/uploads/image/2019/02/27/b68cd67e212a1210b2fc7b2ab57f2b0d.png Name: DENG Youjin(邓友金)
 Address: Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 

Hefei, Anhui 230026
 Home page:http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/~yjdeng/


  09/1992-07/1997Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, B.Sc. degree, 07.1997

Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China,
M.Sc. degree, 07.2000, Advisor: Prof. Anshen Qi

  08/2000-12/2004Faculty of Applied Science, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands,
Ph.D. Dec.14.2004, Advisor: Prof. Henk W.J. Blote
  09/2004-06/2005Research Scientist, Department of Material Science, Delft University of Technology
  07/2005-03/2007Research Scientist, Department of Physics, New York University, USA
Provider: Prof. Alan D. Sokal
  04/2007-08/2008von-Humboldt research fellow, Physical Institute, 
Heidelberg University, Germany
Provider: Prof. Jian-Wei Pan

Professor, Division of Quantum Physics and Quantum information, Hefei

National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, and Division of

Theoretical Physics, Department of Modern Physics
  08/2009Visiting professor of Leiden University, The Netherlands
  04/2010-06/2010Visiting professor of UMass Amherst, USA
  09/2010-2016Adjunct assistant professor of UMass Amherst, USA
  2016-presentAdjunct professor of UMass Amherst, USA


  1.Novel Simulation Techniques: Monte Carlo Methods (classical and quantum), Transfer-Matrix techniques
  2.Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomenak
  3.Quantum Simulations (cold atoms)


  1.Y. Deng, T.M. Garoni, and A.D. Sokal, Dynamic critical behavior of the worm algorithm for the Ising model, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 110601 (2007)
  2.Y. Deng, T.M. Garoni, J. Machta, G. Ossola, M. Polin, and A.D. Sokal, Dynamic critical behavior of the Chayes-Machta-Swendsen-Wang algorithm, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 055701 (2007)
  3.Y. Deng, T.M. Garoni, and A.D. Sokal, Critical speeding-up in a local dynamics for the random-cluster model, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 230602 (2007)
  4.Y. Deng, T.M. Garoni, W.A. Guo, H.W.J. Blote, and A.D. Sokal, Cluster simulations of loop models in two dimensions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 120601 (2007)
  5.Y. Deng, T.M. Garoni, and A.D. Sokal, Ferromagnetic phase transition for the spanning-forest model (limit of the Potts model) in three or more dimensions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 030602 (2007)
  6.Hao Hu, Youjin Deng, and Henk W. J. Blöte, Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless-like percolation transitions in the two-dimensional XY model, Phys. Rev. E 83 011124(2011)
  7.Qingquan Liu, Youjin Deng, and Timothy M. Garoni, Worm Monte Carlo study of the honeycomb-lattice loop model, Nucl. Phys. B 846 [FS] (2011), pp. 283-315
  8.Long Zhang, Su-Peng Kou, and Youjin Deng, Quench dynamics of the topological quantum phase transition in the Wen-plaquette model, Phys. Rev. A 83 062113 (2011)
  9.Ran Wei, Bo Zhao, Youjin Deng, Yu-Ao Chen, and Jian-Wei Pan, Deterministic spin-wave interferometer based on the Rydberg blockade  Phys. Rev. A 83 063623 (2011)
  10.Jian-Ping Lv, Youjin Deng, and Qing-Hu Chen Worm-type Monte Carlo simulation of the Ashkin-Teller model on the triangular lattice, Phys. Rev. E 84 021125 (2011)
  11.Youjin Deng, Yuan Huang, Jesper Lykke, Jesús Salas , and Alan D. Sokal Finite-temperature phase transition in a class of 4-state Potts antiferromagnets Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 150601 (2011)
  12.Han Zhang, Xian-Min Jin, Jian Yang, Han-Ning Dai, Sheng-Jun Yang, Tian-Ming Zhao, Jun Rui, Yu He, Xiao Jiang, Fan Yang, Ge-Sheng Pan, Zhen-Sheng Yuan, Youjin Deng, Zeng-Bing Chen, Xiao-Hui Bao, Shuai Chen, Bo Zhao and Jian-Wei Pan, Preparation and storage of frequency uncorrelated entangled photons from cavity-enhanced spontaneous parametric downconversion Nature Photonics (2011) doi:10.1038/nphoton.2011.213
  13.Cheng-Xiang Ding, Gui-Yuan Yao, Song Li, Youjin Deng, Wen-An Guo, Universal critical properties of the Eulerian bond-cubic model Chinese Physics B 20 070504 (2011)
  14.Youjin Deng, Wenan Guo, Jouke R. Heringa, Henk W. J. Blöte, and Bernard Nienhuis, Phase transitions in self-dual generalizations of the Baxter-Wu model, Nucl. Phys. B 827 [FS] 406 2010
  15.Youjin Deng, Wei Zhang, Timothy M. Garoni, Alan D. Sokal, and Andrea Sportiello,  Some geometric critical exponents for percolation and the random-cluster model, Phys. Rev. E 81, 020102(R) (2010)
  16.Ran Wei, Bo Zhao, Youjin Deng, Shuai Chen, Zeng-Bing Chen, and Jian-Wei Pan  Light Pulse in Gamma-Type Cold-atom Gases, Phys. Rev. A 81, 043403 (2010)

