Karyn LE HUR

CNRS Research director
Professor PCC at Ecole Polytechnique

Research group : Condensed Matter 

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Address CPHT, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau cedex, France
Phone number +33-(0)1 69 33 42 21
Fax number +33-(0)1 69 33 49 49
Contact firstname.lastname@polytechnique.edu
Office "Aile zéro", office 1008

Karyn Le Hur: theoretical physicist aiming to answer fundamental questions using analytical and quantum field theory methods in physics-related interdisciplinary research areas engaging many-body systems, condensed matter, quantum information theory, AMO systems and nanoelectronics.

Keywords for Recent Research: Non-Equilibrium Quantum Physics and Light-Matter Interaction, Dirac Particles and Majorana Fermiona, Cold Atoms and Artificial Gauge Fields, Superconductivity, Mesoscopic Physics, Quantum Impurity Systems and Heavy Fermions, Quantum Information and Entanglement


List of publications

Recent publications (2012-2018):

Le Hur K, Henriet L, Herviou L, Plekhanov K, Petrescu A, Goren T, Schiro M, Mora C, Orth PP.
Driven dissipative dynamics and topology of quantum impurity systems.
Comptes Rendus Physique. 2018;19(6):451-83.
DOI: 10.1016/j.crhy.2018.04.003.

Plekhanov K, Vasic I, Petrescu A, Nirwan R, Roux G, Hofstetter W, Le Hur K.
Emergent Chiral Spin State in the Mott Phase of a Bosonic Kane-Mele-Hubbard Model.
Physical Review Letters. 2018;120(15):157201.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.157201.

Goren T, Plekhanov K, Appas F, Le Hur K.
Topological Zak phase in strongly coupled LC circuits.
Physical Review B. 2018;97(4):041106.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.041106.

Le Hur K, Soret A, Yang F.
Majorana spin liquids, topology, and superconductivity in ladders.
Physical Review B 2017;96(20):205109.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.205109

Henriet L, Sclocchi A, Orth PP, Le Hur K.
Topology of a dissipative spin: Dynamical Chern number, bath-induced nonadiabaticity, and a quantum dynamo effect. 
​Physical Review B 2017;95(5):054307.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.054307

Herviou L, Mora C, Le Hur K.
Bipartite charge fluctuations in one-dimensional Z(2) superconductors and insulators.
Physical Review B 2017;96(12):121113R.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.121113

Petrescu A, Piraud M, Roux G, McCulloch IP, Le Hur K.
Precursor of the Laughlin state of hard-core bosons on a two-leg ladder.
Physical Review B 2017;96(1):014524.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.014524

Plekhanov K, Roux G, Le Hur K.
Floquet engineering of Haldane Chern insulators and chiral bosonic phase transitions.
Physical Review B 2017;95:045102.

Herviou L, Le Hur K, Mora C.
Many-terminal Majorana island: From topological to multichannel Kondo model.
Physical Review B 2016;94(23):235102.

Le Hur K, Henriet L, Petrescu A, Plekhanov K, Roux G, Schiro M. 
Many-body quantum electrodynamics networks: Non-equilibrium condensed matter physics with light. 
Comptes Rendus Physique 2016;17(8):808-835.
DOI: 10.1016/j.crhy.2016.05.003

Alkurtass B, Bayat A, Affleck I, Bose S, Johannesson H, Sodano P, Sorensen ES, Le Hur K.
Entanglement structure of the two-channel Kondo model. 
Physical Review B 2016;93(8):081106. 
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.081106

Henriet L, Le Hur K.
Quantum sweeps, synchronization, and Kibble-Zurek physics in dissipative quantum spin systems.
Physical Review B 2016;93(6):064411. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.064411

Condensed-matter physics: Quantum dots and the Kondo effect
Karyn Le Hur, Nature 526, 203–204 (2015), News and Views on the experimental papers Z. Iftikhar et al Nature 526, 233–236 (08 October 2015) and A. J. Keller et al. Nature 526, 237–240 (08 October 2015).

Electrical Current from Quantum Vacuum Fluctuations in Nano-engines
Loic Henriet, Andrew N. Jordan, Karyn Le Hur, Phys. Rev. B 92, 125306 (2015).

Topological Superconductivity in Two Dimensions with Mixed Chirality
A. M. Black-Schaffer, K. Le Hur, Phys. Rev. B 92, 140503(R) (2015).

