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Salk, Sung-Ho S.

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Pohang University of Science and Technology

Korean Academy of Sience and Technology

 

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salk@postech.ac.kr

 

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Sung-Ho S. Salk graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with Ph. D, in physics and Phi Kappa Phi honor (top 3%)in 1972. He taught ~30 years at the Pohang University of Science and Technology for ~20 yrs) and the Unversity of Missouri for~10 yrs). In 2004  he was honored to serve as vice president of Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Koreas highest academy and is now its permanent fellow . He published over 500 papers: 271 refereed and invited papers in eminent journals and proceedings and 235 submitted and abstract papers. He is listed as whos who in the world and whos who in America. He is currently elected as organizing committee member and plenary speaker at EU international conferences. In summary,

Past : Vice President, The Korean Academy of Science and Technoloy;

Past : Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Board Member

Past : Pohang University of Science and Technology, Professor

Present : Permanent Fellow, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology

Present : Professor Emeritus: Pohang University of Science and Technology

Present : Organizing Committee Member and Plenary Speaker at International Conference.

 

 

 

I.  Research and Academic Experiences :

0. Present : Organizing conference member at EU International Conference Organizaions

1. 1972 - present: 501 Total Scientific Publications :

A. 271 Refereed papers and book chapters

B. 235 Non-refereed Papers including abstracts

2. 2008 - Present: Permanent Fellow, Korean Academy of Science and Technology

3. 2005 - 2014: Organizing Committee Member, Int. Conf. (NEW3SC) on High Temperature Supercoductivity

4. 1988 - 2004: Professor of Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

5. 2004 2007: Board of Trustee Member, Korea Advanced Institute of

Science and Technology

6. 2004: Vice president Vice President , Korean Academy of Science and Technology; 1996 - 2008: Member,

: Publication and Information Director, Korea Academy of Science ant Technology)

 

7. 2004 - 2008: Visiting Professor, Korea Institute of Advanced Studies

8. 1988-2004 : Director, Center for Theoretical Physics, Pohang Univ. of Science

and Technology

9. 2003 : Co-chair, International Conf.(MEW3SC) on High Tc Superconductors

U. S. A.

10. 2002 : Chair, APCTP/ICTP Joint International Conference on Condensed Matter Physics; Pohang, Korea

11. 2001 : Co-chair, The 3rd International Conf.(NEW3SC) on Superconductors; U.S.A. 

12. 2000 : Who's Who in the World; U. S. A.

13. 1999 - 2000 : Stanford University, Visiting Professor Invited by Professor R. B. Laughlin (Nobel Laureate)

14. 1999 : Co-chair, International Conference (NEW3SC) on Superconductors, U. S. A.

15. 1999 : Visiting Professor, Korea Institute for Advanced Study

16. 1997 : Member, Korea Associate for Advancement of Sciences

17. 1997 : International Advisory Board, International Conf.(NEW3SC) on Superconductors  

18. 1994: Who's Who in America

19. 1994 : Organizing Committee Chair, Asian Int. Sem. Atomic and

Molecular Physics,

20. 1993 : Visiting Professor, Kent University, England

21. 1993 : Division Head, Kor. Phys, Soc. Atomic & Molecular Physics

22. 1988 - 2004 : Professor of Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology,

Pohang, Korea

23. 1987: Advisory Committee Member, Int. Conf. Atmospheric Science & Appl..

Tokyo, Japan

24. 1987 : Invited Consultant, Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, U. S. A..

