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Announcing postdoctoral fellowships, the 2021 Urbanek & Chodorow Fellowships & the Bloch Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering Urbanek Fellowship The Department of...
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 $100,000 New Horizons Prize...
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 Donish Zaman Khan Slavko...
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 Professor of Applied Physics Kam Moler, newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences.
David Miller, by courtesy Professor of Applied Physics and an expert in photonics, explains the remarkable potential of using light instead of electricity in computation.   (Image: Adobe...
Congratulations to Prof. Benjamin Good, recepient of a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship in the field of Computational & Evolutionary Molecular Biology. 
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By adding some magnetic flair to an exotic quantum experiment, Benjamin Lev's group produced an ultra-stable 1D quantum gas with never-before-seen “scar” states, a feature that could someday be...
The AP department congratulates Kam Moler on her appointment to the Marvin Chodorow Professorship.
Vedika Khemani
VEDIKA KHEMANI, an assistant professor of physics (courtesy appointment in Applied Physics), was recognized twice last month for “seminal theoretical work” on novel non-equilibrium quantum phases of matter,...
ZX Shen
For decades Z-X Shen has ridden a wave of curiosity about the strange behavior of electrons that can levitate magnets. (Image credit: Courtesy of SLAC)
QNEXT
SLAC and Stanford become founding partners of Q-NEXT national quantum center.  Participating Applied Physics faculty are Amir Safavi-Naeini, Kam Moler, Benjamin Lev, Mark Kasevich, Tony Heinz...
Griffin Glenn, a doctoral student in Applied Physics, has been awarded a Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) to support his...
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SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has created a new annual award – the SPIE Maiman Laser Award – to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the laser’s invention. The educational...
Nick Rolston (AP PhD student advised by Reinhold Dauskardt) earned the Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Gold Award. It is a highly competitive award given to graduate students whose academic...
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $25 million award for a new quantum physics research center co-led by Mark Kasevich, professor of applied physics and physics at the School of...
Congratulations to all Applied Physics 2020 Ph.D. & M.S. graduates! The list of graduates with thesis titles is below. View pdf version. Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Physics Victoria Borish...
Hideo Mabuchi
Hideo Mabuchi, professor of applied physics, grew up in a culture that values traditional craft and began collecting it himself during his travels. So, although he began making ceramics on “a bit of a...
Physicist Robert Byer worked on lasers when they were still just an interesting technology, never imagining their myriad modern uses or how they would affect his life.
Gregory Scherrer
Pain sensation and the emotional experience of pain are not the same, and now, in mice, scientists at Stanford have found the neurons responsible for the latter.