• Research Assistant Professor
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017

Research Interests

    • Theoretical condensed matter physics
    • Topological phases and quantum computing
    • Mathematical modeling of biological systems
    • Application of quantum information theory and machine learning to physical and biophysical systems
    • Foundations of quantum mechanics 

Awards & Honors

  • University Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013
  • Excellent Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Spring 2007, Summer 2008, Fall 2011
  • Computational Science and Engineering Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005- 2006

Selected Publications

  • Lin, Y. and Leggett, A. J., Towards a Particle-Number Conserving Theory of Majorana Zero Modes in p+ip Superfluids, arXiv:1803.08003 (2018)
  • Lin, Y. and Leggett, A. J., Effect of Particle Number Conservation on the Berry Phase Resulting from Transport of a Bound Quasiparticle around a Superfluid Vortex, arXiv:1708.02578v2 (2017)
  • Lin, Y. and Leggett, A. J., Andreev Bound States. Some Quasiclassical Reflections, Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, 119, 1034-1041 (2014)
  • Leggett, A. J. and Lin, Y., Some Reflections Concerning Geometrical Phases, In Memory of Akira Tonomura, 74-85 (2013)
  • Stone, M. and Lin, Y., Josephson Currents in Quantum Hall Devices, Physical Review B, 83, 224501 (2011)