许世伟; 武启; 李云居; 陈立华; 高丙水; 孙良亭; 唐晓东; 首次使用核反应法鉴别JUNA深地加速器A/q=2的束流种类, 原子核物理评论, 2019, 36(04): 414-418.(期刊论文)
  18. J. J. Zhang; H. Y. Zhao*; G. C. Wang; L. T. Sun; X. Z. Zhang; G. P. Li; H. W. Zhao; Ion charge state and energy distributions of laser produced plasma from pure metals and their alloy , Review of Scientific Instruments, 20
  19. 19, 90(11): 0-123306. (期刊论文)
  20. Wang, G. C.; Zhao, H. Y.*; Jin, Q. Y.; Zhang, J. J.; Sun, L. T.; Zhao, H. W.; Laser ablation plasma with solenoid field confinement , Review of Scientific Instruments, 2019, 90(11): 0-113302. (期刊论文)
  21. Lu, W.*; Sun, L. T.; Qian, C.; Li, L. B.; Guo, J. W.; Huang, W.; Zhang, X. Z.; Zhao, H. W.; Production of intense uranium beams with inductive heating oven at Institute of Modern Physics , Review of Scientific Instruments
  22. , 2019, 90(11): 0-113318. (期刊论文)
  23. Jin, Q. Y.; Zhou, Y.; Sun, L. T.*; Liu, Y. G.; Zhang, X. Z.; Zhao, H. W.; Production of O- and O-2(-) beams with the negative ion source at Institute of Modern Physics Review of Scientific Instruments, 2019, 90(11): 0-113317. (期刊论文)
  24. Yang, Y.*; Sun, L. T.; Zhai, Y. H.; Zhai, Y. J.; Shen, Z.; Qian, C.; Dou, W. P.; Ma, W.; Lu, L.; Guo, Y. H.; Fang, X.; Yuan, Y. J.; Sun, L. P.; Yang, J. C.; Zhao, H. W.; Heavy ion accelerator facility front end design and commissioning Physical Review Accelerators and Beams, 2019, 22(11): 0-110101. (期刊论文)
  25. Sun Liangting*; Lu Wang; Mei Enming; Sabbi GianLuca; Wu Wei; XieDaniel; Zhao Hongwei; Superconducting Magnets for High Performance ECR Ion Sources IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 2018, 28(3): 0-4101606. (期刊论文)

Research Interests

  • Ion Source Physics and Technolgies

  • Ion Beam Applications

  • Ion Accelerator Technolgies and Applications


  1. “Moving the frontiers of the production of intense beams of highly charged ions with ECR ion sources”, 22nd International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications (CYC2019), Cape Town, South Africa 22 – 27 September, 2019 (invited). *

  2. “Low Energy Heavy Ion Accelerator Facilities in IMP for Material Irradiation Research”, 21st International Conference on Surface Modification of Materials by Ion Beams (SMMIB-2019), Tomsk, Russia, on August 25-30, 2019 (Plenary). *

  3. “Overview of high intensity ion source development in past 20 years at IMP”, 18th International Conference on Ion Sources (ICIS’19), Lanzhou, China on September 1-6, 2019 (invited). *

  4. “Perspectives in High Intensity Heavy Ion Sources for Future Heavy Ion Accelerators”, 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’18), Vancouver, CA, April 29~May 4, 2018 (invited).*

  5. “Review of Highly Charged Ion Production with ECR Ion Source and the Future Opportunities for HCI Physics”, 19th International Conference on the Physics of Highly Charged Ions (HCI’18), Lisboa, Portugal, Sept. 3~7, 2018 (invited).*

  6. “Highly Charged ECR Ion Source Development at IMP”, 14th International Conference of Heavy Ion Accelerator Technologies, Lanzhou, China, Oct. 22~26, 2018 (invited).*

  7. “High Power Operation with SECRAL-II Ion Source”, 23rd International Workshop on ECR ion Sources (ECRIS’18), Catania, Italy, Sept. 10~14, 2018.

  8. “下一代强流高电荷态超导ECR源”, 第三届中国粒子加速器会议(CPAC’2018),中国,东莞,2018年11月6~9日。(invited).

  9. “ECRIS research at IMP and its applications for accelerator physics”, Workshop on Strong Microwaves and Terahertz Waves: Sources and Applications, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, July 17–22, 2017 (invited).*

  10. “Intense beam production of highly charged ions by the superconducting ECR ion source SECRAL for heavy ion linacs”, LINAC’16, East Lansing, USA, 25-30, Sept., 2016; (Invited).*

  11.   "SECRAL II Ion Source Development and the First Commissioning at 28 GHz", ECRIS’16, Busan, South Korea, August 28-September 1, 2016.

  12. “高性能超导ECR离子源在近物所的研制与发展”,第16届全国荷电离子源粒子束会议,中国宜昌,9月23-27日,2016. (Invited).

  13. “Challenges for the Next Generation ECRIS”, 13th International Conference of Heavy Ion Accelerator Technologies (HIAT'15), Yokohama, Japan, 7-11, Sept., 2015; (Invited)*

  14. “Advancement of HCI Beam Production by SCECRIS: SECRAL”, 16th International Conference on Ion Sources (ICIS‘15), New York, USA, 23-28, Aug., 2015; (Invited)*

  15. “ECRIS Developments Towards Intense High Brightness Highly-charged Ion Beams”, HB2014, Michigan State University, USA, 10-14, Nov., 2014;

  16. “Status Report of SECRAL II Ion Source Development”, 21st International Workshop on ECR ion Sources (ECRIS’14), Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 24-28, Aug., 2014;

  17. “Highly Charged Ion Source Development at IMP”, EIC2014, J-Lab, Newport News, USA, 17-21 Mar., 2014; (Invited)*

  18.   "High Intensity Operation for Heavy Ion Cyclotron of Highly Charged ECR Ion Sources”, Cyclotron’13, Vancouver, Canada, 16-20 Sept., 2013; (Invited)*

  19. “Progress of Superconducting ECR Ion Sources at IMP”, 15th International Conference on Ion Sources (ICIS‘13), Chiba, Japan, 8-13 Sept., 2013; 

  20. “Intense Beam Ion Sources Development at IMP”, 4th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’13), Shanghai, China, 12-17 May, 2013; 

  21. “All Permanent Magnet ECR Ion Source Development and Operation Status at IMP”, 20th International Workshop on ECR ion Sources (ECRIS’12), Sydney, Australia, 24-28 Sept., 2012, 

  22. “Intense High Charge State Heavy Ion Beam Production for the Advanced Accelerators”, HB2012, Beijing, China, 17-21 Sept., 2012; (Invited)


Wide collaboration with Domestic and Oversea laboratories:


PKU, Tsinghua University,  University of Science and Technology of China, and so on.



方兴  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

郭俊伟  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  


黄维  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

梅恩铭  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

钱程  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

刘玉国  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

翟耀杰  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

窦国梁  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

王鑫宇  博士研究生  082701-核能科学与工程  

张胜  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用  

李家庆  博士研究生  082703-核技术及应用