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Yidun Wan

Portrait de Yidun Wan
Phd: University of Waterloo and Perimeter Institute 2009

Areas of Research:
Phone: x7503

Research Interests

Currently I am interested in strongly correlated electron systems bearing intrinsic topological order, with or without a global symmetry. In particular, I am studying both discrete and continuous formulation of these (symmetry enriched) topological phases of matter, their classifications, and in the long run, their implications in fundamental physics, such as quantum gravity.

My past research areas include quantum computation (control) and quantum information, quantum gravity, and fiber optics.

Positions Held

  • 2009 - 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, Kinki University
  • 2012 - 2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo

Awards

  • W. B. Pearson Medal, University of Waterloo
  • John Brodie Memorial Prize, Perimeter Institute

Recent Publications

  • Yuxiang Gu, Ling-Yan Hung, Yidun Wan, A Unified Framework of Topological Phases with Symmetry, arXiv preprint arXiv: 1402.3356
  • Utkan Güngördü, Yidun Wan, Mikio Nakahara, Non-Adiabatic Universal Holonomic Quantum Gates Based on Abelian Holonomies, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 2014
  • Ling-Yan Hung, Yidun Wan, Symmetry-enriched phases obtained via pseudo anyon condensation, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 2014, arXiv: 1308.4673

Seminars

  • "Ground state degeneracy of non-Abelian topological phases with boundaries", International Seminar, Topology and Entanglement in Correlated Quantum Systems, Dresden, Germany
  • "Boundary conditions of topological phases vs anyon condensation", Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui Province, China
  • "Models of topological phases in (2+1) and (3+1) dimensions", Department of Physics and Center for Field Theory and Particle Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • "Towards a unified framework of symmetry enriched (topological) phases in 2+1D", Department of Physics and Center for Field Theory and Particle Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • "Aspects of symmetry enriched (topological) phases: a unified point of view", Condensed Matter group meeting, 2014-03-28
  • PIRSA:12110077, Twisted quantum double model of topological phases, 2012-11-21, Condensed Matter
  • PIRSA:12110079, Twisted quantum double model of topological phases, 2012-11-21, Condensed Matter
  • PIRSA:08010044, Braid-like Chiral States in Quantum gravity, 2008-01-31, Quantum Gravity
  • PIRSA:07090011, Propagation and interaction of topological invariants on embedded 4-valient spinets, 2007-09-07, Quantum Gravity