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Huanhuan Liu--Research Associate Professor

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Huanhuan Liu has obtained the doctorate degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2014. Her research interest focuses mainly on fiber lasers, fiber sensors, and low-dimensional nanomaterial optical devices. She has published more than 40 academic papers in Nanophotonics, Applied Physics Letters, Optics Letters, etc. She has published 15 peer-reviewed journal papers as the first author (7 papers with impact factor> 3, two cover articles). She has presided over 1 fund supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, and mainly participated in 6 national-level scientific research projects. She has been authorized 9 national invention patents, co-edited 1 English book. She has won the best paper award of the Photonics Global Conference in 2010; the “National Outstanding Self-Financed International Student Scholarship" in 2014; the "Shanghai Young Oriental Scholar" talent honor in 2016, and the second prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award in 2020.


2010.1-2014.1    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  PhD

2007.9-2010.1    Shanghai University Master

2003.9-2007.6    Yangzhou University Bachelor

Working Experiences

2020-present Southern University of Science and Technology Research Associate Professor

2016-2020 Shanghai University    Assistant professor

2014-2016 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore    Postdoc

Research Introduction

(1)Ultrafast fiber laser

(2)Fiber sensing and application

(3)Low-dimensional nanomaterial optical devices

Awards & Honors

① The second prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award in 2020

② The "Excellent Paper" of Issue 07 of《Chinese Journal of Lasers》

③ Shanghai Young Oriental Scholar" talent honor in 2016  

④ The “National Outstanding Self-Financed International Student Scholarship" in 2014

⑤ The best paper award of the Photonics Global Conference in 2010


  1. Liu, Z. Li, Y. Yu, J. Lin, S. Liu, F. Pang, T. Wang, “Nonlinear Optical Properties of Anisotropic 2D Layered Materials for Ultrafast Photonics,” Nanophotonics, 9(7): 1651-1673, 2020.
  2. Liu,Z. Li, W. Song, Y. Yu, F. Pang, and T. Wang, “MoS2/Graphene heterostructure incorporated passively mode-locked fiber laser: from anomalous to normal average dispersion,” Optical Materials Express, 10(1):46-56, 2020.
  3. Liu, Y. Yu, W. Song, Q. Jiang, and F. Pang, “Recent development of flat supercontinuum generation in specialty optical fibers,”Opto-Electronic Advances, 2(2):180020, 2019. 【Cover Article】
  4. Liu, F. Pang, L. Hong, Z. Ma, L. Huang, Z. Wang, J. Wen, Z. Chen, and T. Wang, “Crystallization-induced refractive index modulation on sapphire-derived fiber for ultrahigh temperature sensing,” Optics Express, 27(5): 6201-6209, 2019.
  5. Yang, H. Liu, J. Wen, L. Chen, Y. Shang, N. Chen, S. Huang, T. Wang, and F. Pang, “Cylindrical vector modes based Mach-Zehnder interferometer with vortex fiber for sensing applications”, Applied Physics Letters, 115:051103, 2019.
  6.  Liu, Y. Yu, W. Song, Q. Jiang, F. Pang, and T. Wang, “Spectrally Flat Supercontinuum Generation in a ZBLAN Fiber Pumped by Erbium-Doped Mode-Locked Fiber Laser,” Photonics Sensors,9(4):302-308, 2019.
  7.  Liu, W. Song, Y. Yu, Q. Jiang, F. Pang, and T. Wang, “Black Phosphorus-Film with Drop-Casting Method for High-Energy Pulse Generation from Q-Switched Er-Doped Fiber Laser,” Photonics Sensors, 9(3):239-245, 2019.
  8. Liu, F. F. Pang, L. Lv, X. Mei. Y. Song, J. Chen, and T. Wang, “True Phase Measurement of DistributedVibration Sensors Based on Heterodyne φ-OTDR,” IEEE Photonics Journal, 10(1): 7101309, 2018.
  9. Yu, F. Pang, H. Liu, X. Li, J. Yang, and T. Wang, “Compositing orbital angular momentum beams in Bi4Ge3O12 crystal for magnetic field sensing,” Applied Physics Letters, 111(9):091107, 2017.
  10. Pang, M. He, H. Liu(corresponding author), X. Mei, J. Tao, T. Zhang, X. Zhang, N. Chen, and T. Wang, “A fading-discrimination method for distributed vibration sensor using coherent detection of φ-OTDR,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, pp(99):1-1, 2016.
  11. Liuand K. K. Chow, “Amplified spontaneous emission pulses for high-power supercontinuum generation,” Journal of Engineering, 1(1), 2016.
  12. Liu and K. K. Chow, “High fundamental-repetition-rate bound solitons in a carbon-nanotube-based fiber laser,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 27(8):867, 2015.
  13. Liuand K. K. Chow, “Dark pulse generation in fiber lasers incorporating carbon nanotubes,” Optics Express, 22(24):29708, 2014.
  14. Liu and K. K. Chow, “Operation-switchable bidirectional pulsed fiber laser incorporating carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorber,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20(5):0901905, 2014.
  15. Liuand K. K. Chow, “Enhanced stability of dispersion-managed mode-locked fiber lasers with near-zero net cavity dispersion by high-contrast saturable absorbers,” Optics Letters, 39(1):150, 2014.
  16. Liu, Y. Yang, and K. K. Chow, “Enhancement of thermal damage threshold of carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorber by evanescent-field interaction on fiber end,”Optics Express, 21(16):18975, 2013.
  17. Liuand K. K. Chow, “Flat super-continuum generation using carbon nanotube-based mode-locked laser and normal dispersion photonic crystal fibre,” Electronics Letters, 49(16):1020, 2013.
  18. Liu,K. K. Chow, S. Yamashita, and S. Y. Set, “Carbon-nanotube-based Q-switched fiber laser for high pulse generation,” Optics and Laser Technology, 45:713, 2013.
  19. Liu,F. Pang, H. Guo, W. Cao, Y. Liu, N. Chen, Z. Chen, and T. Wang, “In series double cladding fibers for simultaneous refractive index and temperature measurement,” Optics Express, 18(12):13072, 2010.

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