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You-Quan Li
2022-09-26 11:08

You-Quan Li, professor and doctoral supervisor, was born in 1963. He received his bachelor's degree (1983), master's degree (1986) and Ph.D. (1989) in physics from Lanzhou University, and then pursued his postdoctoral research at Zhejiang University from December 1990 to December 1992. Since 1993 he had been a faculty at Zhejiang University, during which he was visiting scholar at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Italy (1992.7-8; 1996.6-9), the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland (1997.3-12), the University of Cincinnati in the US (1997.12-1998.3), Augsburg University in Germany (1999.3-2001.8), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2002.2-5) and the University of Hong Kong (2005.5-6; 2006.5-6), etc.


Brief Introduction:

Professor You-Quan Li has long been engaged in research on theoretical condensed matter physics. He has published more than 160 SCI papers as the first author or corresponding author; been granted over 14 science foundations including 8 NSFC General Program projects, one NSFC for Distinguished Young Scholars and National Key Research and Development Project. He won National Natural Science Award (2nd rank) and Natural Science Award (1st rank) of Universities in China. He was selected as the Distinguished Professor of the "Leading Talent Program" of the Ministry of Education of China in 2001, the national candidate for the "New Century Hundred-Thousand-Ten Thousand Talents Program" in 2006 and the Leading Expert of the National "Ten Thousand Talents Program" in 2014. He was awarded the National Labor Medal and the Achievement Medal for Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars in 2003, and the 8th Science and Technology Award for Chinese Youth in 2004. He used to be an Editorial Member of several journals including Chinese Science Bulletin, Frontiers of Physics in China and Progress in Physics, and currently is an Organizing Committee Member of the CPS Fall Meeting and the National Conference on Magnetism Theories.


Research Interests: 

Theoretical condensed matter physics; Quantum physics, exotic effects and potential applications


Representative Works & Selected Publications:

Pure and Applied Physics

1. Global positioning scheme via quantum teleportation, 
Li YQ, Lu LH & Zhu QH,  submitted  (2023).

2. Electrically tunable magnetic sensor for satellite-free global positioning,
Zhao X, Chen HB, Lu LH & Li YQ,
AIP- Advances 13 (3) (2023) 035022. 

3. Nonabelian Ginzburg-Landau theory for ferroelectrics,
Li YQ, Wang P, Zhang H, Zhang H and Fu LB, J. Phys: Condens. Matter. 35 (15) (2023) 155702.
DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/acb89d

4. A mechanism of compass-free migratory navigation,
Zhao X, Chen HB, Lu LH & Li YQ,
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 55(24) (2022) 245004.
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/ac5554

Modeling Biophysics, Interdisciplines

1. Quantum approach to fast protein-folding time,
Lu LH and Li YQ, Chin. Phys. Lett. 36(8) (2019) 080305. <highlighted by PhysicsWorld >

2. Quantum intelligence on protein folding pathways,
Mao WW, Lu LH, Ji YY and Li YQ,
Chin. Phys. B 29(1) (2020) 018702.

3. The role of secondary structure in protein structure selection,
Ji YY and Li YQ, Eur. Phys. J. E 32(1) (2010)103-107. <21 citations >

4. Drift of spiral waves controlled by a polarized electric field, 
Chen JX, Zhang H and Li YQ,
J. Chem. Phys. 124 (1) (2006) 014505. <55 citations>

5. Medium effects on the selection of sequences folding into stable proteins in a simple model, 
Li YQ, Ji YY, Mao JW & Tang XW, Phys. Rev. E 72 (2005) 021904.
<Selected by Virtual J of Bio Phys Research>

Quantum Magnetism and Multiferroics

1. General spin-order theory via gauge Landau-Lifshitz equation 
Li YQLiu YH and Zhou Y, Phys. Rev. B 84(20) (2011) 205123. <21 citations , extended by Akagi et.al.>

2. A mechanism to pin skyrmions in chiral magnets 
Liu YH and Li YQ, J. Phys.: Conden. Matt. 25 (2013) 076005. <65 citations >

3. Skyrmion dynamics in multiferroic insulators 
Liu YHLi YQ and Han JH. Phys. Rev. B 87(10) (2013)100402. <59 citations >

4. Electric field control of multiferroic domain wall motion 
Chen HBLiu YH and Li YQ, J. Appl. Phys. 115 (13) (2014)133913. < 9 citations > 

5. Spin-orbit coupling and electronic charge effects in Mott insulators 
Zhu SLi YQ and Batista CD, Phys. Rev. B 90 (19) (2014) 195107. <7 citations>

Theory of Spin Transport

1. SU(2) x U(1) unified theory for charge, orbit and spin currents,
Jin PQ; Li YQ and Zhang FC, J. Phys. A-Math & Gen. 39(22) (2006) 7115-7123. <105 citations >

2. Generalized Kubo formula for spin transport: a theory of linear response to non-Abelian fields,
Jin PQ and Li YQ, Phys. Rev. B 74 (2006) 085315. <17 citations >

3. Magnification of the spin Hall effect in a bilayer electron gas,
Jin PQ and Li YQ, Phys. Rev. B 76(23) (2007) 235311. <experimented by Akabori, Hernandez>

