General
Yi-feng Yang
Email: yifeng@iphy.ac.cn
Telephone: 010-82649448
Address: Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 603, Beijing 100190

Research Areas

My research focuses on understanding the emergent phenomena in strongly correlated electron systems, especially heavy electron materials, using phenomenological models or numerical methods such as the dynamical mean-field theory in combination with the first-principles band structure calculations.

Education

09.2003 - 02.2007 Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research   Ph.D.
09.2001 - 07.2003 Institute of Physics, Peking University             M.S.
09.1997 - 07.2001 Department of Physics, Peking University        B.S.

Experience

2010.12 - present  Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences     Hundred Talents Program Professor
2008.11 - 2010.12 Los Alamos National Laboratory                               Director’s Postdoc Fellow
2007.03 - 2008.11 Physics Department, University of California, Davis    ICAM Postdoc Fellow 

Selected Publications

[1] Yi-feng Yang et al., "Scaling the Kondo lattice", Nature 454, 611 (2008).
[2] K. Byczuk et al., “Kinks in the dispersion of strongly correlated electrons”, Nature Physics 3, 168 (2007).
[3] Yi-feng Yang and David Pines, "Quantum critical behavior in heavy electron materials", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 8398 (2014).
[4] Yi-feng Yang and David Pines, "Emergent states in heavy electron materials", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 18247; E3060 (2012).
[5] K. R. Shirer et al., "Long range order and two-fluid behavior in heavy electron materials", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 18249; E3067 (2012).
[6] E. D. Bauer et al., "Electronic inhomogeneity in a Kondo lattice", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 6857 (2011).
[7] J.-G. Cheng et al., “Possible Kondo physics near a metal-insulator crossover in the A-site ordered perovskite CaCu3Ir4O12”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 176403 (2013).
[8] K. A. Al-Hassanieh et al., ”Effective low energy model for f-electron delocalization”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 086402 (2010).
[9] Yi-feng Yang et al., "Magnetic excitations in Kondo liquid: Superconductivity and Hidden Magnetic Quantum Critical Fluctuations", Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 197004 (2009).
[10] Yi-feng Yang and David Pines, "Universal behavior in heavy-electron materials", Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 096404 (2008).
[11] A. Yamasaki et al., "Pressure-induced metal-insulator transition in LaMnO3 is not of Mott-Hubbard type", Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 166401 (2006).
[12] Yi-feng Yang, "Anomalous Hall effect in heavy electron materials", Phys. Rev. B 87, 045102 (2013).
[13] N. apRoberts-Warren et al., "Kondo liquid emergence and relocalization in the approach to antiferromagnetic ordering in CePt2In7", Phys. Rev. B: Rapid Commun. 83, 060408 (2011).
[14] Y.-F. Yang and K. Held, "Dynamical mean field theory for manganites", Phys. Rev. B 82, 195109 (2010).
[15] Yi-feng Yang, "Fano effect in the point-contact spectroscopy of heavy electron materials", Phys. Rev. B: Rapid Commun. 79, 241107 (2009).
[16] Y.-F. Yang and K. Held, "Localization of strongly correlated electrons as Jahn-Teller polarons in manganites", Phys. Rev. B 76, 212401 (2007).
[17] Y.-F. Yang and K. Held, "Nonequilibrium transport through parallel double quantum dots in the Kondo regime", Phys. Rev. B 72, 235308 (2005).
[18] Yi-feng Yang and Tsung-han Lin, "Submergence of the sidebands in the photon-assisted tunneling through a quantum dot weakly coupled to Luttinger liquid leads", Phys. Rev. B 66, 155335 (2002).
[19] Yi-feng Yang and Tsung-han Lin, "Nonequilibrium transport through a quantum dot weakly coupled to Luttinger liquids", Phys. Rev. B 64, 233314 (2001).