Tao Hong

Neutron Scattering Scientist

  • 2009-Present, Neutron Scattering Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
  • 2007-2009, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
  • 2001-2007, Ph.D. in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • 1998-2001, M.S. in Physics, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • 1994-1998, B.S. in Physics, Hangzhou University, China

My research interest is to understand the emergent collective behavior of interacting many-body systems. Magnetism in quantum materials provides unique opportunities to explore quantum many-body physics through experiments. I used neutron scattering and thermodynamics such as specific heat and magnetization measurements to study the quantum phase transition and quantum critical behavior in low-dimensional quantum and frustrated magnets under extreme conditions i.e. ultra-low temperature, high magnetic field and high hydrostatic pressure.