Karyn Le Hur



  • Associate Fellow
  • Quantum Materials


  • École polytechnique and CNRS
Center of Theoretical Physics


  • France


PhD (Theoretical Physics), Laboratoire de physique des solides


Karyn Le Hur is a theoretical physicist who aims to answer important fundamental questions in physics-related interdisciplinary research areas.

These include condensed matter, many-body systems, quantum information theory, quantum field theory, statistical physics, cold atomic systems and nanoelectronics.

Relevant Publications

Rachel, S., and K. Le Hur. "Topological Insulators and Mott physics from the Hubbard Interaction." Phys. Rev. B 82 (2010): 075106.

Le Hur, K., and T.M. Rice. "Superconductivity close to the Mott state: From condensed-matter systems to Superfluidity in optical lattices." Annals of Physics 324 (2009): 1452–1515.

Le Hur, K. "Many-Body Quantum Electrodynamics Networks: Non-Equilibrium Condensed Matter Physics with Light."

Song, H.F. et al. "Bipartite Fluctuations as a Probe of Many-Body Entanglement." Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012): 035409.

Alkurtass, B. et al. "On the entanglement structure of the two-channel Kondo model." arXiv:1509.02949.

Wu, W. et al. "Correlated Dirac Particles and Superconductivity on the Honeycomb Lattice." Phys. Rev. B 87 (2013): 094521.

Garate, I., and K. Le Hur. "Noninvasive Probe of Charge Fractionalization in Quantum Spin-Hall Insulators." Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012): 195465.

Cocks, D. et al. "Time-Reversal-Invariant Hofstadter-Hubbard Model with Ultracold Fermions." Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 (2012): 205303.

Steinberg, H. et al. "Charge Fractionalization in Quantum Wires." Nat. Phys. 4 (2008): 116.

Fiete, G.A. et al. "Coulomb drag between two spin incoherent Luttinger liquids." Phys. Rev. B 73 (2006): 165104.