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Associate Professor Wang, Li-Bang (Vice- Chairman)

Associate Professor
Li-Bang Wang
Office TEL: 886-3-5742956 (Physics Room 412)
Lab TEL: 886-3-5162577 (Physics Room 311)


  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2005)
  • B.S. in Physics, National Taiwan University (1996)

Professional Experience

Current position:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University (2014/02- )


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University (2008/02- )

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2005/09-2008/01)

  • Visiting Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory (2005/05-2005/08)

  • Full-Time Teaching Assistant, National Taiwan University (1998/08-1999/07)

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Jade Award, Kenda Foundation (2008)

  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Director's Fellow (2006-2007)

  • American Physical Society Dissertation Award in Nuclear Physics (2006)

Research Fields
  • Atomic Spectroscopy

  • Precision Measurement

  • Low-Energy Nuclear Physics

Research Interests and achievement

My main research interest is to use atom trap and ion trap techniques for precision spectroscopy. The research topics include experimental test of many-body QED calculation of few-electron systems, probing atomic nuclei, test constancy of fundamental constants, and ultra-sensitive detection of rare isotopes.


Selected Publications

  1. P.-L. Luo, J. Hu, Y. Feng, L.-B. Wang, J.-T. Shy, Doppler-free intermodulated fluorescence spectroscopy of 4He 23P–31,3D transitions at 588 nm with a 1-W compact laser system, Applied Physics B 120, 279-284 (2015). 

  2. P.-L. Luo, Y.-C. Guan, J.-L. Peng, J.-T. Shy, and L.-B. Wang, Measurement of the 21P1 -> 31D2 transition frequency in 4He, Phys. Rev. A 88, 054501 (2013).

  3. P.-L. Luo, J.-L. Peng, J.-T. Shy, and L.-B. Wang, Precision frequency metrology of helium 21S0 -> 21P1 transition, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 013002 (2013).

  4. L.-B. Wang and W.-T. Ni, Proton radius puzzle and large extra dimensions, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 28, 1350094 (2013), arXiv:1303.4885.

  5. Y.-C. Huang, W.-J. Luo, Y.-T. Kuo and L.-B. Wang, Precision measurement of hyperfine intervals in the D1 lines of atomic 7Li, J. Phys. B. 46, 075004 (2013).

  6. M.M. Schauer, J.R. Danielson, D. Feldbaum, M.S. Rahaman, L.-B. Wang, J. Zhang, X. Zhao, and J.R. Torgerson, Isotope-selective trapping of doubly charged Yb ions, Phys. Rev. A 82, 062518 (2010).

  7. M.M. Schauer, J.R. Danielson, A.-T. Nguyen, L.-B. Wang, X. Zhao, and J.R. Torgerson, Collisional population transfer in trapped Yb+ ions, Phys. Rev. A 79, 062705 (2009).

  8. P. Mueller, I.A. Sulai, A.C.C. Villari, J.A. Alcantara-Nunez, R. Alves-Conde, K. Bailey, G.W.F. Drake, M. Dubois, C. Eleon, G. Gaubert, R.J. Holt, R.V. F. Janssens, N. Lecesne, Z.-T. Lu, T.P. O'Connor, M.-G. Saint-Laurent, J.-C. Thomas and L.-B. Wang, “Nuclear charge radius of 8He”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 252501 (2007).

  9. P. Mueller, L.-B. Wang, G.W.F. Drake, K. Bailey, Z.-T. Lu and T.P. O'Connor, “Fine structure of the 1s3p 3 P J level in atomic 4 He: theory and experiment”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 133001 (2005).

  10. L.-B. Wang, P. Mueller, K. Bailey, G.W.F. Drake, J. Greene, D. Henderson, R.J. Holt, R.V.F. Janssens, C.L. Jiang, Z.-T. Lu, T.P. O'Connor, R.C. Pardo, K.E. Rehm, J.P. Schiffer, and X.D. Tang, “Laser spectroscopic determination of the 6He nuclear charge radius”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 142501 (2004).

  11. P. Mueller, L.-B. Wang, R.J. Holt, Z.-T. Lu, T.P. O'Connor, and J.P. Schiffer, “Search for anomalously heavy isotopes of helium in the earth's atmosphere”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 022501 (2004).

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