Shao-Kai Jian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office Address
5024 Percival Stern Hall
School of Science & Engineering
Shao-Kai Jian

Education & Affiliations

Ph.D., Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University (2019)


Dr. Jian’s research interest lies in quantum many-body physics, non-equilibrium physics, and quantum information theory. In particular, current research interests of the group include quantum entanglement, open quantum systems, emergent phenomena, and quantum criticality.

Recent Publications

1. Stefano Antonini, Gregory Bentsen, ChunJun Cao, Jonathan Harper, Shao-Kai Jian, Brian Swingle
Holographic measurement and bulk teleportation
J. High Energy Phys. 12 (2022) 124

2. Shao-Kai Jian and Brian Swingle
Chaos-protected locality
J. High Energy Phys. 01 (2022) 083

3. Subhayan Sahu*, Shao-Kai Jian*, Gregory Bentsen, and Brian Swingle
Entanglement Phases in large-N hybrid Brownian circuits with long-range couplings
Phys. Rev. B 106, 224305 (2022)

4. Pengfei Zhang, Chunxiao Liu, Shao-Kai Jian, and Xiao Chen
Universal Entanglement Transitions of Free Fermions with Long-range Non-unitary Dynamics
Quantum 6, 723 (2022)

5. Shao-Kai Jian*, Chunxiao Liu*, Xiao Chen, Brian Swingle, and Pengfei Zhang
Measurement-Induced Phase Transition in the Monitored Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev Model
Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 140601 (2021)

6. Pengfei Zhang*, Shao-Kai Jian*, Chunxiao Liu, Xiao Chen
SYK Meets Non-Hermiticity I: Emergent Replica Conformal Symmetry
Quantum 5, 579 (2021)

7. Yu-Rong Shu, Shao-Kai Jian, and Shuai Yin
Nonequilibrium dynamics in deconfined quantum critical point revealed by imaginary-time evolution
Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 020601 (2022)

8. Shao-Kai Jian and Brian Swingle
Note on entropy dynamics in the Brownian SYK model
J. High Energy Phys. 03 (2021) 042

9. Shao-Kai Jian, Brian Swingle, Zhuo-Yu Xian
Complexity growth of operators in the SYK model and in JT gravity
J. High Energy Phys. 03 (2021) 014

10. Shao-Kai Jian, Yingyi Huang, and Hong Yao
Charge-4e superconductivity from nematic superconductors in 2D and 3D
Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 227001 (2021)

Research Interests:

Quantum Many-body Physics, Non-equilibrium Physics, and Quantum Information Theory.

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