4. The influence of inelastic relaxation time on intrinsic spin Hall effects in a disordered two- dimensional electron gas,
Wang P and Li YQ, J. Phys: Condensed Matter 20(21) (2008) 215206. <experimented by Hwayong, >

5. Spin dynamics of two-dimensional electrons with Rashba spin-orbit coupling and electron-electron interactions, 
Li Y and Li YQ, Phys. Rev. B 78(19) (2008) 195325. <cited by Liu et al >

Bose-Einstein Condensates

1. Exact results of the ground state and excitation properties of a 2-component interacting Bose system,
Li YQGu SJ; Yin ZJ; and Eckern U, Europhys. Lett. 61 (3) (2003) 368-374. <59 citations>

2. Effects of an optically induced non-Abelian gauge field in cold atoms,
Lu, LH and Li, YQ,  Phys. Rev. A 76 (2) (2007) 023410. <28 citations>
<citations on PRL by Pietila, Burrello, Xu et al, >

3. Conversion of K40-Rb87 mixtures into stable molecules,
Lu LH and Li YQ,
Phys. Rev. A 76 (5) (2007) 053608. <25 citations>

4. Stability and dynamical property for two-species ultracold atoms in double wells,
Xu XQ; Lu LH and Li YQ,
Phys. Rev. A 78 (4) (2008) 043609. <39 citations>

5. Dynamics for partially coherent Bose-Einstein condensates in a double well,
Lu LH and Li YQ,
Phys. Rev. A 80 (3) (2009) 033619.

Quantum Information and Quantum Phase Transition

1. Entanglement, quantum phase transition, and scaling in the XXZ chain,
Gu SJLin HQ; and Li YQ, Phys. Rev. A 68(4) (2003) 042330. <222 ctations >

2. Entanglement and quantum phase transition in the extended Hubbard model,
Gu SJDeng SSLi YQ; and Lin HQ, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93(8) (2004) 086402. <365 citations >

3. Entanglement of the Heisenberg chain with the next-nearest-neighbor interaction,
Gu SJLi HB; Li YQ; and Lin HQ; Phys. Rev. A 70(5)(2004) 052302. <56 citations >

4. Entanglement in dimerized and frustrated spin-one Heisenberg chains,
Sun Z; Wang XG and Li YQ, New J. Phys. 7 (2005) 83.  <30 citations >

5. Concurrence vectors for entanglement of high-dimensional systems,
Li YQ and . Zhu GQ, Front. Phys. China, 3 (3) (2008) 250-257. <13 citations >

Strongly Correlated Systems

1. SU(4) theory for spin systems with orbital degeneracy,
Li YQ; Ma M; Shi DN; Zhang FC, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81(16) (1998) 3527-3530. < 231 citations >

2. Ground state and excitations of a spin chain with orbital degeneracy,
Li YQMa M; Shi DN; Zhang FC, Phys. Rev. B 60(18) (1999) 12781-12787. <53 citations >

3. Theory of electrons with orbital degeneracy, 
Li YQ and Eckern U, Phys. Rev. B 62, (23) (2000) 15493-15498.

4. Rigorous results for a hierarchy of generalized Heisenberg models,
Li YQ, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87(12) (2001) 127208. <extended by Hakobyan; Tu et al; Rosensteel >

5. Charge ordered RVB states in the doped cuprates,
Huang HX; Li YQ and Zhang FC, Phys. Rev. B 71 (18) (2005) 184514. <14 citations >

Mesoscopic Physics

1. Quantum theory for mesoscopic electric circuits,
Li YQ and Chen B, Phys. Rev. B 53(7) (1996) 4027-4032. <140 citations >

2. Quangum effects in a mesoscopic circuit, Chen B; Li YQ; et al, Phys. Lett. A 205(1) (1995) 121-124.  <87 citations, experimented by A.K.Rajagopal >

3. Mesoscopic quantum circuit theory to the persistent current and Coulomb blockade, Li YQ, Talk at 5th Wigner Symposium, Vienna 1997, 
published in the Proceedings (World Scientific, Singapore 1998) pp., 307-309.

4. Commutation relations in mesoscopic electric circuits, Li YQ, Talk at International Conference on Spin-Statistics Connection and Commutation Relations, Capri, Italy 2000,
published in AIP conference proceedings Vol. 552 (New York 2000) pp., 85-89. <9 citations>

5. Mesoscopic circuit with linear dissipation, 
Lu T and Li YQ, Mod. Phys. Lett. B 16(26) (2002)975-979. <20 citations>

Mathematical Physics

1. Prolongation method of finding Backlund transformation and Lax-pair of Ernst equation and Ernst- Maxwell equations, Li YQ and Ge ML, Commun. Theor. Phys. 10 (1) (1988) 79-103.

2. Weight conservation condition and structure of braid group representations, Li YQ, Ge ML, Xue K and Wang LY, J. Phys. A 24 (15) (1991) 3443-3454.

3. Auxiliary linear equations for a class of nonlinear partial differential equations via jet-bundle formulation, Li YQ, J. Math. Phys. 31 (6) (1990) 1381-1387.

4. Yang-Baxterization, Li YQ, J. Math. Phys. 34 (2) (1993) 757-767. <12 citations >

5. Prolongation approach to Backlund transformation of Zhiber-Mikhailov-Shabat equation, Yang HX and Li YQ, J. Math. Phys. 37 (7) (1996) 3491-3497.  

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