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Theoretical High Energy Particle Physics Group

Career

  • 2004: University of Cambridge, Lecturer, Reader then Professor
  • 2001-2004: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pappalardo fellow.
  • 2000-2001: Columbia University, Postdoc.
  • 1999-2000: Kings College, London. EPSRC postdoc.
  • 1998-1999: TIFR, Mumbai, India, Research fellow.

 

Research

David Tong studies various topics in theoretical physics, usually related to quantum field theory. Previous research topics include string theory, supersymmetry, solitons, geometry, cosmology and condensed matter physics. More details on David's reseach and publication can be found on his research pages. Lecture notes on various topics in theoretical physics can be found on his teaching pages

 

Publications

Quantum Hall effect in supersymmetric Chern-Simons theories
D Tong, C Turner
– Physical Review B
(2015)
92,
235125
Vortices and monopoles in a harmonic trap
D Tong, C Turner
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2015)
2015,
1
Holographic charge oscillations
M Blake, A Donos, D Tong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2015)
2015,
19
Instantons, Wilson lines, and D-branes
D Tong, K Wong
– Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
(2015)
91,
026007
Quantum dynamics of supergravity on R-3 x S-1
D Tong, C Turner
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2014)
2014,
142
Intersecting branes, domain walls and superpotentials in 3d gauge theories
D Dorigoni, D Tong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2014)
2014,
119
Monopoles and Wilson lines
D Tong, K Wong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2014)
2014,
48
The holographic dual of AdS3 × S3 × S3 × S1
D Tong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2014)
2014,
193
Holographic lattices give the graviton an effective mass.
M Blake, D Tong, D Vegh
– Physical review letters
(2014)
112,
071602
Vortices and impurities
D Tong, K Wong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2014)
2014,
90
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Research Group

High Energy Physics

Room

B2.13

Telephone

01223 337874