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01.0 POLYMER PHYSICS (DPOLY)

01.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

01.1.1 Organic Electronics and Photonics (DPOLY/DMP)
01.1.2 Polymer Glasses: The Influence of Confinement and Interfaces on Material Properties (DPOLY/GSNP) [same as 03.1.31]
01.1.3 Architectural Design of Polymers (DPOLY)
01.1.4 Polyelectrolyte Complexation (DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 04.1.34]
01.1.5 Symposium Honoring William W. Graessley (DPOLY)
01.1.6 Smart Responsive Polymers for Soft Materials (DPOLY)
01.1.7 Polymer Nanocomposites: From Fundamentals to Functional Applications (DPOLY)
01.1.8 Extreme Deformation of Polymers and Soft Matter: Cavitation, Fracture, and Recoil (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.23]
01.1.9 Mechanisms of Ionic Conduction and Diffusion in Polymeric Ion Conductors (DPOLY)
01.1.10 3D Printing of Soft Materials: From Process Physics to Part Properties (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.20]
01.1.11 Mechano-Responsive Polymers and Soft Materials (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.21]
01.1.12 Advanced Morphological Characterization of Polymeric Materials (DPOLY)
01.1.13 Block Copolymer Thin Films Integrated with New Material Platforms (DPOLY)
01.1.14 Advancing Polymer Physics by Integrating Simulation and Theory (DPOLY, DCOMP, DCP) [same as 16.1.18, 05.1.8]
01.1.15 Structure and Rheology of Hydrogels (DPOLY)
01.1.16 Polymers for Energy Applications (DPOLY)
01.1.17 Polymer Physics in Very Strongly Confined Environments (DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 03.1.30]
01.1.18 Soft Materials Containing Synthetic Polymers, Peptides, Proteins, Biomachinery and Beyond (DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 04.1.35]
01.1.19 Polymer Crystallization from Classical to Functional Systems (DPOLY)
01.1.20 Physics of Genome Organization: From DNA to Chromatin (DBIO, GSNP, DPOLY) [same as 03.1.22, 04.1.3]
01.1.21 Physics of proteins: Intrinsically disordered and aggregated states of proteins (DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 04.1.6]
01.1.22 Mechanics of Mechanical Networks (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 02.1.5, 03.1.9, 04.1.23]
01.1.23 Soft Interface Mechanics (GSOFT, DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 02.1.10, 04.1.28]
01.1.24 Fluid Mechanics for Soft Matter (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 02.1.11, 03.1.15]
01.1.25 Self-assembly in Liquid Crystals and other Complex Solvents (GSOFT, DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 02.1.13, 04.1.25]
01.1.26 Symposium Honoring Ryong-Joon Roe (DPOLY)

01.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

01.2 Semi Crystalline Polymers
01.3 Liquid Crystalline Polymers
01.4 Polymeric Glasses
01.5 Polymer Melts and Solutions
01.6 Polymeric Elastomers and Gels
01.7 Charged and Ion-Containing Polymers
01.8 Physics of Copolymers
01.9 Polymer Blends
01.10 Polymer Composites
01.11 Electrically and Optically Active Polymers
01.12 Surfaces, Interfaces, and Polymeric Thin Films
01.13 Biopolymers: Molecules, Solutions, Networks, and Gels
 