Jin-Yi Zhang, Si-Cong Ji, Zhu Chen, Long Zhang, Zhi-Dong Du, Bo Yan, Ge-Sheng Pan, Bo Zhao, Youjin Deng, Hui Zhai, Shuai Chen, Jian-Wei Pan, Collective Dipole Oscillation of a Spin-Orbit Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensate Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 115301 (2012)

  18.Han-Ning Dai, Han Zhang, Sheng-Jun Yang, Tian-Ming Zhao, Jun Rui, Youjin Deng, Li Li, Nai-Le Liu, Shuai Chen, Xiao-Hui Bao, Xian-Min Jin, Bo Zhao, Jian-Wei Pan Holographic Storage of Biphoton Entanglement, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 210501 (2012)

Qingquan Liua, Youjin Deng, Timothy M. Garonib, Henk W.J. Blötec 

The O(n) loop model on a three dimensional lattice

Nucl. Phys. B, 859 (2012), pp. 107-128


Xing-Can Yao, Tian-Xiong Wang, Hao-Ze Chen, Wei-Bo Gao, Austin G. Fowler, Robert Raussendorf, Zeng-Bing Chen, Nai-Le Liu, Chao-Yang Lu, Youjin Deng, Yu-Ao Chen, Jian-Wei Pan,  Experimental demonstration of topological error correction

Nature 482, 489-494 (2012)


Kun Chen, Longxiang Liu, Youjin Deng, Lode Pollet, Nikolay Prokof’ev 

Universal properties of the Higgs resonance in (2+1)-dimensional U(1) critical systems 

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 170403 (2013)


Kun Chen, Yuan Huang, Youjin Deng, A. B. Kuklov, N. V. Prokof’ev, B. V. Svistunov    Deconfined criticality flow in the Heisenberg model with ring-exchange interactions    

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 185701 (2013)

  23.Xian-Min Jin, Cheng-Zhi Peng, Youjin Deng, Marco Barbieri, Joshua Nunn, Ian A. Walmsley,  Sequential Path Entanglement for Quantum Metrology  Sci. Rep. 3, 1779 (2013)

Kun Chen, Longxiang Liu, Youjin Deng, Lode Pollet, Nikolay Prokof’ev,  Universal Conductivity in a Two-dimensional Superfluid-to-Insulator Quantum Critical System   

Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 030402 (2014)

