PHYS 260/261 (2018-19) reunion. Photo by Steven Girvin
    Hoodie Ceremony 2021
    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)


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September 23, 2022
The Yale Physics 43rd Hanan Rosenthal Memorial Lecture was given on September 19, 2022 by Fracesco Ferlaino, IQOQI-Innsbruck, Austrian Academy of Sciences. The topic was “...
September 16, 2022
Welcome to Dallas DeMartini who comes to us as a postdoctoral associate from Stony Brook University. He is working with Yoram Alhassid in Sloane Physics Lab in the area of...
September 12, 2022
Sarah Demers, professor of physics and a member of Yale’s Wright Lab, was interviewd by David Zierler for the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Oral History...
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September 12, 2022
Extra waves may be great for surfers, but they can lead to tumultuous weather when they start showing up in jet streams. That’s because jet streams — blowing ribbons of wind...
Inaugural Postdoc Advisory Committee (PDAC): Yogesh Patil, Laura Havener, and Isabella Graf
September 9, 2022
This spring, the Physics department appointed Isabella Graf, Laura Havener, and Yogesh Patil as the inaugural Postdoc Advisory Committee (PDAC), which serves as a point of...