Zhehao Dai

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email: zhehao (at) berkeley.edu

My research focuses on strongly correlated condensed matter systems, including cuprate high-temperature superconductors, quantum critical points with new topological characters, periodically driven correlated systems, and cats.



1. Effective model for Pb9_9Cu(PO4_4)6_6O

Patrick A. Lee, Zhehao Dai

arXiv: 2308.04480,


2. Fermionic Isometric Tensor Network States in Two Dimensions

Zhehao Dai, Yantao Wu, Taige Wang, Michael P. Zaletel

arXiv: 2211.00043,

3. Photo-induced Superconductivity = Discrete Time Crystal?

Zhehao Dai, Vibhu Ravindran, Norman Y. Yao, Michael P. Zaletel

arXiv: 2209.05510,


4. Superconducting-like response in driven systems near the Mott transition

Zhehao Dai, Patrick A. Lee

arXiv: 2106.08354,

5. Photo-induced superconducting-like response in strongly correlated systems

Zhehao Dai, Patrick A. Lee

arXiv: 2103.09255, Phys. Rev. B 104, 054512 (2021)


6. Exploring Strongly Interacting Gapless States: Cuprates, Pair Density Waves, and Fluctuating Superconductivity

Zhehao Dai

arXiv: 2005.12285,


7. Quantum criticality of loops with topologically constrained dynamics

Zhehao Dai, Adam Nahum

arXiv: 1910.01136, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 033051 (2020)

8. Modeling the pseudogap metallic state in cuprates: quantum disordered pair density wave

Zhehao Dai, T. Senthil, Patrick A. Lee

arXiv: 1906.01656, Phys. Rev. B 101, 064502 (2020)


9. Pair density wave, charge density wave and vortex in high Tc cuprates

Zhehao Dai, Ya-Hui Zhang, T. Senthil, Patrick Lee

arXiv: 1802.03009, Phys. Rev. B 97, 174511 (2018)


10. Optical Conductivity From Pair Density Waves

Zhehao Dai, Patrick A. Lee

arXiv: 1608.01108, Phys. Rev. B 95, 014506 (2017)