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Jainendra K
Jain
Evan Pugh University Professor & Erwin W. Mueller Professor of Physics
Jainendra K Jain.

Education

Ph.D., Physics (advisor Philip B. Allen), Stony Brook University, 1985
Master's in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1981
Bachelor's in Physics (Honors), Maharaja College, Jaipur, 1979
High School, Rajkiya Darbar Uchchya Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Sambhar, Rajasthan, 1976

Specialties:

Condensed Matter Physics
  • Theoretical

Honors and Awards

  • Infosys Visiting Chair Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2016-2019
  • Sir J.C. Bose Visiting Chair Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, July-August 2015
  • DST-IISc Centenary Visiting Chair Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2013-2015
  • Evan Pugh University Professor, Penn State University, 2012
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2012 (Citation: "for prediction of composite Fermions")
  • KIAS Scholar, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, 2010-2015
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2010
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2008
  • Distinguished Scholar Prize, American Chapter of Indian Physics Association, 2008 (Citation: "For his discovery of composite fermions")
  • Distinguished Postdoctoral Alumnus Award, University of Maryland, 2004
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Society of Physics Students, 2002
  • Oliver E. Buckley Prize, American Physical Society, 2002 (Shared with N. Read and R. L. Willett; Citation: "For theoretical and experimental work establishing the composite fermion model for the half-filled Landau level and other quantized Hall systems")
  • Erwin W. Mueller Professor, Penn State University, 1998
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 1997 (Citation: "For the Composite Fermion theory of the fractional quantum Hall effect")
  • Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1996
  • Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1991
  • National Science Talent Scholarship, India, 1976
  • 2nd rank in Rajasthan Board Examination, 11th grade, 1976
  • 3rd rank in Rajasthan Board Examination, 10th grade, 1975

Selected Publications

  1. "Composite Fermions," J.K. Jain, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  2. "Fractional Quantum Hall Effects: New Developments," Editors B.I. Halperin and J.K. Jain, World Scientific, 2020.
  3. "Bloch ferromagnetism of composite fermions" Md. Shafayat Hossain, T. Zhou, S. Pu, M. A. Mueed, M. K. Ma, K. A. Villagas Rosales, Y. J. Chung, L.N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West, K. W. Baldwin, J. K. Jain, M. Shayegan, Nature Physics (2020).
  4. "Interplay between fractional quantum Hall liquid and crystal phases at low filling," Zheng-Wei Zuo, Ajit C. Balram, Songyang Pu, Jianyun Zhao, Thierry Jolicoeur, A. Wójs, and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. B 102, 075307 (2020).
  5. "It's anyon's game: the race to quantum computation," Current Science 119, 430-432 (2020).
  6. "Non-Abelian fractional quantum Hall state at 3/7-filled Landau level," W. N. Faugno, J. K. Jain and Ajit C. Balram, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 033223 (2020).
  7. "Theoretical phase diagram of two-component composite fermions in double-layer graphene," W. N. Faugno, A. C. Balram, A. Wojs, J.K. Jain, Phys. Rev. B 101, 085412 (2020).
  8. "Zn superconductivity of composite bosons and the 7/3 fractional quantum Hall effect," Ajit C. Balram, J. K. Jain, and Maissam Barkeshli, Physical Review Research 2, 013349 (2020).
  9. "Hall viscosity of composite fermions," Songyang Pu, Mikael Fremling, and J. K. Jain, Physical Review Research 2, 013139 (2020) [Editors' Suggestion].
  10. "Kohn-Sham Theory of the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect," Y. Hu and J.K. Jain, Physical Review Letters 123, 176802 (2019).
  11. "Topological superconductivity in Landau levels," G. S. Jeon, J. K. Jain, C.-X. Liu, Phys. Rev. B 99, 094509 (2019).
  12. "Next-level composite fermions," G. A. Csathy and J. K. Jain, Nature Physics 15, 883 (2019) [News & Views].
  13. "Prediction of a non-Abelian fractional quantum Hall state with f-wave pairing of composite fermions in wide quantum wells," W. N. Faugno, A. C. Balram, M. Barkeshli, and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 016802 (2019),
  14. "Even denominator fractional quantum Hall states in higher Landau levels of graphene," Y. Kim, A. C. Balram, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, J. K. Jain, J. H. Smet, Nature Physics 15, 154 (2019).
  15. "Fractional Quantum Hall Effect at $\nu=2+6/13$: The Parton Paradigm for the Second Landau Level," A. C. Balram, S. Mukherjee, K. Park, M. Barkeshli, M. S. Rudner, and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 186601 (2018).
  16. "Crystallization in the Fractional Quantum Hall Regime Induced by Landau-Level Mixing," Jianyun Zhao, Yuhe Zhang, J.K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 116802 (2018).
  17. "Inter-Landau level Andreev reflection at the Dirac point in graphene quantum Hall state coupled to a NbSe2 superconductor," Manas Ranjan Sahu, Xin Liu, Arup Kumar Paul, Sourin Das, Pratap Raychaudhuri, J. K. Jain, and Anindya Das, Phys. Rev. Lett.  121, 086809 (2018).
  18. "Exotic Bilayer Crystals in a Strong Magnetic Field," William N. Faugno, Alex J. Duthie, David J. Wales, Jainendra K. Jain, Phys. Rev. B 97, 245424 (2018).

