Faculty

Ng, Jack Tsz-Fai
Associate Professor
wuzh3@sustech.edu.cn

Brief Introduction
Jack Ng has published ~40 journal papers (as of 2019) in internationally recognized journals, including first author or corresponding author publications in Nature Photonics, Science Advances, and Physical Review Letters. His research is focused on classical optics, which includes optical micromanipulation, metamaterials, photonics, etc.

 

Research Interests
Optical Trapping / Metamaterials / Photonics

 

Educational Background
Sept 2001- Aug 2005 Ph.D. in Physics The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Sept 1998 - July 2001 B.Sc. in Applied Physics The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

Professional Experience
Sept 2019 – Current Associate Professor Southern University of Science and Technology
Sept 2012 – Aug 2019 Assistant Professor Hong Kong Baptist University
Dec 2010 - Aug 2012 Research Assistant Professor The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Sept 2005- Nov 2010 Research Associate The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Selected Publication
1. Optical pulling at Macroscopic Distances Science Advances 5, eaau7814 (2019) Xiao Li,* Jun Chen,* Zhifang Lin, and Jack Ng (corresponding author) *These authors contributed equally.
2. Negative Optical Torque Sci. Rep. 4, 6386 (2014). Jun Chen*, Jack Ng* (corresponding author), Kun Ding, Kin Hung Fung, Zhifang Lin, and C.T. Chan (corresponding author) *These authors contributed equally.
3. Optical pulling force (cover stories of Nature Photonics) Nature Photonics 5, 531 (2011) Jun Chen*, Jack Ng* (corresponding author), Zhifang Lin*, and C. T. Chan* *These authors contributed equally.
4. Theory of optical trapping by an optical vortex beam Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 103601 (2010). Jack Ng, Zhifang Lin, and C. T. Chan
5. Illusion optics: The optical transformation of an object into another object (Editor’s suggestion) Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253902 (2009) Yun Lai, Jack Ng, HuanYang Chen, DeZhuan Han, JunJun Xiao, Zhao-Qing Zhang (corresponding author), and C. T. Chan (corresponding author)
6. Photonic clusters formed by dielectric microspheres: Numerical simulations Phys. Rev. B 72, 085130 (2005). Jack Ng, Zhifang Lin, C. T. Chan (corresponding author), and Ping Sheng
7. Optical pulling at Macroscopic Distances Science Advances 5, eaau7814 (2019) Xiao Li,* Jun Chen,* Zhifang Lin, and Jack Ng (corresponding author)
*These authors contributed equally.
8. Negative Optical Torque Sci. Rep. 4, 6386 (2014). Jun Chen*, Jack Ng* (corresponding author), Kun Ding, Kin Hung Fung, Zhifang Lin, and C.T. Chan (corresponding author)
*These authors contributed equally.
9. Optical pulling force (cover stories of Nature Photonics) Nature Photonics 5, 531 (2011) Jun Chen*, Jack Ng* (corresponding author), Zhifang Lin*, and C. T. Chan*
*These authors contributed equally.
10. Theory of optical trapping by an optical vortex beam Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 103601 (2010). Jack Ng, Zhifang Lin, and C. T. Chan
11. Illusion optics: The optical transformation of an object into another object (Editor’s suggestion) Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253902 (2009) Yun Lai, Jack Ng, HuanYang Chen, DeZhuan Han, JunJun Xiao, Zhao-Qing Zhang (corresponding author), and C. T. Chan (corresponding author)
12. Photonic clusters formed by dielectric microspheres: Numerical simulations Phys. Rev. B 72, 085130 (2005). Jack Ng, Zhifang Lin, C. T. Chan (corresponding author), and Ping Sheng