Hui Zhai  

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Education background

Jan. 2005: Doctor of Science, Physics, Center for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Thesis title: Quantum Many-body Theory of Ultracold Atomic Gases

Advisor: Professor Chen-Ning Yang

 Jun. 2002: Bachelor of Science, Physics, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Experience

August 2012-Present: Permenent Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University

July. 2009-July 2012: Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University

Sep. 2007-June 2009: Postdoc Scholar,Material Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley

Jun. 2005-May 2007: Postdoc Scholar, Department of Physics, the Ohio-State University

Concurrent Academic

Editorial Board Member, of Journal of Physics B

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

My research focuses on quantum many-body problems in ultracold quantum gases, and my recent research projects include:

1. Quantum gases in synthetic gauge field: spin-orbit coupling, quantum gases in lattices with synthetic magnetic field or non-abelain gauge field.

2. Strongly interacting Fermi gases: resonance models, narrow resonance, ferromagnetism

3. Dipolar quantum gases

4. Quantum gases in optical lattices

5. Multi-component quantum gases

6. Quantum gases in cavity

Academic Achievement

My full publications: ResearchID

Selected publications:

1. Synthetic Gauge Field with Highly Magnetic Lanthanide Atoms,

Xiaoling Cui, Biao Lian, Tin-Lun Ho, Benjamin L. Lev and Hui Zhai,

Phys. Rev. A. 88, 011601(Rapid Communication), (2013)

2. Fermion Pairing across a Dipolar Interaction Induced Resonance,

Ran Qi, Zhe-Yu Shi and Hui Zhai,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 045302 (2013)

3. Stability of excited dressed states with spin-orbit coupling,

Long Zhang, Jin-Yi Zhang, Si-Cong Ji, Zhi-Dong Du, Hui Zhai, Youjin Deng, Shuai Chen, Peng Zhang and Jian-Wei Pan,

Phys. Rev. A 87, 011601(Rapid Communication) (2013)

4. Superfluidity of Bosons in Kagome Lattices with Frustration,

Yi-Zhuang You, Zhu Chen, Xiao-Qi Sun and Hui Zhai,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 265302 (2012)

5. Interaction Induced Hall Response in a Spin-Orbit Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensate,

Zhu Chen and Hui Zhai,

Phys. Rev. A, 86, 041604(Rapid Communication), (2012)

6. Spin-Orbit Coupled Degenerate Fermi Gases,

Pengjun Wang, Zeng-Qiang Yu, Zhengkun Fu, Jiao Miao, Lianghui Huang, Shijie Chai, Hui Zhai and Jing Zhang,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 095301 (2012)

(Highlighted by "Physics " and " Physics World ")

7.Collective Dipole Oscillation of a Spin-Orbit Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensate,

Jin-Yi Zhang, Si-Cong Ji, Zhu Chen, Long Zhang, Zhi-Dong Du, Bo, Yan, Ge-Sheng Pan, Bo Zhao, You-Jin Deng, Hui Zhai, Shuai Chen, Jian-Wei Pan,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 115301 (2012)

8. Searching for Non-Abelian Phases in the Bose-Einstein Condensate of Dysprosium,

Biao Lian, Tin-Lun Ho and Hui Zhai,

Phys. Rev. A 85, 051606 (Rapid Communication) (2012)

9. Highly polarized Fermi gases across a narrow Feshbach resonance,

Ran Qi and Hui Zhai,

Phys. Rev. A 85, 041603(Rapid Communication) (2012)

10. s-wave-scattering Resonances induced by Dipolar Interactions of Polar Molecules,

Zhe-Yu Shi, Ran Qi and Hui Zhai

Phys. Rev. A 85, 020702 (Rapid Communication) (2012)

11. Spin-Orbit Coupled Fermi gases across a Feshbach Resonance,

Zeng-Qiang Yu and Hui Zhai,

Physical Review. Letters. 107, 195305 (2011)

12. Paired Superfluid and Fractionalized Vortices in Spin-Orbit Coupled Bosons,

Chao-Ming Jian and Hui Zhai,

Physical Review B, (Rapid Communication), 84, 060508 (2011)

13. Bound States and Scattering Resonances Induced by Spatially Modulated Interactions,

Ran Qi and Hui Zhai

Physical Review Letters, 106, 163201 (2011)

11. Stability Condition of a Strongly Interacting Boson-Fermion Mixture across an Inter-species Feshbach Resonance

Zeng-Qiang Yu, Shizhong Zhang and Hui Zhai

Physical Review A, (Rapid Communication), 83, 041603 (2011)

15. Spin-Orbit Coupled Spinor Bose-Einstein Condensates

Chunji Wang, Chao Gao, Chao-Ming Jian and Hui Zhai

Physical Review Letters, 105, 160403 (2010)

16. Degeneracy of Many-body Quantum States in an Optical Lattice under a Uniform Magnetic Field

Jian Zhang, Chao-Ming Jian, Fei Ye and Hui Zhai

Physical Review Letters, 105, 155302 (2010)

17.  Pairing and Vortex Lattices for Interacting Fermions in Optical Lattices with a Large Magnetic Field

Hui Zhai, R. O. Umucali lar and M. O. Oktel

Physical Review Letters, 104, 145301 (2010)

( Selected as ``Editor's Suggestion" )

18. Stability of a Fully Magnetized Ferromagnetic State in a Repulsively Interacting Ultracold Fermi Gases

Xiaoling Cui and Hui Zhai

Physical Review A (Rapid Communication), 81, 041602 (2010)

19. Correlated versus Ferromagnetic State in Repulsively Interacting Two-component Fermi Gases

Hui Zhai

Physical Review A (Rapid Communication), 80, 051605  (2009)

20. Functional Renormalization-Group Study of the Pairing Symmetry and Pairing Mechanism of the FeAs-Based High Temperature Superconductor

Fa Wang, Hui Zhai, Ying Ran, Ashvin Vishwanath and Dung-Hai Lee

Physical Review Letters, 102, 047005 (2009)

21. Trapped Fermi Gases in Rotating Optical Lattices: Realization and Detection of the Topological Hofstadter Insulator

R. O. Umucali lar, Hui Zhai and M. O. Oktel

Physical Review Letters, 100, 070402 (2008)

22. Quantum Hall Transition near a Fermion Feshbach Resonance in a Rotating Trap

Kun Yang and Hui Zhai

Physical Review Letters, 100, 030404 (2008)

23. Superfluid-Insulator Transition of Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases in Optical Lattices

Hui Zhai and Tin-Lun Ho

Physical Review Letters, 99, 100402 (2007)

24. Criterion for Bosonic Superfluidity in an Optical Lattice

Roberto B. Diener, Qi Zhou, Hui Zhai and Tin-Lun Ho

Physical Review Letters, 98, 180404 (2007)

25. Superfluidity in Three-species Mixture of Fermi Gases across Feshbach Resonances

Hui Zhai

Physical Review A, (Rapid Communication), 75, 031603  (2007)

26. Critical Rotational Frequency for Superfluid Fermionic Gases across a Feshbach Resonance

Hui Zhai and Tin-Lun Ho

Physical Review Letters, 97, 180414 (2006)

27. Vortex Lattice in Planar Bose-Einstein Condensates with Dipolar Interactions

Jian Zhang and Hui Zhai

Physical Review Letters, 95, 200403 (2005)