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Postdoc Fellowships: The 2022 Urbanek and Bloch Fellowships

Announcing postdoctoral fellowships, the 2022 Urbanek & Chodorow Fellowships & the Bloch Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering Urbanek Fellowship...
Benjamin Lev, Sri Raghu, and Monika Schleier-Smith elected 2021 American Physical Society Fellows

Benjamin Lev, Sri Raghu, and Monika Schleier-Smith elected 2021 American Physical Society Fellows

Benjamin Lev, Physics & Applied Physics Professor, along with Physics Professors Srinivas Raghu and Monika Schleier-Smith, are new APS Fellows for work in quantum...
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Tony Heinz wins the Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science

Applied Physics Professor Tony Heinz wins the 2022 Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science "For ground-breaking contributions to the development and application of laser...

Vedika Khemani wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize

Vedika Khemani, Applied Physics Professor, by courtesy, has won a Breakthrough New Horizons Prize for work on time crystals, a new non-equilibrium phase of matter. The...

Stanford researchers develop first self-cooling laser made with a silica fiber

Michel Digonnet, Professor of Applied Physics, and a team of students and collaborators develop the first self-cooling optical fiber made of silica for laser applications...

Congratulations to all AP 2021 graduates!

Congratulations to all Applied Physics 2020-2021 Ph.D. & M.S. graduates!  View PDF version of graduation program. Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Physics Yuan Chen...

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