Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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July 31, 2014 (Thu),
2:30 p.m.seminars
Numerical Simulations of Spiral StructureDr. Wing-Kit LEE
Aug 5, 2014 (Tue),
4:00 p.m.seminars
Emergent IontronicsProf. Yoshi IWASA
Call for application:seminars
The Centre of Theoretical and Computational Physics calls for the application of 2014 Daniel Tsui Fellowship
Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • 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 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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Transverse Demagnetization Dynamics of a Unitary Fermi Gas
Transverse Demagnetization Dynamics of a Unitary Fermi Gas A.B. Bardon, S. Beattie, C. Luciuk, W. Cairncross, D. Fine, N.S. Cheng, G.J.A. Edge, E. Taylor, S.Z. Zhang, S. Trotzky, J.H. Thywissen Science, Vol.344, 722-724, 2014 Download
Dirac cones and Dirac saddle points of bright excitons in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides
Dirac cones and Dirac saddle points of bright excitons in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides H.Y. Yu, G.B. Liu, P. Gong, X.D. Xu, W. Yao Nature Communications, Vol.5, 3876:1-7, 2014 Download