Publications (refereed and preprints)


  • R. Kobayashi and M. Barkeshli, (3+1)D path integral state sums on curved U(1) bundles and U(1) anomalies of (2+1)D topological phases, arXiv:2111.14827

  • M. Barkeshli, Y.-A. Chen, P.-S. Hsin, N. Manjunath, Classification of (2+1)D invertible fermionic topological phases with symmetry, arXiv:2109.11039

  • D. Bulmash, M. Barkeshli, Anomaly cascade in (2+1)D fermionic topological phases, arXiv:2109.10922

  • D. Bulmash, M. Barkeshli, Fermionic symmetry fractionalization in (2+1)D, arXiv:2109.10913

  • S. Tata, R. Kobayashi, D. Bulmash, and M. Barkeshli, Anomalies in (2+1)D fermionic topological phases and (3+1)D path integral state sums for fermionic SPTs, arXiv:2104.14567


  • Naren Manjunath and Maissam Barkeshli, Classification of fractional quantum Hall states with spatial symmetries, arXiv:2012.11603

  • Ali Lavasani, Yahya Alavirad, Maissam Barkeshli, Topological order and criticality in (2+1)D monitored random quantum

circuits, arXiv:2011.06595,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 235701 (2021)

  • H. Dehghani, Z.-P. Cian, M. Hafezi, M. Barkeshli, Extraction of many-body Chern number from a single wave function, arXiv:2005.13677,

Phys. Rev. B 103, 075102 (2021)

  • Z.-P. Cian, H. Dehghani, A. Elben, B. Vermersch, G. Zhu, M. Barkeshli, P. Zoller, M. Hafezi, Many-body Chern number from statistical correlations of randomized measurements, arxiv:2005.13543,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 050501 (2021)

  • Naren Manjunath and Maissam Barkeshli, Crystalline gauge fields and quantized discrete geometric response for Abelian topological phases with lattice symmetry, arXiv:2005.10265,

Phys. Rev. Research 3, 013040 (2021)

  • Ali Lavasani, Yahya Alavirad, Maissam Barkeshli, Measurement-induced topological entanglement transitions in symmetric random quantum circuits, arXiv:2004.07243,

Nature Physics 17, 342 - 347 (2021)

  • D. Bulmash and M. Barkeshli, Absolute anomalies in (2+1)D symmetry-enriched topological states and exact (3+1)D constructions, arXiv:2003.11553,

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043033 (2020)


  • Ajit C. Balram, J. K. Jain, and M. Barkeshli, Zn superconductivity of composite bosons and the 7/3 fractional quantum Hall effect, arXiv:1911.09203,

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 013349 (2020)

  • Yahya Alavirad and M. Barkeshli, Anomalies and unnatural stability of multi-component Luttinger liquids in Zn x Zn spin chains, arXiv:1910.00589,

Phys. Rev. B 104, 045151 (2021)

  • M. Barkeshli and M. Cheng, Relative anomalies in (2+1)D symmetry enriched topological states, arXiv:1906.10691,

SciPost Phys. 8, 028 (2020)

  • D. Bulmash and M. Barkeshli, Gauging fractons: immobile non-Abelian quasiparticles, fractals, and position-dependent degeneracies, arXiv:1905.05771,

Phys. Rev. B 100, 155146 (2019)

  • W. N. Faugno, A. Balram, M. Barkeshli, J. Jain, Prediction of a non-Abelian fractional quantum Hall state with f-wave pairing of composite fermions in wide quantum wells, arXiv:1904.07164,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 016802 (2019)

  • A. Balram, M. Barkeshli, M. Rudner, Parton construction of particle-hole-conjugate Read-Rezayi parafermion fractional quantum Hall states and beyond, arXiv:1902.04173,

Phys. Rev. B 99, 241108(R) (2019)

  • A. Lavasani, G. Zhu, M. Barkeshli, Universal logical gates with constant overhead: instantaneous Dehn twists for hyperbolic quantum codes, arXiv:1901.11029,

Quantum 3, 180 (2019)


  • A. Balram, S. Mukherjee, K. Park, M. Barkeshli, M. Rudner, J. Jain, Fractional Quantum Hall Effect at nu=2+6/13: The Parton Paradigm for the Second Landau Level, arXiv:1807.02997,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 186601 (2018)

  • G. Zhu, A. Lavasani, M. Barkeshli, Instantaneous braids and Dehn twists in topologically ordered states, arXiv:1806.06078

Phys. Rev. B 102, 075105 (2020)

  • G. Zhu, A. Lavasani, M. Barkeshli, Universal Logical Gates on Topologically Encoded Qubits via Constant-Depth Unitary Circuits, arXiv:1806.02358

Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 050502 (2020)

  • D. Bulmash, M. Barkeshli, Generalized U(1) Gauge Field Theories and Fractal Dynamics, arXiv:1806.01855

  • A. Lavasani, M. Barkeshli, Low overhead Clifford gates from joint measurements in surface, color, and hyperbolic codes, arXiv:1804.04144,

Phys. Rev. A 98, 052319 (2018)

  • A. Balram, M. Barkeshli, M. Rudner, Parton construction of a wave function in the anti-Pfaffian phase, arXiv:1803.10427,

Phys. Rev. B 98, 035127 (2018)

  • D. Bulmash, M. Barkeshli, The Higgs Mechanism in Higher-Rank Symmetric U(1) Gauge Theories,


Phys. Rev. B 97, 235112 (2018)


  • G. Zhu, M. Hafezi, M. Barkeshli, Quantum Origami: Transversal Gates for Quantum Computation and Measurement of Topological Order, arXiv:1711.05752,

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 013285 (2020)

  • M. Barkeshli and M. Cheng, Time-reversal and spatial reflection symmetry localization anomalies in (2+1)D topological phases of matter, arXiv:1706.09464,

Phys. Rev. B 98, 115129 (2018)


  • M. Barkeshli, P. Bonderson, M. Cheng, C.-M. Jian, K. Walker, Reflection and time reversal symmetry enriched topological phases of matter: path integrals, non-orientable manifolds, and anomalies, arXiv:1612.07792,

Communications in Mathematical Physics volume 374, pages1021–1124 (2020)

  • M. Barkeshli, C. Nayak, Z. Papic, A. Young, M. Zaletel, Fractionalized exciton Fermi surfaces and condensates in two-component quantized Hall states, arXiv:1611.01171,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 026603 (2018)

  • M. Barkeshli, Charge 2e/3 superconductivity and topological degeneracies without localized zero modes in bilayer fractional quantum Hall states, arXiv:1604.00683,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 096803 (2016)

  • Maissam Barkeshli and Michael Freedman, Modular transformations through sequences of topological charge projections, arXiv:1602.01093,

Phys. Rev. B 94, 165108 (2016)


  • M. Barkeshli, J.D. Sau, Physical Architecture for a Universal Topological Quantum Computer based on a Network of Majorana Nanowires, arXiv:1509.07135

  • M. Cheng, M. Zaletel, M. Barkeshli, A. Vishwanath, P. Bonderson, Translational symmetry and microscopic constraints on symmetry-enriched topological phases: a view from the surface, arXiv:1511.02263,

Phys. Rev. X 6, 041068 (2016)

  • M. Barkeshli, C. Nayak, Superconductivity Induced Topological Phase Transition at the Edge of Even Denominator Fractional Quantum Hall States, arXiv:1507.06305

  • J. Cano, M. Cheng, M. Barkeshli, D. J. Clarke, C. Nayak, Chirality-Protected Majorana Zero Modes at the Gapless Edge of Abelian Quantum Hall States, arXiv:1505.07825,

Phys. Rev. B 92, 195152 (2015)

  • M. Barkeshli, M. Mulligan, M. P. A. Fisher, Particle-Hole Symmetry and the Composite Fermi Liquid, arXiv:1502.05404,

Phys. Rev. B 92, 165125 (2015)

  • M. Peterson, Y.-L. Wu, M. Cheng, M. Barkeshli, Z. Wang, S. Das Sarma, Abelian and Non-Abelian States in $\nu=2/3$ Bilayer Fractional Quantum Hall Systems, arXiv:1502.02671,

Phys. Rev. B 92, 035103 (2015)


  • M. Barkeshli, P. Bonderson, M. Cheng, Z. Wang, Symmetry Fractionalization, Defects, and Gauging of Topological Phases, arXiv:1410.4540,

Phys. Rev. B 100, 115147 (2019)

  • M. Barkeshli, N.Y. Yao, C.R. Laumann, Continuous Preparation of a Fractional Chern Insulator, arXiv:1407.7034,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 026802 (2015)

  • M. Barkeshli, H.-C. Jiang, R. Thomale, X.-L. Qi, Generalized Kitaev Models and Slave Genons, arXiv:1405.1780,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 026401 (2015)

  • A. Vaezi, M. Barkeshli, Fibonacci Anyons From Abelian Bilayer Quantum Hall States, arXiv:1403.3383,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 236804 (2014)

  • M. Barkeshli, Erez Berg, Steven Kivelson, Coherent Transmutation of Electrons into Fractionalized Anyons, arXiv:1402.6321,

