Emeriti: (Professors) Steven Chu, Alexander L. Fetter, Theodore H. Geballe, Walter A. Harrison, Peter A. Sturrock; (Professors, Research) Calvin F. Quate, Helmut Wiedemann, Herman Winick; (Courtesy) Gordon S. Kino
Chair: Aharon Kapitulnik
Professors: Malcolm R. Beasley, Arthur Bienenstock, Steven M. Block, Philip H. Bucksbaum, Robert L. Byer, Sebastian Doniach, Martin M. Fejer, Daniel S. Fisher, Stephen E. Harris, Aharon Kapitulnik, Mark A. Kasevich, Hideo Mabuchi, Vahť Petrosian, Zhi-Xun Shen, Yoshihisa Yamamoto
Associate Professors: Ian R. Fisher, Kathryn A. Moler, David A. Reis
Assistant Professor: Mark J. Schnitzer
Professor (Research): Michel J-F. Digonnet
Courtesy Professors: Bruce M. Clemens, James S. Harris, Lambertus Hesselink, David A. B. Miller, W. E. Moerner, Douglas D. Osheroff, Stephen R. Quake, Shoucheng Zhang
Consulting Professors: Thomas M. Baer, Raymond G. Beausoleil, Richard G. Brewer, John D. Fox, Martin Greven (Autumn Quarter), Bernardo A. Huberman, John R. Kirtley, Richard M. Martin, Stuart S. P. Parkin, Daniel Rugar
Department Office: Applied Physics 101
Mail Code: 94305-4090
Phone: (650) 723-4027
Web Site: http://appliedphysics.stanford.edu
The Department of Applied Physics offers qualified students with backgrounds in physics or engineering the opportunity to do graduate course work and research in the physics relevant to technical applications and natural phenomena. These areas include accelerator physics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, nanostructured materials, optoelectronics, photonics, quantum optics, space science and astrophysics, synchrotron radiation and applications. Student research is supervised by the faculty members listed above and also by various members of other departments such as Biology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and faculty of the Medical School who are engaged in related research fields. Research activities are carried out in laboratories including the Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, the Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, the Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the Center for Probing the Nanoscale, and the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science.
The number of graduate students admitted to Applied Physics is limited. Applications should be received by January 5, 2010. Graduate students normally enter the department only in Autumn Quarter.
Graduate Programs in Applied Physics
Admission requirements for graduate work in Applied Physics include a bachelor's degree in Physics or an equivalent engineering degree. Students entering the program from an engineering curriculum should expect to spend at least an additional quarter of study acquiring the background to meet the requirements for advanced degrees in Applied Physics.