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CHAN Ho Bun 陳浩斌
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Professor Ho Bun Chan obtained his BA degree with highest honors (1993) from Princeton University and his PhD degree (1999) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States. He was a postdoc at Bell Laboratories from 1999 to 2000. In 2001, he became a member of the technical staff. From 2004 to 2009, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. In 2009 he became an associate professor. He joined the Department of Physics of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2010. He received the Outstanding Young Researcher Award by the Overseas Chinese Physics Association in 2008.
Research Areas
Microelectromechanical systems, Casimir forces, fluctuations in nonequilibrium systems, micromechanical magnetometers and electromagnetic forces in metamaterials
Representative Publications
  • Giant Casimir torque between rotated gratings and the \theta = 0 anomaly, M. Antezza, H. B. Chan, B. Guizal, V. N. Marachevsky, R. Messina and M. Wang, Physical Review Letters 124, 013903 (2020).
  • In-situ control of electrical properties of nanoelectromechanical resonators by electromigration for self-sustained oscillations, F. Sun, J. Zou and H. B. Chan, Applied Physics Letters 115, 203101 (2019).
  • Frequency stabilization and noise-induced spectral narrowing in resonators with zero dispersion, L. Huang, S. M. Soskin, I. A. Khovanov, R. Mannella, K. Ninios and H. B. Chan, Nature Communications 10, 3930 (2019).
  • Strong negative nonlinear friction from induced two-phonon processes in vibrational systems, X. Dong, M. I. Dykman and H. B. Chan, Nature Communications 9, 3241 (2018).
  • Measurement of mechanical deformations induced by enhanced electromagnetic stress on a parallel metallic-plate system, M. Wang, S. Wang, Q. Zhang, C. T. Chan and H. B. Chan, Physical Review Letters 121, 035502 (2018).
  • Measurement of non-monotonic Casimir forces between silicon nanostructures, L. Tang, M. Wang, C. Y. Ng, M. Nikolic, C. T. Chan, A. W. Rodriguez and H. B. Chan, Nature Photonics 11, 97 (2017).
  • Correlated anomalous phase diffusion of coupled phononic modes in a sideband-driven resonator, F. Sun, X. Dong, J. Zou, M. I. Dykman and H. B. Chan, Nature Communications 7, 12694 (2016).
  • Casimir forces on a silicon micromechanical chip, J. Zou, Z. Marcet, A. W. Rodriguez, M. T. H. Reid, A. P. McCauley, I. I. Kravchenko, T. Lu, Y. Bao, S. G. Johnson and H. B. Chan, Nature Communications 4, 1845 (2013).
  • Poisson noise induced switching in driven micromechanical resonators, J. Zou, S. Buvaev, M. Dykman and H. B. Chan, Physical Review B 86, 155420 (2012).
  • Casimir force on a surface with shallow nanoscale corrugations: geometry and finite conductivity effects, Y. Bao, R. Guérout, J. Lussange, A. Lambrecht, R. A. Cirelli, F. Klemens, W. M. Mansfield, C. S. Pai and H. B. Chan, Physical Review Letters  105, 250402 (2010).
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