25. 1984 : Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology

26. 1980: Invited Professor, Inha University

27. 1977: University of Missouri, Assistant & Associate (res.) Professor

28. 1972 -1977: University of Texas, Research Associate

 

II.  Fields of Specialization :

 

1. High Tc Superconductivity : Classical and Quantum Phase Transitions

2. Many-body Theory ; Strongly Correlated Electron Systems

3. Gauge Theory and Quantum Field Theory with Application to Condensed Matter Physics

4. Low Dimensional Physics : Superconductivity; Fractional Quantum Hall Effects

5. Berry Phase Theory : Application to Scattering Theory and Low Dimensional Phys.

6. Nano Science; 2-D Systems; Atomic and Molecular Clusters; Chemical Physics

7. Geometry and Topology with Application to Physics

 

III.  Publication Records : 501 total publications

1)     271  Refereed  Papers, Invited Papers and Book Chapters

2)     230  Non-refereed Papers including abstracts

In the areas of :

1. High Temperature Superconductivity

2. Nano-Science; Semiconductor Clusters

3. Many-body Theory : Strongly Correlated Electron Systems

4. Low Dimensional Physics

5. Atomic and Molecular Physics: Scattering Theory; Clusters

6. Geometry and Topology: Application to Physics

7. Chemical Physics and Bio-physics

8. Air Pollution

9. Nuclear Physics

 

IV.  Honors and Research Grant Awards :

 

Academic Honor : Phi Kappa Phi Graduate,  University of Texas, 1972

Citation Award : Vice Prime Minister of Korea , 2005

NSF Research Grant Awardee :

Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation (U. S. A.); 1980-1982

Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation (U. S. A.); 1983-1986

Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation (U. S. A.); 1988-1991

Co-principal Investigator, Air Force (U. S. A.); 1986-1988

 

V.  International Journal Editor and Conference Chair :

 

Co-Editor  and  Conferenc Chair :Guest Editor :

Journal of Superconductivity and Magnetism, Vol. 23, No 5 ad No. 6, July, 2010

Co-editor :

The Sixth International Conference on New Theories, Devices and Applications in

Superconductivity and Related Materials (NEW3SC); Sidney, Australia, Jan. 9-11, 2007

Co-Editor: International Journal of Modern Physics Vol. 17;

New Theories, Discoveries and Applications of Superconductors; 2003

Co-Editor: Physica C Vol. 364: Superconductivity; 2001

Co-Editor: International Journal of Modern Physics Vol. 13; 1999

Editor: Published in Journal of the Korean Physical Society Vol. 32; March,1998

Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Modern Physics; New Theories,

Discoveries and Applications of Superconductors, 199

Co-chair:

The Seventh International Conference on New Theories, Devices and Applications in Superconductivity And Related Materials (NEW3SC), Beijng, China, May 13-16, 2009

Co-chair:

The Sixth International Conference on New Theories, Devices and Applications in Superconductivity And Related Materials (NEW3SC), Sidney, Australia, Jan. 9-11, 2007

Advisory Committee member ; The Fifth International Conference on Science

and Engineering in Novel Superconductors) ; Sicily, Italy, June 4-9, 2006

5th International Conf. of Science and Engineering of Nobel Superconductors;

Sicily, Italy; June 4-9, 2006

Co-chair:

The Fifth International Conference on New Theories, Devices and Applications in

Superconductivity and Related Materials (NEW3SC) ; Chongqing, China, May 2005

Chair :

The Ninth Asia Pacific Physics Conference; Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct. 25-31, 2004

Chair

POSTECH Workshop on Low Dimensional Physics; Pohang, Korea; Feb. 28-29, 2004

Co-chair :

International Conference on New Theories, Devices and Applications in

Superconductivity and Related Materials (NEW3SC) ; San Diego, U. S. A.,

Jan. 16-21, 2003

Chair:

APCTP-ICTP Joint Conference on Condensed Matter Physics; Pohang, Korea

Dec. 25-28, 2002

Co-chair:

International Conference on New Theories, Devices and Applications in

Superconductivity and Related Materials (NEW3SC);

Hawaii, U. S. A., Jan. 15-19, 2001

Chair:

APCTP/ICTP Joint International Conf. on Condensed Matter Theory; Pohang, Korea,

Sept. 25- 29. 2001

Chair:

International Conference on Quantum Information; POSTECH, Pohang, Korea

Nov. 5-6, 2001

Chair:

The First Workshop on Strongly Correlated Electrons; KIAS,  Aug. 4-5, 2000     

Chair:

