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Department of Physics

382 Via Pueblo Mall
Stanford, CA  94305
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  • Boise State University
    Materials Science And Engineering
    Boise, ID

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    RIT - Chester F. Carlson Center For Imaging Science
    Rochester, NY

  • Rice University
    Professional Master's In Nanosciences And Space Studies
    Houston, TX

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    School of Physics
    Atlanta, GA

  • University of Central Florida
    Department of Physics
    Orlando, FL

  • University of Illinois At Chicago
    Department of Physics
    Chicago, IL

  • Brown University
    Department of Physics
    Providence, RI

  • Case Western Reserve University
    Department of Physics
    Cleveland, OH

  • University of Arkansas
    Department of Physics
    Fayetteville, AR

  • Northern Illinois University
    Department of Physics
    DeKalb, IL

  • College of William And Mary
    Department of Physics
    Williamsburg, VA

  • University At Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Department of Physics
    Buffalo, NY

  • Colorado School of Mines
    Department of Physics
    Golden, CO

  • University of Denver
    Department of Physics And Astronomy
    Denver, CO

  • University of Pennsylvania
    Master of Medical Physics
    Philadelphia, PA

  • Dartmouth College
    Department of Physics & Astronomy
    Hanover, NH

  • Central Michigan University
    Department of Physics
    Mt. Pleasant, MI

  • Ryerson University
    Department of Biomedical Physics
    Toronto, CANADA

  • Nanjing University
    School of Physics
    Nanjing, CHINA

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Department of Physics
    Shanghai, CHINA

2013-2014 graduate programs in physics, astronomy, and other physical sciences

Stanford University

Department of Physics

Application deadline Application fee General GRE GradSchoolShopper Statement on the Use of the GRE GRE Physics
Domestic - Fall: Dec 17
International - Fall: Dec 17
Domestic - $125
International - $125
Yes, required.
Yes, required.

Research Specialties
Stanford University

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Astrophysics Both -
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Experimental -
Condensed Matter Physics Both -
Cosmology & String Theory Both -
Low Temperature Physics Experimental -
Particles and Fields Both -
Relativity & Gravitation Both -
Solar Physics Experimental -

Departmental Research and Staff




Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology

Thomas Abel, Roger Blandford, Vahe Petrosian, Roger Romani, Risa Wechsler

Theoretical Condensed Matter

Sebastian Doniach, Steven Kivelson, Robert Laughlin, Xiaoliang Qi, Srinivas Raghu, Shoucheng Zhang

Theoretical Particle Physics

Savas Dimopoulos, Peter Graham, Sean Hartnoll, Patrick Hayden, Shamit Kachru, Renata Kallosh, Andrei Linde, Leonardo Senatore, Stephen Shenker, Eva Silverstein, Leonard Susskind


Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Philip Bucksbaum, Steven Chu, Leo Hollberg, Mark Kasevich, Benjamin Lev, Monika Schleier-Smith, Carl Wieman

Experimental and Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology

Steven Allen, Patricia Burchat, Blas Cabrera, Sarah Church, Persis Drell, Kent Irwin, Steven Kahn, Chao-Lin Kuo, Bruce Macintosh, Peter Michelson, Philip Scherrer

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

David Goldhaber-Gordon, Aharon Kapitulnik, Hari Manoharan, Kathryn Moler, Zhi-Xun Shen

Experimental Particle Physics

Patricia Burchat, Blas Cabrera, Persis Drell, Giorgio Gratta