Andrey Chubukov

Andrey Chubukov

Andrey Chubukov

Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy


John T. Tate Hall
Room 275-19
116 Church Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI)

Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1985

M.Sc., Moscow State University, 1982

Scientific & Professional Societies
Fellow, American Physical Society
Research Interests

Condensed matter theorist working in the area of unconventional behavior of electrons: Superconductivity, Strongly-correlated Electron Systems, Quantum Magnetism

Honors and Awards
  • William I. and Bianca M. Fine Chair in Theoretical Physics, 2013-present
  • John Bardeen Prize, 2018
  • Ulam scholar, LANL 2015
  • Leverhulme award, UK, 2012
  • Humboldt award for senior US scientists, 2009
  • APS Fellow 2003
  • Sloan Fellowship, September 1995-September 1997
Selected Publications
  1. Dmitry Chichinadze, Laura Classen, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Nematic superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene, Phys. Rev. B 101 224513 (2020) [abstract]
  2. Andrey V. Chubukov, Artem Abanov, Yuxuan Wang, Yi-Ming Wu, The interplay between superconductivity and non-Fermi liquid at a quantum-critical point in a metal, Annals of Physics, 417, 168142 (2020) [abstract] [download 1-s2.0-S000349162030035X-main.pdf]
  3. Avraham Klein, Dmitrii L. Maslov, Lev P. Pitaevskii, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Collective modes near a Pomeranchuk instability, Phys. Rev. Research 1, 033134 (2019) [abstract] [download PhysRevResearch.1.033134.pdf]
  4. Mengxing Ye, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Hubbard model on a triangular lattice: Pseudogap due to spin density wave fluctuations, Phys. Rev. B 100, 035135 (2019) [abstract]
  5. Artem Abanov, Yi-Ming Wu, Yuxuan Wang, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Superconductivity above a quantum critical point in a metal: Gap closing versus gap filling, Fermi arcs, and pseudogap behavior, Phys. Rev. B 99, 180506 (2019)
  6. Jian Kang, Rafael M. Fernandes, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Superconductivity in FeSe: the role of nematic order, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 267001 (2018) [abstract] [download PhysRevLett.120.267001.pdf]
  7. Rafael M. Fernandes, and Andrey V. Chubukov , Low-energy microscopic models for iron-based superconductors: a review, Rep. Prog. Phys. 80, 014503 (2017) [abstract] [download Fernandes_2017_Rep._Prog._Phys._80_014503.pdf]
  8. Andrey V. Chubukov,Ilya Eremin, and Dmitrii V. Efremov, Superconductivity vs bound state formation in a two-band superconductor with small Fermi energy -- applications to Fe-pnictides/chalcogenides and doped SrTiO3, Phys. Rev. B 93, 174516 (2016) [abstract] [download PhysRevB.93.174516-accepted.pdf]
  9. Andrey V. Chubukov, Maxim Khodas, and R.M. Fernandes, Magnetism, superconductivity, and spontaneous orbital order in iron-based superconductors: who comes first and why?, Phys. Rev. X 6, 041045 (2016) [abstract] [download PhysRevX.6.041045.pdf]
  10. Yuxuan Wang, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Charge-density-wave order with momentum (2Q; 0) and (0; 2Q) within the spin-fermion model: continuous and discrete symmetry breaking, preemptive composite order, and relation to pseudogap in hole-doped cuprates, Phys. Rev. B 90, 035149 (2014). [download PhysRevB.90.035149_25.pdf]
  11. Andrey V. Chubukov, and Peter Wolfle, Quasiparticle interaction function in a 2D Fermi liquid near an antiferromagnetic critical point, Phys. Rev. B 89, 045108 (2014). [download PhysRevB.89.045108-24.pdf]
  12. Saurabh Maiti, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Superconductivity from repulsive interaction, "Proceedings of the XVII Training Course in the physics of Strongly Correlated Systems", Vietri sul Mare (Salerno), Italy. [abstract] [download 1.4818400.pdf]
  13. Andrey V. Chubukov, Pairing mechanism in Fe-based superconductors, Annual Reviews in Condensed Matter Physics, vol. 3, 57 (2012). [download annurev-conmatphys-020911-125055_22.pdf]
  14. R. Fernandes, A. Chubukov, I. Eremin, J. Knolle, and J. Schmalian, Preemptive nematic order and pseudogap phase in iron pnictides, Phys. Rev. B 85, 024534 (2012). [download PhysRevB.85.024534_21.pdf]
  15. Rahul Nandkishore, Leonid Levitov, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Chiral superconductivity from repulsive interactions in doped graphene, Nature Physics 8, 158-163 (2012). [download nphys2208_20.pdf]
  16. Dmitrii Maslov, and Andrey V. Chubukov, Fermi liquid near Pomeranchuk quantum criticality, Phys. Rev. B 81, 045110 (2010). [download PhysRevB.81.045110_18.pdf]

Advisees & Collaborators

Graduate Students

  • Dmitry Chichinadze
  • Dan Phan
  • Yiming Wu

Postdoctoral Researchers


  • Artem Abanov, Texas A&M University
  • Rafael Fernandes, University of Minnesota
  • Dmitrii Maslov, University of Florida
  • Joerg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Former Researchers and Students

Former Postdocs:

  • Laura Classen
  • Maria Navarro Gastiasoro, (Jointly with Prof. Fernandes)
  • Avraham Klein

Former Ph.D. Students:

  • Alfonso Hinojosa
  • Yuxuan Wang
  • Richard Xing
  • Mengxing Ye