Prof. Shuo YANG

 Assistant Professor


 Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, 

 School of Sciences Building, 

 Beijing 100084, China





Education and Employment


· 2006.9-2010.7, Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics
  Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
· 2002.9-2006.7, B.S. in Physics
  Nankai University, Tianjin, China
· 2017.9-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
· 2014.9-2017.8, Postdoctoral fellow, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
· 2012.9-2014.8, Postdoctoral fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany
· 2010.7-2012.6, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

Main Research Directions

  1. 1. Numerical simulation of quantum many-body systems
    Tensor networks
    (a) Improved algorithms for tensor network simulations
    (b) Projected entangled-pair states (PEPS) representations for chiral systems 
    (c) Boundary and edge theories of PEPS
    (d) Algorithms for solving bosonic/fermionic systems
    Exact diagonalization with Lanczos method

    2. Topological states of matter
    Exact solvable models with topological order

    Lattice fractional quantum Hall systems
    Spin liquids

Recent Publications

[1] Shuo Yang, Zheng-Cheng Gu, and Xiao-Gang Wen, Loop optimization for tensor network renormalization, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 110504 (2017). 
[2] Wei Li, Shuo Yang, Hong-Hao Tu, and Meng Cheng, Criticality in Translation-Invariant Parafermion Chains, Phys. Rev. B 91, 115133 (2015).
[3] Shuo Yang, Thorsten Wahl, Hong-Hao Tu, Norbert Schuch, and J.Ignacio Cirac, Chiral projected entangled-pair state with topological order, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 106803 (2015).
[4] Wei Li, Shuo Yang, Meng Cheng, Zheng-Xin Liu, and Hong-Hao Tu, Topology and criticality in resonating AKLT-loop spin liquid states, Phys. Rev. B 89, 174411 (2014).
[5] S. Yang, L. Lehman, D. Poilblanc, K. Van Acoleyen, F. Verstraete, J.I. Cirac, and N. Schuch, Edge theories in Projected Entangled Pair State models, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 036402 (2014).