Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Apr 25, 2019 (Thu)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Epitaxial Growth and Physical Properties of GaN Thick Films and AlGaN/GaN Heterostructures on Si SubstratesProf. Bo Shen
Apr 26, 2019 (Fri)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Momentum-space Imaging Spectroscopy and Observations of Topological Vortices in Plasmonic CrystalsProf. Jian Zi
Apr 30, 2019 (Tue)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Generalized Wigner-von Neumann Entropy and Its TypicalityProf. Biao Wu
Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • A team of three undergraduate students, Gong Zhengyangguang, Ng Ka Wai and Wong Hong Tsun won a silver medal for the solar sailing problem in The University Physics Competition 2017
  • J.H.C. Lee received the HKU Outstanding Departmental Safety Representative (DSR) Award
  • X.D. Cui received the Outstanding Researcher Award 2016-17
  • S.Z. Zhang received the Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2016-17
  • X.D. Cui received the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2017
  • W. Yao received the Outstanding Researcher Award
  • Prof. K.B. Luk and the Daya Bay Collaboration (HKU Members: T. Kwok, M.K.P. Lee, J.K.C. Leung, K.Y. Leung, H. Liu, H.Y. Ngai, C.S.J. Pun, H.C. Wong) received the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
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Department of Physics Newsletter (Apr 2019)

Physics in HKU
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 ...

Publication Highlights
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Signatures of moiré-trapped valley excitons in MoSe<sub>2</sub>/WSe<sub>2</sub> heterobilayers
Signatures of moiré-trapped valley excitons in MoSe2/WSe2 heterobilayers K.L. Seyler, P. Rivera, H.Y. Yu, N.P. Wilson, E.L. Ray, D.G. Mandrus, J.Q. Yan, W. Yao, X.D. Xu Nature, Vol.567(7746), 66-82, 2019 Download
Gate tuning from exciton superfluid to quantum anomalous Hall in van der Waals heterobilayer
Gate tuning from exciton superfluid to quantum anomalous Hall in van der Waals heterobilayer Q.Z. Zhu, M.W.Y. Tu, Q.J. Tong, W. Yao Science Advances, Vol.5(1), eaau6120:1-5, 2019 Download