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Xuedan Ma

Scientist, Nanoscience


Xuedan Ma is a Scientist within the Nanoscience and Technology division at Argonne National Laboratory, a Scientist at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago, and a Fellow at Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering at Northwestern University.


  • Ph.D. University of Hamburg

Professional Experience

  • Scientist, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Nanoscience and Technology Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Scientist, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, Consortium for Advanced Science and Engineering (CASE), University of Chicago
  • Fellow, Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering (NAISE), Northwestern University
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory/Sandia National Laboratories

Research Summary

  • Quantum optics, nanophotonics
  • Semiconductor and magnetic materials
  • High-resolution single molecule/particle optical spectroscopy and imaging
  • Magneto-optical spectroscopy


See google scholar for a complete publication list.