Hong Sio

  • Program Years: 2012-2016
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Plasma Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Richard Petrasso
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2014)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics, Harvey Mudd College, 2011
  • Current Status

  • Research Area: Plasma Physics


H. Sio, R. Hua, Y. Ping, et al., A broadband proton backlighting platform to probe shock propagation in low-density systems, Rev. Sci. Instrum (2016) (accepted for publication)

H. Sio, J. A. Frenje, J. Katz, et al., A Particle X-ray Temporal Diagnostic (PXTD) for studies of kinetic, multi-ion effects,and ion-electron equilibration rates..., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 87, 11D701 (2016)

H. Sio, F. H. Seguin, J. A. Frenje, et al., A technique for extending by ~ 10^3 the dynamic range of compact proton spectrometers for diagnosing ICF implosions on the NIF and OMEGA, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 11E119 (2014)

H. G. Rinderknecht, H. Sio, J. A. Frenje, et al., A magnetic particle time-of-flight (magPTOF) diagnostic for measurements of shock- and compression-bang time at the NIF (invited), Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 11D901 (2014)

H. G. Rinderknecht, H. Sio, C. K. Li, et al., First observations of non-hydrodynamic mix at the fuel-shell interface in shock-driven inertial conīŦnement implosions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 (13), 135001 (2014)


2012 - NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Honourable Mention
2011 - Graduated with high distinction and departmental honors, Harvey Mudd College
2011 - Wunderlich Prize, physics departmental award, Harvey Mudd College
2010 - Bell Prize, physics departmental award, Harvey Mudd College