2022 Hoodie Ceremony
    PHYS 260/261 (2018-19) reunion. Photo by Steven Girvin
    Edward Bouchet mural by Kwadwo Adae on Henry Street, New Haven
    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
    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)


Discover Physics at Yale

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.


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November 30, 2023
Late October and early November was a time for Yale Physics graduate recruiting efforts. Students and faculty represented Yale Physics at the 2023 SACNAS National Diversity...
November 29, 2023
Satish Dhawan, senior research scientist in physics, is one of the longest-serving members of the Yale Physics Department, with more than 55 years of service to Yale.  ...
November 21, 2023
Welcome to Eun-Joo Ahn, postdoctoral Associate Fellow in the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration with a secondary appointment as a...
November 17, 2023
On November 14, Tong Liu successfully defended the thesis “Inclusive Hadron Yield Analysis in Small and Mid-sized Collision Systems at sqrt(s_NN)=200 GeV at STAR” (advisor:...
November 17, 2023
Welcome to Daniil Antonenko who comes to us from Drexel University as a Mossman Fellow working with Leonid Glazman. Antonenko’s research focuses on the interplay of...
November 16, 2023
Xiran Bai, graduate student in physics and a member of Yale’s Wright Lab, has received a Dean’s Emerging Scholar Award. The award is given to those who exhibit...
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November 15, 2023
On November 4th, the Yale Physics Department, in collaboration with Yale Pathways to Science, welcomed over 100 local middle school students to explore the “World of Light”...