Xingbo Zhao    Professor    Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Email: xbzhao@impcas.ac.cn
Address: 509 Nanchang Rd., Lanzhou, China, 730000


Research Areas

  • Non-perturbative Approaches in Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Field Theory quantized on the Light-front 
  • Hadron structure
  • Relativistic Heavy-ion Physics
  • Nuclear Reaction


Education

  • B.S. in Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2001-2005


Experience

   
Work Experience

  • Professor in Physics, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2015-present


Teaching Experience



Publications

   
Papers

X. Zhao, R. Rapp Transverse Momentum Spectra of J/ψ in Heavy-Ion Collisions”
Phys. Lett. B 664 (2008) 253
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2008.03.068
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/0712.2407
 
X. Zhao, R. Rapp Charmonium Production at High p(t) at RHIC”
arXiv: 0806.1239 [nucl-th], proc. of 24th Winter Workshop on Nuclear Dynamics (South Padre Island, TX, April 5-12, 2008)
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/0806.1239
 
X. Zhao, R. Rapp “Forward and Midrapidity Charmonium production at RHIC”
Eur. Phys. J. C62 (2009) 109
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-0905-6
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/0810.4566
X. Zhao, R. Rapp “Charmonium in Medium: From Correlators to Experiment”
Phys. Rev. C 82 064905 (2010)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.82.064905
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1008.5328

X. Zhao, R. Rapp “Medium Modifications and Production of Charmonia at LHC”
Nucl. Phys. A 859 (2011) 114
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2011.05.001
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/pdf/1102.2194
 
X. Zhao, H. Honkanen, P. Maris, J. P. Vary, S. J. Brodsky “Electron Anomalous Magnetic Moment in Basis Light-Front Quantization Approach”
Few Body Syst. 52 (2012) 339-344, proc. of the Lightcone 2011 conference (Dallas, TX, USA, May 23-27, 2011)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00601-011-0273-2
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.0553
 
A. Emerick, X. Zhao, R. Rapp “Bottomonia in the Quark-Gluon Plasma and their Production at RHIC and LHC”
Eur.Phys.J. A48 (2012) 72
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epja/i2012-12072-y
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.6537
 
X. Zhao, A. Emerick, R. Rapp “In-Medium Quarkonia at SPS, RHIC and LHC”
Nucl. Phys. A 904-905 (2013) 611c, proc. of the Quark Matter 2012 conference (Washington, DC, Aug. 13-18, 2012)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2013.02.088
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.6583
 
J. P. Vary, X. Zhao, A. Ilderton, H. Honkanen, P. Maris, S. J. Brodsky “Basis Light-front Quantization: a New Approach to Non-perturbative Scattering and Time-dependent Production Processes”
Acta. Phys. Pol. B Proc. Suppl. 6, 257(2013); SLAC-PUB-15293; proc. of the Lightcone 2012
conference, Cracow, Poland, Jul. 9-13, 2012
Journal URL: http://th-www.if.uj.edu.pl/acta/sup6/abs/s6p0257.htm
 
P. Maris, P. Wiecki, Y. Li, X. Zhao, J. P. Vary Bound state calculations in QED and QCD using Basis Light-Front Quantization
Acta. Phys. Pol. B Proc. Suppl. 6, 321(2013); proc. of the Lightcone 2012 conference, Cracow, Poland, Jul. 9-13, 2012
Journal URL: http://th-www.if.uj.edu.pl/acta/sup6/abs/s6p0321.htm
 
X. Zhao, A. Ilderton, P. Maris, J. P. Vary “Scattering in Time-dependent Basis Light-front Quantization Framework”
Phys. Rev. D 88 065014 (2013)
Journal URL: http://prd.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v88/i6/e065014
arXiv URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1303.3273
 
X. Zhao, A. Ilderton, P. Maris, J. P. Vary Non-Perturbative Quantum Time Evolution on the Light-front
Phys. Lett. B 726 (2013) 856
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2013.09.030
arXiv URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1309.5338
 
X. Zhao, A. Ilderton, P. Maris, J. P. Vary Non-Perturbative Time-Dependent Quantum Field Evolution
arXiv: 1311.2951 [nucl-th], proc. of the International Conference on Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era - 2013 (Ames, IA, USA, May 13-17, 2013)
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.2951
 
P. W. Wiecki, Y. Li, X. Zhao, P. Maris, J. P. Vary Positronium in Basis Light-Front Quantization
arXiv: 1311.2908 [nucl-th], proc. of the International Conference on Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era - 2013 (Ames, IA, USA, May 13-17, 2013)
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.2908
 
