Meng Khoon Tey 

Associate Professor


Department of Physics, Tsinghua University

School of Sciences Building

Beijing 100084, China 




Education and Employment
1997-2000 National University of Singapore, B.Sc.
2003-2008 National University of Singapore, Ph.D.
Research Experience:
08/2008-03/2009: Postdoc, Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore.
04/2009-02/2013: Junior Scientist, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences.

03/2013-12/2016: Assistant professor, Tsinghua University. 

01/2017-             : Associate professor, Tsinghua University.


Current Research Interests:

-Experiments with ultracold atoms
-Spinor condensates
-Strong-interacting Fermi gases
-Rydberg atoms
Awards and Membership
Wang Gungwu Medal and Prize, Best PhD thesis in Natural Sciences, NUS,2009.
Selected Publications

1. Xin-Yu Luo, Yi-Quan Zou, Ling-Na Wu, Qi Liu, Ming-Fei Han, Meng Khoon Tey*, Li You*, “Deterministic entanglement generation from driving through quantum phase transitions”, Science 355, 620-623 (2017).

2. Shen Dong, Yue Cui, Chuyang Shen, Yewei Wu, Meng Khoon Tey*, Li You*, Bo Gao*, “Observation of broad p-wave Feshbach resonances in ultracold 85Rb-87Rb mixtures”, Physical Review A 94, 062702 (2016).

3. Haixing Fu, Mingzhe Li, Meng Khoon Tey, Li You, Bo Gao, “Multiscale quantum-defect theory and its application to atomic spectrum”, New J. of Physics 18, 103016 (2016).

4. Ling-Na Wu, Meng Khoon Tey, Li You, “Persistent atomic spin squeezing at the Heisenberg limit”, Physical Review A 92, 063610 (2015).

5. Edmundo R. Sánchez Guajardo, Meng Khoon Tey, Leonid A. Sidorenkov, and Rudolf Grimm, “Higher-nodal collective modes in a resonantly interacting Fermi gas”, Physical Review A 87, 063601 (2013).

6. Leonid A. Sidorenkov, Meng Khoon Tey*, Rudolf Grimm, Yan-Hua Hou, Lev Pitaevskii, and Sandro Stringari, “Second sound and the superfluid fraction in a resonantly interacting Fermi gas”, Nature 498, 78-81 (2013).

7. Meng Khoon Tey, Leonid A. Sidorenkov, Edmundo R. S′anchez Guajardo, Rudolf Grimm, Mark J. H. Ku, Martin Zwierlein, Yan-Hua Hou, Lev Pitaevskii, and Sandro Stringari, “Collective Modes in a Unitary Fermi Gas across the Superfluid Phase Transition”, Physical Review Letters 110, 055303 (2013).

8. Simon Stellmer, Meng Khoon Tey, Rudolf Grimm, and Florian Schreck, “Bose-Einstein condensation of 86Sr”, Physical Review A 82, 041602(R) (2010).

9. Meng Khoon Tey, Simon Stellmer, Rudolf Grimm, and Florian Schreck, “Double-degenerate Bose-Fermi mixture of strontium”, Physical Review A 82, 011608(R) (2010).

10. Simon Stellmer, Meng Khoon Tey, Bo Huang, Rudolf Grimm, and Florian Schreck, “Bose-Einstein Condensation of Strontium”, Physical Review Letters 103, 200401 (2009).

11. Syed Abdullah Aljunid, Meng Khoon Tey, Brenda Chng, Timothy Liew, Gleb Maslennikov, Valerio Scarani, and Christian Kurtsiefer,“Phase shift of a weak coherent beam induced by a single atom”, Physical Review Letters 103, 153601 (2009).

12. Meng Khoon Tey, Zilong Chen, Syed Abdullah Aljunid, Brenda Chng, Florian Huber, Gleb Maslennikov and Christian Kurtsiefer, “Strong interaction between light and a single trapped atom without a cavity”, Nature Physics 4, 924–927 (2008).

13. Meng Khoon Tey*, Gleb Maslennikov, Timothy C.H. Liew, Syed Abdullah Aljunid, Florian Huber, Brenda Chng, Zilong Chen, Valerio Scarani and Christian Kurtsiefer*, “Interfacing light and single atoms with a lens”, New Journal of Physics11, 043011 (2009).

14. Yu. I. Bogdanov, M. V. Chekhova, L. A. Krivitsky, S. P. Kulik, A. N. Penin, A. A. Zhukov, L. C. Kwek, C. H. Oh and M. K. Tey, “Statistical reconstruction of qutrits”, Physical Review A 70, 042303 (2004).

15. Yu. I. Bogdanov, M. V. Chekhova, S. P. Kulik, G. A. Maslennikov, A. A. Zhukov., C. H. Oh, and M. K. Tey, “Qutrit State Engineering with Biphotons”, Physical Review Letters 93, 230503 (2004).