Chi-Hang Lam


Department of Applied Physics
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Hong Kong. 

Tel: 2766-5681, Fax: 2333-7629
E-mail: C.H.Lam@polyu.edu.hk 


Teaching


Research on the Physics of Glass Transition (see brief introduction)

       

Publications (see Google-Scholar)

Publications on the Physics of Glass Transition

  1. Distinguishable-particle Glassy Crystal: the simplest molecular model of glass, Leo S.I. Lam, Gautham Gopinath, Zichen Zhao, Shuling Wang, Chun-Shing Lee, Hai-Yao Deng, Feng Wang, Yilong Han, Cho-Tung Yip, and Chi-Hang Lam (2024). (arXiv:2402.15805)

  2. Surface mobility gradient and emergent facilitation in glassy films, Qiang Zhai, Xin-Yuan Gao, Chun-Shing Lee, Chin-Yuan Ong, Ke Yan, Hai-Yao Deng, Sen Yang, and Chi-Hang Lam (2024). (arXiv:2402.11210)

  3. Relating fragile-to-strong transition to fragile glass via lattice model simulations, Chin-Yuan Ong, Chun-Shing Lee, Xin-Yuan Gao, Qiang Zhai, Zhenhao Yu, Rui Shi, Hai-Yao Deng, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review E 109, 054124 (2024). (arXiv:2211.15026)

  4. The distinguishable-particle lattice model of glasses in three dimensions, Bo Li, Chun-Shing Lee, Xin-Yuan Gao, Hai-Yao Deng, and Chi-Hang Lam, Soft Matter 20, 1009 (2024). (arXiv:2305.08154)

  5. Kauzmann Paradox: a possible crossover due to diminishing local excitations, Xin-Yuan Gao, Chin-Yuan Ong, Chun-Shing Lee, Cho-Tung Yip, Hai-Yao Deng, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review B 107, 174206 (2023). (arXiv:2211.13511)

  6. Diffusion coefficient power laws and defect-driven glassy dynamics in swap acceleration, Gautham Gopinath, Chun-Shing Lee, Xin-Yuan Gao, Xiao-Dong An, Chor-Hoi Chan, Cho-Tung Yip, Hai-Yao Deng, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review Letters 129, 168002 (2022). (arXiv:2111.11697)

  7. Emergence of two-level systems in glass formers: a kinetic Monte Carlo study, Xin-Yuan Gao, Hai-Yao Deng, Chun-Shing Lee, J. Q. You, and Chi-Hang Lam, Soft Matter 18, 2211 (2022). (arXiv:2109.02275)

  8. Large heat-capacity jump in cooling-heating of fragile glass from kinetic Monte Carlo simulations based on a two-state picture, Chun-Shing Lee, Hai-Yao Deng, Cho-Tung Yip, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review E 104, 024131 (2021). (arXiv:2106.08633)

  9. Kovacs Effect in Glass with Material Memory Revealed in Non-Equilibrium Particle Interactions, Matteo Lulli, Chun-Shing Lee, Ling-Han Zhang, Hai-Yao Deng, and Chi-Hang Lam, Journal of Statistical Mechanics 2021, 093303 (2021). (arXiv:1910.10374)

  10. Fragile glasses associated with a dramatic drop of entropy under supercooling, Chun-Shing Lee, Matteo Lulli, Ling-Han Zhang, Hai-Yao Deng, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review Letters 125, 265703 (2020). (arXiv:1909.03240)

  11. Direct evidence of void-induced structural relaxations in colloidal glass formers, Cho-Tung Yip, Masaharu Isobe, Chor-Hoi Chan, Simiao Ren, Kin-Ping Wong, Qingxiao Huo, Chun-Sing Lee, Yuen-Hong Tsang, Yilong Han, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review Letters 125, 258001 (2020), (arXiv:2011.02754;  Press Releases from Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen and Nagoya Institute of Technology )

  12. Spatial heterogeneities in structural temperature cause Kovacs expansion gap paradox in aging of glasses, Matteo Lulli, Chun-Shing Lee, Hai-Yao Deng, Cho-Tung Yip, and Chi-Hang Lam, Physical Review Letters 124, 095501 (2020). (arXiv:1909.03685)

  13. Configuration-tree Theoretical Calculation of the Mean-Squared Displacement of Particles in Glass Formers, Hai-Yao Deng, Chun-Shing Lee, Matteo Lulli, Ling-Han Zhang, and Chi-Hang Lam, Journal of Statistical Mechanics 2019, 094014 (2019). (arXiv:1812.03856)

  14. Deeper penetration of surface effects on particle mobility than on hopping rate in glassy polymer films, C.H. Lam, Journal of Chemical Physics 149, 164909 (2018). (arXiv:1810.00192)

  15. Local random configuration-tree theory for string repetition and facilitated dynamics of glass, C.H. Lam, Journal of Statistical Mechanics 2018, 023301 (2018). (arXiv:1611.03586)

  16. Emergent facilitation behavior in a distinguishable-particle lattice model of glass, L.H. Zhang and C.H.Lam, Physical Review B 95, 184202 (2017). (arXiv:1608.05960; Videos of particle dynamics)

  17. Repetition and pair-interaction of string-like hopping motions in glassy polymers, C.H. Lam, Journal of Chemical Physics 146, 244906 (2017). (arXiv:1508.03153; Videos and animation of string-like motions).

Other selected publications

Postdoc Position in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics


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