Yin-Chen He

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Research Interests

I am interested in the condensed matter theory of strongly correlated system, particularly quantum spin liquid, quantum criticality, conformal field theory, topological phases of matter, quantum field theory and numerical simulations.

Email: yinchenhe@perimeterinstitute.ca

Positions Held

  • 2016.08-2018.06, Moore Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
  • 2014.07-2016.07, Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

Recent Publications

  • Jong Yeon Lee, Chong Wang, Michael P. Zaletel, Ashvin Vishwanath, Yin-Chen He, "Emergent Multi-flavor QED3 at the Plateau Transition between Fractional Chern Insulators: Applications to graphene heterostructures", Phys. Rev. X 8, 031015 (2018), arXiv: 1802.09538
  • Yi-Zhuang You, Yin-Chen He, Cenke Xu, Ashvin Vishwanath, "Symmetric Fermion Mass Generation as Deconfined Quantum Criticality", Phys. Rev. X 8, 011026 (2018), arXiv: 1705.09313
  • Xue-Feng Zhang, Yin-Chen He, Sebastian Eggert, Roderich Moessner, Frank Pollmann, "Continuous easy-plane deconfined phase transition on the kagome lattice", Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 115702 (2018), arXiv: 1706.05414
  • Yin-Chen He, Michael P. Zaletel, Masaki Oshikawa, Frank Pollmann, "Signatures of Dirac cones in a DMRG study of the Kagome Heisenberg model", Phys. Rev. X 7, 031020 (2017), arXiv: 1611.06238
  • Lukas Janssen, Yin-Chen He, "Critical behavior of the QED3-Gross-Neveu model: Duality and deconfined criticality", Phys. Rev. B 96, 205113 (2017), arXiv: 1708.02256
  • Yin-Chen He, Fabian Grusdt, Adam Kaufman, Markus Greiner, Ashvin Vishwanath, "Realizing and Adiabatically Preparing Bosonic Integer and Fractional Quantum Hall states in Optical Lattices", Phys. Rev. B 96, 201103 (2017), arXiv: 1703.00430
  • Yin-Chen He, Subhro Bhattacharjee, Frank Pollmann, R. Moessner, "Kagome chiral spin liquid as a gauged U(1) symmetry protected topological phase". Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 267209 (2015), arXiv: 1509.03070
  • Yin-Chen He, Subhro Bhattacharjee, R. Moessner, Frank Pollmann, "Bosonic Integer Quantum Hall effect in an interacting lattice model", Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 116803 (2015), arXiv: 1506.01645
  • Yin-Chen He, Yan Chen, "Distinct Spin Liquids and their Transitions in Spin-1/2 XXZ Kagome Antiferromagnets", Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 037201 (2015), arXiv: 1407.2740
  • Yin-Chen He, D. N. Sheng, Yan Chen, "Chiral spin liquid in a frustrated anisotropic kagome Heisenberg model", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 137202 (2014), arXiv: 1312.3461


  • PIRSA:17050011, Exotic emergent phenomena from many-body entanglement, 2017-05-01, Colloquium
  • PIRSA:16040106, Spin liquids on kagome lattice and symmetry protected topological phase, 2016-04-19, Condensed Matter