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Xiao-Gang Wen

Xiao-Gang Wen is the BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute. His expertise is in condensed matter theory of strongly correlated electronic systems.

Selected writings

Introducing the Levin-Wen model:

Introducing topological entanglement entropy:

More on topological order/topological phases of matter:

  • Xie Chen, Zheng-Cheng Gu, Zheng-Xin Liu, Xiao-Gang Wen, Symmetry protected topological orders and the group cohomology of their symmetry group, arXiv:1106.4772; A short version in Science 338, 1604-1606 (2012) pdf

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Topological orders and edge excitations in FQH states, Advances in Physics 44, 405 (1995). cond-mat/9506066

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Vacuum degeneracy of chiral spin state in compactified spaces, Phys. Rev. B, 40, 7387 (1989),

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Topological orders in rigid states, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B4, 239 (1990)

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Qian Niu, Ground state degeneracy of the FQH states in presence of random potential and on high genus Riemann surfaces, Phys. Rev. B41, 9377 (1990)

  • E. Keski-Vakkuri, Xiao-Gang Wen, Ground state structure of hierarchical QH states on torus and modular transformation, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B7, 4227 (1993) pdf

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Mean field theory of spin liquid states with finite energy gap and topological orders, Phys. Rev. B 44 2664 (1991).

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Non-Abelian Statistics in the FQH states, pdf Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 802 (1991).

  • Xiao-Gang Wen, Yong-Shi Wu, Chiral operator product algebra hidden in certain FQH states, Nucl. Phys. B419, 455 (1994), pdf

  • Xie Chen, Zheng-Cheng Gu, Xiao-Gang Wen, Local unitary transformation, long-range quantum entanglement, wave function renormalization, and topological order Phys. Rev. B 82, 155138 (2010)

  • Juven Wang, Zheng-Cheng Gu, Xiao-Gang Wen, Field theory representation of gauge-gravity symmetry-protected topological invariants, group cohomology and beyond, arxiv:1405.7689, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 031601 (2015)

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