Yew Kam Ho

Education

- B.Sc., Physics, 1969, Sir George Williams University, Canada
- M.Sc., Physics, 1971, University of Western Ontario, Canada
- Ph.D., Applied Mathematics (Theoretical Physics), 1975, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Experience

- Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, USA (1975–1977)
- Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Wayne State University, USA (1977–1980)
- Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University, USA (1980–1984)
- Assistant Professor -Associate Professor Research, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University, USA (1984–1993)
- Research Fellow, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica (1993–2016)
- Adjunct Research Fellow, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica (2016–present)

Research Interests

- Studies of few-body systems related to muon catalyzed fusion
- Atomic photoionization and resonances in weakly coupled (Debye) and strongly coupled plasmas
- Theoretical studies of quantum dots
- Interactions of positrons and positronium with atoms
- Atoms in external electric and magnetic fields
- Develop new computational techniques such as the complex absorbing potential (CAP) method and the stabilization method for atomic structure and collision calculations

Honors, Awards, and Recognitions

- Outstanding Referee, awarded by the American Physical Society, 2010
- Elected Fellow, Physical Society of ROC (PSROC), 1999
- Elected APS Fellow, American Physical Society (USA), 1997
- Listed in Who'sWho in the World (Marquis, USA)
- Listed in Who'sWho in Science and Engineering (Marquis, USA)
- Listed in American Men and Women of Science

