Xiaofeng Qian

Assistant Professor

School: School of Engineering and Science

Department: Physics

Building: Burchard

Room: 511

Email: xqian6@stevens.edu

Website

Education
  • PhD (2014) University of Rochester (Quantum Physics)
Research

Classically Entangled Optics: classical entanglement; optical polarization, spatial and temporal coherence; emulation of quantum tasks with classical optics

Quantum Information: multiparty coherence and entanglement; coherence/entanglement sharing; geometric approach to resource theory; quantum multi-tasking

Quantum Optics, and Foundational Physics: Cavity magnonics; single-photon coherence; cavity QED, Bell inequality; wave-particle duality;

Institutional Service
  • faculty advisory council (SES) Member
  • Physics Graduate Curriculum Committee Member
  • Physics Departmental Seminars/Colloquium Chair
  • Physics Graduate Student Qualifying Committee Member
  • Quantum Snack Time (Talks & Journal Clubs for students) Chair
  • Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee (GCC) Member
  • Physics Department Graduate Curriculum Committee Member
  • Physics Graduate Student Qualifying Committee Member
  • Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee (GCC) Member
  • Quantum Snack Time Events Chair
  • Quantum Lunch Seminar Series Chair
Professional Service
  • Photonics Topical Editor
Appointments

Assistant Professor: 2019 - Present, Department of Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology

Research Associate: 2015 - 2019, The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Instructor/Fellow: 2014 - 2015, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Rochester

Professional Societies
  • APS – American Physical Society Member
  • OSA – The Optical Society Member
  • APS – American Physical Society Member
  • OSA – The Optical Society Member
Selected Publications
Conference Proceeding
  1. Qian, X.; Konthasinghe, K.; Manikandan, S.; Spiecker, D.; Vamivakas, A.; Eberly, J. (2020). Wave-Particle Duality Controlled by Single-Photon Self-Entanglement (pp. paper FTh4D.7). Washington D.C.: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2020).
  2. Lewalle, P.; Elouard, C.; Manikandan, S. K.; Qian, X.; Eberly, J. H.; Jordan, A. N. (2019). Remote Two--Qubit Entanglement by Joint Homodyne Detection of Fluorescence (pp. W6A--22). Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, Optical Society of America.
  3. Qian, X. (2019). Restriction and Sharing of “Polarization” Coherences in an Optical Beam (pp. Tu2A--2). Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, Optical Society of America.
Journal Article
  1. Lewalle, P.; Elouard, C.; Manikandan, S.; Qian, X.; Eberly, J. H.; Jordan, A. (2021). Entanglement of a pair of quantum emitters via continuous fluorescence measurements: a tutorial. Advances in Optics and Photonics (vol. 13, pp. 517).
  2. Luo, D.; Qian, X.; Yu, T. (2021). Nonlocal magnon entanglement generation in coupled hybrid cavity systems. Optics Letters (vol. 46, pp. 1073). Optics Letters.
  3. Wadood, S. A.; Liang, K.; Zhou, Y.; Yang, J.; Alonso, M.; Qian, X.; Maholtra, T.; Rafsanjani, S.; Jordan, A.; Boyd, R. W.; Vamivakas, A. N. (2021). Experimental demonstration of superresolution of partially coherent light sources using parity sorting. Optics Express (pp. 22034).
  4. Qian, X.; Wadood, S.; Vamivakas, N.; Eberly, J. (2020). Quantification and observation of genuine three-party coherence: A solution based on classical optics. Physical Review A (vol. 102, pp. 062424). Physical Review A.
  5. Qian, X.; Agarwal, G. (2020). Quantum duality: A source point of view. Physical Review Research (1 ed., vol. 2, pp. 012031). Physical Review Research.
  6. Qian, X.; Konthasinghe, K.; Manikandan, S.; Spiecker, D.; Vamivakas, A.; Eberly, J. (2020). Turning off quantum duality. Physical Review Research (1 ed., vol. 2, pp. 012016). Physical Review Research.
  7. Qian, X.; Vamivakas, N.; Eberly, J. (2018). Entanglement Limits Duality and Vice Versa. Optica (vol. 5, pp. 942). Optica .
  8. Qian, X.; Alonso, M.; Eberly, J. (2018). Entanglement polygon inequality in qubit systems. New Journal of Physics (vol. 20, pp. 063012). New Journal of Physics.
  9. Qian, X.; Vamivakas, N.; Eberly, J. (2017). Emerging Connections: Classical and Quantum Optics. Optics and Photonics News (vol. 28, pp. 34). Optics and Photonics News.
  10. Eberly, J.; Qian, X.; Vamivakas, N. (2017). Polarization Coherence Theorem. Optica (vol. 4, pp. 1113). Optica.
  11. Qian, X.; Malhotra, T.; Vamivakas, N.; Eberly, J. (2016). Coherence Constraints and the Last Hidden Optical Coherence. Physical Review Letters (vol. 117, pp. 153901). Physical Review Letters.
  12. Qian, X.; Little, B.; Howell, J.; Eberly, J. (2015). Shifting the quantum-classical boundary: theory and experiment for statistically classical optical fields. Optica (vol. 2, pp. 611). Optica.
Courses

PEP124: Physics for Business and Technology II
PEP557: Quantum Information and Quantum Computation