Xiaoxue Ran

PhD candidate

Department of Physics, HKU

Room 418, CYM Physics Building

Email: xxran@connect.hku.hk

Research interest

Quantum Monte Carlo simulation, Quantum many-body systems


Aug 2021 - present

The University of Hong Kong
PhD student

Sep 2017 - Apr 2021

Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Master of Science, Condensed Matter Physics

Sep 2013 - Jun 2017

Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Bachelor of Science, Material Physics

Publications (* Corresponding author; # Contribute equally)

Sep 23, 2022

“Fully packed quantum loop model on the square lattice: phase diagram and application for Rydberg atoms”
Xiaoxue Ran, Zheng Yan*, Yan-Cheng Wang, Junchen Rong, Yang Qi, Zi Yang Meng*
arXiv:2209.10728 (2022)

May 11, 2022

“Fully packed quantum loop model on the triangular lattice: Hidden vison plaquette phase and cubic phase transitions”
Zheng Yan#, Xiaoxue Ran#, Yan-Cheng Wang, Rhine Samajdar, Junchen Rong, Subir Sachdev, Yang Qi*, Zi Yang Meng*
arXiv:2205.04472 (2022)

Mar 11, 2019

“Criticality and Scaling Corrections for Two-dimensional Heisenberg Models in Plaquette Patterns with Strong and Weak Couplings”
Xiaoxue Ran, Nvsen Ma*, and Dao-Xin Yao*
Phys. Rev. B 99, 174434 (2019)



Outstanding Graduates, School of Physics, Sun Yat-sen University


National Scholarship for Graduate Students, Chinese Ministry of Education


Outstanding Poster Award for Graduate Students, Guangdong Physics Society


Scholarship for Outstanding Performance Undergraduate Students, Sun Yat-sen University


Second Prize of the 4th National Metallographic Skills Competition for College Students, Chinese Ministry of Education