Seminars & Workshops

 
Workshops
 
Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2015: Novel Quantum States and their Manipulations

Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2013: Novel Quantum Systems

Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2012: Frontiers of Quantum Science and Technology

Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2011: Novel Quantum Phenomena

Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2010: Novel Quantum States and Methods

The 3rd International Workshop on Solid-State Quantum Computing & the Hong Kong Forum on Quantum Control

Novel Topological States in Condensed Matter Physics

Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2008 - Quantum Matters and Quantum Simulation

Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2007 - Frontiers in Condensed Matter

Hong Kong Forum of Condensed Matter Physics: Past, Present and Future (Dec 18-20, 2006)

International Workshop on Computational Methods for Nanoscale Systems (Dec 11-13, 2006)

International Workshop on Solid-State Quantum Computing (Jun 9-12, 2006)
Jointly organized by The National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Nanjing University and Center of Theoretical and Computational Physics, HKU

Mini-Course: Introduction to Quantum Many-body Theory - from the origin of phonons to an origin of photons (Jan 12 and 17, 2006)
Co-organized by Center of Theoretical and Computational Physics and Department of Physics, HKU; Department of Physics, HKUST; and Physical Society of Hong Kong

Miniworkshop on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems (Nov 4 - 5, 2005)

Croucher Advanced Study Institute on Science & Applications of Spin Electronics (Aug 15 - 20, 2005)

Seminars
 
Interactions and Disorder in Two Dimensions
Prof. Sergey Kravchenko
Northeastern University, Boston, USA
May 25, 2007 (Fri), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Hydrogen Diffusion in Silicon for Formation of 3-dimensional Stacked Materials
Prof. Robert W. Bower
CEO, BTI, Professor Emeritus University of California
Mar 30, 2007 (Fri), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Valley Kondo Effect in Silicon Quantum Dots
Mr. Shiue-Yuan Shiau
Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin
Mar 29, 2007 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Quantum Simulation and Computation with Cold Atoms and Ions
Prof. Lu-Ming Duan
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Mar 5, 2007 (Mon), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Statistics of Single Molecule Time Series
Dr. Jianshu Cao
Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge
Jan 24, 2007 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Topological Ordering in Quantum Spin Liquid (I)
Prof. Xiao-Gang Wen
Department of Physics, MIT
Jan 3, 2007 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Topological Ordering in Quantum Spin Liquid (II)
Prof. Xiao-Gang Wen
Department of Physics, MIT
Jan 4, 2007 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Is graphene a Fermi liquid?
Mr. Wang-Kong Tse
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, USA
Jan 5, 2007 (Fri), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

What Biology Can Do for Physics
Prof. Robert H. Austin
Department of Physics, Princeton University
Dec 15, 2006 (Fri), 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

High Temperature Superconductivity - Phonon Driven after all?
Prof. T.M. Rice
ETH-Zurich Theoretische Physik, Switzerland
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Nov 1, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Crystallography: from Surfaces to Nanostructures
Prof. M.A. Van Hove
Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong
Oct 11, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Exact Solution of Qubit Decoherence Models by a Transfer Matrix Method
Prof. Robert Joynt
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison and Univ. of Hong Kong
Sep 20, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

High Energy Emission from the Center of Milky Way
Prof. K.S. Cheng
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Sep 13, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

An Exact SU(2) Symmetry and Persistent Spin Helix in a Spin-Orbit Coupled System
Prof. Shoucheng Zhang
Department of Physics, Stanford University
Sep 6, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Gutzwiller Projection at Finite Temperatures
Prof. Qiang-Hua Wang
Department of Physics, Nanjing University
Aug 24, 2006 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Neutron Scattering in Magnetic Research of Correlated Electronic Materials
Dr. Wei BAO
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Aug 8, 2006 (Tue), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

The Emergence of Gravity from a Quantum Spin Model
Prof. Xiao-Gang Wen
Department of Physics, MIT
Aug 3, 2006 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

A Fermionic Mean-Field Theory for High Tc Superconductors
Prof. Xiao-Gang Wen
Department of Physics, MIT
Aug 2, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Supersolid Phase in Spin Systems in Magnetic Field
Dr. Kwai-Kong Ng
Institute of Physics, Academic Sinica, Taipei
Jul 5, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Possible Phase of 4He
Prof. Jinwu Ye
Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Jul 5, 2006 (Wed), 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Effect of Sample Topology and Quantum Phase Transition in Quasi-one-dimensional Superconductors
Prof. Ying LIU
Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University
Jun 12, 2006 (Mon), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Atomic Scale Rotational Symmetry Breaking in Sodium Doped Cuprates
Dr. Yan CHEN
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
May 25, 2006 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Coexistence of Superconductivity and Ferromagnetism in Dilute Co-doped La1.89Ce0.11CuOdSystem: RKKY Interaction for FM Ordering
Prof. Bairu Zhao
Institute of Physics, Beijing
Apr 7, 2006 (Fri), 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

A Phenomenological Theory of the Pseudogap State
Mr. Kai-Yu Yang
Center of Theoretical and Computational Physics and Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Mar 29, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 311, 3/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Extended Staggered-flux Phases in Two Dimensional Lattices
Prof. Chang-de GONG
Nanjing University
Mar 15, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Fluctuating Geometry: A Case for Stochastic Loewner Evolution
Prof. Paul Wiegmann
The University of Chicago
Mar 9, 2006 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Young Neutron Stars: Some Puzzles and Speculations
Prof. Malvin Ruderman
Department of Physics, Columbia University, USA
Mar 8, 2006 (Wed), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 311, 3/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Theory of a-b Anisotropy in Orthorhombic YBa2Cu3Oy
Mr. Tao Zhou
Department of Physics, Nanjing University
Mar 1, 2006 (Wed), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Room 311, 3/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Path Integral Simulations of Supersolid Behavior in Solid Helium 4
Prof. D. M. Ceperley
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Dec 14, 2005 (Wed), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Lecture Theatre T3, G1/F, Meng-Wah Complex, HKU

Conductance Fluctuation and Distribution in Electron Transport
Mr. Wei REN
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Dec 7, 2005 (Wed), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Room 311, 3/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Semiconductor Spintronics - Key Points of Physics and Device Design
Prof. Lu J. Sham
Department of Physics, University of California San Diego
Dec 5, 2005 (Mon), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lecture Theatre P4, LG1/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Theoretical Modeling of Quantum Transport in Nano-structures
Dr. ZHU Yu
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Nov 16, 2005 (Wed), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Room 311, 3/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of Strongly Correlated Systems
Prof. Shou-Cheng Zhang
Stanford University
Nov 2, 2005 (Wed), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
T7, Meng Wah Complex, HKU

Revealing Quantum Phase Transitions with a Novel Sublattice Entanglement Scenario
Dr. Yan Chen
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Oct 19, 2005 (Wed), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Room 311, 3/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

The Intriguing Pseudogap Phase of the Underdoped Cuprate Superconductors
Prof. T.M. Rice
ETH-Zurich Theoretische Physik, Switzerland
Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Oct 13, 2005 (Thu), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 522, 5/F, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU

 

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