Science, 346 6210 (2014)

  • M. Barkeshli, Yuval Oreg, X.-L. Qi, Experimental Proposal to Detect Topological Ground State Degeneracy, arXiv:1401.3750


  • M. Barkeshli, Transitions Between Chiral Spin Liquids and Z2 Spin Liquids, arXiv:1307.8194

  • M. Barkeshli, C.M. Jian, and X.-L. Qi, Theory of defects in Abelian topological states, arXiv:1305.7203,

Phys. Rev. B 88, 235103 (2013)

  • M. Barkeshli, C.M. Jian, and X.-L. Qi, Classification of Topological Defects in Abelian Topological States, arXiv:1304.7579,

Phys. Rev. B 88, 241103(R) (2013)

  • Raghu Mahajan, M. Barkeshli and Sean Hartnoll, Non-Fermi liquids and the Wiedemann-Franz law, arXiv:1304.4249,

Phys. Rev. B 88, 125107 (2013)

  • M. Barkeshli and X.-L. Qi, Synthetic Topological Qubits in Conventional Bilayer Quantum Hall Systems, arXiv:1302.2673,

Phys. Rev. X 4, 041035 (2014)


  • M. Barkeshli, C.M. Jian, and X.-L. Qi, Twist defects and projective non-abelian statistics, arXiv:1208.4834 ,

Phys. Rev. B 87, 045130 (2013)

  • M. Barkeshli, Hong Yao, and Steven A. Kivelson, Gapless Spin Liquids: Stability and Possible Experimental Relevance, arXiv:1208.3869,

Phys. Rev. B 87, 140402(R) (2013)

  • M. Barkeshli and John McGreevy, Continuous transitions between composite Fermi liquid and Landau Fermi liquid: a route to fractionalized Mott insulators, arXiv:1206.6530,

Phys. Rev. B 86, 075136 (2012)

  • A.C. Potter, M. Barkeshli, J. McGreevy, and T. Senthil, Quantum spin liquids and the metal-insulator transition in doped semiconductors, arXiv:1204.1342,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 077205 (2012)

  • M. Barkeshli and John McGreevy, Continuous transition between fractional quantum Hall and superfluid states, arXiv:1201.4393,

Phys. Rev. B 89, 235116 (2014)


  • M. Barkeshli and Xiao-Liang Qi, Topological Nematic States and Non-Abelian Lattice Dislocations, arXiv:1112.3311,

Phys. Rev. X 2, 031013 (2012)

  • M. Barkeshli, S.B. Chung, and X.-L. Qi, Dissipationless phonon Hall viscosity, arXiv:1109.5648

Phys. Rev. B 85, 245107 (2012)

  • M. Barkeshli and Xiao-Liang Qi, Topological Response Theory of Doped Topological Insulators, arXiv:1101.3104

Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 206602 (2011)


  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Phase transitions in Zn gauge theory and twisted Zn topological phases, arXiv:1012.2417

Phys. Rev. B 86, 085114 (2012)

  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Bilayer quantum Hall phase transitions and the orbifold non-Abelian fractional quantum Hall states, arXiv:1010.4270

Phys. Rev. B 84, 115121 (2011)

  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Anyon Condensation and Topological Phase Transitions in Non-Abelian States, arXiv:1007.2030,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 216804 (2010)

  • B. Swingle, M. Barkeshli, J. McGreevy, and T. Senthil, Correlated Topological Insulators and the Fractional Magnetoelectric Effect, arXiv:1005.1076

Phys. Rev. B 83, 195139 (2011)


  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Effective Field theory and Projective Construction for the Zk Parafermion Fractional Quantum Hall States, arXiv:0910.2483

Physical Review B 81 155302 (2010)

  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, [U(1) x U(1)] \rtimes Z2 Chern-Simons Theory and Z4 Parafermion Fractional Quantum Hall States, arXiv:0909.4882

Physical Review B 81, 045323 (2010)

  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Non-Abelian Two-component Fractional Quantum Hall States, arXiv:0906.0356

Phys. Rev. B 82, 233301 (2010)

  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Classification of Abelian and Non-Abelian Multilayer Fractional Quantum Hall States Through the Pattern of Zeros, arXiv:0906.0337

Phys. Rev. B 82, 245301 (2010)


  • M. Barkeshli and X.-G. Wen, Structure of Quasiparticles and Their Fusion Algebra in Fractional Quantum Hall States, arXiv:0807.2789

Physical Review B 79, 195132 (2009)


  • M. Barkeshli, Dissipationless Information Erasure and Landauer's Principle, arXiv:0504323