Hong Tang

Hong Tang


Tang Lab
Llewellyn West Jones, Jr. Professor of Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics & Physics
Room / Office: Becton 525
Office Address:
15 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208284
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-4256
Email: hong.tang@yale.edu

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology


Nonlinear and quantum optics, Nano-electromechanical systems, Superconducting detector and circuits, Quantum transducers development.

Selected Awards & Honors:

  • Elected member, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
  • Arthur Greer Memorial Prize, 2010
  • Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, 2009
  • National Science Foundation Career Award, 2009
  • National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Symposium Invited Participant, 2008 

Selected Publications:

  • W. Pernice, C. Schuck, O. Minaeva, M. Li, G. Goltsman, A. Sergienko, H. Tang, "High speed travelling wave single-photon detectors with near-unity quantum efficiency", Nature Communications, 3, 1325 (2012)
  • D. Garcia-Sanchez, H. Bhaskaran, K. Fong, S. Lamoreaux, H. Tang “Casimir force and in-situ surface potential measurements on nanomembranes”, Physical Review Letters 109, 027202 (2012).
  • M. Bagheri, M. Poot, M. Li, W. P. H. Pernice, H. X. Tang, “Dynamic manipulation of nanomechanical resonators in the high-amplitude regime and non-volatile mechanical memory operation”, Nature Nanotechnology 6, 726 (2011).
  • Mo Li, W. H. P. Pernice, H. X. Tang, "Reactive cavity optical forces on micro-disk coupled nanomechanical beam waveguides”, Physical Review Letters, 103, 223901 (2009).
  • Mo Li, W. Pernice, H. Tang, “Tunable bipolar optical interactions between guided lightwaves”, Nature Photonics3, 3, 464 (2009).
  • Mo Li, W. H. P. Pernice, H. X. Tang, "Broadband all-photonic transduction of nanocantielvers", Nature Nanotechnology 4, 377 (2009).
  • G. Kumar, H. Tang, J. Schroers, “Nanomoulding using thermoplastic forming with bulk metallic glass”,  Nature 457, 868 (2009).
  • Mo Li , W. Pernice, C. Xiong, T. Baehr-Jones, M. Hochberg, H. Tang , “Harnessing optical forces in integrated photonic circuits.”, Nature , 456, 480(2008).
  • W. Pernice, Mo Li, H. Tang, “Theoretical investigation of the transverse optical force between a silicon nano-wire and a substrate”, Optics Express 17, 1806 (2009).
  • W. Pernice, Mo Li, H. Tang, “Photothermal actuation in nanomechanical waveguide devices”, Journal of Applied Physics 105, 014508 (2009).
  • W. Pernice, Mo Li, H. Tang, “Gigahertz photothermal effect in silicon waveguides”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 213106 (2008).
  • T. Henry, K. Kim, Z. Ren, C. Yerino, J. Han, H. Tang, “Directed growth of horizontally aligned gallium nitride nanowires for nanoelectromechanical resonator arrays”, Nano Lett. 93, 213106 (2008).
  • M. Li, H. Tang, M. Roukes, "Ultrasensitive nanoelectromechanical-system based cantilevers for sensing, scanned probe, and very high frequency applications", Nature Nanotechnology, 2, 114 (2007).
  • S. Masmanidis, H. Tang, M. Li, K. Degreve, G. Vermeulen, W. Van Roy, M. Roukes, "Nanomechanical measurements of magnetostriction and magnetic anisotropy in magnetic semiconductors", Physical Review Letters 95, 187206 (2005).
  • H. Tang, S. Masmanidis, R. Kawakami, D. Awschalom, M. Roukes, "Negative intrinsic resistivity of an individual domain wall in epitaxial (Ga,Mn) As microdevices", Nature, 431, 52 (2004).
  • H. Tang, R. Kawakami, D. Awschalom, M. Roukes, "Giant Planar Hall Effect in (Ga,Mn)As devices", Physical Review Letters 90, 07201 (2003).
  • H. Tang, H. Huang, W. Wegscheider, M. Roukes, "Two-dimensional electron-gas actuation and transduction for GaAs nanoelectromechanical systems", Applied Physics Letters, 81, 3879 (2002).
  • F. Monzon, H. Tang, M. Roukes, "Magnetoelectronic phenomena at a ferromagnet-semiconductor interface,"Physical Review Letters 84, 5022 (2000).