Yu Cao, Research Assistant, Ph D Student
I am a fifthyear graduate student. My thesis advisor is Prof Jianfeng Lu. Currently, I am working on open quantum systems and highdimensional stochastic simulation. Please note: Yu has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.  Contact Info:
 Keywords:
Mathematical physics • Monte Carlo Method
 Recent Publications
 Cao, Y; Lu, J; Lu, Y, Exponential Decay of Rényi Divergence Under Fokker–Planck Equations,
Journal of Statistical Physics, vol. 176 no. 5
(September, 2019),
pp. 11721184 [doi] [abs]
 Cao, Y; Lu, J; Lu, Y, Gradient flow structure and exponential decay of the sandwiched Rényi divergence for primitive Lindblad equations with GNSdetailed balance,
Journal of Mathematical Physics, vol. 60 no. 5
(May, 2019),
pp. 052202052202, AIP Publishing [doi] [abs]
 Cao, Y; Lu, J, Stochastic dynamical lowrank approximation method,
Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 372
(November, 2018),
pp. 564586, Elsevier BV [doi] [abs]
 Cao, Y; Lu, J, Lindblad equation and its semiclassical limit of the AndersonHolstein model,
Journal of Mathematical Physics, vol. 58 no. 12
(December, 2017),
pp. 122105122105, AIP Publishing [doi] [abs]
 Cao, Y; Lin, L; Zhou, X, Explore stochastic instabilities of periodic points by transition path theory,
Journal of Nonlinear Science, vol. 26 no. 3
(March, 2016),
pp. 755786, Springer Nature [doi] [abs]