02.0 SOFT CONDENSED MATTER (GSOFT)

02.1 FOCUS SESSIONS

02.1.1 Soft Matter in Industrial Applications (GSOFT, GSNP, FIAP) [same as 03.1.12, 22.1.3]
02.1.2 Aspherical Particles in Soft Matter Self-Assembly and Granular Matter (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.1.13]
02.1.3 Machine Learning in Nonlinear Physics and Mechanics (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.1.14]
02.1.4 Origami and Kirigami Metamaterials (GSOFT, GSNP)
02.1.5 Mechanics of Mechanical Networks (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 01.1.22. 03.1.9, 04.1.23]
02.1.6 Thermocapillary and Solvocapillary Methods for the Manipulation of Soft Matter
02.1.7 Morphogenesis (DBIO, GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.1.10, 04.1.16]
02.1.8 Physics of Bioinspired Soft Materials (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 04.1.24]
02.1.9 Free Energy Mapping in Biology and Materials Science (GSOFT, DCOMP, DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.11, 04.1.27, 16.1.8]
02.1.10 Soft Interface Mechanics (GSOFT, DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 01.1.23, 04.1.28]
02.1.11 Fluid Mechanics for Soft Matter (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 01.1.24, 03.1.15]
02.1.12 Physics of Liquids (GSOFT, GSNP, DCP) [same as 03.1.16, 05.1.9]
02.1.13 Self-assembly in Liquid Crystals and other Complex Solvents (GSOFT, DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 01.1.25, 04.1.25]
02.1.14 Microinertia Effects in Particulate Flows (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.1.17]
02.1.15 Active Mechanics of Networks and Gels (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 04.1.26]
02.1.16 Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Hydrodynamics of Active Matter (GSOFT, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 03.1.18, 04.1.37]
02.1.17 Robophysics: Robotics Meets Physics (DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 04.1.17]
02.1.18 Physical Force Regulation of Cells and Tissue (DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 04.1.18]
02.1.19 Self Organization in the Cytoskeleton (DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 04.1.7]
02.1.20 3D Printing of Soft MaterialsFrom Process Physics to Part Properties (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 01.1.10]
02.1.21 Mechano-Responsive Polymers and Soft Materials (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 01.1.11]
02.1.22 Continuum Descriptions of Discrete Materials (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.1.19]
02.1.23 Extreme Deformation of Polymers and Soft Matter: Cavitation, Fracture, and Recoil (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 01.1.8]
02.1.24 Jamming of cells in tissues and tumors (GSNP, DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 03.1.20, 04.1.29]
02.1.25 Thermal versus Athermal Plasticity (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 03.1.21]

02.2 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

02.2 Colloids
02.3 Emulsions and Foams
02.4 Liquid Crystals
02.5 Membranes, Micelles and Vesicles
02.6 Gels and Complex Fluids
02.7 Disordered and Glassy Systems (non-polymeric)
02.8 Fracture, Friction, and Deformation
02.9 Self-and Directed Assembly (Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium)
02.10 Active Materials
02.11 Rheology and flow of soft materials
 

03.0 STATISTICAL AND NONLINEAR PHYSICS (GSNP)

03.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

03.1.1 Dynamical Pattern Formation in Synchronization of Complex Networks (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 04.1.32]
03.1.2 Physics of Cell Organelles and Intracellular Membranes (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 04.1.32]
03.1.3 Mechanical Metamaterials (GSNP, DPOLY, GSOFT, DBIO)
03.1.4 Extreme Mechanical Instabilities, Defects, and Large Deformations (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 04.1.30]
03.1.5 Athermal Systems and Statistical Mechanics (GSNP)
03.1.6 Morphable Structures (GSNP)
03.1.7 Noise-driven dynamics in far-from-equilibrium systems (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 04.1.31]
03.1.8 Origami and Kirigami Metamaterials (GSOFT, GSNP)
03.1.9 Mechanics of Mechanical Networks (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 01.1.22, 02.1.5, 04.1.23]
03.1.10 Morphogenesis (DBIO, GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 02.1.7, 04.1.16]
03.1.11 Free Energy Mapping in Biology and Materials Science (GSOFT, DCOMP, DBIO, GSNP) [same as 02.1.9, 04.1.27, 16.1.8]
03.1.12 Soft Matter in Industrial Applications (GSOFT, GSNP, FIAP) [same as 02.1.1, 22.1.3]
03.1.13 Aspherical Particles in Soft Matter Self-Assembly and Granular Matter (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 02.1.2]
03.1.14 Machine Learning in Nonlinear Physics and Mechanics (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 02.1.3]
03.1.15 Fluid Mechanics for Soft Matter (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 01.1.24, 02.1.11]
03.1.16 Physics of Liquids (GSOFT, GSNP, DCP) [same as 02.1.12, 05.1.9]
03.1.17 Microinertia Effects in Particulate Flows (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 02.1.14]
03.1.18 Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Hydrodynamics of Active Matter (GSOFT, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 02.1.16, 04.1.37]
03.1.19 Continuum Descriptions of Discrete Materials (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 02.1.22]
03.1.20 Jamming of cells in tissues and tumors (GSNP, DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.24, 04.1.29]
03.1.21 Thermal versus Athermal Plasticity (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.25]
03.1.22 Physics of Genome Organization: From DNA to Chromatin (DBIO, GSNP, DPOLY) [same as 01.1.20, 04.1.3]
03.1.23 Biophysics of Cellular Organization and Dynamics Across Multiple Spatial Scales (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 04.1.9]
03.1.24 Evolutionary Systems Biology (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 04.1.11]
03.1.25 Evolutionary Dynamics of Genomes (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 04.1.12]
03.1.26 Physics of multicellular information processing (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 04.1.13]
03.1.27 Inference and stochastic processes in Biophysics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 04.1.14]
03.1.28 Single-Cell Variability and Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 04.1.15]
03.1.29 Evolutionary and Ecological Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 04.1.21]
03.1.30 Polymer Physics in Very Strongly Confined Environments (DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 01.1.17]
03.1.31 Polymer Glasses: The Influence of Confinement and Interfaces on Material Properties (DPOLY/GSNP) [same as 01.1.2]

