APS March Meeting 2017

Sorting Categories

1: POLYMER PHYSICS (DPOLY)

FOCUS TOPICS:

1.1.1: Architectural design of polymers (DPOLY)
1.1.2: Block copolymers and self-assembled hybrid thin films (DPOLY)
1.1.3: Facilitating Ion Transport: the role of structure, dynamics, and reaction rates in ion containing polymers (DPOLY/GSNP) [same as 3.1.21]
1.1.4: Glass formation and dynamics in nanostructured polymers and glasses (DPOLY/GSNP) [same as 3.1.20]
1.1.5: Morphology evolution and structure-property relationships in multicomponent curing systems (DPOLY)
1.1.6: Multimodal characterization of soft materials in complex environments (DPOLY/GSOFT)
1.1.7: Nanostructured and porous polymers for water purification (DPOLY)
1.1.8: Tough hydrogels (DPOLY/GSOFT) [same as 2.1.9]
1.1.9: Organic electronics and photonics (DPOLY/DMP) [Same as 8.1.8]
1.1.10: Physics of natural polymers, polymer hybrids, and assemblies (DPOLY)
1.1.11: Physics of polymer surfaces and interfaces: adhesion, release, anti-fouling, and self-cleaning principles (DPOLY/GSOFT) [same as 2.1.10]
1.1.12: Physics of ring polymers (DPOLY)
1.1.13: Polymer and polymer nanocomposites with emerging optical and plasmonic properties (DPOLY)
1.1.14: Polymer crystrallization under confinement (DPOLY)
1.1.15: Polymer Nanocomposites: from nano to meso (DPOLY)
1.1.16: Polymers adsorbed on to solids - Interplay among structures, dynamics, and properties (DPOLY)
1.1.17: Polymers for energy storage and conversion (DPOLY)
1.1.18: Symposium Honoring E.J. Kramer (DPOLY)
1.1.19: Tuning Polymer Rheology for Printing, Spinning, or Coating Applications (DPOLY)
1.1.20: Creating function through geometry: from 3D printing to programmable matter and beyond (GSOFT/DPOLY/GSNP/FIAP) [same as 2.1.17, 3.1.25]
1.1.21: Physics at bio-nano interface (DBIO/DPOLY) [same as 4.1.18]
1.1.22: Theory and Simulation of Fiber-Based Materials (DCOMP/DMP/DPOLY) [same as 16.1.3]
1.1.23: The structure and dynamics of confined biopolymers (DBIO/DPOLY) [same as 4.1.16]
1.1.24: New Mesophase Symmetries and Topologies in Self-Assembled Soft Matter (GSOFT/DBIO/DPOLY) [same as 2.1.18, 4.1.25]

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

1.2: Semi Crystalline Polymers
1.3: Liquid Crystalline Polymers
1.4: Polymeric Glasses
1.5: Polymer Melts and Solutions
1.6: Polymeric Elastomers and Gels
1.7: Charged and Ion-Containing Polymers
1.8: Physics of Copolymers
1.9: Polymer Blends
1.10: Polymer Composites
1.11: Electrically and Optically Active Polymers
1.12: Surfaces, Interfaces, and Polymeric Thin Films
1.13: Biopolymers: Molecules, Solutions, Networks, and Gels
 

2: SOFT CONDENSED MATTER (GSOFT)

FOCUS TOPICS:

2.1.1: Mechanics and non-linear rheology of soft gels
2.1.2: Knotting in Filaments and Fields
2.1.3: Active matter under confinement (GSOFT, DBIO, GSNP) [same as 3.1.3, 4.1.6]
2.1.4: Jamming of particulate matter (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 3.1.4]
2.1.5: Continuum descriptions of discrete materials (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 3.1.5]
2.1.6: Complex phases: colloids and alloys (GSOFT, GSNP, DMP) [same as 3.1.6 and 12.1.11]
2.1.7: Acoustic-­‐Field Driven Colloidal Assembly
2.1.8: Mechanical metamaterials (GSOFT, GNSP) [same as 3.1.8]
2.1.9: Tough Hydrogels (GSOFT, DPOLY) [same as 1.1.8]
2.1.10: Physics of Polymer Surfaces and Interfaces: Adhesion, Release, Anti-Fouling, and Self-Cleaning Principles (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 1.1.11]
2.1.11: Robophysics (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 3.1.11]
2.1.12: Physics of Bio-Inspired Materials (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 4.1.30]
2.1.13: Physics of liquids (GSOFT, GSNP, DCP) [same as 3.1.22]
2.1.14: Mechanical singularities in soft matter (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 3.1.23]
2.1.15: Organization of soft materials far from equilibrium (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 4.1.31, 3.1.24]
2.1.16: Creating function through geometry: from 3D printing to programmable matter and beyond (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, FIAP) [same as 3.1.25, 1.1.20]
2.1.17: New Mesophase Symmetries and Topologies in Self-Assembled Soft Matter (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 4.1.25]
2.1.18: Multimodal characterization of soft materials in complex environments (DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 1.1.6]

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

2.2: Colloids
2.3: Emulsions and Foams
2.4: Liquid Crystals
2.5: Membranes, Micelles and Vesicles
2.6: Gels and Complex Fluids
2.7: Disordered and Glassy Systems (non-polymeric)
2.8: Fracture, Friction, and Deformation
2.9: Self-and Directed Assembly (Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium)
2.10: Active Materials
2.11: Rheology and flow of soft materials
 