  19. "Composite fermions on a torus," Songyang Pu, Y. H. Wu and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. B 96, 195302 (2017).
  20. "Non-Abelian Parton Fractional Quantum Hall Effect in Multilayer Graphene," Y. H. Wu, T. Shi, and J. K. Jain, Nano Letters 17(8), 4643-4647 (2017).
  21. "Density-Functional Theory of the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect," J. Zhao, M. Thakurathi, M. Jain, D. Sen, J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 196802 (2017) [Editor's Suggestion].
  22. "Tunnel transport and interlayer excitons in bilayer fractional quantum Hall systems," Yuhe Zhang, J. K. Jain, and J. P. Eisenstein, Phys. Rev. B 95, 195105 (2017) [Editor's Suggestion].
  23. "Landau-level mixing and particle-hole symmetry breaking for spin transitions in the fractional quantum Hall effect," Y. Zhang, A. Wojs, and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 116803 (2016).
  24. "Nature of composite fermions and the role of particle-hole symmetry: A microscopic account," A. C. Balram and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. B 93, 235152 (2016) [Editor's Suggestion].
  25. "Fractionally charged skyrmions in fractional quantum Hall effect," A. C. Balram, U. Wurstbauer, A. Wojs, A. Pinczuk, J. K. Jain, Nature Commun. 6, 8981 (2015).
  26. "Luttinger Theorem for Strongly Correlated Fermi Liquid of Composite Fermions," Ajit C. Balram, C. Toke and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 186805 (2015).
  27. "Fractional Angular Momentum in Cold Atom Systems," Y. Zhang, G.J. Sreejith, N. D. Gemelke, J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 160404 (2014) [Editor's Suggestion]. 
  28. "Enigmatic 4/11 State: A Prototype for Unconventional Fractional Quantum Hall Effect," S. Mukherjee, S. S. Mandal, Y.-H. Wu, A. Wojs, and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 016801 (2014).
  29. "Competing Crystal Phases in the Lowest Landau Level," A. C. Archer, K. Park and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 146804 (2013).
  30. "Phase Diagram of Two-Component Fractional Quantum Hall Effect," A. C. Archer, J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 246801 (2013).
  31. Role of Exciton Screening in the 7/3 Fractional Quantum Hall Effect," A. C. Balram, Y.-H. Wu, G. J. Sreejith, A. W\'ojs, and J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 186801 (2013).
  32. "Possible Anti-Pfaffian Pairing of Composite Fermions at 3/8," S. Mukherjee, S.S. Mandal, A. Wojs, J. K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 256801 (2012).
  33. "Superconducting proximity effect and possible evidence for Pearl vortices in a candidate topological insulator," Duming Zhang, Jian Wang, Ashley M. DaSilva, Joon Sue Lee, Humberto R. Gutierrez, Moses H. W. Chan, Jainendra Jain, and Nitin Samarth, Phys. Rev. B 84, 165120 (2011).
  34. "Microscopic study of the 2/5 fractional quantum Hall edge," G.J. Sreejith, S. Jolad, D. Sen, and J.K. Jain, Phys. Rev. B 84, 245104 (2011).
  35. "Multicomponent fractional quantum Hall effect in graphene: SU(4) versus SU(2)," C. Toke and J.K. Jain, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24, 235601 (2012).
  36. "Topological Anderson Insulator," Jian Li, Rui-Lin Chu, J. K. Jain, and Shun-Qing Shen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 136806 (2009) [Featured in Physics].
  37. "Testing the Topological Nature of the Fractional Quantum Hall Edge," Shivakumar Jolad and Jainendra K. Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 116801 (2009).