03.2 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

03.2 Jamming and Glassy Behavior
03.3 Granular Materials and Flows
03.4 Active Matter
03.5 Systems Far from Equilibrium, including Fluctuation Theorems and Fluctuation-Dissipation Relations
03.6 Pattern Formation and Spatio-temporal Chaos
03.7 Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics
03.8 Complex Networks and their Application
03.9 Statistical Mechanics of Social Systems such as Economics, Finance, Traffic Flow and Crowd Dynamics
03.10 Frustrated Systems, including constraint satisfaction, satisfiability and NP-complete problems
03.11 Extreme Mechanics
03.12 Population and Evolutionary Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.15]
03.13 General Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
 

04.0 BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS (DBIO)

04.1.0 FOCUS TOPICS

04.1.1 Coherence and Quantum Aspects of Living Systems
04.1.2 Single Molecule Dynamics Inside and Outside of Cells
04.1.3 Physics of Genome Organization: From DNA to Chromatin (DBIO, GSNP, DPOLY) [same as 01.1.20, 03.1.22]
04.1.4 Proteins at fluid-fluid interfaces
04.1.5 Physics of Proteins: Experimental and computational studies on the structure and conformational dynamics of proteins
04.1.6 Physics of proteins: Intrinsically disordered and aggregated states of proteins (DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 01.1.21]
04.1.7 Self Organization in the Cytoskeleton (DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.19]
04.1.8 Cell wall organization, growth and mechanics
04.1.9 Biophysics of cellular organization and dynamics across multiple spatial scales (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.23]
04.1.10 Physical biomaterials: Structure, function, design
04.1.11 Evolutionary Systems Biology (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.24]
04.1.12 Evolutionary Dynamics of Genomes (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.25]
04.1.13 Physics of multicellular information processing (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.26]
04.1.14 Inference and stochastic processes in Biophysics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.27]
04.1.15 Single-Cell Variability and Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.28]
04.1.16 Morphogenesis (DBIO, GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 02.1.7, 03.1.10]
04.1.17 Robophysics: Robotics Meets Physics (DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.17]
04.1.18 Physical Force Regulation of Cells and Tissue (DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.18]
04.1.19 Physics of development and disease
04.1.20 Neural control of behavior
04.1.21 Evolutionary and Ecological Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.1.29]
04.1.22 Emergent self-organization in active matter
04.1.23 Mechanics of Mechanical Networks (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 01.1.22, 02.1.5, 03.1.9]
04.1.24 Physics of Bioinspired Soft Materials (GSOFT,DBIO) [same as 02.1.8]
04.1.25 Self-assembly in Liquid Crystals and other Complex Solvents (GSOFT, DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 01.1.25, 02.1.13]
04.1.26 Active Mechanics of Networks and Gels (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 02.1.15]
04.1.27 Free Energy Mapping in Biology and Materials Science (GSOFT, DCOMP, DBIO, GSNP) [same as 02.1.9, 04.1.27, 16.1.8]
04.1.28 Soft Interface Mechanics (GSOFT, DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 01.1.23, 02.1.10]
04.1.29 Jamming of cells in tissues and tumors (GSNP, DBIO, GSOFT) [same as 02.1.24, 03.1.20]
04.1.30 Extreme Mechanical Instabilities, Defects, and Large Deformations (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 03.1.14]
04.1.31 Noise-driven dynamics in far-from-equilibrium systems (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 03.1.7]
04.1.32 Dynamical pattern formation in synchronization of complex networks (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 03.1.1]
04.1.32 Physics of Cell Organelles and Intracellular Membranes (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 03.1.2]
04.1.33 Petascale Science and Beyond: Applications and Opportunities for Materials, Chemical, and Bio Physics (DCOMP, DBIO, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 11.1.7, 12.1.11, 16.1.1]
04.1.34 Polyelectrolyte Complexation (DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 01.1.4]
04.1.35 Soft Materials Containing Synthetic Polymers, Peptides, Proteins, Biomachinery and Beyond (DPOLY, DBIO) [same as 01.1.18]
04.1.37 Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Hydrodynamics of Active Matter (GSOFT, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 02.1.16, 03.1.18]

