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Xiao-Gang Wen

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Full name: Xiao-Gang Wen
Location: Boston
Website: https://xgwen.mit.edu

I am a professor in condensed matter theory.

Activity by Xiao-Gang Wen

Score: 3,485 points (ranked #10)      (breakdown)
Questions: 8
Answers: 58
Comments: 107
Voted on: 70 questions, 20 answers
Gave out: 87 up votes, 3 down votes
Received: 305 up votes, 0 down votes

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Apr 2, 2021 by
Hi Xiao-Gang Wen,

The "Symmetry Protected Topological States of Interacting Fermions and Bosons" question was the result of a bug with the submission creation plugin. It seems that someone tried to submit a paper to the reviews section, but the bug somehow made it a question.

The bug is fixed now, and you can contribute to the discussion under the real submission:

Nov 18, 2014 by dimension10
I do like to be assigned as the author of the paper right away. Thanks!
Aug 30, 2014 by Xiao-Gang Wen
That is great :-)

We originally thought, that people should (very formally) claim authorship of the imported papers


but then realized that this procedure is a bit too cumbersome and obstructive


So if you like, I could assign you as the author of the paper  right away, and to start the discussion, you could for example edit the submission to put down a more extended summary and additional comments/explanations than what can be found in the abstract on the ArXiv.


Aug 30, 2014 by Dilaton
Thank you for let me know. I will be very happy to contribute to the discussion.
Aug 30, 2014 by Xiao-Gang Wen
Hi Xiao-Gang Wen,

I am not sure, if you are still following the discussions on PhysicsOverflow, but it was suggested to import one of your papers into the Reviews section for discussion.

In case you are interested, a corresponding submission is now here



Aug 30, 2014 by Dilaton
Hm, it seems I can not see what you have favorited. So maybe this would make a good feature request?

BTW for some reasons, I can not write a private message to you, but I have already complained about this in a bug meta question ...
Apr 5, 2014 by Dilaton
Thanks for the nice words about my favorite list and in general  :-)

So maybe I could import them too (?) ...

On PhysicsOverflow, each question page has in the upper right corner a "star", which can be used to mark question as favorites.

Best Regards

Apr 5, 2014 by Dilaton

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