Hi there! I am a condensed matter theorist who likes to explore various phases of matter (like in the picture below!): topological, superconducting, localized, strongly correlated, etc. Recently I've been particularly interested in integrating AI into physics research.

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Also see my Google Scholar.

  1. "Anderson localization transition in disordered hyperbolic lattices"
    Anffany Chen, Joseph Maciejko, Igor Boettcher
  2. "Hyperbolic non-Abelian semimetal"
    Tarun Tummuru, Anffany Chen, Patrick M. Lenggenhager, Titus Neupert, Joseph Maciejko, Tomáš Bzdušek
  3. "Symmetry and topology of hyperbolic Haldane models"
    Anffany Chen, Yifei Guan, Patrick M. Lenggenhager, Joseph Maciejko, Igor Boettcher, and Tomáš Bzdušek
    Phys. Rev. B 108, 085114 (2023) [arXiv:2304.03273]
  4. "Hyperbolic matter in electrical circuits with tunable complex phases"
    Anffany Chen, Hauke Brand, Tobias Helbig, Tobias Hofmann, Stefan Imhof, Alexander Fritzsche, Tobias Kießling, Alexander Stegmaier, Lavi K. Upreti, Titus Neupert, Tomáš Bzdušek, Martin Greiter, Ronny Thomale, and Igor Boettcher
    Nat. Commun. 14, 622 (2023), [arXiv:2205.05106]
  5. "Designing three-dimensional flat bands in nodal-line semimetals"
    Alexander Lau, Timo Hyart, Carmine Autieri, Anffany Chen, and Dmitry I. Pikulin
    Phys. Rev. X 11, 031017 (2021), [arXiv:2008.09122]
  6. "Quantum holography in a graphene flake with an irregular boundary"
    Anffany Chen, R. Ilan, F. De Juan, D. I. Pikulin, and M. Franz
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 036403 (2018), [arXiv:1802.00802]
    (Shortlisted for "Breakthrough of the Year" by Physics World)
  7. "Josephson current signatures of the Majorana flat bands on the surface of time-reversal-invariant Weyl and Dirac semimetals"
    Anffany Chen, D. I. Pikulin, and M. Franz
    Phys. Rev. B 95, 174505 (2017), [arXiv:1610.08553]
  8. "Chiral anomaly from strain-induced gauge fields in Dirac and Weyl semimetals"
    D. I. Pikulin, Anffany Chen, and M. Franz
    Phys. Rev. X 6, 41021 (2016), [arXiv:1607.01810]
  9. "Superconducting proximity effect and Majorana flat bands at the surface of a Weyl semimetal"
    Anffany Chen and M. Franz
    Phys. Rev. B 93, 201105 (2016), [arXiv:1601.01727]
  10. "Measurement of the 18Ne(ɑ,p0)21Na Reaction Cross Section in the Burning Energy Region for X-Ray Bursts"
    P. J. C. Salter, M. Aliotta, T. Davinson, H. Al Falou, A. Chen, B. Davids, B. R. Fulton, N. Galinski,
    D. Howell, G. Lotay, P. Machule, A. StJ. Murphy, C. Ruiz, S. Sjue, M. Taggart, P. Walden, and P. J. Woods
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 242701 (2012), [arXiv:1202.6650]


Ph.D. Physics (2019)
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Thesis: "Realizing High-Energy Physics in Topological Semimetals"
Supervisor: Marcel Franz

M. Sc. Physics (2014)
Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Thesis: "Directional Dependence of Phase Transition Splitting by Uniaxial Strain: A New Test to Determine Strontium Ruthenate Superconducting States"
Supervisor: Xiao-Gang Wen

B. Sc. Comb. Hons. Physics and Mathematics (2013)
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Thesis: "Universal Three-Body Energy Spectrum in 2D Ultracold Bose-Fermi Mixtures Near Feshbach Resonance"
Supervisor: Fei Zhou