04.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

04.2 Quantum Phenomena in Biology
04.3 Nanoscale biophysics
04.4 Single Molecule Techniques
04.5 Instrumentation and Analysis Technique Development (hardware, software, machine learning, big data)
04.6 Biopolymers (DNA, RNA, biocompatable, gels)
04.7 Proteins (globular, enzymes, structured, unstructured)
04.8 Membranes (membranes, channels)
04.9 Cytoskeleton (actin, microtubules, intermediate filaments, associated proteins and enzymes)
04.10 Biomachines (spindle, ribosome, etc)
04.11 Biomaterials (biological materials, biomineralization, gels, biomimetic, biocompatible materials)
04.12 Genomes and Proteomes
04.13 Systems Biology
04.14 Biological Networks
04.15 Population and Evolutionary Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 03.12]
04.16 Stochasticity in Biology
04.17 Active BioMatter
04.18 Fluids Dynamics in Living Systems
04.19 Soft BioMatter (elasticity)
04.20 Microbiological Physics (bacteria, viruses, fungus)
04.21 Cellular Biophysics (cell mechanics, in cell dynamical systems, sense, response)
04.22 Physics of Cancer
04.23 Physics of the Brain: Neural Networks
04.24 Physics of the Brain: Neuronal physics
04.25 Physics of Tissues and Development (multicellular, mechanics, signaling)
04.26 Animal Behavior
04.27 Environment-living systems interaction, Ecology
 

05.0 CHEMICAL PHYSICS (DCP)

05.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

05.1.1 Self-assembly of nano-structured, macromolecular, and nano-porous materials. (DCP)
05.1.2 Sub-nano clusters as the smallest and highly-tunable interface. (DCP)
05.1.3 Strong light,]matter coupling Enhanced spectroscopy, modified molecular dynamics and altered chemical reactions (DCP)
05.1.4 Excited States and Non-adiabatic Dynamics in Molecular Systems (DCP, DCOMP) [same as 16.1.16]
05.1.5 Developments of DFT from Quantum to Statistical Mechanics (DCP, DCOMP) [same as 16.1.17]
05.1.6 Petascale Science and Beyond Applications and Opportunities for Materials, Chemical, and BioPhysics (DCOMP/DCP/DMP)
05.1.7 First-principles Modeling of Excited-State Phenomena in Materials (DCOMP, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 12.1.12, 16.1.3]
05.1.8 Advancing Polymer Physics by Integrating Simulation and Theory (DPOLY, DCOMP, DCP) [same as 01.1.14, 16.1.18]
05.1.9 Physics of Liquids (GSOFT, GSNP, DCP) [same as 02.1.12, 03.1.16]

05.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

05.2 Structure and Spectroscopy of Molecules and Clusters
05.3 Chemical Dynamics and Kinetics
05.4 Liquids, Glasses and Crystals
05.5 Polymers and Soft Matter
05.6 Electronic Structure Theory
05.7 Biophysical Chemistry and Molecular Biophysics
05.8 Nanoscale Chemical Physics
05.9 Surfaces, Interfaces, and Materials
05.10 Chemical Physics in the Curriculum
 

06.0 ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS (DAMOP)

