Using the APS Logo

Usage

The APS logo is a Registered Trademark of the American Physical Society. APS divisions, departments, and units may use the authorized APS Physics logo in connection with approved instructional and promotional materials. Commercial use is prohibited without written permission from APS.

Guidelines

To ensure proper use of the APS logo, please follow these guidelines.

Official APS Logo
The official APS logo is two colors, blue and black, on a transparent or white background. Acceptable color variations are below. No other color variations are allowed without written permission.

Incorporating the APS Logo
The official APS logo may be incorporated into other logo designs as long APS colors are used and there is sufficient padding around the logo to maintain its independent space in the overall design. Any design incorporating the APS logo must be submitted to the APS Special Publications Department for approval.

Web Usage of the APS Logo
If the APS logo is used on any web page, it must be accompanied by one of these alt tags:

alt="APS Physics"
alt="American Physical Society - APS Physics"

Logo Colors

These acceptable logo variations can be downloaded from the links below.

APS Color Breakdown

APSLogo_2color_tm

2 Colors
GIF
EPS
AI

APSLogo_blue_tm

APS Blue
GIF
EPS
AI

APS_black_only_reg

Black
GIF
EPS
AI

APSLogo_inverted_tm

Inverted, White on Black
GIF
EPS
AI

Questions on Proper Usage

The APS logo should be used on all APS communications and staff materials. If you have any questions, please contact communications@aps.org.