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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
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.