Siu A. Chin

Professor of Physics, Texas A&M University

Fall 2018 Teaching: Physics 606

Phys202 Lectures and course information: Phys606 Syllabus HW1 Aug27-29 HW2 Sept3-5 HW3 Sept10 Sept12 Sept17 HW4 Sept19 HW5 Sept24-26 Oct1 Sample Midterm Exam Oct3 Oct8 HW6 Oct15-17 Oct17 HW7 Oct22 Oct24 HW8 Oct29 Oct31 Nov5 Old Exam 2 Nov7-12 Nov12 HW9 HW10

Recent Publications

  1. Stanko N. Nikolic, Najdan B. Aleksic, Omar A. Ashour, Milivoj R. Belic and S. A. Chin, ``Systematic generation of higher-order solitons and breathers of the Hirota equation on different backgrounds,", Nonlinear Dynamics, published online 08 May 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s11071-017-3540-z
  2. S. A. Chin, Omar A. Ashour, Stanko N. Nikolic and Milivoj R. Belic "Peak-height formula for higher-order breathers of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation on nonuniform backgrounds,", Phys. Rev. E 95, 012211 (2017), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.012211
  3. S. A. Chin, Omar A. Ashour, Stanko N. Nikolic and Milivoj R. Belic "Maximal intensity higher-order Akhmediev breathers of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation and their systematic generation,", Phys. Lett. A 380, 3625-3629 (2016), DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2016.08.038
  4. S. A. Chin, Omar A. Ashour and Milivoj R. Belic "Anatomy of the Akhmediev breather: Cascading instability, first formation time, and Fermi-Pasta-Ulam recurrence", Phys. Rev. E 92, 063202 (2015); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.063202
  5. S. A. Chin, "A unified derivation of finite-difference schemes from solution matching", Numer. Methods Part. Diff. Eq. 2015; doi: 10.1002/num.21993
  6. S. A. Chin, "High-order Path Integral Monte Carlo methods for solving quantum dot problems", Phys. Rev. E 91, 031301(R) (2015); doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.031301
  7. S. A. Chin, "A truly elementary proof of Bertrand's theorem", Am. J. Phys. 83, 320 (2015); doi: 10.1119/1.4901974
  8. S. A. Chin, "Understanding Saul'yev-Tpye Unconditionally Stable Schemes from Exponential Splitting", Numer. Methods Part. Diff. Eq. 2014; doi: 10.1002/num.21885
  9. S. A. Chin and Jurgen Geiser, "Multi-product operator splitting as a general method of solving autonomous and nonautonomous equations", IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis 2011; doi: 10.1093/imanum/drq022
  10. S. A. Chin, "Multi-product splitting and Runge-Kutta-Nystrom integrators", Cele. Mech. Dyn. Astron. 106, 391-406 (2010).
  11. R. E. Zillich, J. M. Mayrhofer and S. A. Chin, "Extrapolated high-order propagators for path integral Monte Carlo simulations", J. Chem. Phys. 132, 044103 (2010).
  12. S. A. Chin, "Explicit symplectic integrators for solving nonseparable Hamiltonians", Phys. Rev. E 80, 037701 (2009)
  13. S. A. Chin, S. Janecek and E. Krotscheck "An arbitrary order diffusion algorithm for solving the Schrodinger equation", Comp. Phys. Comm. 180, 1700 (2009)
  14. S. A. Chin, S. Janecek and E. Krotscheck "Any order imaginary time propagation method for solving the Schrodinger equation", Chem. Phys. Lett. 470, 342 (2009)
  15. S. A. Chin, "Relativistic motion in a constant electromagnetic field", J. Math. Phys. 50, 012904 (2009)
  16. S. A. Chin, "Symplectic and energy-conserving algorithms for solving magnetic field trajectories", Phys. Rev. E 77, 066401 (2008)
  17. S. A. Chin, "Simulating rotating BEC: vortices formation and over-critical rotations", in the Proceeding of the 14th International Conference on "Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories", Edited by G. E. Astrakharchik, J. Boronat, and F. Mazzanti, 203-212 (2008).
  18. S. A. Chin,"Higher-order splitting algorithms for solving the nonlinear Schrödinger equation and their instabilities", Phys. Rev. E 76, 056708 (2007).
  19. S. A. Chin,"Forward and non-forward symplectic integrators in solving classical dynamics problems", Intl. J. Compt. Math. 84, 729-747 (2007).
  20. S. A. Chin,"The physics of symplectic integrators: perihelion advances and symplectic corrector algorithms", Phys. Rev. E 75, 036701 (2007).
  21. S. A. Chin, "A Fundamental Theorem on the Structure of Symplectic Integrators", Phys. Lett. A354, 373 (2006).
  22. S. A. Chin, "The Complete Characterization of Fourth-Order Symplectic Integrators with Extended-Linear Coefficients", Phys. Rev. E, 73, 026705 (2006).
  23. S. A. Chin and P. Anisimov, "Gradient Symplectic Algorithms for Solving the Radial Schrödinger Equation", J. Chem. Phys. 124, 054106 (2006).
  24. M. Aichinger, S. A. Chin, E. Krotscheck et al., "Effects of geometry and impurities on quantum rings in magnetic fields", Phys. Rev. B 73, 195310 (2006).
  25. A. Svidzinsky, S. A. Chin and M. Scully, "Model of molecular bonding based on the Bohr-Sommerfeld picture of atoms", Phys. Lett. A 355, 373 (2006)
  26. S. A. Chin and E. Krotscheck, "Fourth-order algorithms for solving the imaginary-time Gross-Pitaevskii equation in a rotating anisotropic trap", Phys. Rev. E 72, 036705 (2005).
  27. M. Aichinger, S. A. Chin and E. Krotscheck, "Fourth-order algorithms for solving local Schrödinger equations in a strong magnetic field", Comp. Phys. Comm. 171, 197-207 (2005).
  28. S. R. Scuro and S. A. Chin, "Forward symplectic integrators and the long-time phase error in periodic motions", Phys. Rev. E 71, 056703 (2005).
  29. S. A. Chin and C. R. Chen, "Forward symplectic integrators for solving gravitational few-body problems", Cele. Mech. Dyn. Astron. 91, 301-322 (2005).
  30. S. R. Scuro and S. A. Chin, "Exact evolution of time-reversible symplectic integrators and their phase errors for the harmonic oscillator", Phys. Lett. A 342, 397(2005).
  31. S. A. Chin, "Structure of positive decompositions of exponential operators", Phys. Rev. E 71, 016703 (2005).