06.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

06.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

06.2 Bose-Einstein Condensates, Matter Optics, Atomic Interferometry, and Nonlinear Waves
06.3 Vortices, Rotation, Spin-orbit Coupling and Artificial Gauge Fields
06.4 Spinor Condensates, Magnetic and Spin Ordering in Optical Lattices
06.5 Systems with Long Range Interactions; Dipolar Gases, Rydberg atoms
06.6 Strongly Interacting Quantum Fermi and Bose Gases
06.7 Quantum Gases in Optical Lattices
06.8 Cold and Ultracold Molecules
06.9 Quantum Information Science in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
06.10 Quantum Gases in Reduced Dimension, Ladders, and other Novel Geometries
06.11 Few Body Physics in AMO systems
06.12 AMO Analogs of High Energy Physics or Field Theoretic Models
06.13 Driven and Dissipative AMO Systems
06.14 Trapped Ions
06.15 AMO Systems as Probes
06.16 General Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
 

07.0 INSULATORS AND DIELECTRICS (DCMP)

07.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

07.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

07.2 Growth, Structure, Properties, and Defects (DMP, DCMP) [same as 12.1.10, 13.2]
07.3 Electronic Structure (Photoemission, etc.) [Same as 09.6]
07.4 Transport and Optical Phenomena
07.5 Spectroscopic, Thermodynamic, and other Properties
07.6 Topological Insulators: Two Dimensional
07.7 Topological Insulators: Three Dimensional
07.8 Topological Insulators: Nanostructures and Possible Applications
 

08.0 SEMICONDUCTORS (FIAP)

08.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

08.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

08.2 Materials: Synthesis, Growth, and Processing (Bulk and Films)
08.3 Thermodynamic and Transport Properties (not QHE, FQHE)
08.4 Atomic Structure, Lattice Properties and Phase Transitions
08.5 Electronic Structure: Theory and Spectra
08.6 Electronic Structure: Thermodynamic and Optical Properties
08.7 Mechanical and Dynamical Properties
08.8 Integer Quantum Hall Effect
08.9 Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
08.10 Electricity-to-Light Conversion: Solid State Lighting
08.11 Organic semiconductors, flexible electronics
08.12 Hybrid semiconductor/magnetic structures
08.13 Semiconductor materials for beyond CMOS electronics
08.14 Ballistic transport in semiconductor devices
 

09.0 SUPERCONDUCTIVITY (DCMP)

09.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

09.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

09.2 Materials: Growth, Structure, and Properties
09.3 Theories and Models of the Superconducting State
09.4 Thermodynamic and Mechanical Properties and Phase Diagrams
09.5 Transport Properties
09.6 Electronic Structure (Photoemission, etc.) [Same as 07.3]
09.7 Magnetic Field Effects (Vortex Related Phenomena)
09.8 Spin Properties (NMR, NQR, neutron scattering, etc.)
09.9 Response to Electromagnetic Fields (optical and Raman spectroscopy, surface impedance, etc.)
09.10 Tunneling Phenomena (single particle tunneling and STM)
09.11 Josephson Effects
09.12 Proximity Effects
09.13 Fluctuation Phenomena (noise, nonequilibrium effects, localization effects, etc.)
09.14 Superconductor-Insulator Transitions
09.15 Mesoscopic and Nanometer Scale Phenomena
09.16 Novel Superconductors (MgB2, complex compounds, organics, etc.)
 

10.0 MAGNETISM (GMAG)

10.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

10.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

10.2 Cooperative Phenomena (incl. spin structures, spin waves, phase transitions)
10.3 Magnetic Domains and Domain Walls
10.4 Magnetic Field Phenomena: Dynamic and Static
10.5 Correlated Electron Magnetism [same as 11.7]
10.6 Spin-Dependent Transport
10.7 Magnetization and Spin Dynamics
10.8 Magnetic Anisotropy: Hard and Soft Materials
10.9 Artificially Structured or Self-Assembled Magnetic Materials (including multilayers, patterned films, and nanoparticles)
10.10 Low Dimensional Magnetism (including molecules and surfaces)
10.11 Disordered Magnetic Materials
10.12 Magnetic Devices and Applications [same as 22.6]
10.13 Magnetic Materials and Phenomena for Information Technologies
10.14 Magnetic Characterization and Imaging
 