Y. Li, P. W. Wiecki, X. Zhao, P. Maris, J. P. Vary Introduction to Basis Light-Front Quantization Approach to QCD Bound State Problems
arXiv: 1311.2980 [nucl-th], proc. of the International Conference on Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era - 2013 (Ames, IA, USA, May 13-17, 2013)
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.2980
 
X. Zhao, A. Ilderton, P. Maris, J. P. Vary Non-Perturbative Quantum Field Evolution
Few Body Syst. 55 (2014) 555-560, proc. of the Lightcone 2013 conference (Skiathos, Greece, May 20-24, 2013)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00601-014-0824-4
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1312.2274
 
X. Zhao, H. Honkanen, P. Maris, J. P. Vary, S. J. Brodsky “Electron g-2 in Light-front Quantization”
Phys. Lett. B 737 (2014) 65SLAC-PUB-15759
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2014.08.020
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1402.4195
 
D. Chakrabarti, X. Zhao, H. Honkanen, R. Manohar, P. Maris, J. P. Vary “Generalized Parton Distribution in a Light-front Nonperturbative Approach”
Phys. Rev. D 89 116004 (2014)
Journal URL: http://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.116004
arXiv URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.0704
 
P. W. Wiecki, Y. Li, X. Zhao, P. Maris, J. P. Vary Basis Light-Front Quantization Approach to Positronium
Phys. Rev. D 91, no. 10, 105009 (2015)
Journal URL: http://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.91.105009
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.6234
 
J. P. Vary, X. Zhao, A. Ilderton, H. Honkanen, P. Maris, S. J. Brodsky Applications of Basis Light-Front Quantization to QED
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 251-252, 10 (2014); SLAC-PUB-15903, proc. of the Lightcone 2012 conference (Delhi, India, December 10-15, 2012)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2014.04.002
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1406.1838
 
X. Zhao Advances in Basis Light-front Quantization
Few Body Syst. 56 (2015) 257-265, proc. of the Lightcone 2014 conference (Raleigh, NC, USA, May 26-30, 2014)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00601-015-1003-y
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.7748
 
P. W. Wiecki, Y. Li, X. Zhao, P. Maris, J. P. Vary “Non-perturbative Calculation of the Positronium Mass Spectrum in Basis Light-Front Quantization”
Few Body Syst. 56 (2015) 489-494, proc. of the Lightcone 2014 conference (Raleigh, NC, USA, May 26-30, 2014)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00601-015-0962-3
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.02993
 
Y. Li, P. Maris, X. Zhao, J. P. Vary “Heavy Quarkonium in a Holographic Basis”
Phys. Lett. B 758 (2016) 118
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2016.04.065
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.07212
 
L. Adhikari, Y. Li, X. Zhao, P. Maris, J. P. Vary “Form factors and generalized parton distributions in basis light-front quantization”
Phys. Rev. C 93 055202 (2016)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.93.055202
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1602.06027
 
J. P. Vary, L. Adhikari, G. Chen, Y. Li, P. Maris, X. Zhao “Basis Light-Front Quantization: Recent Progress and Future Prospects”
Few Body Syst. 57 (2016) 695-702, proc. of the Lightcone 2015 conference (Frascati, Italy, Sept. 21-25, 2015)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00601-016-1117-x
 
J. P. Vary, L. Adhikari, G. Chen, M. Li, Y. Li, P. Maris, W. Qian, J. R. Spence, S. Tang, K. Tuchin, X. Zhao “Trends and Progress in Nuclear and Hadron Physics: A Straight or Winding Road”
Few Body Syst. 58 (2017) no.2, 56, proc. of the Lightcone 2016 conference (Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 5-8, 2016)
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00601-016-1210-1
 
C. Mondal, D. Chakrabarti, X. Zhao “Deuteron transverse densities in holographic QCD”
Eur. Phys. J. A53 (2017) no 5, 106
Journal URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epja/i2017-12292-7
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/arXiv:1705.05808

 G. Chen, X. Zhao, Y. Li, K. Tuchin, J. P. Vary Particle distribution in intense fields in a light-front Hamiltonian approach
Phys. Rev. D 95 096012 (2017)
Journal URL: http://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.95.096012
arXiv URL:  http://arxiv.org/abs/1702.06932


Research Interests

Quantum Field Theory, QCD, QED, Non-perturbative Approaches in Quantum Field Theory, Light-front Quantization

Heavy Quarkonium Properties in Quark-Gluon Plasma, Heavy Quarkonium Production in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions

Ab initio Approaches in Nuclear Reaction




Conferences

Transverse momentum dependence of J/ψ in Heavy-ion Collisions, Annual Meeting of the Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP) of the American Physical Society (APS), Newport News, VA, USA, Oct. 2007

