Yin-Chen He

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Area of Research:

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.

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