KIAS Workshop on Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication;

Korea Institute of Advanced Study; Nov. 1-3, 2001

Chair:

The Fifth Workshop on the Physics of Strongly Correlated Electrons and

Quantum Field Theory;  Pohang,  Korea; Nov. 18-20. 1999

Co-chair

Second International Conference on New Theories, Discoveries, and

Applications in Superconductivity and Related Materials;

Las Vegas, U. S. A., May 31-June 4, 1999

Chair:

The Fourth Workshop on the Physics of Strongly Correlated Electrons and

Quantum Field Theory; Pohang, Korea; Dec. 10-12, 1998

Chair:

The Third Workshop on the Physics of Strongly Correlated Electrons and

Quantum Field Theory; Pohang, Korea; Dec. 15-17, 1997

Chair:

The Third International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics;

Pohang, Korea; Oct. 7-10, 1996

Chair:

The Second Workshop on the Physics of Strongly Correlated Electrons and

Quantum Field Theory; Pohang, Korea; Dec. 13-15, 1996

Chair: 

The First Workshop on the Physics of Strongly Correlated Electrons and

Quantum Field Theory; Pohang, Korea; Nov. 24-25, 1995

International Conference Advisory Committee Member: 1994-2004

The Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics; 1994-2004

Tokyo, Japan (1994); Pohang, Korea (1996); Taipei, Taiwan(1998); Nara; Japan(2002);

Beijing, China (2004)

Scientific Advisory Member:  

The 2nd International Conf. on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality

Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 3-7, 1988

 

Vi.  Major Invited and Plenary Talks :

 

1.   UNIST Major Invited Talks and Lectures on High Temperature Superconductivity, May 7-21, 2018.

2.   The 2nd International Workshop: Towards Room Temperature Superconductivity - SUPERHYDRIDES and MORE, Chapman University, U. S. A., May 8-10, 2017.

3.   The 10 th Int, Conf. on High Temperature Superconductitvity (NEW3SC-10), Chongqing, China, Oct. 26-29, 2014.

4.   The 6 th  Int. Conf. on High Temperature Superconductivity (NEW3SC); Sydney, Australia, Jan. 9-11, 2007.

     5. Aaian Internatonal Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics; Madras, India, Dec. 3-7, 2006.

     6.The 5 th Int. Conf. on Science and Engineering in Novel Superconductors, Sicily, Italy, June 4-9, 2006

7. The 4th International Conference on Nano-scale Heterogeneity and Quantum Phenomena in Complex Matter ; Rome, Italy; Sept. 26-Oct.2, 2005.

8. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on New Challenges in Superconductivity;  Miami, U. S. A.; Jan. 11-16, 2004.

9. Nara Advanced Institute of Science and Technology: Nara, Japan: Sept. 21, 2003

10. M2HTSC(Int. Conf. on Materials and Mechanisms in High Temp. Superconductivity : Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; May 24-30, 2003

11. The 4 th Int. Conf. on New Theories in Superconductivity (NEW3SC)

San Diego, U. S. A.; Jan. 16-22, 2003.

12. High Temperature Suprconductivity; Stanford University, U. S. A. ; August 20, 2003.

13.  Spin-Charge Coupling in High Temperature Superconductivity:

California Institute of Technology, U. S. A.; Feb. 20, 2002.

14. The 3rd Int. Con. on New Theories, Discoveries and Applications in High Temperature Superconductors and Related Materials, Hawaii, U. S. A., May 25-29, 2001

15. International Symp. on New Developments in High Temperature Superconductivity Theory : Hong Kong, China; June 17-22, 2002.

16. International Conference on Quantum Information Science; Tunxi, China; Sept. 3-8, 2001.

17. California Institute of Technology, U. S. A.; Feb. 12, 2001.

18. Department of Physics, University of Illinois, U. S. A.; Jan. 24, 2000.

19. SPIE International Conference on Nano-Science; Orlando,U. S. A., April 24-28, 2000.

20. The Second Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics; Beijing, China; Oct. 24-28, 1996.

21. International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals; Seoul, Korea; July 24-29, 1994

22. Institute of Materials Research; Tohoku University, Japan; Oct. 31, 1994;

RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research); Tokyo, Japan; June 3, 1994.

