David Tong (physicist)
David Tong is a professor of theoretical physics at DAMTP in Cambridge, a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and joint recipient of the 2008 Adams Prize. He was a postdoc at the MIT Center for Theoretical Physics. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). He is currently also a Simons Investigator. His main research interest is in Quantum Field Theory.
He is also well known amongst the students for his very enthusiastic lecturing and comprehensive lecture notes for courses he has taught at the University of Cambridge (most notably the ones on quantum field theory).
- "Quantum Vortex Strings: A Review",
- Alishahiha, Mohsen; Silverstein, Eva; Tong, David (2004). "DBI in the sky: Non-Gaussianity from inflation with a speed limit". Physical Review D. 70 (12). arXiv:hep-th/0404084. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.70.123505.
- Sakai, Norisuke; Tong, David (2005). "Monopoles, Vortices, Domain Walls and D-Branes: The Rules of Interaction". High Energy Physics – Theory. 2005 (03): 019–019. arXiv:hep-th/0501207. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2005/03/019.
- "An Open-Closed String Duality in Field Theory?", Continuous Advances in QCD 2006, Editors M. Peloso, M. Shifman, World Scientific, 2007, ISBN 978-981-270-552-5
- "University newsletter May/June 2008" (PDF).
- "Center for Theoretical Physics celebrates 50 years". MIT School of Science. Retrieved 2019-12-30.
- "David Tong -- Physicist -- A Short Bio". www.damtp.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2019-05-21.
- https://fqxi.org/community/essay/winners/2011.1, Physics and the Integers, D. Tong. FQXi Essay Contest 2011: Is Reality Digital or Analog ?