Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Jun 17, 2019 (Mon)
11:00 a.m.seminars
Control of “Valley” Properties in 2D TMDs Using a MagnetProf. Hao Zeng
Jun 19, 2019 (Wed)
11:00 a.m.seminars
Nontrivial Topology in Weyl Semimetals and Fe-Based SuperconductorsProf. Kenneth Burch
Jun 19, 2019 (Wed)
2:30 p.m.seminars
Chirality in Quantum DynamicsProf. Naoto Nagaosa
Jun 20, 2019 (Thu)
2:15 p.m.seminars
Topology and Correlations in Monolayer WTe2Prof. Sanfeng Wu
Jun 20, 2019 (Thu)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Anisotropic Edge-enhanced Transport in WTe2 Josephson JunctionProf. Gil-Ho Lee
Jun 21, 2019 (Fri)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Electrodynamics of Topological Insulators and SemimetalsProf. N. Peter Armitage
Jul 12, 2019 (Fri)
2:30 p.m.seminars
Tidal Disruption Events in Active Galactic NucleiDr. Chi-Ho Chan
Our Recent Achievements:seminars
  • Three undergraduate students, Deng Jian Qiao, Wong Hong Tsun and Yeung Ryan Wai-Yen, teamed with two other students from the University of Oxford and Peking University, joined the online International Theoretical Physics Olympiad 2019 and ranked the top 10 out of 88 teams worldwide
  • 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
Department of Physics Newsletterseminars

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