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Yi Li
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 - now
Princeton Center for Theoretical Science
Princeton University

Research in Condensed Matter Theory
  • Novel topological states and spin-orbit physics in condensed matter and ultracold atom systems.
  • Exotic strongly-correlated states and non-perturbative approaches.

Email YL5@princeton.edu
Phone (+1) 609-258-7352
Address 412B, PCTS, Jadwin Hall
  Princeton University
  Princeton, NJ 08544


My CV is here.


  • Princeton PCTS Postdoctoral Fellow (2013)

  • KITP Graduate Fellow (2012 Fall)

  • UC San Diego Inamori Fellowship (2012)

Publications and Preprints                          My profile at Google Scholar

  1. Topological nodal Cooper pairing in doped Weyl metals
    Yi Li
    , F. D. M. Haldane
    (arXiv: 1510.01730).[PDF]
  2. Time-reversal Invariant SU(2) Hofstadter Problem in Three Dimensional Lattices
    Yi Li
    Phys. Rev. B 91, 195133 (2015). [PDF]
  3. Sign-Problem-Free Quantum Monte Carlo Study on Thermodynamic Properties and Magnetic Phase Transitions in Orbital-Active Itinerant Ferromagnets
    Shenglong Xu, Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. X 5, 021032 (2015). [PDF]
  4. Exact Results for Itinerant Ferromagnetism in a t2g-orbital System on Cubic and Square Lattices
    Yi Li
    Phys. Rev. B 91, 115112 (2015). [PDF]
  5. High Partial-wave Channel Counterparts of the 3He-B Phase
    Wang Yang, Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    (arXiv: 1507.02768).[PDF]
  6. Exact Results for Itinerant Ferromagnetism in Multiorbital Systems on Square and Cubic Lattices
    Yi Li, Elliott H. Lieb, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 217201 (2014). [PDF]]
  7. Honeycomb Lattice with Multiorbital Structure: Topological and Quantum Anomalous Hall Insulators with Large Gaps
    Gufeng Zhang, Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. B 90, 075114 (2014). [PDF]
  8. Unconventional Symmetries of Fermi Liquid and Cooper Pairing Properties with Electric and Magnetic Dipolar Fermions
    Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    J. Phys. Condens. Matter 26, 493203 (2014). [PDF]]
  9. Competing Orders in the 2D Half-Filled SU(2N)  Hubbard Model through the Pinning-Field Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations
    Da Wang, Yi Li, Zi Cai, Zhichao Zhou, Yu Wang, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 156403 (2014). [PDF]
  10. Spontaneous Time-reversal Symmetry Breaking in the Boundary Majorana Flat Bands
    Yi Li, Da Wang, Congjun Wu
    New J. Phys. 15, 085002 (2013). [PDF]
  11. Topological Insulators with SU(2) Landau Levels
    Yi Li, Shou-Cheng Zhang, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 186803 (2013). [PDF]
  12. High-Dimensional Topological Insulators with Quaternionic Analytic Landau Levels
    Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 216802 (2013). [PDF]
  13. Unconventional States of Bosons with the Synthetic Spin-orbit Coupling
    Xiangfa Zhou, Yi Li, Zi Cai, Congjun Wu
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46, 134001 (2013). [PDF]
  14. 3D Quaternionic Condensation and Spin Textures with Hopf Invariants from Synthetic Spin-orbit Coupling
    Yi Li, Xiangfa Zhou, Congjun Wu
    (arXiv:1205.2162). [PDF]
  15. Spin-orbit Coupled Fermi Liquid Theory with Magnetic Dipolar Interaction
    Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 205126 (2012). [PDF]]
  16. Two- and three-dimensional topological insulators with isotropic and parity-breaking Landau levels
    Yi Li, Xiangfa Zhou, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 125122 (2012). [PDF]
  17. Isotropic Landau Levels of Dirac Fermions in High Dimensions
    Yi Li, Kenneth Intriligator, Yue Yu, Congjun Wu
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 085132 (2012). [PDF]
  18. The J-triplet Cooper Pairing with Magnetic Dipolar Interactions
    Yi Li, Congjun Wu
    Scientific Report 2, 392 (2012). [PDF]
  19. Anyons Emerging from Fermions with Conventional 2-body Interactions
    Yue Yu, Yi Li
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 43, 105306 (2010). [PDF]]
  20. Extra Current and Integer Quantum Hall Conductance in the Spin-orbit Coupling System
    Yi Li, Tianxing Ma, Ruibao Tao
    Europhys. Lett., 83, 27002 (2008). [PDF]]
  21. Current in a Spin-orbit-coupling System - Generalization of the Noether’s Theorem
    Yi Li, Ruibao Tao
    Phys. Rev. B 75, 075319 (2007). [PDF]