23. Kent University, England, Jan. 1. 1993-Sept. 31, 1

24. The First Pacific Theoretical Physics Winter School;

Sokcho, Korea; Feb. 22-26, 1993

25. The Fifth Japan-Korea Joint Symposium; Okazaki, Japan;

Jan 11-13, 1993

26. Japanese Physical Society Meeting, Okayama, Japan; Oct. 12-15, 1993:

27. The Fourth China-Japan Seminar; Tokyo, Japan; Oct. 12-16, 1992              

28. Beijing International Conference of High Tc Superconductivity;

Beijing, China; May 25-29, 1992

29. AT&T Bell Lab, U. S. A.; Feb. 19; 1991

30. Aerospace Corporation; Los Angeles, U. S. A.; June 1- Aug. 31, 1987

31. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology;

Seoul, Korea; June 23- Aug. 2, 1986

32. Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science; Tokyo, Japan; May 27, 19

Universita, Perugia, Italy; July 27, 1984

33. Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, Paris, France; July 24, 1984

34. Institute of Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan; June 7, 1984

35. Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science, Tokyo, Japan; June 5, 1984

36. The Int. (NATO) Workshop on the Theory of Chemical Reaction Dynamics

Cambridge University, England; July 3-16, 1984

37. C.E.N./Saclay, France; July 22, 1983

38. Inha University, Korean Science Foundation; Dec.- Jan., 1982

 

VII.  Selected Recent 31 Publications     

1.  Sung-Ho S. Salk, Plausible room temperature superconductivity and physical properties of cuprate superconductors based on a rigorous slave-boson representation of the t-J Hamiltonian, Quantum Studies: Mathematics and Foundations, 5, 149 (2018).

2.  Seung Joon Shin, Sung-Sik Lee, Ki-2 Seok Kim, Jae-Gon Eom and Sung-Ho Salk  Invariant physical properties in high temperature superconductivity, J. Supercond Nov Magn 23; 637 (2010)

 

 

 

3.         S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Doping and temperature dependence of superfluid weight and spectral functions; Universal scaling behavior of the pseudogap, Phys. Rev. B, 71, 134518 (2005)

4.        S.-S. Lee, S.-A, Ahn and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Phase separation in the two-dimensional systems of strongly correlated Electrons : the role of spin singlet pairs on hole pairing contribution to hole-rich phase, Key Engineering Materials V. 277-279, 1011 (2005).

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J.-H. Eom and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Scaling behavior in the optical conductivity of the two-dimensional systems of strongly correlated electrons based on the U(1) slave-boson approach to t-J Hamiltonian,  Phys. Rev. B, 72, 064508 (2005).

 

 

6.

K.-S. Kim, J.-H. Eom, Y.-I. Seo, Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Role of spinon and spinon singlet pair excitations on phase transition in d-wave superconductors, Phys. Rev. B,  69, 014504 (2004)

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JE   S.-S. Lee, K.-S. Kim and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Origin of hump structure in the in-plane optical cocvvity of high  cuprates based  on a SU(2) slave-boson theory, Phys. Rev. B 70, 022(2004).

 

8.

K.-S. Kim, Y.-I, Seo, J.-H. Eom. S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Role of spinon excitations on KT transition at low energies in d-wave superconductors, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 17, 3319 (2003)

9.

S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Doping dependence of Bose condensation energy, correlations with spectral peak intensity, and superfluid weight in high Tc cuprates, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B17, 3231(2003)

10.

J. Yi, M.-W. Cho, and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, From paramagnetic to diamagnetic charge and spin currents in a Hubbard necklace, Phys. Rev. B 65, 193108 (2002) 

11.

