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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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.


November 18, 2022
On Thursday, November 17, 2022 the physics department held its annual undergraduate research fair, which is held as a way to connect physics faculty with potential...
November 18, 2022
A team from the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association (YUAA) received a grant in 2018 from NASA’s CubeSat Launch initiative (CSLI) to develop and fly the Bouchet Low Earth...
November 17, 2022
On November 8, 2022, Volodymyr Sivak successfully defended the thesis: “Quantum Error Correction Beyond Break-Even” (advisor: Michel Devoret). Sivak explained, “Recently,...
November 17, 2022
Yale and Wright Lab have partnered with the GAINS Network again to host the 2022 Girls Advancing in STEM (GAINS) Conference  on November 13-15, 2022. The GAINS conference...
November 15, 2022
On Friday, November 11, 2022 the physics department held the 8th consecutive hoodie ceremony to welcome the class of 2024 to the physics ranks! Due to the weather the...