Transverse momentum dependence of J/ψ in Heavy-ion Collisions, Joint Meeting of the Texas Sections of the APS, AAPT, and Zone 13 of SPS, College Station, TX, USA, Oct. 2007

Analysis of transverse momentum dependence of J/ψ in Heavy-ion Collisions, 24th Winter Workshop on Nuclear Dynamics, South Padre Island, TX, USA, Apr. 2008

Forward and midrapidity charmonium production at RHIC, Hot Quarks 2008, Workshop for young scientist on the physics of ultra-relativistic nucleus-nucleus collisions, Estes Park, CO, USA, Aug. 2008

In-Medium Charmonium Production, invited talk at ECT* Workshop on Heavy Quarkonium Production in Heavy-Ion Collisions, Trento, Italy, May. 2009

Charmonium Production in Heavy-ion Collisions - revisited, Joint Meeting of the Texas Sections of the APS, AAPT, and Zone 13 of SPS, San Marcos, TX, USA, Oct. 2009

Medium Effects in Charmonium Transport, invited talk at International Workshop on Heavy Quark Production in Heavy-ion Collisions, West Lafayette, IN, USA, Jan. 2011

Non-Perturbative Evaluation of Electron Anomalous Magnetic Moment, Lightcone 2011, Workshop on applications of light-cone coordinates to highly relativistic systems, Dallas, TX, USA, May 23-27, 2011

Thermal Kinetic Equation Approach to Charmonium Production in Heavy-Ion Collision, Brookhaven Summer Program: Quarkonium Production in Elementary and Heavy Ion Collisions, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY, USA, Jun. 6-18

Basis Light-Front Quantization: a non-perturbative approach for time-dependent theory, the American Physical Society (APS) April meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA, USA, Mar. 31-Apr. 3, 2012

Scattering in time-dependent Basis Light-Front Quantization, the International Conference on Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era - 2013, Ames, IA, USA, May. 13-17, 2013

Scattering in time-dependent Basis Light-Front Quantization, the Lightcone 2013 Conference, Skiathos, Greece, May. 20-24, 2013
Electron GPDs from Light-front Quantization, Annual Meeting of the Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP) of the American Physical Society (APS), Newport News, VA, USA, Oct. 23-26, 2013
Advances in Basis Light-Front Quantization, the Lightcone 2014 Conference, Raleigh, NC, USA, May. 26-30, 2014
Basis Light-Front Quantization Approach to Hadron Physics, QCD and Hadron Physics Workshop, Lanzhou, China, Nov. 22, 2015
Basis Light-front Approach to Nuclear Physics, the Institute for Nuclear Theory Workshop INT-16-1, Nuclear Physics from Lattice QCD, Institute for Nuclear Theory, Seattle, WA, USA, May. 27, 2016
A Basis Light-front Approach to Strong Field Physics, Mini-Workshop on Atomic Physics at HIAF, the Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Aug. 17, 2016

Light-front ab-initio Approach to QED and QCD, the 46th International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2016), Jeju island, South Korea, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2016

Positronium in Basis Light-front Quantization, the Lightcone 2016 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 5-8, 2016

Time-dependent Basis Function Approach to Nuclear Scattering, the International Conference on Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era - 2016, Khabarovsk, Russia, Sept. 19-23, 2016

Positronium in Basis Light-front Quantization, Novel Theory for New Facilities in Hadron Physics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, Dec. 10-11, 2016

Quarkonium on the Light-front, Applications of QCD to Flavor and Collider Physics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, Dec. 27-28, 2016

Nonperturbative Renormalization Approach to Hamiltonian Light-front Field Theory, the Lightcone 2017 Conference, Mumbai, India, Sept. 22, 2017

Progress Report on Basis Light-front Quantization, the Third Sino-Americas Workshop and School on the Bound-State Problem in Continuum QCD, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, Oct. 19, 2017

Collaboration


Students

已指导学生

武表钢  硕士研究生  070202-粒子物理与原子核物理  

蓝江山  硕士研究生  070202-粒子物理与原子核物理  

现指导学生

付开宇  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

赵恒飞  硕士研究生  070202-粒子物理与原子核物理  

林博郎  博士研究生  070201-理论物理  

胡致  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

李贺  博士研究生  070202-粒子物理与原子核物理  

胡博伦  博士研究生  070201-理论物理  

李子超  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

蓝江山  博士研究生  070202-粒子物理与原子核物理  

邝中奎  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

Honors & Distinctions

  • Robert S. Hyer Research Award, Texas Section of American Physical Society, TX, 2009
  • Gary McCartor Travel Award, the International Light Cone Advisory Committee, Skiathos, Greece, 2013