Ben Yu-Kuang Hu


Ben Yu-Kuang Hu

Title: Professor
Department: Physics
Office: AYER 200
Phone: (330) 972 - 8093
Fax: (330) 972 - 6918
Email: byhu(at)uakron.edu
Website: http://nebula.physics.uakron.edu/dept/faculty/byh.htm


Biography

Positions

  • 2002 - Present: Associate Professor, University of Akron, Akron, OH
  • 2008 August: Visiting Professor, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
  • 2006 - 2007: Visiting Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 1998 - 2002: Assistant Professor, University of Akron, Akron, OH
  • 1996 - 1998: Associate Research Professor, Danmarks Teksniske Universitet, Lyngby, Denmark
  • 1993 - 1996: Assistant Research Professor, Danmarks Teksniske Universitet, Lyngby, Denmark
  • 1990 - 1993: Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Education

 

Research Interests

 

  • Electronic Properties of Graphene
  • Frictional Drag in Coupled Quantum Wells

Selected Publications

  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, "Spherical volume averages of static electric and magnetic fields using Coulomb and Biot.Savart laws" Eur. J. Phys. 30 L29-L34 (2009).
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  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, "Relativistic momentum and kinetic energy, and E = mc2" Eur. J. Phys. 30, 325-330 (2009).
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  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, E. H. Hwang and S. Das Sarma, "Density of States of Disordered Graphene," Phys. Rev. B 78 , 165411 (2008).
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  • Wang-Kong Tse, Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, and S. Das Sarma, "Chirality-Induced Dynamic Kohn Anomalies in Graphene," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 , 066401 (2008).
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  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, "Relativistic transformation of perpendicular velocity components from the constancy of the speed of light," Amer. J. Phys. 76, 691 (2008).
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  • E. H. Hwang, Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, and S. Das Sarma, "Many-body exchange-correlation effects in graphene," Physica E 40, 1653 (2008).
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  • E. H. Hwang, Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, and S. Das Sarma, "Density Dependent Exchange Contribution to ∂μ/∂n and Compressibility in Graphene," Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 226801 (2007).
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  • E. H. Hwang, Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, and S. Das Sarma, "Inelastic carrier lifetime in graphene," Phys. Rev. B 76, 115434 (2007).
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  • Wang-Kong Tse, Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, and S. Das Sarma, "Theory of Coulomb drag in graphene," Phys. Rev. B 76, 081401(R) (2007).
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  • Audrius Alkauskas, Karsten Flensberg, Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, and Antti-Pekka Jauho, "Sign reversal of drag in bilayer systems with in-plane periodic potential modulation," Phys. Rev. B 66, 201304(R) (2002).
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  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, "Solving boundary-value electrostatics problems using Green's reciprocity theorem," American J. Phys. 69, 280 (2001).
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  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, "Averages of static electric and magnetic fields over a spherical region: a derivation based on the mean-value theorem," American J. Phys. 68, 1058 (2000).
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  • Ben Yu-Kuang Hu, "Prospecting for the superfluid transition in electron--hole coupled quantum wells using Coulomb drag." Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 820 (2000)  
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