Chiral Mott Insulators, Meissner Effect, and Laughlin States in Quantum Ladders
Alexandru Petrescu, Karyn Le Hur,  Phys. Rev. B 91, 054520 (2015).

Chiral bosonic haldane honeycomb on phases the Chiral Bosonic Phases on the Haldane Honeycomb Lattice
Ivana Vasic, Alexandru Petrescu, Karyn Le Hur, Walter Hofstetter, Phys. Rev. B 91, 094502 (2015) - Editors Suggestion chiral>

Tunable Hybrid Quantum Electrodynamics from Non-Linear Electron Transport
Marco Schiró, Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. B 89, 195127 (2014)

Quantum Dynamics of the Driven and Dissipative Rabi Model
Loïc Henriet, Zoran Ristivojevic, Peter P. Orth, Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. A 90, 023820 (2014)

Fluctuations and Entanglement spectrum in quantum Hall states
Alexandru Petrescu, H. Francis Song, Stephan Rachel, Zoran Ristivojevic, Christian Flindt, Nicolas Laflorencie, Israel Klich, Nicolas Regnault, Karyn Le Hur
Invited Article, for Special Issue of JSTAT on "Quantum Entanglement in Condensed Matter Physics"
JSTAT 2014

Chiral d-wave superconductivity on the honeycomb lattice close to the Mott state<
Annica M. Black-Schaffer, Wei Wu, Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. B 90, 054521 (2014)

Bosonic Mott Insulator with Meissner Currents
Alexandru Petrescu and Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 150601 (2013)

Anisotropic Quantum Spin Hall Effect, Spin-Orbital Textures and Mott Transition
Tianhan Liu, Benoit Doucot, Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. B 88, 245119 (2013), 24 pages

Strongly-Correlated Thermoelectric Transport beyond Linear Response
Prasenjit Dutt, Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. B 88, 235133 (2013)

Correlated Topological Phases and Exotic Magnetism with Ultracold Fermions
Peter P. Orth, Daniel Cocks, Stephan Rachel, Michael Buchhold, Karyn Le Hur, Walter Hofstetter
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46 (2013) 134004 (review)

Non-equilibrium quantum transport through a dissipative resonant level
Chung-Hou Chung, Karyn Le Hur, Gleb Finkelstein, Matthias Vojta, Peter Woelfle 
Phys. Rev. B 87, 245310 (2013)

Admittance of the SU(2) and SU(4) Anderson quantum RC circuits
Michele Filippone, Karyn Le Hur, Christophe Mora
Physical Review B 88, 045302 (2013)

Strongly Correlated dynamics in multichannel quantum RC circuits
Prasenjit Dutt, Thomas L. Schmidt, Christophe Mora and Karyn Le Hur
Phys. Rev. B 87, 155134 (2013)

Correlated Dirac particles and Superconductivity on the Honeycomb Lattice
Wei Wu, Michael M. Scherer, Carsten Honerkamp and Karyn Le Hur 
Phys. Rev. B 87, 094521 (2013)

Non-perturbative stochastic method for driven spin-boson model
Peter P. Orth, Adilet Imambekov, Karyn Le Hur 
Phys. Rev. B 87, 014305 (2013)

Scaling of entanglement entropy across Lifshitz transitions
Marlon Rodney, H. Francis Song, Sung-Sik Lee, Karyn Le Hur, Erik Sorensen
Phys. Rev. B 87, 115132 (2013)

Quantum Spin Hall Insulators with Interactions and Lattice Anisotropy
Wei Wu, Stephan Rachel, Wu-Ming Liu and Karyn Le Hur, 
Phys. Rev. B 85, 205102 (2012).

Anomalous Hall Effect of Light and Chiral Edge Modes on the Kagome Lattice
Alexandru Petrescu, Andrew A. Houck, Karyn Le Hur 
Phys. Rev. A 86, 053804 (2012)

Time-Reversal Invariant Hofstadter-Hubbard model with Ultracold Fermions
Daniel Cocks, Peter P. Orth, Stephan Rachel, Michael Buchhold, Karyn Le Hur and Walter Hofstetter 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 205303 (2012)

Kondo Resonance of a Microwave Photon
Karyn Le Hur 
Phys. Rev. B 85, 140506 (RC) (2012)

Bipartite Fluctuations as A probe of Many-Body Entanglement
H. Francis Song, Stephan Rachel, Christian Flindt, Israel Klich, Nicolas Laflorencie, Karyn Le Hur 
Phys. Rev. B 85, 035409 (2012), Editors’ Suggestion

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