Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Welcome to the Physics Department.

Stanford Physics is a teaching and research department. Our course offerings range from Freshman seminars to advanced graduate classes. We enjoy close connections to Applied Physics and departments at SLAC.

Upcoming Events & Seminars

Tuesday, July 5, 2022. 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: PAB 102/103
Wednesday, July 6, 2022. 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: PAB 102/103

News Spotlight

  • Faculty

Source: Brookings Institution


In the second episode of “Vying for Talent,” former Energy Secretary Steven Chu weighs in on U.S. science and technology innovation, the political outlook for STEM immigration reform, and why he is optimistic about...

Courtesy of Loyola University Chicago

  • Students

Source - Wired


On a sticky August day, I stepped out of the blazing sun into a cool, dimly lit restaurant named Medici on 57th, a longtime staple of the UChicago community. Greene-Johnson was sitting at a table and...

Our Research

Undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are mentored in astrophysics, cosmology, particle physics, atomic and laser physics, and condensed matter physics. Check out our research areas below.

Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics


Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Experimental Particle Physics

Experimental and Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology

Physics and Science Education Research

Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics

Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology

Physics Dept. Faculty Mtg (if needed)

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