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C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-7966
Fax: (631) 632-7954
This is Tzu-Chieh Wei’s homepage
located at the YITP, Stony Brook University. I am currently an assistant professor there.
I received my PhD in physics from the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, working on entanglement theory with Prof.
Paul Goldbart and on entangled photons and their applications in
quantum information processing with Prof. Paul Kwiat. After obtaining
my degree there, I stayed and focused my research on condensed matter,
mainly on superconductivity, BEC, and optical lattices. During my
career in UIUC, I had cultivated my interests in both condensed matter
physics and quantum information science, and had collaborated closely
with experimental groups such as Kwiat's Quantum Information Group and
Bezryadin's Low Temperature Physics Lab. In addition, I
collaborated with Prof. Brian DeMarco and Prof. Smitha Vishveshwara.
In September 2007, I moved from Urbana-Champaign to Waterloo, where I was a postdoctoral fellow associated with Prof. Michele Mosca and Prof. Ashwin Nayak.
I was based in IQC and was affiliated with Perimeter Institute for
Theoretical Physics through Prof. Mosca and Prof. Nayak. There, I also
had the privilege to interact with Prof. Tony Leggett, when he spent two months in Waterloo every summer.
In September 2009, I moved from Waterloo to Vancouver, where I worked with Prof. Robert Raussendorf and Prof. Ian Affleck. In September 2011, I moved to Stony Brook and started as an assistant professor at the CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP), Stony Brook University.
** Nov. 19, 2014 ** My work with Roman Orus, Oliver Buerschaper, and Artur Garcia-Saez was accepted in PRL
** Nov. 14, 2014 ** I gave a talk locally here in the Center for Quantum Materials at Stony Brook on "Geometric entanglement in Kitaev’s toric code and transition to trivial phase by string tension
** Nov. 6, 2014 ** My work with Oliver Buerschaper, Artur
Garcia-Saez & Roman Orus on "Topological Minimally Entangled States
via Geometric Measure" has now appeared in J. Stat. Mech. (2014) P11009
** Oct. 27, 2014 ** My paper with Poya Haghnegahdar and
Robert Raussendorf and "Hybrid valence-bond states for universal
quantum computation" has appeared in Phys. Rev. A 90, 042333 (2014)
** Oct. 21-24, 2014 ** Attending "The 4th International Workshop on Entanglement, Decoherence and Quantum Control
" and gave a talk there
** Oct. 6, 2014 ** My work with Abhishodh Prakash on
"Universal single-qubit gates in a symmetry-protected topological
phase" was posted to the arXiv:1410.0974
Spring 2015: PHY308 Quantum Physics
PHY578 Quantum Physics for Teachers
Fall 2014: PHY126-R01 Classical Physics B
Spring 2014: PHY680.01 Quantum Computing
Fall 2013: PHY131-R10 Classical Physics I
Spring 2013: PHY598 Graduate Seminar: AMO and Condensed Matter Physics
Fall 2012: PHY566 Quantum Electronics II (Quantum Optics)
Spring 2012: PHY680.01 Quantum Computing and Quantum Information
(1) Quantum Information Science
include, but not limited to:
: quantum computing, quantum entanglement, quantum state manipulation, etc.
(2) Condensed Matter Physics:
superconductivity, superfluidity, carbon nanotubes, graphenes, etc.
(3) Cold atoms and optical
(4) Complexity theory and
Detailed description is being updated; see here
Physical Review Letters
Physical Review A
Physical Review B
Nano Science & Technology
Applications of Superconductivity
Atomic Quantum Fluids
UBC Physics and Astronomy
Institute for Quantum Computing
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Department of Physics, University of Illinois
CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Preskill Lecture NotesMeetings:
Quantum Meetings (Daniel Lidar's)
Quantum Conferences (Andrew White's)
JFK: It is highly recommended using JFK airport. Use the Airtrain at
JFK to Jamaica Station. (Before exiting Airtrain station at Jamaica,
you need to purchase a ticket, which contains 5 dollars for Airtrain
and LIRR train fare to Port Jefferson or Stony Brook. (Check the
timetable to determine whether it is a peak or off-peak.) At Jamaica
Station, take the train (Long Islands Rail Road)
towards Port Jefferson and Stony Brook Station (next to the campus) is
the last stop before Port Jefferson Station. [Note that you may need to
Hungtington or Hicksville, but it is very easy.] If you stop at Port
Jefferson, you need to take a taxi to your hotel. Visitors usually stay
either at Danfords Hotel at Port Jefferson or Hilton Garden Inn on
Stony Brook campus.
From LGA, you need to arrange a shuttle, e.g., SuperShuttle or else you can take a taxi to Jamaica Station, then follow the above instruction to Stony Brook or Port Jefferson.
From New Havens, Boston or north east by train: take Amtrack to Bridgeport,
CT. Go to the ferry terminal, take the ferry from Bridgeport to Port
Jefferson. The Danfords Hotel
is right next to the ferry at Port Jefferson.
From Danfords Hotel to Stony Brook, there is a hotel shuttle. Ask the
front desk the night before to arrange. Usually there are visitors to
Simons Center using that shuttle service as well. The shuttle driver knows Simons Center. YITP is at the
6th floor of Math Tower, next to Simons Center.
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