Faculty

CHUNG Keng Yeow

PhD, Stanford University, USA (2001)

Associate Professor
Office : S13-03-03  |  Tel : (65) 6516 2989
Email : phycky@nus.edu.sg

Current Research

  • Use of laser-cooled atoms and Bose-Einstein condensates in ultra-high precision measurements.

  • Study the feasibility of using atom interferometers to detect effects of quantum gravity.

Selected Publications

  1. Atom interferometry tests of local Lorentz invariance in gravity and electrodynamics. K.Y. Chung, S-W. Chiow, S. Herrmann, S. Chu and H. Muller, Physical Review D, 80, 016002 (2009). (Selected for a Viewpoint in Physics).

  2. Atom-inteferometry tests of the isotropy of post-Newtonian gravity. H. Muller, S-W. Chiow, S. Herrmann, S. Chu and K.Y. Chung, Physical Review Letters, 100, 031101 (2008).

  3. High-brightness atom source for atomic fountain. P. Treutlein, K.Y. Chung and S. Chu, Physical Review A, 63, 051401(R) (2001).

  4. Measurement of gravitational acceleration by dropping atoms. A. Peters, K.Y. Chung and S. Chu, Nature, 400, 849-852 (1999).