Welcome to the Physics Department.

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

Monday, December 4, 2023. 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Spilker 232

News Spotlight

Photo: Harrison Truong/Stanford University

  • Faculty

Monika Schleier-Smith, a 2020 MacArthur Fellow and associate professor of physics, talks with Ran Abramitzky, professor of economics, about her work at the interface of atomic, molecular, and optical physics and quantum information science. Get a glimpse into Schleier-Smith’s...

Photo courtesy of the Wojcicki family.

The Stanley Wojcicki Memorial Scientific Symposium took place November 10. Thank you to everyone who spoke and attended. 

Videos, photos, and presentation slides are available here.

  • Faculty
  • In the News

Source: Washington Post

“The IXPE data gives us the first map of the magnetic field in the ‘hand,” Stanford University physics professor Roger Romani, who led the study, said in the news release. “The charged particles producing the X-rays...

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.

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