Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
What's New
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April 1, 2015 (Wed),
10:30 a.m.seminars
Public Seminar of RPg Student:
Radiative Recombination Mechanism Transition of Carriers in GaInP Single Junction Solar Cell
Mr. Zhicheng SU
April 17, 2015 (Fri),
4:00 p.m.seminars
Gamma Ray Bursts and their Multi-messenger SignalsProf. Peter MESZAROS
April 21, 2015 (Tue),
4:30 p.m.seminars
Classification of Three Dimensional Dirac SemimetalsDr. Bohm-Jung YANG
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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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 (Advance Access), Vol. ,  - , 2015 Download
Magnetic Control of Valley Pseudospin in Monolayer WSe<sub>2</sub>
Magnetic Control of Valley Pseudospin in Monolayer WSe2 G. Aivazian, Z.R. Gong, A.M. Jones, R.L. Chu, J. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, C.W. Zhang, D. Cobden, W. Yao, X.D. Xu Nature Physics, Vol.11(2), 148-152, 2015 Download