Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Mar 1, 2018 (Thu)
4:30 p.m.seminars
Bounce Universe as a Viable Alternative to InflationProf. Yeuk-Kwan Edna Cheung
Apr 3, 2018 (Tue)
4:30 p.m.seminars
Dynamical Phase Transitions from Fast to Slow Scrambling in Solvable ModelsProf. Sumilan Banerjee
Apr 25, 2018 (Wed)
10:30 a.m.seminars
Van der Waals Interaction between Anisotropic Topological Insulator SlabsProf. Bing Sui Lu
Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • A team of three undergraduate students, Gong Zhengyangguang, Ng Ka Wai and Wong Hong Tsun won a silver medal for the solar sailing problem in The University Physics Competition 2017
  • J.H.C. Lee received the HKU Outstanding Departmental Safety Representative (DSR) Award
  • X.D. Cui received the Outstanding Researcher Award 2016-17
  • S.Z. Zhang received the Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2016-17
  • X.D. Cui received the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2017
  • W. Yao received the Outstanding Researcher Award
  • Prof. K.B. Luk and the Daya Bay Collaboration (HKU Members: T. Kwok, M.K.P. Lee, J.K.C. Leung, K.Y. Leung, H. Liu, H.Y. Ngai, C.S.J. Pun, H.C. Wong) received the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Physics in HKU
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Physics in HKU

Why Studying Physics in HKU?
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the oldest and well established university in Hong Kong. HKU students are allowed to major or minor in Astronomy or Physics, option of Major in Mathematics/Physics offered together with dept. of Mathematics is also available. The available options are very flexible in order to provide the opportunity to students to make the best possible choices ...

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Publication Highlights
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A rapid cosmic-ray increase in BC 3372–3371 from ancient buried tree rings in China
A rapid cosmic-ray increase in BC 3372–3371 from ancient buried tree rings in China F.Y. Wang, H. Yu, Y.C. Zou, Z.G. Dai, K.S. Cheng Nature Communications, Vol.8, 1487:1-5, 2017 Download
Direct detection of a break in the teraelectronvolt cosmic-ray spectrum of electrons and positrons
Direct detection of a break in the teraelectronvolt cosmic-ray spectrum of electrons and positrons M. Su, (with DAMPE Collaboration) Nature, Vol.2017(11), 1-10, 2017 Download