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Hae-Young Kee


  • Fellow
  • Quantum Materials




Hae-Young Kee is a theoretical physicist whose area of research covers theoretical condensed matter physics.

She specializes in the study of quantum materials, especially high temperature superconductivity, anisotropic and/or inhomogeneous quantum matters, unconventional superconductivity, quantum magnetism, thermoelectric materials and topological phases.



  • Fellow of American Physical Society, 2018
  • Dean’s Excellence Award, University of Toronto, 2015, 2009, 2003
  • Canada Research Chair, 2001–10
  • Scholar, Korea Institute for Advanced Research, 2009–10
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, 2003

Relevant Publications

  • Rau, J.G. et al. "Spin-Orbit Physics Giving Rise to Novel Phases in Correlated Systems: Iridates and Related Materials." arXiv:1507.06323.
  • Chen, Y. et al. "Topological Crystalline Metal in Orthorhombic Perovskite Iridates." Nat. Commun. 6, no. 6593 (March 2015).
  • Meng, Z.Y. et al. "Odd-parity triplet superconducting phase in multiorbital materials with a strong spin-orbit coupling: Application to doped Sr2IrO4." Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, no. 17 (October 2014).
  • Rau, J.G. et al. "Generic spin model for the honeycomb iridates beyond the Kitaev limit." Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, no. 7 (February 2014).
  • Chakravarty, S. et al. "An explanation for a universality of transition temperatures in families of copper oxide superconductors." Nature 428, no. 6978 (March 2004): 53–55.

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