PhD Opportunities at the Cockcroft Institute
Kai Hock, Lecturer, University of Liverpool
1985: BA (Honours Class 1), Physics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.
1988: PhD in physics, University of Cambridge. Thesis: Low energy electron scattering from molecules on surfaces.
1992: Senior analyst in DSO National Laboratories in Singapore. Worked on atmospheric optics, signal processing and radar tomography.
1997: Principal Engineer in Sony Singapore Research Laboratory. Worked on servo control system in optical disc systems. Spent a total of half a year at Sony headquarters in Japan.
2001: Principal Research Scientist in National University of Singapore. Worked on microwave measurements, electromagnetic computation and metamaterials. Spent half a year at Dassault Aviation in France to work on frequency selective surfaces.
2006: Postdoc in accelerator physics at Cockcroft Institute / University of Liverpool, UK.
2008: Lecturer in accelerator physics at University of Liverpool.
- K. M. Hock, et al, “Competing routes for charge transfer in co-adsorption of K and O2 on graphite”, Physical Review Letters, 71 (1993) 641.
- K. M. Hock, “Narrowband Weak Signal Detection by Higher Order Spectrum”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 44, (1996), 874-879
- J. Xu and K. M. Hock, “Recovering recorded information from an optical disk, United States Patent 6816451 (2004), Assignee: Sony Corporation (Tokyo, Japan).
- K. M. Hock, “Photonic band gap in thin wire metamaterials”, Physical Review E, 77, 036701 (2008).
- S. Machida, et al, “Acceleration in the linear non-scaling fixed-field alternating-gradient accelerator EMMA”, Nature Physics 8, 243–247 (2012)
Daresbury, Warrington WA4 4AD, UK.