  25.Si-Cong Ji, Jin-Yi Zhang, Long Zhang, Zhi-Dong Du, Wei Zheng, Youjin Deng, Hui Zhai, Shuai Chen, Jian-Wei Pan,  Experimental determination of the finite-temperature phase diagram of a spin–orbit coupled Bose gas, Nature Physics 10, 314–320 (2014)
  26.Hao Hu, Youjin Deng,  Universal Critical Wrapping Probabilities in the Canonical Ensemble,  Nucl. Phys. B 898, 157 (2015)
  27.Si-Cong Ji, Long Zhang, Xiao-Tian Xu, Zhan Wu, Youjin Deng, Shuai Chen, Jian-Wei Pan,  Softening of Roton and Phonon Modes in a Bose-Einstein Condensate with Spin-Orbit Coupling,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 105301 (2015)

Jian-Ping Lv, Gang Chen, Youjin Deng, Zi Yang Meng                             

Coulomb liquid phases of bosonic cluster Mott insulators on a pyrochlore lattice        

Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 037202 (2015)

  29.Youjin Deng, Evgeny Kozik, Nikolay V. Prokof'ev, Boris V. Svistunov,   Emergent BCS regime of the two-dimensional fermionic Hubbard model: ground-state phase diagram EPL 110, 57001 (2015)

Yuan Huang, Kun Chen, Youjin Deng, Nikolay Prokof’ev, Boris Svistunov,      

Spin-Ice State of the Quantum Heisenberg Antiferromagnet on the Pyrochlore Lattice  

Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 177203 (2016)


Xing-Can Yao, Hao-Ze Chen, Yu-Ping Wu, Xiang-Pei Liu, Xiao-Qiong Wang, Xiao Jiang, Youjin Deng, Yu-Ao Chen, Jian-Wei Pan,  Observation of two-species vortex lattices in a mixture of mass-imbalance Bose and Fermi superfluids              

Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 145301 (2016)

  32.Hao Hu, Robert M. Ziff, Youjin Deng, No-enclave percolation corresponds to holes in the cluster backbone, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 185701 (2016)
  33.Chengxiang Ding, Henk W. J. Blöte, Youjin Deng, Emergent O(n) symmetry in a series of 3D Potts model, Phys. Rev. B 94, 104402 (2016)
  34.Zhan Wu, Long Zhang, Wei Sun, Xiao-Tian Xu, Bao-Zong Wang, Si-Cong Ji, Youjin Deng, Shuai Chen, Xiong-Jun Liu, Jian-Wei Pan, Realization of two-dimensional spin-orbit coupling for Bose-Einstein condensates, Science, 354, 83-88, (2016)
  35.Yuan Huang, Kun Chen, Youjin Deng, Boris Svistunov, Trapping Centers at the Superfluid-Mott-insulator Criticality: Transition between Charge-quantized States,Phys. Rev. B 94, 220502(R) (2016)
  36.Hao Hu, Xiaosong Chen, Youjin Deng, Irreversible Markov chain Monte Carlo algorigthm for self-avoiding walk, Front. Phys. 12(1), 120503 (2017)
  37.Jens Grimm, Eren Metin Elçi, Zongzheng Zhou, Tim Garoni, Youjin Deng, Geometric explanation of anomalous finite-size scaling in high dimension, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 115701 (2017)
  38.Chun-Jiong Huang, Youjin Deng, Yuan Wan, Zi Yang Meng, Dynamics of Topological Excitations in a Model Quantum Spin Ice, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 167202 (2018)
  39.Jian-Ping Lv, Youjin Deng, Jesper Lykke Jacobsen, Jesús Salas, Alan D. Sokal,  Duality and the universality class of the three-state Potts antiferromagnet on plane quadrangulations, Phys. Rev. E 97, 040104(R) (2018)
  40.Zongzheng Zhou, Jens Grimm, Sheng Fang, Youjin Deng, Timothy M. Garoni, Random-Length Random Walks and Finite-Size Scaling in High Dimensions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 185701 (2018)
  41.Manon Michel, Xiaojun Tan, Youjin Deng,  Clock Monte Carlo methods, Phys. Rev. E 99, 010105(R) (2019)