Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Aug 29, 2014 (Fri),
4:00 p.m.seminars
Quantum control of metal/semiconductor hybrid systems: from atomic layer superconductivity to deep sub-diffraction nanolasersProf. Chih-Kang SHIH
Oct 17, 2014 (Fri),
4:00 p.m.seminars
The Characterization of the Gamma-Ray Signal from the Central Milky Way: A Compelling Case for Annihilating Dark MatterDr. Tim LINDEN
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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Anomalously robust valley polarization and valley coherence in bilayer WS<sub>2</sub>
Anomalously robust valley polarization and valley coherence in bilayer WS2 B.R. Zhu, H.L. Zeng, J.F. Dai, Z.R. Gong, X.D. Cui Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Vol.111, 11606-11611, 2014 Download
Dense Network of One-Dimensional Midgap Metallic Modes in Monolayer MoSe<sub>2</sub> and Their Spatial Undulations
Dense Network of One-Dimensional Midgap Metallic Modes in Monolayer MoSe2 and Their Spatial Undulations H.J. Liu, L. Jiao, F. Yang, Y. Cai, X.X. Wu, W.K. Ho, C.L. Gao, J.F. Jia, N. Wang, H. Fan, W. Yao, M.H. Xie Physical Review Letters, Vol.113, 066105:1-5, 2014 Download