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

January
31
Date
Tuesday, January 31, 2023. 3:30pm
Location: Hewlett Teaching Center
370 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
201
February
2
Date
Thursday, February 2, 2023. 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Location: PAB 102/103

February
7
Date
Tuesday, February 7, 2023. 3:30pm
Location: Hewlett Teaching Center
370 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
201

News Spotlight

  • Announcements
  • Awards
  • Faculty
  • From: Stanford University | Stanford, California
  • Year: 2023
  • Subject: Physics
  • Award: Benjamin Franklin NextGen Award
  • Citation: For groundbreaking research elucidating fundamental properties of matter and energy by using ultracold atoms and their interactions with light.

Linda Cicero

  • Announcements

We encourage prospective postdocs to apply to the Stanford PRISM program (link: https://postdocs.stanford.edu/PRISM). The application closes February 13th, 2023, and accepted students will visit Stanford in May. 

  • Announcements

We encourage undergraduate students from outside Stanford to apply to the Leadership Alliance Summer Research - Early Identification Program (Deadline February 1, 2023) or Cal-Bridge Summer (Deadline February 1, 2023). 

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

Biophysics

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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