11.0 STRONGLY CORRELATED SYSTEMS, INCLUDING QUANTUM FLUIDS AND SOLIDS (DCMP)

11.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

11.1.1 Dielectric and Ferroic Oxides (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 07.1.1, 16.1.11]
11.1.2 Emergent Properties of Bulk Complex Oxides (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 10.1.2, 16.1.19]
11.1.3 Magnetic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 10.1.3, 12.1.8, 16.1.20]
11.1.4 Disorder and Localization in AMO Systems (DAMOP, DCMP) [same as 06.1.1]
11.1.5 Topological States in AMO Systems (DAMOP, DCMP) [same as 06.1.2]
11.1.6 Non-Equilibrium Physics with Cold Atoms and Molecules, Rydberg Gases, and Trapped Ions (DAMOP, DCMP) [same as 06.1.4]
11.1.7 Petascale Science and Beyond: Applications and Opportunities for Materials, Chemical, and Bio Physics (DCOMP, DBIO, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 04.1.33, 11.1.7, 12.1.11, 16.1.1]
11.1.8 Precision Many-Body Physics (DCOMP. DAMOP, DCMP) [same as 06.1.5, 16.1.5]
11.1.9 Machine Learning in Condensed Matter Physics (DCOMP, DCMP) [same as 12.1.13, 16.1.6]
11.1.10 Advances in Computational Statistical Mechanics and their Applications (DCOMP, DCMP, GSNP) [same as 16.1.7]

11.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

11.2 Metal-Insulator Phase Transitions
11.3 Other Correlated Electron Phase Transitions
11.4 Heavy Fermions
11.5 Non-Fermi Liquids
11.6 Organic Conductors and CDW Materials
11.7 Correlated Electron Magnetism [same as 10.5]
11.8 Low Temperature Properties of Helium-3
11.9 Low Temperature Properties of Helium-4
11.10 Normal-State Properties of Unconventional Superconductors
11.11 URu2Si2 and other actinides
11.12 Strong electronic correlations in topological materials
11.13 Other Quantum Fluids and Solids
11.14 Quantum Phase Transitions
 

12.0 COMPLEX STRUCTURED MATERIALS, INCLUDING GRAPHENE (DCMP)

12.1.0 FOCUS TOPICS

12.1.1 2D materials: synthesis, defects, structure and properties (DMP)
12.1.2 2D Materials: Semiconductors (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 16.1.14]
12.1.3 Devices from 2D materials: function, fabrication and characterization (DMP)
12.1.4 2D Materials: metals, superconductors, and correlated materials (DMP)
12.1.6 Van der Waals bonding in advanced materials (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 16.1.15]
12.1.7 Computational Discovery and Design of Novel Materials (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 16.1.10]
12.1.8 Magnetic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 10.1.3, 11.1.3, 16.1.20]
12.1.9 Glassy and Amorphous Systems, including Quasicrystals
12.1.10 Growth, Structure, Properties, and Defects (DMP, DCMP) [same as 07.2, 13.2]
12.1.11 Petascale Science and Beyond: Applications and Opportunities for Materials, Chemical, and Bio Physics (DCOMP, DBIO, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 04.1.33, 11.1.7, 16.1.1]
12.1.12 First-principles Modeling of Excited-State Phenomena in Materials (DCOMP, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 05.1.7, 16.1.3]
12.1.13 Machine Learning in Condensed Matter Physics (DCOMP, DCMP) [same as 11.1.9, 16.1.6]

12.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

12.2 Nanotubes and Nanowires (non-carbon): Transport and Optical Phenomena
12.3 Nanotubes and Nanowires (non-carbon): Other Phenomena
12.4 Carbon Nanostructures: Transport and Optical Phenomena
12.5 Graphene: Electronic Structure and Interactions
12.6 Graphene: Transport and Optical Phenomena
12.7 2D Materials: Electronic Structure and Interactions
12.8 2D materials: Transport and Optical Phenomena
 

