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Xiaofei Yang


Academic Title:Assistant Professor

Degree:Doctoral degree


School/Department:School of Physics

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Dr. Xiaofei Yang is an assistant professor at Peking University. Her main research topics are the development of high-precision and high sensitivity laser spectroscopy techniques and the associated structure studies of exotic nuclei. She received her Ph.D. degree in nuclear physics from Peking University, China, in 2014. Her Ph.D. research work was conducted at RIKEN Nishina, Center, Japan, where she worked for 3 years (2011-2014) as an International Program Association joint Ph.D. student. In 2014, she joined the nuclear moment group at IKS, KU Leuven, Belgium, as a postdoctoral researcher. She had been a local member of CERN-ISOLDE from 2016 till 2017, supported by Junior Mobility Program of KU Leuven and FWO Grant for a Long-Stay in Europe, Belgium. Since October 2017, she becomes a faculty member and begin to form a research team at Peking University and is currently developing the laser spectroscopy technique for the study of unstable nuclei at the radioactive beam facilities. In 2019, she was awarded with the IUPAP “Young Scientist Prize” for nuclear physics, Boyan Young fellow of Peking University.