Man Hong Yung

Man Hong Yung

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Office: M-105

E-mail: mhyung [at]
Address: 12 Oxford Street, Mailbox 259, Cambridge, MA 02138

2009 PhD in Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2004 MPhil in Physics, Chinese University of Hong Kong 2002 BSc in Physics, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research Interests
  • Quantum Information Theory
  • Condensed-matter Physics
  • Excitonic Dynamics
  • Fundamental Problems in Physics
  1. Man-Hong Yung, James D. Whitfield, Sergio Boixo, David G. Tempel and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Introduction to Quantum Algorithms for Physics and Chemistry. Advances in Chemical Physics (2012). In Press. Preprint: arXiv:1203.1331.
  2. Jingfu Zhang*, Man-Hong Yung*, Raymond Laflamme, Alán Aspuru-Guzik and Jonathan Baugh. Digital Quantum Simulation of the Statistical Mechanics of a Frustrated Magnet. Nature Communications (2012). In Press. Preprint: arXiv:1108.3270.
  3. Stéphanie Valleau, Semion K. Saikin, Man-Hong Yung and Alán Aspuru Guzik. Exciton transport in thin-film cyanine dye J-aggregates. Submitted (2012). Preprint: arXiv:1202.5712.
  4. Man-Hong Yung and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. A Quantum-quantum Metropolis Algorithm. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, no. 3 (January 3, 2012): 754–759.
  5. Zhaokai Li*, Man-Hong Yung*, Hongwei Chen, Dawei Lu, James D. Whitfield, Xinhua Peng, Alán Aspuru-Guzik, and Jiangfeng Du. Solving Quantum Ground-State Problems with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Scientific Reports 1 (September 9, 2011).
  6. Ivan Kassal, James D. Whitfield, Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz, Man-Hong Yung, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Simulating Chemistry Using Quantum Computers. Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 62, no. 1 (May 5, 2011): 185–207.
  7. Man-Hong Yung, Daniel Nagaj, James Whitfield, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Simulation of Classical Thermal States on a Quantum Computer: A Transfer-matrix Approach. Physical Review A (Rapid Comm.) 82, no. 6 (December 2010).

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