Department of Physics & Astronomy
Yang, Bohm JungAssociate Professor


  • · 2008 Ph.D. in Physics, Seoul National University
  • · 2001 B.S. in Chemistry, Seoul National University


  • · 2019-present Associate Professor, Seoul National University
  • · 2015-2019 Assistant Professor, Seoul National University
  • · 2010-2015 Postdoc. Researcher, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science
  • · 2008-2010 Postdoc. Researcher, University of Toronto

Research Interests

We theoretically study emergent topological phenomena in correlated quantum matters. Detailed research subjects are as follows.

Symmetry protected topological insulators, superconductors, and semimetals
Emergent topological phenomena in correlated electronic systems
Frustrated quantum magnets

Selected Publications in the last 5 years

  1. J. Ahn, D. W. Kim, Y.K.Kim and B. –J. Yang, "Band topology and linking structure of nodal line semimetals with Z2 monopole charges”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 106403 (2018).
  2. Kyoo Kim, Junho Seo, Eunwoo Lee, K.-T. Ko, B. S. Kim, Bo Gyu Jang, Jong Mok Ok, Jinwon Lee, Youn Jung Jo, Woun Kang, Ji Hoon Shim, C. Kim, Han Woong Yeom, Byung Il Min, Bohm-Jung Yang & Jun Sung Kim "Large anomalous Hall current induced by topological nodal lines in a ferromagnetic van der Waals semimetal”, Nature Materials. 17, 794-799 (2018).
  3. J. Ahn and B. –J. Yang, "Unconventional topological phase transition in two-diimensional systems with space-time inversion symmetry”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 156401 (2017).
  4. B. -J. Yang and Naoto Nagaosa, "Classification of stable three-dimensional Dirac semimetals with nontrivial topology”, Nature Communications 5, 4898 (Sep. 2014).
  5. B. -J. Yang, Eun-Gook Moon, Hiroki Isobe, and Naoto Nagaosa, "Quantum criticality of topological phase transitions in 3D interacting electron systems”, Nature Physics 10, 774 (2014).
  6. B. -J. Yang and Naoto Nagaosa, "Emergent topological phenomena in thin films of pyrochlore iridates”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 246402 (2014)