13.0 SUPERLATTICES, NANOSTRUCTURES, AND OTHER ARTIFICIALLY STRUCTURED MATERIALS (DCMP/DMP)

13.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

13.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

13.2 Growth, Structure, Properties, and Defects (DMP, DCMP) [same as 07.2, 12.1.10]
13.3 Superlattices and Nanostructures (Wires, Dots, etc): Electronic Phenomena
13.4 Superlattices and Nanostructures (Wires, Dots, etc): Optical Phenomena
13.5 Nanostructures and metamaterials: transport and optical phenomena
13.6 Surfaces and Interfaces in non-oxide nanostructures: electronic and transport phenomena
13.7 Other Artificially Structured Materials and Related Phenomena
 

14.0 SURFACES, INTERFACES AND THIN FILMS (DCMP)

14.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

14.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

14.2 Thin Film Growth and Processing
14.3 Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films: Structure and Morphology
14.4 Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Film Reactions: Kinetics and Dynamics
14.5 Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films: Electronic and Lattice Properties
 

15.0 METALS AND METALLIC ALLOYS (DCMP)

15.1 Actinide Elements and Compounds
15.2 Metal Physics: Structural and Mechanical Properties including Alloys and Superalloys
15.3 Metal Physics: Thermodynamics, Transport, Optical Properties, Electronic Structure, etc.
 

16.0 GENERAL THEORY, COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS (DCOMP)

16.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

16.1.1 Petascale Science and Beyond: Applications and Opportunities for Materials, Chemical, and Bio Physics (DCOMP, DBIO, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 04.1.33, 11.1.7, 12.1.11]
16.1.2 Electrons, Phonons, Electron Phonon Scattering, and Phononics (DCOMP, DMP)
16.1.3 First-principles Modeling of Excited-State Phenomena in Materials (DCOMP, DCMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 05.1.7, 12.1.12]
16.1.4 Materials in Extremes: Bridging Simulation and Experiment (DCOMP, DMP, GSCCM) [same as 18.1.1]
16.1.5 Precision Many-Body Physics (DCOMP. DAMOP, DCMP) [same as 06.1.5, 11.1.8]
16.1.6 Machine Learning in Condensed Matter Physics (DCOMP, DCMP) [same as 11.1.9, 12.1.13]
16.1.7 Advances in Computational Statistical Mechanics and their Applications (DCOMP, DCMP, GSNP) [same as 11.1.10]
16.1.8 Free Energy Mapping in Biology and Materials Science (GSOFT, DCOMP, DBIO, GSNP) [same as 02.1.9, 03.1.11, 04.1.27]
16.1.9 Computational Fluid Dynamics Across Length Scales: From Turbulence to Protein Folding and Aggregation (DCOMP, DFD) [same as 20.1.1]
16.1.10 Computational Discovery and Design of Novel Materials (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 12.1.7]
16.1.11 Dielectric and Ferroic Oxides (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 07.1.1, 11.1.11]
16.1.12 Dopants and Defects in Semiconductors (DMP, DCOMP, FIAP) [same as 08.1.2]
16.1.13 Fe-based Superconductors (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 09.1.1]
16.1.14 2D Materials: Semiconductors (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 12.1.2]
16.1.15 Van der Waals Bonding in Advanced Materials (DMP, DCOMP) [same as 12.1.6]
16.1.16 Excited States and Non-adiabatic Dynamics in Molecular Systems (DCP, DCOMP) [same as 05.1.4]
16.1.17 Developments of DFT from Quantum to Statistical Mechanics (DCP, DCOMP) [same as 05.1.5]
16.1.18 Advancing Polymer Physics by Integrating Simulation and Theory (DPOLY, DCOMP, DCP) [same as 01.1.14, 05.1.8]
16.1.19 Emergent Properties of Bulk Complex Oxides (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 10.1.2, 11.1.2]
16.1.20 Magnetic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 10.1.3, 11.1.3, 12.1.8]
16.1.21 Spin-Dependent Phenomena in Semiconductors (GMAG, DMP, FIAP, DCOMP) [same as 08.1.1, 10.1.5]

16.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

16.2 Electronic Structure Methods
16.3 Classical Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics Methods
16.4 Quantum Many-Body Systems and Methods
16.5 Fluid Dynamics and Plasma Physics
16.6 Novel Technologies and Algorithms
 

17.0 QUANTUM INFORMATION, CONCEPTS AND COMPUTATION (DQI)

17.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

17.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

17.2 Superconducting quantum information
17.3 Semiconducting quantum information
17.4 AMO quantum information
17.5 Topological quantum information
17.6 Algorithms and architecture for quantum information
17.7 General quantum information and quantum computation
17.8 Quantum foundations
 

