About me

I am a Postdoctoral Fellow of the William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities focusing on Condensed Matter Theory. A more detailed description of my research interests is available here.


  • Condensed matter theory
  • Superconductivity
  • Non-equilibrium systems
  • Light-matter hybridization
  • Weyl semimetals
  • Collective phenomena
  • Quantum geometry


B.A. in Physics
Boston University, 2011
Ph.D. in Physics
University of Maryland, 2019


A list of selected publications

Superfluid Stiffness within Eliashberg Theory: The Role of Vertex Corrections
Phys. Rev. B (2024)

ZM Raines, S Zhang, AV Chubukov

  title = {Superfluid Stiffness within {{Eliashberg}} Theory: {{The}} Role of Vertex Corrections},
  shorttitle = {Superfluid Stiffness within {{Eliashberg}} Theory},
  author = {Raines, Zachary M. and Zhang, Shang-Shun and Chubukov, Andrey V.},
  year = {2024},
  month = apr,
  journal = {Phys. Rev. B},
  volume = {109},
  number = {14},
  pages = {144505},
  issn = {2469-9950, 2469-9969},
  doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.109.144505},
  urldate = {2024-05-04},
  featured = {true},
  langid = {english},
  month_numeric = {4}
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A list of selected presentations

Hybridization of Higgs modes in a bond-density-wave state in cuprates
APS March Meeting 2016

on 2016-03-18 @ Baltimore, MD

Cavity superconductor Higgs-polaritons
APS March Meeting 2019

on 2019-03-05 @ Boston, MA

Spin-valley collective modes of the electron liquid in graphene
Condensed Matter Seminar

on 2022-02-09 @ University of Minnesota

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