Hong Tang

Yale University

Hong Tang

2023 2023 Winner | Physical Sciences Winner Breakthrough Day Physical Sciences

Dr. Tang is a professor of electrical engineering, physics, and applied physics at Yale University. He earned his BS degree at the University of Science and Technology of China and his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology. With a profound expertise in quantum and photonic technologies, Dr. Tang’s primary focus lies in exploring novel device physics at the nanoscale, where enhanced light-matter coupling is expected to occur. His research revolves around integrated photonic circuits, which serve as a platform to investigate various intriguing phenomena. Among his interests are photon-photon, photon-mechanics, and photon-spin interactions, along with the fascinating realm of quantum photonics involving microwave and optical photons. Through these investigations, Dr. Tang endeavors to advance our understanding of fundamental quantum principles and pave the way for groundbreaking technological applications.

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