Department of Applied Physics
Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Philosophy
Sept 2018 Entry
Research in the Department of Applied Physics (AP) can be categorised into the following five areas: (1) Energy Materials and Devices, (2) Nanomaterials, (3) Photonics, Plasmonics and Optoelectronics – Materials and Devices, (4) Smart Materials and Devices and (5) Theoretical and Computational Physics. Owing to our long-term commitment to striving for academic excellence, AP has achieved outstanding results, including publications in internationally renowned journals, awards by local and international institutes, patents and grants from various government and industrial bodies. For more information, please download our Departmental Leaflet.
Strengths of the Department
AP is well recognised by both students and employers for its continuous provision of high-quality tertiary education. The research quality of our staff members and postgraduate students has also received recognition through research awards, grants and fellowships and scholarships.
According to the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2014 conducted by the University Grants Council of Hong Kong, AP attained the highest proportion of world leading (4*) research work at PolyU. AP ranks 1st in the Materials Science cost centre and 2nd among all Physics Departments in Hong Kong.
Outcome-based Research Postgraduate Programmes for PhD and MPhil Studies Programme Booklet
Programme Leader: Dr HUANG Haitao
Advanced Physics Laboratory
Chemical Vapour Deposition Laboratory
Foundation Physics Laboratory
Intermediate Physics Laboratory
Multimedia Physics Laboratory
Organic Electronic Laboratory
Pulsed Laser Deposition Laboratory
Sensor and Transducer Laboratory
Thin Film Fabrication Laboratory
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