Selected Publications

- "Anomalous Stark effect in the ground state of the confined hydrogen atom in a spherical quantum dot," S. Sahoo and Y.K. Ho,
*Phys. Rev. B***69**, 165323 (2004). - "Doubly-excited 2s2 1Se resonance state of helium embedded in Debye plasmas," Sabyasachi Kar and Y.K. Ho,
*Chem. Phys. Letters***402**, 544-548 (2005). - "Complex-rotation treatment on high-lying doubly-excited resonances in H- interacting with screened Coulomb potentials," Sumana Chakraborty and Y.K. Ho,
*Chem. Phys. Lett.***438**, 99 (2007). - "Atomic Resonances involving positrons," Y.K. Ho,
*Nuclear Inst. Methods B***266**, 516 (2008). - "Ratio of double to single photoionization cross sections of plasma-embedded helium atoms at x-ray energies," S. Kar and Y.K. Ho,
*Phys. Rev. A***77**, 022713 (2008). - "Resonances with unnatural parities in the positron-hydrogen system," Z.-C. Yan and Y.K. Ho,
*Phys. Rev. A***77**, 030701R (2008) (Rapid Communication). - “Multipole polarizabilities of helium and the hydrogen negative ion with Coulomb and screened Coulomb potentials ”, S. Kar and Y. K. Ho,
*Phys. Rev. A***80**, 062511 (2009). - “Application of variational method for three-color three-photon transitions in hydrogen atom implanted in Debye plasmas “, S. Paul and Y. K. Ho,
*Physics of Plasmas***16**, 113301 (2009). - “Photodetachment of H
^{−}in dense quantum plasmas “, Arijit Ghoshaland Y. K. Ho,*Phys. Rev. E***81**, 016403 (2010). - “Borromean binding in H
_{2}^{+ }with screened Coulomb potentials “, S. Karand Y. K. Ho,*Chem. Phys. Lett.***506***,*282-285 (2011) - “Photoionization cross sections of hydrogen impurity in a spherical quantum dot in the finite-element discrete variable representation “, C. Y. Lin and Y. K. Ho,
*Phys. Rev. A***84**, 023407 (2011) - “Autoionization resonance states of two-electron atomic systems with finite spherical confinement “, Sumana Chakraborty and Y. K. Ho,
*Phys. Rev. A.***84**, 032515 (2011). - Zishi Jiang, Sabyasachi Kar, and Y. K. Ho (2011), Polarizabilities of two-electron positive ions with screened Coulomb potentials,
*Phys. Rev. A***84**, 012504. - Z.-C. Yan and Y. K. Ho (2011), Higher-lying resonances in Ps-H scattering below the (e
^{+ }H^{-}) threshold,*Phys Rev. A***84**, 034503. - Zishi Jiang, Sabyasachi Kar, and Y.K. Ho (2012), Energies and transition wavelengths for Li II, Be III, B VI, CV embedded in Debye plasmas,
*Physics of Plasmas***19**, 033301. - Yen-Chang Lin, Chih-Yuan Lin, and Yew Kam Ho (2012) Spectral data of helium atoms with screened Coulomb potentials using the B-spline approach,
*Phys. Rev. A***85,**042516. - M. K. Pandey, Y. C. Lin and Y. K. Ho (2012), Cross sections of charge exchange and ionization in O
^{8+}+H collision in Debye plasmas,*Physics of Plasmas***19**, 062104. - Sabyasachi Kar and Y. K. Ho (2012), Borromean windows for H
_{2}^{+ }with screened Coulomb potentials,*Phys. Rev. A***86**, 014502. - Y. K. Ho (2013) Recent Advances in the Theoretical Methods and Computational Schemes for Investigations of Resonances in Few-Body Atomic Systems,
*Few-Body Systems*54, 31-37. - C. Y. Lin, Y. K. Ho (2013), Photoionization of endohedral atoms in fullerene cages
*, Few-Body Systems***5**4*,*425-429. - Mukesh Pandey, Y. -C. Lin, and Y.K. Ho (2013), Investigation of charge transfer and ionization in He-like systems (L
^{i+}, B^{e2+}, B^{3+}, C^{4+}, N^{5+}, O^{6+})-hydrogen atom collisions in Debye plasmas,*Phys. of Plasmas***20**, 022104. - Yen-Chang Lin, Chih-Yuan Lin, and Yew Kam Ho (2013), Spatial entanglement in two-electron atomic systems,
*PHYSICAL REVIEW A***87**, 022316. - Hui-Fang Lai; Yen-Chang Lin; Chih-Yuan Lin; Yew Kam Ho (2013), Bound-state energies, oscillator strengths, and multipolepolarizabilities for the hydrogen atom with exponential-cosine screened Coulomb potentials,
*Chin. J. Phys.***51**, 73-84. - L. G. Jiaoand Y. K. Ho (2013), Shape resonances in the electron-hydrogen system with screened Coulomb potentials,
*PHYSICAL REVIEW A***87**, 052508. - MukeshPandey, Y. -C. Lin, and Y.K. Ho (2013), Differential Cross Sections for Charge Transfer in He-like Systems (Li
^{+}, Be^{2+}, B^{3+}, C^{4+}, N^{5+}, O^{6+})-Hydrogen Atoms Collisions*, Chin. J. Phys.***51**, 1192-1204. - L. G. Jiao and Y. K. Ho,Bound and resonant states in confined atoms.
*Adv. QuantumChem.*, Invited Chapter (in press). - L. G. Jiaoand Y. K. Ho (2013), S-Wave Shape Resonances in the Ps
^{−}System,*Few-Body Syst.***54**, 1937-1944. - L. G. Jiaoand Y. K. Ho (2013), Complex Scaling Calculations for Resonance States of He with Screened Coulomg Potentials,
*Inter. J. Quantum. Chem.***113**, 2569–2579. - Chien-Hao Lin, Yen-Chang Lin and Yew Kam Ho (2013), Quantifications of linear entropy in He, H
^{-}and Ps^{-}ions using highly correlated Hylleraas functions,*Few Body Systems***54**, 2147-2153. - Li-Guang Jiao and Y. K. Ho (2013), Doubly excited
*P*-wave resonance states of Hin Debye plasmas,^{−}*Physics of Plasmas***20**, 083303. - T. N. Chang, T. K. Fang, and Y. K. Ho (2013), One- and two-photon ionization of hydrogen atom embedded in Debye plasmas,
*Physics of Plasmas***20**, 092110. - Li-Guang Jiao and Y. K. Ho (2014), Doubly-excited 2p
^{23}P^{e}state of the hydrogen negative ion in Debye plasmas, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & RadiativeTransfer, 27-35.*144* - L. G. Jiao and Y. K. Ho (2014), Complete supermultiplet structures for the doubly-excited intrashell resonances of H-associated with the H(N = 2, 3, and 4) thresholds, Phys. Rev. A, (accepted).
- Chien-Hao Lin and Yew Kam Ho, Quantification of entanglement entropy in helium by the Schmidt-Slater decomposition method, 2014 Annual Meeting of the Physical Society of Republic of China.