Dawei Yuan

Ph.D., Assistant Professor


20A Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China

National Astronomical Observatories, CAS


Research Interests

Laboratory study on astrophysical shock formation and particles acceleration

Experimental investigation of dynamic process of Herbig-Haro objects

Education and Experience

2017PresentNational Astronomical Observatories, CAS, Assistant Professor
20142017National Astronomical Observatories, CAS, Postdoctor
20092014Institute of Physics, CAS, Ph.D.
20052009Shandong University, Bachelor


  1. Dawei Yuan, Yutong Li, Tao Tao, et al., Laboratory investigation of astrophysical collimated jets with intense lasers, ApJ 860, 146 (2018)
  2. Dawei Yuan, Huigang Wei, Guiyun Liang, et al., Laboratory study of astrophysical collisionless shock at SG-II laser facility, High Power Laser Science and Engineering 6, e45 (2018)
  3. Guiyun Liang, Jiayong Zhong, Huigang Wei, Dawei Yuan, et al., Laboratory Analog of Heavy Jets Impacting a Denser Medium in Herbig–Haro (HH) Objects, ApJ 868, 56 (2018)
  4. Dawei Yuan, Yutong Li, Baojun Zhu, et al., Application of multi-pulse optical imaging to measure evolution of laser-produced counter-streaming flows, Chin. Phys. B 26, 054206 (2017)
  5. Dawei Yuan, Yutong Li, Meng Liu, et al., Formation and evolution of a pair of collisionless shocks in counter-streaming flows, Sci. Rep. 7, 42915 (2017)
  6. Xiaopeng Zhang, Jiarui Zhao, Dawei Yuan, et al., Deuteron-deuteron fusion in laser-driven counter-streaming collisionless plasmas, Phys. Rev. C 96, 055801 (2017)
  7. Jiarui Zhao, Xiaopeng Zhang, Dawei Yuan et al., A novel laser-collider used to produce monoenergetic 13.3 MeV 7Li (d, n) neutrons, Sci. Rep. 6, 27363 (2016)
  8. Jiayong Zhong, Jun Lin, Yutong Li, Xiaogang Wang, Yan Li, Kai Zhang, Dawei Yuan, et al., Relativistic electrons produced by reconnecting electric fields in a laser-driven bench-top solar flare, ApJS 225, 30 (2016)
  9. Dawei Yuan, Junfeng Wu, Yutong Li, et al., Modeling supersonic-jet deflection in the Herbig-Haro 110/270 system with high-power lasers, ApJ 815, 46 (2015)
  10. Dawei Yuan, Yutong Li, Studies of collisionless shockwaves using high-power laser pulses in laboratories, Chin. Phys. B 24, 015204 (2015)
  11. Baojun Zhu, Yutong Li, Dawei Yuan, et al., Strong magnetic fields generated with a simple open-ended coil irradiated by high power laser pulses, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 261903 (2015)
  12. Jiarui Zhao, Xiaopeng Zhang, Dawei Yuan, et al., Neutron yield enhancement in laser-induced deuterium-deuterium fusion using a novel shaped target Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86, 063505 (2015)
  13. Dawei Yuan, Yutong Li, Xun Liu, et al., Shockwaves and Filaments Induced by Counter-Streaming Laser-produced Plasmas, High Energy Density Physics 9, 239 (2013)
  14. Dawei Yuan, Yutong Li, Luning Su, et al., Filaments in high-speed counter-streaming plasma interactions driven by high-power laser pulses, Sci China-Phys. Mech. & Astron 56, 2381 (2013)
  15. Quanli Dong, Shoujun Wang, Quanming Lu, Can Huang, Dawei Yuan, et al., Plasmoid Ejection and Secondary Current Sheet Generation from Magnetic Reconnection in Laser-Plasma Interaction, Phys. Rev. Lett 108, 215001 (2012)