18.0 MATTER AT EXTREME CONDITIONS (DCOMP/DMP/GSCCM)

18.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

18.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

18.2 Theory and Simulation of Materials in Extreme Conditions
18.3 Experimental Techniques and Results: Static High-Pressure Physics
18.4 Experimental Techniques and Results: Dynamic High-Pressure Physics
18.5 Other Extreme Conditions
 

19.0 INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENTS (GIMS)

19.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

19.1.1 Advances in Scanned Probe Microscopy 1: Novel approaches and ultra sensitive detection
19.1.2 Advances in Scanned Probe Microscopy 2: High frequencies and Optical Techniques
19.1.3 Advances in Scanned Probe Microscopy 3: Scanning Probes Spectroscopic Techniques
19.1.4 Optical Spectroscopic Measurements of 2D Materials (GIMS/DMP)

19.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

19.2 Detectors, Sensors, and Transducers
19.3 Spectroscopic Techniques
19.4 Scattering and Diffraction
19.5 Microscopic and Scanning Probe Techniques
19.6 Signal Processing and Analysis
19.7 Thermal and IR Instrumentation
19.8 Acoustic and Ultrasonic Instrumentation
19.9 Neutron, IR, and X-ray Optics and Sources
19.10 Measurement technology for renewable and fossil energy applications
19.11 Other Instrumentation and Measurement Science
 

20.0 FLUIDS (DFD)

20.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

20.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

20.2 Flow of Complex Fluids, Polymers, Gels
20.3 Pattern Formation and Nonlinear Dynamics
20.4 Instabilities and Turbulence
20.5 Computational Fluid Dynamics
20.6 Drops, Bubbles and Interfacial Fluid Mechanics
20.7 Cellular Fluid Mechanics
20.8 Swimming, Motility and Locomotion
20.9 Geophysical and Climate Dynamics
20.10 Granular Flows
20.11 Multiphase Flows 20.12 Fluid Dynamics – Other
 

21.0 ENERGY RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS (GERA)

21.1.0 FOCUS SESSIONS

21.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

21.2 Alternative Energy
21.3 Biofuels, Solar Fuels and Artificial Photosynthetic Systems
21.4 Energy Conservation and Efficiency
21.5 Electricity Production and Conversion
21.6 Energy for Transportation
21.7 Hydrogen Production, Storage and Delivery
21.8 Solid State Lighting
 

22.0 APPLICATIONS (IT, Medical/Bio, Photonics, etc.) (FIAP)

22.1.0 FOCUS TOPICS

22.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

22.2 Optical/Laser and High Frequency Devices and Applications Including Optoelectronics and Photonics
22.3 Applications of Semiconductors, Dielectrics, Complex Oxides (non-magnetic)
22.4 Applications of Superconductors and Superconducting Devices
22.5 Applications of Thermoelectrics
22.6 Magnetic Devices and Applications [same as 10.12]
22.7 Bionanotechnology and Applications of Polymers and Biomaterials
22.8 Nanotechnology (non-bio)
22.9 Nanomanufacturing
 

23.0 PHYSICS OF CLIMATE (GPC)

23.1.0 FOCUS TOPICS

23.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

23.2 Climate Physics
 

24.0 PHYSICS EDUCATION (FED)

24.1 Pre-Service Teacher Preparation
24.2 International Science Education
24.3 K-12 Education
24.4 Informal Education and Public Outreach
24.5 Undergraduate Education (For Undergraduate Research, see 26.1)
24.6 Graduate Education
24.7 Education and Public Policy
24.8 Professional Development
24.9 Physics Education Research
 

25.0 PHYSICS OUTREACH AND ENGAGING THE PUBLIC (FOEP)

25.1.0 FOCUS SESSION

25.1.1 Innovative Ideas for Engaging the Public

25.2.0 STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES

25.2 Outreach and Engaging the Public
 

26.0 GENERAL

26.1 Undergraduate Research
26.2 National Facilities
26.3 Public Policy
26.4 History of Physics
26.5 International Issues: Programs, Collaborations and Exchanges