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Department of Physics,National Taiwan University

Faculty(by Directory)

Ying-Jer Kao

Name   高英哲
 Ying-Jer Kao
Title   Professor 
Education   PhD, University of Chicago (2001)
Office   634
Tel   02-3366-5183


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo 2001.10-2003.8 
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto 2003-9-2005.1 
  • Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University, 2005.2- 2009.8 
  • Associate Professor, National Taiwan University, 2009.8-2013.7 
  • Professor, National Taiwan University, 2013.8-
  • NTU Excellence in Teaching Award(2008) 
  • NCTS Young Theorist Award of Year(2009) 
  • Junior Research Investigators Award(2010) 
  • Ta-Yu Wu Memorial Award (2012)
  1. Condensed Matter Thoery 
  2. Strongly Correlated Electron Systems 
  3. Frustrated Systems 
  4. Classical and Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations 
  5. Quantum information science and Manybody Physics
Selected Publications

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  1. S.-H. Lee, Y.-C. Lai, C.-H. Du, A. F. Siegenfeld, Y.-J. Kao, P. D. Hatton, D. Prab- hakaran, Y. Su, and D.-J. Huang, Inverse order-disorder transition of charge stripes, Phys. Rev. B 92, 205114 (2015).
  2. Olga Sikora, Hsueh-Wen Chang, Chung-Pin Chou, Frank Pollmann, and Ying-Jer Kao, Variational Monte Carlo simulations using tensor-product projected states, Phys. Rev. B 91, 165113 (2015).
  3. Ya-Lin Lo, Yun-Da Hsieh, Chang-Yu Hou, Pochung Chen and Ying-Jer Kao, Quantum impurity in a Luttinger liquid: Universal conductance with entanglement renormalization, Phys. Rev. B 90, 235124 (2014).
  4. Yu-Kun Huang, Pochung Chen, Ying-Jer Kao and Tao Xiang, Long-time dynamics of quantum chains: Transfer-matrix renormalization group and entanglement of the maximal eigenvector, Phys. Rev. B 89, 201102(R) (2014).
  5. Sheng-Ching Lin, and Ying-Jer Kao, Half-magnetization plateau of a dipolar spin ice in a [100] field, Phys. Rev. B 88, 220402(R) (2013)
  6. Yun-Da Hsieh, Ying-Jer Kao, and Anders W. Sandvik, Finite-size scaling method for the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition, J. Stat. Mech. P09001 (2013)
  7. L. J. Chang, M. R. Lees, G. Balakrishnan, Y.-J. Kao, A. D. Hillier, Low-temperature muon spin rotation studies of the monopole charges and currents in Y doped Ho2Ti2O7, Scientific Reports 3, 1881 (2013)
  8. Yu-Kun Huang, Pochung Chen, Ying-Jer Kao, Accurate computation of low-temperature thermodynamics of quantum spin chains, Phys. Rev. B, 86, 235102 (2012).
  9. Derek Larson and Ying-Jer Kao, Tuning the disorder in superglasses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 157202 (2012).
  10. Lieh-Jeng Chang, Shigeki Onoda, Yixi Su, Ying-Jer Kao, Ku-Ding Tsuei, Yukio Yasui, Kazuhisa Kakurai, Martin Richard Lees, Higgs transition from magnetic Coulomb liquid to ferromagnet in Yb2Ti2O7 , Nature Communications 3:992 (2012).