Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Jan 13, 2015 (Tue)
4:00 pmseminars
Probing Dark Matter Halo Shapes Using Weak Gravitational LensingMr. Chun-Yin Ricky CHUE
Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • W. Yao received the 2014 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Science)
  • J. Wang has been elected to Fellow of APS by the Division of Computational Physics
  • W. Yao received 2014 Achievement in Asia Award from International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (Co-winner: Y.L. Han, HKUST) 
  • S.Q. Shen received the Outstanding Researcher Award
  • W. Yao received the 2013 Croucher Innovation Award and the Outstanding Young Researcher Award
  • Z.D. Wang received the 2013 China National Award in Natural Sciences (2nd class, with S.L. Zhu)
  • M.H. Xie is the PI of the newly awarded CRF Project (HKU9/CRF/13G)
  • S.C.Y. Ng received the Early Career Award
  • A. B. Djurišić received the Award for Teaching Excellence 2012-2013
  • J.C.S. Pun received the Faculty KE Award
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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Nonlinear Valley and Spin Currents from Fermi Pocket Anisotropy in 2D Crystals
Nonlinear Valley and Spin Currents from Fermi Pocket Anisotropy in 2D Crystals H.Y. Yu, Y. Wu, G.B. Liu, X.D. Xu, W. Yao Physical Review Letters, Vol.113, 156603:1-5, 2014 Download
Electronic Structures and Theoretical Modelling of Two-dimensional Group-VIB Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
Electronic Structures and Theoretical Modelling of Two-dimensional Group-VIB Transition Metal Dichalcogenides G.B. Liu, D. Xiao, Y.G. Yao, X.D. Xu, W. Yao Chemical Society Reviews (First published online), Vol., -, 2014 Download