Ching-Kai Chiu

  • Published: 2019-01-25

Ching-Kai Chiu (邱靖凯)


Ching Kai Chiu2



Postdoctor (2018 - current) 




2007-2013 Ph. D. in Physics

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


2002-2006, B. S. in Physics & Mathematics

National Taiwan University




2018-current  Postdoctoral Researcher


2015-2018  Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Maryland

2013-2015  Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of British Columbia




1. *Classi cation of topological insulators and superconductors in the presence of re ection symmetry, Ching-Kai Chiu, Hong Yao, and Shinsei Ryu, Phys. Rev. B, 88, 075142 (2013) 

2. *Classi cation of re ection symmetry protected topological semimetals and nodal superconductors, Ching-Kai Chiu and Andreas P. Schnyder, Phys. Rev. B, 90, 205136 (2014) 

3. *Topological nodal-line fermions in the non-centrosymmetric superconductor
compound PbTaSe2, Guang Bian, Tay-Rong Chang, Raman Sankar, Su-Yang Xu, Hao Zheng, Titus Neupert, Ching-Kai Chiu, Shin-Ming Huang, Guoqing Chang, Ilya Belopolski, Daniel S.Sanchez, Madhab Neupane, Nasser Alidoust, Chang Liu, BaoKai Wang, Chi-Cheng Lee, Horng-Tay Jeng, Arun Bansil, Fang- cheng Chou, Hsin Lin, M. Zahid Hasan, Nat. Commun. 7, 10556 (2016) 

4. *Topological semi-metals with line nodes and drumhead surface states, Y.-H. Chan, Ching-Kai Chiu, M. Y. Chou, Andreas P. Schnyder, Phys. Rev. B 93, 205132 (2016) (Editors' Suggestion)

5. * Classi cation of topological quantum matter with symmetries, Ching-Kai Chiu, Andreas P. Schnyder, Je rey C. T. Teo and Shinsei Ryu, Rev. Mod. Phys. 88, 035005 (2016)

6. Symmetries, Dimensions, and Topological Insulators: the Mechanism Behind the Face of the Bott clock, Michael Stone, Ching-Kai Chiu, and Abhishek Roy, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 44 045001(2011).

7. Vortex Lines in Topological-Insulator Heterostructures, Ching-Kai Chiu, Taylor L. Hughes, and Matthew J. Gilbert, Phys. Rev. B 84, 144507 (2011).

8. Stabilization of Majorana Modes in Vortices in the Superconducting Phase of
Topological Insulators Using Topologically Trivial Bands, Ching-Kai Chiu, Pou-yan Ghaemi, and Taylor L. Hughes, Phys. Rev. Lett., 104, 237009 (2012)

9. Tuning between singlet, triplet, and mixed pairing states in an extended Hubbard chain, Kuei Sun, Ching-Kai Chiu, Hsiang-Hsuan Hung, and Jiansheng Wu, Phys. Rev. B, 89, 104519 (2014)

10. Majorana fermion exchange in strictly one dimensional structures, Ching-Kai Chiu, M.M. Vazifeh, and M. Franz, EPL 110 (2015) 10001 (Editor's Choice) 

11. Strongly interacting Majorana fermions, Ching-Kai Chiu, D. I. Pikulin and M. Franz, Phys. Rev. B 91, 165402 (2015)

12. Classi cation of crystalline topological semimetals with an application to Na3Bi, Ching-Kai Chiu and Andreas P. Schnyder, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Dirac Electrons in Solids 2015

13. Multiple signatures of topological transitions for interacting fermions in chain lattices, Y.-H. Chan, Ching-Kai Chiu, and Kuei Sun, Phys. Rev. B 92, 104514 (2015)

14. Interaction-enabled topological phases in topological insulator-superconductor het-erostructures, D. I. Pikulin, Ching-Kai Chiu, Xiaoyu Zhu, M. Franz, Phys. Rev. B 92, 075438 (2015)

15. Practical new platform for interaction-enabled topological phases, Ching-Kai Chiu, D, I. Pikulin and M. Franz, Phys. Rev. B 92, 241115(R) (2015)

16. Drumhead Surface States and Topological Nodal-Line Fermions in TlTaSe2, Guang Bian, Tay-Rong Chang, Hao Zheng, Saavanth Velury, Su-Yang Xu, Titus Neupert, Ching-Kai Chiu, Daniel S. Sanchez, Ilya Belopolski, Nasser Alidoust, Peng-Jen Chen, Guoqing Chang, Arun Bansil, Horng-Tay Jeng, Hsin Lin, M. Zahid Hasan, Phys. Rev. B 93, 121113(R) (2016)

17. Induced spectral gap and pairing correlations from superconducting proximity e ect, Ching-Kai Chiu, William S. Cole, and S. S. Das Sarma, Phys. Rev. B 94, 125304 (2016)

18. Type-II Dirac surface states in topological crystalline insulators, Ching-Kai Chiu, Y.-H. Chan, Xiao Li, Y. Nohara, and A. P. Schnyder, Phys. Rev. B 95, 035151 (2017) (Editors' Suggestion

19. Engineering of many-body Majorana states in a topological insulator/s-wave su-perconductor heterostructure, Hsiang-Hsuan Hung, Jiangsheng Wu, Kuei Sun, and Ching-Kai Chiu, Sci. Rep. 7, 3499 (2017) 

20. Conductance of a superconducting Coulomb blockaded Majorana nanowire, Ching-Kai Chiu, Jay D. Sau, S. Das Sarma, Phys. Rev. B 96, 054504 (2017)

21. Conductance interference in a superconducting Coulomb blockaded Majorana
ring, Ching-Kai Chiu, Jay D. Sau, S. Das Sarma, Phys. Rev. B 97, 035310


1. Nontrivial surface topological physics from strong and weak topological insulators and superconductors, Ching-Kai Chiu, arXiv:1410.1117

2. Chiral Majorana Fermion Modes on the Surface of Superconducting Topological Insulators, Ching-Kai Chiu, Guang Bian, Hao Zheng, Jiaxin Yin, Songtian S. Zhang, Su-Yang Xu, and M. Zahid Hasan, arXiv:1612.09276 (submit to EPL)

3. Helical Majorana edge mode in a superconducting antiferromagnetic quantum spin Hall insulator, Yingyi Huang and Ching-Kai Chiu, arXiv:1708.05724 (sub- mit to PRL)

4. Topological band crossings in hexagonal materials, Jonathan Zhang, Y.-H. Chan, Ching-Kai Chiu, Maia G. Vergniory, Leslie M. Schoop, Andreas P. Schnyder, arXiv:1805.05120 (accepted by PR Materials)

5. Fractional Josephson E ect with and without Majorana Zero Modes, Ching-Kai Chiu, S. Das Sarma, arXiv:1806.02224 (submit to PRB)





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