Fei Lin Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Fei Lin

Howe 207
540.458.8294
linf@wlu.edu

Ph.D. in Physics from McMaster University in computational Condensed Matter Physics.

Education

Ph.D. in Computational Condensed Matter Physics - McMaster University
M.S. - McMaster University
B.S. - Nanjing University

Research

Research interest in the field of numerical simulation of Condensed Matter systems, including but not limited to optical lattices, topological superconductors related to the fabrication of topological quantum computers, spin-orbit coupled materials, dipoles with long-range anisotropic interactions, nano structures, and high Tc Superconductors.  Other interests include developing quantum Monte Carlo and other exact numerical methods for solving many-body problems in Condensed Matter Physics.

Teaching

PHYS 111 – General Physics I

Selected Publications

Fei Lin, T. A. Maier, and V. W. Scarola, “Phase Separation and Enhanced Supersolidity in the Disordered Extended Bose-Hubbard Model”, in preparation.

Fei Lin, Chuanwei Zhang, and V. W. Scarola, "Emergent Kinetics and Fractionally Charged Excitations in 1D Spin-Orbit Coupled Flatband Optical Lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 110404 (2014).

Fei Lin and V. W. Scarola, "Enhancing the Thermal Stability of Majorana Fermions with Redundancy Using Dipoles in Optical Lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 220401 (2013).

Y. Khorramzadeh, Fei Lin, and V. W. Scarola, "Boson Core Compressibility", Phys. Rev. A 85, 043610 (2012).

Fei Lin, Erik Sørensen, and D. M. Ceperley, "The superfluid-insulator transition in the disordered two-dimensional Bose-Hubbard model", Phys. Rev. B 84, 094507 (2011).

Fei Lin, Erik Sørensen, Catherine Kallin and John Berlinsky, "C20, the Smallest Fullerene", invited book chapter in "Handbook of Nanophysics", Edited by Klaus Sattler, Taylor & Francis Publisher (CRC Press) (2010).

Fei Lin, Miguel A. Morales, Kris T. Delaney, Carlo Pierleoni, Richard M. Martin, and D. M. Ceperley, "Electrical conductivity of high-pressure liquid hydrogen by quantum Monte Carlo methods", Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 256401 (2009).

Fei Lin and Erik Sørensen, "Estimates of effective Hubbard model parameters for C20 isomers", Phys. Rev. B 78, 085435 (2008).

Fei Lin, Erik Sørensen, Catherine Kallin and John Berlinsky, "Strong Correlation Effects in the Fullerene C20", Phys. Rev. B 76, 033414 (2007).

Fei Lin, Erik Sørensen, Catherine Kallin and John Berlinsky, "Single-particle Excitation Spectra of C60 Molecules and Monolayers", Phys. Rev. B 75, 075112 (2007).

Fei Lin, Jurij Smakov, Erik Sørensen, Catherine Kallin and John Berlinsky, "Imaginary chemical potential quantum Monte Carlo method for Hubbard molecules", Phys. Rev. E 71, 047701 (2005).

Fei Lin, Jurij Smakov, Erik Sørensen, Catherine Kallin and John Berlinsky, "Quantum Monte Carlo calculation of the electronic binding energy in a C60 molecule", Phys. Rev. B 71, 165436 (2005).