Joseph Maciejko, PhD
Contact
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science  Physics
 maciejko@ualberta.ca
 Phone
 (780) 4922149
 Address

3209 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NWEdmonton ABT6G 2H5
Director, Faculty of Science  Physics
 maciejko@ualberta.ca
Overview
Area of Study / Keywords
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
About
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, 2020
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, 20142020
Director, Theoretical Physics Institute (TPI), University of Alberta, 2020
TierII Canada Research Chair in Condensed Matter Theory, 20142024
Simons Postdoctoral Fellow (20112014), Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, Princeton University
Ph.D. Physics (2011), Stanford University
M.Sc. Physics (2006), McGill University
B.Eng. Engineering Physics (2004), École Polytechnique de Montréal
Research
Theoretical condensed matter physics. Emergent phenomena in quantum manybody systems. Topological phases of matter including topological insulators, superconductors, and superfluids; topological semimetals; quantum Hall liquids and spin liquids. Quantum transport in lowdimensional systems and semiconductor physics. Fractionalization and strongly correlated systems. Field theories of manybody systems and connections between condensed matter physics and highenergy physics.
Courses
PHYS 311  Statistical Physics
Quantum states, probability distributions, temperature and entropy; canonical ensemble and the partition function; ideal gases, paramagnets; blackbody radiation. Debye model for phonons; quantum statistics; FermiDirac distribution and electrons in metals; BoseEinstein distribution. Prerequisites: PHYS 310 (or CH E 243 for Engineering Physics Program students), PHYS 271 and MATH 209 or 215 or 317 or MA PH 351 equivalent.
PHYS 511  Advanced Quantum Mechanics I
Principles of quantum mechanics; central force problems; angular momentum; approximation methods for stationary states; timedependent perturbation theory; scattering theory; identical particles and second quantization; quantum statistical mechanics.
Featured Publications
S. M. Tabatabaei, A.R. Negari, J. Maciejko, A. Vaezi
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 2022 June; 128 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.225701
I. Boettcher, A. V. Gorshkov, A. J. Kollár, J. Maciejko, S. Rayan, R. Thomale
Phys. Rev. B. 2022 March; 105 10.1103/PhysRevB.105.125118
J. Maciejko, S. Rayan
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2022 February; 119 10.1073/pnas.2116869119
M. Kheirkhah, Z.Y. Zhuang, J. Maciejko, Z. Yan
Phys. Rev. B. 2022 January; 105 10.1103/PhysRevB.105.014509
P. Senarath Yapa, R. Boyack, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 2022 January; 128 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.015301
W.C. Chen, C.M. Lin, J. Maciejko, C.C. Chen
Comput. Mater. Sci.. 2021 December; 200 10.1016/j.commatsci.2021.110779
M. J. Rudd, P. Senarath Yapa, A. J. Shook, J. Maciejko, J. P. Davis
Phys. Rev. B. 2021 September; 104 10.1103/PhysRevB.104.094520
J. Maciejko, S. Rayan
Sci. Adv.. 2021 September; 7 10.1126/sciadv.abe9170
G. Shankar, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 2021 July; 104 10.1103/PhysRevB.104.035134
R. Boyack, H. Yerzhakov, J. Maciejko
Eur. Phys. J. Spec. Top.. 2021 May; 230 10.1140/epjs/s11734021000691
H. Yerzhakov, J. Maciejko
Nucl. Phys. B. 2021 January; 962 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2020.115241
C. Chen, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. D. 2020 December; 102 10.1103/PhysRevD.102.121701
Y. Huang, H. Guo, J. Maciejko, R. T. Scalettar, S. Feng
Phys. Rev. B. 2020 October; 102 10.1103/PhysRevB.102.155152
R. Boyack, J. Maciejko
Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Quantum Theory and Symmetries (QTSXI), edited by M. B. Paranjape, R. MacKenzie, Z. Thomova, P. Winternitz, and W. WitczakKrempa (CRM Series in Mathematical Physics, Springer, 2021). 2020 August; 10.1007/9783030557775_32
N. Zerf, R. Boyack, P. Marquard, J. A. Gracey, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. D. 2020 May; 101
