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)


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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.


May 21, 2024
Annually, the Physics Department selects students based on faculty nominations and academic achievement for the Howard L. Schultz, Sr. Prize, awarded by the Physics...
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May 21, 2024
Yale Physics congratulates our graduating students in the class of 2024, including: Yale Physics Ph.D. Graduates December 2023 Graduates Yunpeng Ji, ‘23 (advisor Nir Navon...
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May 17, 2024
Yale Physics postdoctoral associates Fernando Flor, Pranav Sanghavi, and Jorge Torres, who are all members of Wright Lab, coordinated the 2024 Pint of Science Festival in New...
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May 17, 2024
The interdisciplinary conference Asian Americans and STEM 2024 was held at Yale’s Greenberg Conference Center on May 10. The meeting brought together over 60 people from 18...