 S.S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Holon pairing instability based on the Bethe-Salpeter equation obtained from the t-J Hamiltonians of both U(1) and SU(2) Slave-boson symmetries,

Phys. Rev. B 66, 054427 (2002)

12.

J.-H. Eom and S.-H. Salk, On the Origin of Peak-dip-hump Structure in the In-plane Optical Conductivity of the High $T_C$ Cuprates; Role of Antiferromagnetic Spin Fluctuations of Short Range Order, Phys. Rev. B, 66, 064520 (2002)

13.

S.-S. Lee(S) and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Holon pair bose condensation based on the SU(2) slave-boson approach to the t-J Hamiltonian ; instability of the normal state against holon pairing, Physica C 353, 130 (2001)

14.

J.-H. Eom, S.-S. Lee, K.-S. Kim and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Optical conductivity for the two dimensional systems of strongly correlated electrons, Physica C 364, 197 (2001)

15.

S.-P. Hong, S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Geometric (Berry) phases and statistical transmutation in the two dimensional systems of antiferromatically correlated electrons, Physica C 364, 202 (2001)

16. S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, High Tc phase diagram based on the SU(2) slave-boson approach to the t-J Hamiltonian, Phys Rev. B 64, 052501(2001)
17.

S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Holon pair bose condensation based on the SU(2) slave-boson approach to the t-J Hamiltonian ; instability of the normal state against holon pairing, Physica C 363,130 (2001)

18.

Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Resonance scattering in the three-body systems of Atom-diatom and relevance to condensed matter physics, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 49, 395 (2001)

19.

T.-H. Gimm and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Phase separation based on a U(1) slave-boson functional integral approach to the t-J model, Phys. Rev. B 62, 13930 (2000).

20. S.-P. Hong, S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Effects of magnetic field on the two-dimensional systems of antiferromagnetically correlated electrons based on the Hubbard model Hamiltonian with easy axis: Aharonove-Bohm and Zeeman effects, Phys. Rev. B 62,14880 (2000).
21.

S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Holon pair bose condensation based on the SU(2) slave-boson approach to the t-J Hamiltonian; Instability of normal state against holon pairing, Physics B 284, 441 (2000).

22.

S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Analysis of high Tc phase diagram and its implcation to nano-scale science, Opt. Phys. (SPIE) Vol. 4058 (2000).

23 Sung-Ho Suck Salk and S.-S. Lee, Study of hole pair condensation based on the SU(2) slave-boson approach to the t-J Hamiltonian, Physica B 284-288, 441 (2000).
24. S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, High Tc superconductivity as a consequence of coupling between the charge and the spin degrees of freedom, J. Kor. Phys. Soc., 37, 545 (2000).
25 S.-P. Hong, K. Park and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Effects of nonmagnetic impurities on optical conductivity in strongly correlated systems, Phys. Rev. B 60, 15504 (1999).
26. S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Study of holon pair bose condensation based on SU(2) slave boson  approach to the t-J Hamiltonian, J. Low. Temp. Phys.117, 295 (1999).
27.    S. -P. Hong, C.-S. Kim, S.-S. Lee and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Lanczos exact diagonalization study of field induced phase transitions for I sing and Hesenberg antiferromagnets, Phys. Rev. B, 60, 9252 (1999).

 

28.   S.-P. Hong and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Harpers equation for two dimensional systems of antiferromagnetically correlated electrons, Phys. Rev. B 60, 9550 (1999).

29. T.-H. Gimm, S.-S. Lee, S.-P. Hong and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Holon pair condensation and phase diagram of high Tc cuprates, Phys. Rev. B 60, 6324 (1999).
30. M.-H. Lee, N.N. choi and sung-Ho Suck Salk, Dynamic role of coupled channel wave phases on the structural determination of angular distribution, Phys. Rev. A 59, 1966 (1999)
31. S.-P. Hong and Sung-Ho Suck Salk, Comparison of Quasiparticle Energy Dispersion and Shadow Peaks of Doped Two-leg Ladder Systems between Various Models Including an SO(5) Symmetry Model, Phys Rev. B 59, 3361(1999).