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Hae-Young Kee


  • Fellow
  • Quantum Materials


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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.



  • Canada Research Chair Tier 1: 2020-2027
  • Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics Distinguished Fellow, 2020-2022
  • Fellow of American Physical Society, 2018
  • Canada Research Chair Tier 2, 2001-2010
  • Alfred P. Solan 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.
  • Rau J. G., E. K.-H. Lee and H.-Y. Kee. 2016. Spin-Orbit Physics Giving Rise to Novel Phases in Correlated Systems: Iridates and Related Materials. Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics, Vol. 7:195-221
  • Plumb K. W. , Clancy J. P., L., Sandilands J., V. Vijay Shankar, Y. F. Hu, K. S. Burch, Hae-Young Kee, and Y-J. Kim. 2014. α−RuCl3: A spin-orbit assisted Mott insulator on a honeycomb lattice. Physical Review B. 90, 041112(R)

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