Research group
    Quantum sensors
    Instrumentation Lunch presentation
    Optical table
    PROSPECT assembly
    Poster session
    Physics graduates
    Yale Pathways to Science outreach
    Outreach with Yale Pathways to Science
    Optical trapping of microspheres
    Physics majors
    CUORE Cryostat
    ALICE event
    Women in Physics
    PROSPECT team
    Laser cooling and magneto-optical trapping of strontium monofluoride. (Matt Steinecker)
    PROSPECT photo multiplier tubes (Ke Han)
    Colored phase contrast images of Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii cells. (Veikko F. Geyer, Benjamin M. Friedrich)
    Displacing oxygens in the interfacial layer of a LSMO/BTO interface. (Alexandru Bogdan Georgescu)
    Confocal image of mouse keratinocytes. (Aaron Mertz)
    ATLAS detector from above (Lawrence Lee)
    Quantum Mixmaster Excitation State (2,1) in Minisuperspace (Joseph Bae)


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Welcome to the Yale Physics Department, a center of research and training, in which our vibrant community works together with each other, and with collaborators across Yale’s campus, the country, and the world to answer fundamental scientific questions that are pushing the frontiers of our current understanding of the universe.


Robert Adair, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Physics (August 14, 1924-September 28, 2020)
October 23, 2020
On September 28, 2020 Robert K. Adair,  Yale University Sterling Professor Emeritus of Physics and former Chair of the Physics Department died in Hamden, CT at the age of 96...
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction Fall 2020
October 22, 2020
On Friday, October 16, 2020, Yale joined the ranks of  Sigma Pi Sigma, the National Physics Honor Society, as Chapter #584. In a virtual ceremony we inducted 32 members of...
Zaporah Price, Staff Reporter Yale Daily News
October 21, 2020
On October 20, 2020, the Yale Department of Physics and Wright Lab both co-sponsored a lecture given by Dr. Kuheli Dutt of Columbia University on “Diversity, Equity and...
October 16, 2020
Wright Lab alum Dr. Charles D. Brown II is an experimental quantum physicist at the University of California, Berkeley, a passionate science communicator, and a champion for...
Black In Physics logo.
October 16, 2020
#BlackInPhysics Week, which will be held on October 25-31, 2020, is “dedicated to celebrating Black physicists, [their] scientific contributions, and revealing a more...