Most Cited Publications

  1. S. A. Chin, "A Relativistic Many-Body Theory of High Density Matter", Ann. Phys. (NY) 108, 301 (1977). [Citations: 568]
  2. G. Baym and S. A. Chin "Can A Neutron Star be a Giant MIT Bag", Phys Lett. B 62, 241 (1976). [Citations: 320]
  3. S. A. Chin and A. Kerman, "Possible Long-Lived Hyperstrange Multiquark Droplets", Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1292 (1979). [Citations: 224]
  4. G. Baym and S. A. Chin, "Landau Theory of Relativistic Fermi Liquids", Nucl. Phys. A262, 527 (1976). [Citations: 185]
  5. S. A. Chin and J. D. Walecka, "An Equation of State for Nuclear and Higher-Density Matter Based on a Relativistic Mean-Field Theory",
    Phys. Lett. 52B, 24 (1974). [Citations: 180]
  6. S. A. Chin, "Transition to Hot Quark Matter in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions", Phys. Lett. B78, 552 (1978). [Citations: 169]
  7. S. A. Chin, "Symplectic Integrators From Composite Operator Factorizations", Phys. Lett. A226, 344 (1997). [Citations: 145]
  8. S. A. Chin and E. Krotscheck, "Structure and Collective Excitations of 4He Clusters", Phys. Rev. B45, 852 (1992). [Citations: 105]
  9. S. A. Chin, "Quadratic Diffusion Monte Carlo Algorithm for Solving Atomic Many-Body Problems", Phys. Rev. A42, 6991 (1990). [Citations: 67]
  10. S. A. Chin, J. W. Negele and S. E. Koonin, "Guided Random Walks For Solving Hamiltonian Lattice Gauge Theories",
    Ann. Phys. (NY) 157, 140 (1984). [Citations: 56]