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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

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

The Conformal Spectrum of Non-Abelian Anyons
N Doroud, D Tong, C Turner
– SciPost Physics
(2018)
4,
022
ADHM and the 4d quantum Hall effect
A Barns-Graham, N Dorey, N Lohitsiri, D Tong, C Turner
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2018)
2018,
40
Line operators in the Standard Model
D Tong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2017)
2017,
104
More Abelian dualities in 2 + 1 dimensions
A Karch, B Robinson, D Tong
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2017)
2017,
17
Non-abelian 3$D$ bosonization and quantum Hall states
Ð Radičević, D Tong, C Turner
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2016)
2016,
67
Particle-Vortex Duality from 3D Bosonization
A Karch, D Tong
– Physical Review X
(2016)
6,
031043
Matrix model for non-Abelian quantum Hall states
N Dorey, D Tong, C Turner
– Physical Review B
(2016)
94,
085114
A matrix model for WZW
N Dorey, D Tong, C Turner
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2016)
2016,
7
On superconformal anyons
N Doroud, D Tong, C Turner
– Journal of High Energy Physics
(2016)
2016,
138
Quantum Hall effect in supersymmetric Chern-Simons theories
D Tong, C Turner
– Physical Review B
(2015)
92,
235125
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Research Group

High Energy Physics

Room

B2.13

Telephone

01223 337874