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)


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.


September 23, 2020
On September 18, 2020, Max Hays successfully defended his thesis, “Realization of an Andreev spin qubit: Exploring the sub-gap structure of Josephson nanowires using circuit...
September 22, 2020
On September 24-27 Yale will be celebrating 150 years of women at Yale by a virtual symposium. Physics is represented by Ariel Ekblaw who graduated with distinction with a...
September 18, 2020
On September 17, 2020, Stephen Albright successfully defended his thesis, “Ultra-thin Film Growth of Chalcogenides to Realize Novel Electronic Phenomena” (Advisor: Charles...
September 18, 2020
A new Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) has recently been formed in the  Yale Physics Department. This committee serves as a point of communication between graduate...
Hubble Space Telescope image of the massive galaxy cluster MACSJ1206 with the distortions produced by light bending and the dark matter map generated from these lensing effects (shown on the left in blue). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Caminha (University of Groningen), M. Meneghetti (Observatory of Astrophysics and Space Science of Bologna), P. Natarajan (Yale University), the CLASH team, and M. Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)
September 11, 2020
Yale News (September 10, 2020), “Holding up a mirror to a dark matter discrepancy” The universe’s funhouse mirrors are revealing a difference between how dark matter behaves...