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Professor WANG, Zidan

Professor WANG, Zidan

Professor: Chair of Physics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, HKU

B.Sc. USTC; M.Sc., Ph.D. Nanjing

  • 2859 1961
  • 2559 9152
  • Room 528, CYM Physics Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Current Research

  • Atomic and Quantum Physics Group: Quantum Computing and Information Theory
  • Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter Group


Research Interest

  • Theoretical Condensed Matter
  • Quantum Computation
  • Quantum Information


Representative Publications

  • "Novel Z2 topological metals and semimetals", Y. X. Zhao and Z. D. WangPhys. Rev. Lett.116, 016401 (2016)
  • “Unified theory of PT and CP invariant topological metals and nodal superconductors”, Y. X. Zhao, A. P. Schynder, and Z. D. WangPhys. Rev. Lett.,116, 156402 (2016)
  • “Disordered Weyl semimetals and their topological family”, Y.X. Zhao and Z.D. WangPhys. Rev. Lett.114, 206602 (2015)
  • “Topological classification and stability of Fermi surfaces”, Y.X. Zhao and Z.D. WangPhys. Rev. Lett.110,  240404 (2013)
  • "Unconventional Geometric Quantum Computation", S.L. Zhu and Z.D. WangPhys. Rev. Lett.91, 187902 (2003)
  • "Implementation of Universal Quantum Gates Based on Nonadiabatic Geometric Phases", S.L. Zhu and Z.D. WangPhys. Rev. Lett.89, 097902 (2002)


Awards and Honours

2013|2013 China National Award in Natural Sciences (the 2nd class, shared with S.L. Zhu)
2011|Award in Science and Technology (First Class, Guangdong Province)
2007|Croucher Senior Research Fellowship
2004|National Outstanding Young Scholar Award, the National Science Foundation of China
2002|First Class Natural Science Award from the Chinese Education Ministry (Co-winner)
2002|Outstanding Researcher Award of the University of Hong Kong
1995|National Natural Science Award