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Zijian Yao Associate Professor


Educational Background

  • 2008: Ph. D., Department of Physics, Nanjing University. 
  • 2001: B.A., Department of Physics, Nanjing University.

Research Interests

  • My research mainly focuses on the high temperature and unconventional superconductivity phenomena and other quantum orders such as charge/orbital ordering in strongly correlated systems. 

Research Projects

  1. Theoretical study of novel orbital-density-wave state, structural transition, and superconductivity in iron-based superconductors, National Natural Science Foundation of China (2015-2017)
  2. Theoretical study on the pseudogap state and exotic orbital ordering of cuprates and its isostructural compounds, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (2014-2017)

Journal Articles

  1. Zi-Jian Yao, Jian-Xin Li, and Z. D. Wang. Extended Hubbard model of superconductivity and charge-density-waves in the layered 2H transition metal dichalcogenides. Phys. Rev. B 74, 212507 (2006).
  2. Zi-Jian Yao, Jian-Xin Li, and Z. D. Wang. Band structure renormalization and weak pseudogap behavior in Na$_{0.33}$CoO$_2$: Fluctuation exchange study based on a single band model. Phys. Rev. B 76, 212506 (2007).
  3. Xiao-Shan Ye, Zi-Jian Yao, and Jian-Xin Li. Phonon-mediated unconventional superconductivity in Na$_x$CoO$_2$.yH$_2$O compounds. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20, 045227 (2008).
  4. Zi-Jian Yao, Jian-Xin Li, and Z. D. Wang. Spin fluctuations, interband coupling and unconventional pairing in iron-based superconductors. New J. Phys. 11, 025009 (2009)
  5. Zi-Jian Yao, Jian-Xin Li, Q. Han, and Z. D. Wang. Orbital-transverse density-wave instabilities in iron-based superconductors. EPL 93, 37009 (2011)
  6. Jing Kang, Shun-Li Yu, Zi-Jian Yao, and Jian-Xin Li. Spin-fluctuation-mediated pairing symmetry on the metallic kagome lattice. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 175702 (2011)
  7. Hong-min Jiang, Wei-Qiang Chen, Zi-Jian Yao, and Fu-Chun Zhang. Superconducting proximity effect on the block antiferromagnetism in K_yFe_{2-x}Se_2. Phys. Rev. B 85, 104506 (2012)
  8. Dong-Hui Xu, Jie Yuan, Zi-Jian Yao, Yi Zhou, Jin-Hua Gao, and Fu-Chun Zhang. Stacking order, interaction, and weak surface magnetism in layered graphene sheets. Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communication) 86, 201404 (2012)
  9. Zi-Jian Yao, Wei-Qiang Chen, Yu-ke Li, Guang-han Cao, Hong-Min Jiang, Qian-En Wang, Zhu-an Xu, and Fu-Chun Zhang. Zn-impurity effect and interplay of $s_{\pm}$- and $s_{++}$-pairings in Fe-based superconductors.  Phys. Rev. B 86, 184515 (2012)
  10. Zi-Jian Yao, Wei-Qiang Chen, Jin-Hua Gao, Hong-Min Jiang, and Fu-Chun Zhang. Theory for charge and orbital density wave states in manganite La$_{0.5}$Sr$_{1.5}$MnO$_4$. Phys. Rev. B 87, 155103 (2013)
  11. Hong-Min Jiang, Zi-Jian Yao, and Fu-Chun Zhang. Fermi surface nesting and spin density wave instability in the over-doped superconducting iron pnictides. EPL 100, 4 (2012)
  12. Qian-En Wang, Zi-Jian Yao, and Fu-Chun Zhang. Single nonmagnetic impurity resonance in FeSe-based 122-type superconductors as a probe for pairing symmetry. EPL 101, 57002 (2013)
  13. Shun-Li Yu, Zi-Jian Yao, and Jian-Xin Li. Consistent picture of the octet-nodal gap and its evolution with doping in heavily overdoped Ba1−xKxFe2As2. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 505701 (2015)


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