Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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May 22, 2019 (Wed)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Cracking the Nanophysics of Oxide Interface and Heterostructures with ALL-Laser MBEProf. Xiaoxing Xi
May 23, 2019 (Thu)
4:00 p.m.seminars
What’s Up With The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment ?Prof. Kam-Biu Luk
May 24, 2019 (Fri)
11:30 a.m.seminars
Monitoring the Superorbital Period Excursion and the Spin Period Evolution of SMC X-1Dr. Chin-Ping Hu
May 24, 2019 (Fri)
2:30 p.m.seminars
Thermal Scanning Probe Lithography for Nano Wire and Photonic SensorsDr. ZhengMing Wu
Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • Three undergraduate students, Deng Jian Qiao, Wong Hong Tsun and Yeung Ryan Wai-Yen, teamed with two other students from the University of Oxford and Peking University, joined the online International Theoretical Physics Olympiad 2019 and ranked the top 10 out of 88 teams worldwide
  • 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
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Department of Physics Newsletter (Apr 2019)

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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Signatures of moiré-trapped valley excitons in MoSe<sub>2</sub>/WSe<sub>2</sub> heterobilayers
Signatures of moiré-trapped valley excitons in MoSe2/WSe2 heterobilayers K.L. Seyler, P. Rivera, H.Y. Yu, N.P. Wilson, E.L. Ray, D.G. Mandrus, J.Q. Yan, W. Yao, X.D. Xu Nature, Vol.567(7746), 66-82, 2019 Download
Gate tuning from exciton superfluid to quantum anomalous Hall in van der Waals heterobilayer
Gate tuning from exciton superfluid to quantum anomalous Hall in van der Waals heterobilayer Q.Z. Zhu, M.W.Y. Tu, Q.J. Tong, W. Yao Science Advances, Vol.5(1), eaau6120:1-5, 2019 Download