Department of Physics - The University of Hong Kong
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Nov 21, 2018 (Wed)
4:00 p.m.seminars
The Non-thermal Universe, Cherenkov Astronomy, and the MAGIC ExperimentMs. Jezabel Garcia
Nov 26, 2018 (Mon)
1:30 p.m.seminars
Public Seminar of PhD Candidate:
"Analogous" Excitonic Excitation of a Superfluid Fermi Gas in a Double-layer Optical Lattice
Mr. Johnson Chung Shun CHAN
Nov 28, 2018 (Wed)
2:30 p.m.seminars
Cosmic Rays in Molecular Clouds and DiscsDr. Alexei Ivlev
Dec 11, 2018 (Tue)
4:00 p.m.seminars
Probing the Majorana Nature of Neutrinos with nEXODr. Raymond Hei-man Tsang
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
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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The inside-out planetary nebula around a born-again star
The inside-out planetary nebula around a born-again star M.A. Guerrero, X. Fang, M.M. Miller Bertolami, G. Ramos-Larios, H. Todt, A. Alarie, L. Sabin, L.F. Miranda, C. Morisset, C. Kehrig, S.A. Zavala Nature Astronomy, Vol.2(10), 784-789, 2018 Download
Giant tunneling magnetoresistance in spin-filter van der Waals heterostructures
Giant tunneling magnetoresistance in spin-filter van der Waals heterostructures T.C. Song, X.H. Cai, M.W.Y. Tu, X.O. Zhang, B. Huang, N.P. Wilson, K.L. Seyler, L. Zhu, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, M.A. McGuire, D.H. Cobden, D. Xiao, W. Yao, X.D. Xu Science, Vol.360(6394), 1214-1218, 2018 Download