Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Sep 4, 2015 (Fri)
10:00 a.m.seminars
Growth of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Thin Films by Molecular Beam EpitaxyMs. Lu JIAO
Sep 15, 2015 (Tue)
5:00 p.m.seminars
Control of collective quantum phenomena in metal-oxide superlatticesProf. Bernhard KEIMER
Aug 17, 2015 (Mon)
Press Release
by Prof. Q.A. Parker:seminars

Collaboration of HKU and University of Manchester astrophysicists leads to discovery of a spectacular galaxy collision lurking behind the Milky Way -- Celestial fireworks mark nearest galaxy “train-wreck” 
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Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • S.Z. Zhang received the 2015 Croucher Innovation Award
  • 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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Kathryn's Wheel: A Spectacular Galaxy Collision Discovered in the Galactic Neighbourhood
Kathryn's Wheel: A Spectacular Galaxy Collision Discovered in the Galactic Neighbourhood Q.A. Parker, A.A. Zijlstra, M. Stupar, M. Cluver, D.J. Frew, G. Bendo, I. Bojičić Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol.452(4), 3759-3775, 2015 Download
Observation of Intervalley Quantum Interference in Epitaxial Monolayer Tungsten Diselenide
Observation of Intervalley Quantum Interference in Epitaxial Monolayer Tungsten Diselenide H.J. Liu, J.L. Chen, H.Y. Yu, F. Yang, L. Jiao, G.B. Liu, W.K. Ho, C.L. Gao, J.F. Jia, W. Yao, M.H. Xie Nature Communications, Vol.6, 8180:1-6, 2015 Download