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Jason Alicea

Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy
School of Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007, Physics

Phone: (949) 824-2439
Email: aliceaj@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
310J Rowland Hall
Mail Code: 4575
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Condensed matter theory: topological quantum computation, quantum Hall physics, frustrated magnetism
   
Academic
Distinctions
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa (2001)
LeRoy Apker Award recipient (2002)
NSF Graduate Research fellow (2002-2005)
NSF CAREER Award (2011-present)
   
Appointments Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology (2007-2010)
   
Publications J. Alicea, Y. Oreg, G. Refael, F. von Oppen, and M. P. A. Fisher, "Non-Abelian statistics and topological quantum computation in 1D wire networks," arXiv:1006.4395.
   
  J. Alicea, "Majorana fermions in a tunable semiconductor device," Phys. Rev. B (Editor's Suggestion) 81, 125318 (2010). See also viewpoint by Marcel Franz in Physics 3, 24 (2010).
   
  J. Alicea, O. I. Motrunich, G. Refael, and M. P. A. Fisher, "Interlayer coherent composite Fermi liquid phase in quantum Hall bilayers," Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 256403 (2009).
   
  J. Alicea and L. Balents, "Bismuth in strong magnetic fields: unconventional Zeeman coupling and correlation effects," Phys. Rev. B Rapid Communication (Editor’s Suggestion) 79, 241101 (2009).
   
  J. Alicea, A. V. Chubukov, and O. A. Starykh, "Quantum stabilization of 1/3-magnetization plateau in Cs2CuBr4," Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 137201 (2009).
   
  D. L. Bergman, J. Alicea, E. Gull, S. Trebst, and L. Balents, "Order-by-disorder and spiral spin liquid in frustrated diamond lattice antiferromagnets," Nature Phys. 3, 487 (2007).
   
  J. Alicea and M. P. A. Fisher, "Graphene integer quantum Hall effect in the ferromagnetic and paramagnetic regimes," Phys. Rev. B 74, 075422 (2006).
   
  J. Alicea, O. I. Motrunich, and M. P. A. Fisher, "Theory of the algebraic vortex liquid in an anisotropic spin-1/2 triangular antiferromagnet," Phys. Rev. B 73, 174430 (2006).
   
   
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