Yi-zhuang You

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Physics
SchoolVc-academic Affairs
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Our research focuses on the theoretical investigation of correlated topological phases and phase transitions in condensed matter and high-energy physics, understanding the dynamics of quantum entanglement, and application of machine learning in quantum many-body problems.

    1. Correlated Quantum Many-Body System
    Quantum mechanics governs the microscopic degrees of freedom of electrons and spins. When strongly interacting, these systems can exhibit exotic collective phenomena beyond the simple sum of individual behaviors. Studying quantum many-body systems has important practical applications, from designing new materials to building quantum devices.

    2. Topological Phases of Matter
    Discovering new quantum phases is an exciting frontier of condensed matter physics. Topological phases exhibit exotic properties beyond traditional paradigms. Studying them has advanced quantum many-body theory and may enable new experimental realizations.

    3. Quantum Entanglement Dynamics
    Quantum entanglement connects topics of topological order, localization, and quantum chaos. It shares similarities with wormholes, motivating holographic duality ideas. Understanding entanglement structure and dynamics may provide insights into fundamental questions of decoherence, thermalization, and gravity.

    4. Machine Learning and Physics
    Artificial intelligence is influencing all scientific fields, including physics. Physicists are also providing insights into the nature of intelligence. The combination of machine learning and physics is just beginning, with much potential still to be explored.

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    1. Symmetric Mass Generation in the 1+1 Dimensional Chiral Fermion 3-4-5-0 Model. Phys Rev Lett. 2022 May 06; 128(18):185301. Zeng M, Zhu Z, Wang J, You YZ. PMID: 35594085.
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    2. Strong Correlation Between Superconductivity and Ferromagnetism in an Fe-Chalcogenide Superconductor. Nano Lett. 2021 Sep 08; 21(17):7277-7283. McLaughlin NJ, Wang H, Huang M, Lee-Wong E, Hu L, Lu H, Yan GQ, Gu G, Wu C, You YZ, Du CR. PMID: 34415171.
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    3. Information Scrambling in Quantum Neural Networks. Phys Rev Lett. 2020 May 22; 124(20):200504. Shen H, Zhang P, You YZ, Zhai H. PMID: 32501047.
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    4. Emergent Schrödinger equation in an introspective machine learning architecture. Sci Bull (Beijing). 2019 Sep 15; 64(17):1228-1233. Wang C, Zhai H, You YZ. PMID: 36659603.
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    5. Role of Noether's Theorem at the Deconfined Quantum Critical Point. Phys Rev Lett. 2019 May 03; 122(17):175701. Ma N, You YZ, Meng ZY. PMID: 31107072.
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    6. Bilayer Graphene as a Platform for Bosonic Symmetry-Protected Topological States. Phys Rev Lett. 2017 Mar 24; 118(12):126801. Bi Z, Zhang R, You YZ, Young A, Balents L, Liu CX, Xu C. PMID: 28388187.
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    7. Low-Energy Spin Dynamics of the Honeycomb Spin Liquid Beyond the Kitaev Limit. Phys Rev Lett. 2016 Jul 15; 117(3):037209. Song XY, You YZ, Balents L. PMID: 27472139.
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    8. Wave function and strange correlator of short-range entangled states. Phys Rev Lett. 2014 Jun 20; 112(24):247202. You YZ, Bi Z, Rasmussen A, Slagle K, Xu C. PMID: 24996105.
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    9. Superfluidity of bosons in kagome lattices with frustration. Phys Rev Lett. 2012 Dec 28; 109(26):265302. You YZ, Chen Z, Sun XQ, Zhai H. PMID: 23368576.
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    10. Phase diagram and a possible unified description of intercalated iron selenide superconductors. Phys Rev Lett. 2011 Oct 14; 107(16):167001. You YZ, Yang F, Kou SP, Weng ZY. PMID: 22107420.
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