A. J. Shook, V. Vadakumbatt, P. Senarath Yapa, C. Doolin, R. Boyack, P. H. Kim, G. G. Popowich, F. Souris, H. Christiani, J. Maciejko, J. P. Davis
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 2020 January; 124
N. Zerf, R. Boyack, P. Marquard, J. A. Gracey, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 2019 December; 100
G. Shankar, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 2019 December; 100
R. Nandkishore, J. Maciejko, D. A. Huse, S. L. Sondhi
Phys. Rev. B. 87
N. Zerf, C.H. Lin, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 94
I. D. Potirniche, J. Maciejko, R. Nandkishore, S. L. Sondhi
Phys. Rev. B. 90
Y. J. Park, S. B. Chung, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 91
J. Maciejko, T. L. Hughes, S. C. Zhang
Annu. Rev. Condens. Matter Phys.. 2
J. Maciejko, Y. Zhu, J. Wang, H. Guo
Int. J. Nanotechnol.. 5
Y. Zhu, J. Maciejko, T. Ji, H. Guo, J. Wang
Phys. Rev. B. 71
J. Maciejko, J. Wang, H. Guo
Phys. Rev. B. 74
M. Rashidi, M. Taucer, I. Ozfidan, E. Lloyd, H. Labidi, J. L. Pitters, J. Maciejko, R. A. Wolkow
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 117
J. Maciejko, A. Rüegg
Phys. Rev. B. 88
J. Maciejko, V. Chua, G. A. Fiete
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 112
J. Maciejko, X. L. Qi, H. D. Drew, S. C. Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 105
R. Boyack, C.H. Lin, N. Zerf, A. Rayyan, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 98
J. Hutchinson, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 98
J. Hutchinson, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 96
J. Maciejko, R. Nandkishore
Phys. Rev. B. 90
C.C. Chen, L. Muechler, R. Car, T. Neupert, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 117
J. Maciejko, C. X. Liu, Y. Oreg, X. L. Qi, C. Wu, S. C. Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 102
A. Karch, J. Maciejko, T. Takayanagi
Phys. Rev. D. 82
I. Ozfidan, J. Han, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 94
J. Maciejko, G. A. Fiete
Nature Physics. 11
J. Maciejko, X. L. Qi, A. Karch, S. C. Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 105
T. Graß, P. Bienias, M. J. Gullans, R. Lundgren, J. Maciejko, A. V. Gorshkov
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 121
S.P. Lee, D. Nandi, F. Marsiglio, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 95
J. Maciejko, B. Hsu, S. A. Kivelson, Y. J. Park, S. L. Sondhi
Phys. Rev. B. 88
J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 85
N. Regnault, J. Maciejko, S. A. Kivelson, S. L. Sondhi
Phys. Rev. B. 96
S.K. Jian, C.H. Lin, J. Maciejko, H. Yao
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 118
H. Yerzhakov, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 98
R. Boyack, A. Rayyan, J. Maciejko
arXiv:1812.02720.
Z. Feng, J. Maciejko, J. Wang, H. Guo
Phys. Rev. B. 77
N. Zerf, P. Marquard, R. Boyack, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 98
S. B. Chung, X. L. Qi, J. Maciejko, S. C. Zhang
Phys. Rev. B. 83
P. Ye, T. L. Hughes, J. Maciejko, E. Fradkin
Phys. Rev. B. 94
R. Lundgren, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 115
J. Maciejko, X. L. Qi, S. C. Zhang
Phys. Rev. B. 82
L. Muechler, J. Maciejko, T. Neupert, R. Car
Phys. Rev. B. 90
J. Maciejko, X. L. Qi, A. Karch, S. C. Zhang
Phys. Rev. B. 86
R. Lundgren, H. Yerzhakov, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 96
B. D. Hauer, J. Maciejko, J. P. Davis
Ann. Phys. (N.Y.). 361
A. Roth, C. Brüne, H. Buhmann, L. W. Molenkamp, J. Maciejko, X. L. Qi, S. C. Zhang
Science. 325
S.P. Lee, R. M. Lutchyn, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 95
W. WitczakKrempa, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 116
C.C. Chen, J. Maciejko, A. P. Sorini, B. Moritz, R. R. P. Singh, T. P. Devereaux
Phys. Rev. B. 82
J. Wu, J. P. L. Faye, D. Sénéchal, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 93
J. Hutchinson, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 93
C. Prosko, S.P. Lee, J. Maciejko
Phys. Rev. B. 96
J. Maciejko, E.A. Kim, X. L. Qi
Phys. Rev. B. 82
C. Brüne, A. Roth, H. Buhmann, E. M. Hankiewicz, L. W. Molenkamp, J. Maciejko, X. L. Qi, S. C. Zhang
Nature Physics. 8