Quantum Condensed Matter Physics

David Campbell, Claudio Chamon, Anushya Chandran, David Coker, Christopher Laumann, Anatoli Polkovnikov, Andrei Ruckenstein, Anders Sandvik, Sahar Sharifzadeh

Theorists in quantum condensed-matter physics try to understand the behavior of complex systems of atoms and molecules. Their interests include high-temperature superconductivity, quantum phase transitions, spin systems, disorder, and other strongly correlated phenomena.



  • Computational studies of quantum phase transitions
  • Electron fractionalization in graphene-like structures
  • Quantum Monte Carlo algorithms
  • Research by Anatoli Polkovnikov