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Yongxin Yao

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ykent@iastate.edu

Yongxin Yao is a theoretical and computational condensed matter physicist. He is currently an associate scientist at US-DOE's Ames laboratory and also a key leading member of the Exploratory Development of Theoretical Methods FWP. Yongxin Yao joined Comscope in 2015 as the leading PI of the Comsuite development project with focus on the DFT/GW+Gutzwiller method. He has over ten years of experience in developing first-principles electronic structure methods. Comscope matches perfectly his interest and passion for better scientific methodology and machinery to uncover intriguing physics in real world complex quantum materials.

Selected Publications

Slave Boson Theory of Orbital Differentiation with Crystal Field Effects: Application toUO2.
Nicola Lanatà, Yongxin Yao, Xiaoyu Deng, Vladimir Dobrosavljević, and Gabriel Kotliar,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 126401 (2017)

Gutzwiller renormalization group.
Nicola Lanatà, Yong-Xin Yao, Xiaoyu Deng, Cai-Zhuang Wang, Kai-Ming Ho, and Gabriel Kotliar,
Physical Review B 93 (4): 045103 (2016)

Phase Diagram and Electronic Structure of Praseodymium and Plutonium.
Nicola Lanatà, Yongxin Yao, Cai-Zhuang Wang, Kai-Ming Ho, and Gabriel Kotliar,
Physical Review X 5 (1): 011008 (2015)

γ-α Isostructural Transition in Cerium.
Nicola Lanatà, Yong-Xin Yao, Cai-Zhuang Wang, Kai-Ming Ho, Jörg Schmalian, Kristjan Haule, and Gabriel Kotliar,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 196801 (2013)