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Jun Ye

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Dates

1967 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Biography

Abstract

Jun Ye is JILA Fellow at the University of Colorado, Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (2001-present). His research interests include ultrasensitive laser spectroscopy, optical frequency metrology, and quantum optics using cold atoms

Important Dates

1967Birth, Shanghai (China).

1989Obtained BS in Applied Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai (China).

1991Obtained MS in Physics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (N.M.).

1997Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder (Colo.).

1997 – 1999R. A. Millikan Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology.

1999 – presentJILA Associate Fellow (1999-2001); Assistant Professor Adjoint (1999-2003); JILA Fellow (2001-present); Associate Professor, Adjoint (2004-2006); and Professor Adjoint (2006-present), University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder (Colo.).

1999 – presentJoint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) Associate Fellow (1999-2001); Physicist (1999-2004); JILA Fellow (2001-present); and Fellow (2004-present), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder (Colo.).

2005Fellow, American Physical Society.

2006 – presentGuest Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

2007Awarded I. I. Rabi Prize, American Physical Society.

2011Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Atomic, molecular, and optical physicist.

Places

Birth

Shanghai (China)

Undergraduate Education

Shanghai (China)

Graduate Education

Albuquerque (N.M.)

Boulder (Colo.)

Employment

Boulder (Colo.)

Subjects

Atomic and molecular physics.

Laser spectroscopy.

Optics.

Quantum optics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

PhD advisor at University of Colorado, Boulder in Optical Metrology and Quantum Optics. Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Kimble, H. Jeff (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Post doctoral advisor at California Institute of Technology.

Colleagues

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bergquist, James Charles

Both employed at National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Clark, N. A. (Noel Anthony), 1940-

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Cornell, Eric Allin, 1961-

Both employed at National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado, Boulder.

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Greene, Christopher Henry

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Jin, Deborah S.

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

McKeown, R. D.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Wieman, C. E. (Carl Edwin)

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Zweig, George

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

R. A. Millikan Postdoctoral Fellow.

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics

Associate Fellow and Fellow.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) Associate Fellow; Physicist; Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) Fellow; and Fellow.

Shanghai jiao tong da xue

Obtained BS in Applied Physics (1989). Guest Professor.

University of Colorado Boulder. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1997). Assistant Professor Adjoint; Associate Professor Adjoint; and Professor of Physics Adjoint.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 2007 I. I. Rabi Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of New Mexico. Department of Physics & Astronomy

Obtained MS in Physics (1991).

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