• Potential changes caused by displacing oxygens in the interfacial layer of a LSMO/BTO interface. Photo by Alexandru Bogdan Georgescu 
  • Homestake Mine houses more than just the LUX detector--it also plays host to several world-famous liquid nitrogen ice cream chefs. Ariana Hackenburg & Nichole Larsen 
  • Taken at Sanford Underground Laboratory in Lead, SD. Photo by Blair Edwards 
  • 1st Place: The most beautiful street in America, C. Dickens and M. Twain (Hillhouse Avenue). Photo by Claudia De Grandi 



The Department of Physics offers studies in a wide range of fields leading to Baccalaureate and Doctoral degrees. The Department has a diverse faculty pool with the majority of professors having their primary appointment in the Physics Department. The specific interests of the Department’s faculty members fall into several areas of research which are detailed on the

 Department’s Research Web-page

Many faculty members have joint appointments in other departments at Yale. These include:



April 13, 2015
Reina Maruyama (Assistant Professor of Physics) and Karsten Heeger (Professor of Physics) Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events (CUORE) Research featured in Yale...
April 1, 2015
Jared Vasquez (Graduate Student with Paul Tipton) has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for 2015. As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind,...
March 18, 2015
ALICE Jet Workshop 2015 Yale University Relativistic Heavy Ions Group May 13 – 15, 2015 Bass 305 The aims of the workshop are to further ALICE strategies for the LHC Run-II...