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Department of Physics,National Taiwan University

Faculty(by Directory)

W-Y. Pauchy Hwang

Name   黃偉彥
 W-Y. Pauchy Hwang
Title   Professor
Education  Ph. D. (1977), University of Pennsylvania


  1. Humboldt Research Fellow (Humboldt Foundation, Germany) 1990-1991.
  2. Outstanding Research Award (National Science Council, R.O.C.) 1989-1991, 1991-1993, and 1995-1997.
  3. Specially-Designated Research Investigator (National Science Council, R.O.C) 1997-2000&2000-2003.
  4. National Chair Professor (Ministry of Education), 1998-2001.
  5. Principal Investigator, The Project in Search of Academic Execellence on Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics, 2000-2003.
To study fundamental forces of nature, especially weak interactions, to unravel the properties of such forces and to pin down their roles in the various natural phenomena. Topics under serious investigations include: (1) the physics of the early universe, (2) nuclei as a laboratory for studying weak interactions, (3) the role of weak interactions during the last stage of stellar evolution, in neutron stars or in quark stars, or during the early universe, and (4) cross-disciplinary subjects, such as non-equilibrium or nonlinear phenonema. During the four-year period of 2000 - 2003, serving as the overall principal investigator of the project in search of academic excellence on "Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics", a 15M US $ research initiative funded by the Ministry of Education. Also serving as the principal investigator of the subproject on "Theoretical Studies of Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics". The primary objective of my research has always been to spend twenty to thirty years helping to build up some distinct research traditions or disciplines that may help to elevate this place to one of the best around the world. In terms of teaching, it is hoped that the emphasis can be suitably divided into both professional training (to help train scientists of the next generation) and popular science teaching (to bring to light, for the general public, the role of science in the modern-day culture or civilization). Hopefully, the educated younger generations will help transform the world of the twenty-first century into the one of pride, peace, prosperity, and rich culture.
Selected Publications
  1. Co-author [with Ta-You Wu], “Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Fields” (Textbook, in English), World Scientific, Singapore, February (1991).
  2. W-Y. P. Hwang, J. Speth, and G. E. Brown, Hard Form Factors for Meson-Baryon Strong Couplings as Derived from Deep Inelastic Lepton Scattering, Z. Phys. A-Hadrons and Nuclei, 339, 383 (1991).
  3. W-Y. P. Hwang, C. Liu, and K.-C. Tzeng, Dense Stars with Exotic Configurations, Z. Phys. A.-Hadrons and Nuclei, 338, 223 (1991).
  4. E. M. Henley, W-Y. P. Hwang, and L. S. Kisslinger, The Axial Coupling Constants and Chiral Symmetry Restoration, Phys. Rev. D46, 431 (1992).
  5. W-Y. P. Hwang, QCD Sum Rules and Chiral Symmetry Breaking, Z. Phys. C75, 701 (1997).
  6. Je-An Gu and W-Y. P. Hwang, Can the Quintessence be a Complex Scalar Field, Phys. Lett. B517, 1 (2001).
  7. What Happened to the Cosmological QCD Phase Transition? (invited paper at the Tenth Asia Pacific Physics Conference, APPC10, Pohang, Korea, August, 2007), W-Y. P. Hwang, Korean Journal of Physics, (2008), in press.
  8. Hwang-Kim-Primakoff Methods (a Review Paper), W-Y. Pauchy Hwang, AAPPS Bulletin, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 12-16, 2008.
  9. Parity-violating Nuclear Force as derived from QCD Sum Rules, W-Y. P. Hwang and Chih-Yi Wen, Phys. Rev. C, (2008) Accepted for Publication.
  10. The Role of Solar Neutrinos in the Jupiter, Valery Burov and W.Y. Pauchy Hwang, astro-ph, arXiv: 0806.0429; Phys. Rev. Lett., submitted for publication, (2008).
  11. The Family Problem, W-Y. Pauchy Hwang, hep-ph, arXiv: 0808.2091; Phys. Rev. Lett., submitted for publication, (2008).