Department of Physics Faculty

Xiao Chen

Assistant Professor of Physics



Measurement-driven entanglement transition in hybrid quantum circuits,

Yaodong Li, Xiao Chen, and Matthew P.A. Fisher, Phys. Rev. B 100,

134306 (2019)


Quantum chaos dynamics in long-range power law interaction systems,

Xiao Chen, and Tianci Zhou, Rev. B 100, 064305 (2019).


Quantum Zeno Effect and the Many-body Entanglement Transition, Yaodong

Li, Xiao Chen, and Matthew P.A. Fisher, Phys. Rev. B 98, 205136



Entanglement signatures of emergent Dirac fermions: kagome spin liquid

& quan- tum criticality, Wei Zhu, Xiao Chen, Yin-Chen He and William

Witczak-Krempa, Science Advances 4, eaat5535 (2018).


Measuring the distance between quantum many-body wave functions, Xiao

Chen, Tianci Zhou and Cenke Xu, J. Stat. Mech. (2018) 073101


Universal Spectral Correlations in the Chaotic Wave Function, and the

Development of Quantum Chaos, Xiao Chen, and Andreas W.W. Ludwig,

Phys. Rev. B 98 064309 (2018)


Quantum Entanglement of the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev Models., Chunxiao Liu,

Xiao Chen, and Leon Balents, Phys. Rev. B 97 245126 (2018)


Gauging (3+1)-dimensional topological phases: an approach from surface

theories, Xiao Chen, Apoorv Tiwari, Chetan Nayak, and Shinsei Ryu,

Phys. Rev. B 96, 165112 (2017)


Twofold twist defect chains at criticality, Xiongjie Yu, Xiao Chen,

Abhishek Roy, and Jeffrey C. Y. Teo, Phys. Rev. B 96, 205435 (2017)


From orbifolding conformal field theories to gauging topological

phases, Xiao Chen, Abhishek Roy, Jeffrey C. Y. Teo and Shinsei, Phys.

Rev. B 96, 115447 (2017)


Gapless quantum spin chains: multiple dynamics and conformal

wavefunctions, Xiao Chen, Eduardo Fradkin, and William Witczak-Krempa,

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 50 464002 (2017)


Two-cylinder entanglement entropy under a twist, Xiao Chen, William

Witczak-Krempa, Thomas Faulkner, and Eduardo Fradkin, J. Stat. Mech.

(2017) 043104


Out-of-time-order correlations in many-body localized and thermal

phases, Xiao Chen, Tianci Zhou, David A. Huse, and Eduardo Fradkin,

Annalen der Physik 529, 1600332 (2017)


Wilson operator algebras and ground states for coupled BF theories,

Apoorv Tiwari, Xiao Chen, and Shinsei Ryu, Phys. Rev. B 95, 245124



Entanglement Entropy and Mutual Information of Circular Entangling

Surfaces in 2 + 1-dimensional Quantum Lifshitz Model, Tianci Zhou,

Xiao Chen, Thomas Faulkner, and Eduardo Fradkin, J. Stat. Mech. 2016,



Many-body Localization Transition in Rokhsar-Kivelson-type wave

functions, Xiao Chen, Xiongjie Yu, Gil Young Cho, Bryan K. Clark, and

Eduardo Fradkin, Phys. Rev. B 92, 214204 (2015)


Bulk-boundary correspondence in (3+1)-dimensional topological phases,

Xiao Chen, Apoorv Tiwari, and Shinsei Ryu, Phys. Rev. B 94, 045113



Scaling of entanglement in 2+1-dimensional scale-invariant field

theories, Xiao Chen, Gil Young Cho, Thomas Faulkner and Eduardo

Fradkin, J. Stat. Mech. 2015 P02010 (2015)


Unconventional Fusion and Braiding of Topological Defects in a Lattice

Model, Jeffrey C.Y. Teo, Abhishek Roy and Xiao Chen, Phys. Rev. B 90

115118 (2014)