3: STATISTICAL AND NONLINEAR PHYSICS (GSNP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

3.1.1: Collective dynamics: Fluid physics of life (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 4.1.27]
3.1.2: Statistical mechanics of active matter (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 4.1.28]
3.1.3: Active matter under confinement (GSNP, GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 2.1.3, 4.1.6]
3.1.4: Jamming of particular matter (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 2.1.4]
3.1.5: Continuum descriptions of discrete materials (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 2.1.5]
3.1.6: Complex phases: colloids and alloys (GSNP, GSOFT, DMP) [same as 2.1.6 and 12.1.11]
3.1.7: Geometry and topology in mechanics
3.1.8: Mechanical metamaterials (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 2.1.8]
3.1.9: Extreme mechanics of shells
3.1.10: Physical properties of the bacterial cytoplasm (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 4.1.29]
3.1.11: Robophysics (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 2.1.11]
3.1.12: Symmetries in network dynamics
3.1.13: Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics and quantum information (GSNP, GQI)
3.1.14: Inferring dynamical models of biological systems from data (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 16.1.12]
3.1.15: Self-organization in bacteria colonies and suspensions (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.1.5]
3.1.16: Non-equilibrium dynamics of neural circuits (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.1.9]
3.1.17: Physics of genome organization: from DNA to chromatin (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.1.12]
3.1.18: Statistical mechanics applied to ecology (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.1.14]
3.1.19: Physics of cellular organization (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.1.20]
3.1.20: Glass formation and dynamics in nanostructure polymers and glasses (DPOLY, GSNP) [same as 1.1.4]
3.1.21: Facilitating Ion Transport: The Role of Structure, Dynamics, and Reaction Rates in Ion Containing Polymers (DPOLY/GSNP) [same as 1.1.3]
3.1.22: Physics of liquids (GSOFT, GSNP, DCP) [same as 2.1.13]
3.1.23: Mechanical singularities in soft matter (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 2.1.14]
3.1.24: Organization of soft materials far from equilibrium (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 2.1.16, 4.1.31]
3.1.25: Creating function through geometry: from 3D printing to programmable matter and beyond (GSOFT, GSNP, DPOLY, FIAP) [same as 2.1.17, 1.1.20]
3.1.26: Focus Session: Natural Pattern Formation and Earth’s Climate System (GPC/GSNP) [same as 23.1.1]
3.1.27: Noise and stochastic fluctuations in biological systems [same as 4.1.32]

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

3.2: Jamming and Glassy Behavior
3.3: Granular Materials and Flows
3.4: Active Matter (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 4.9]
3.5: Systems Far from Equilibrium, including Fluctuation Theorems and Fluctuation-Dissipation Relations
3.6: Pattern Formation and Spatiotemporal Chaos
3.7: Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics
3.8: Complex Networks and their Application
3.9: Statistical Mechanics of Social Systems such as Economics, Finance, Traffic Flow and Crowd Dynamics
3.10: Frustrated Systems, including constraint satisfaction, satisfiability and NP-complete problems
3.11: Extreme Mechanics
3.12: Population and Evolutionary Dynamics (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 4.12]
3.13: General Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
 

4: BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS (DBIO)

FOCUS TOPICS:

4.1.1: Bring order from disorder with intrinsically disordered proteins
4.1.2: Photoreceptor and signal transduction
4.1.3: Virus capsid protein dynamics
4.1.4: Physics of proteins association and recognition
4.1.5: Self-organization in bacteria colonies and suspensions (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 3.1.15]
4.1.6: Active matter under confinement (GSOFT, DBIO, GSNP) [same as 2.1.3, 3.1.3]
4.1.7: Physics of the cytoskeleton
4.1.8: Neural control of behavior
4.1.9: Non-equilibrium dynamics of neural circuits (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 3.1.16]
4.1.10: Advances in cellular and multicellular imaging
4.1.11: Tracking, Localization and Inference in Live Cells: Methods and Applications
4.1.12: Physics of genome organization: from DNA to chromatin(DBIO, GSNP) [same as 3.1.17]
4.1.13: Evolutionary dynamics of genomes
4.1.14: Statistical mechanics applied to ecology (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 3.1.18]
4.1.15: Knotted biomolecules
4.1.16: The Structure and dynamics of confined biopolymers (DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 1.1.23]
4.1.17: Physics of load-bearing biological and bioinspired materials
4.1.18: Physics at Bio-Nano interface (DBIO, DPOLY) [same as 1.1.21]
4.1.19: Mechanical patterning in cells and tissues
4.1.20: Physics of cellular organization (DBIO, GSNP) [same as 3.1.19]
4.1.21: Physics of development and disease
4.1.22: Principles of cellular remodeling
4.1.23: Specificity, Recognition and Coding in Molecular Biology
4.1.24: Machine learning for modeling and control (DBIO, GSNP, DCOMP)
4.1.25: New Mesophase Symmetries and Topologies in Self-Assembled Soft Matter (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 2.1.18]
4.1.26: Computational Physics at the Petascale and Beyond (DCOMP, DBIO) [same as 5.1.8, 16.1.4]
4.1.27: Collective dynamics: fluid physics of life (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 3.1.1]
4.1.28: Statistical mechanics of active matter (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 3.1.2]
4.1.29: Physical properties of the bacterial cytoplasm (GSNP, DBIO) [same as 3.1.10]
4.1.30: Physics of Bio-Inspired Materials (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 2.1.12]
4.1.31: Organization of Soft Materials Far from Equilibrium (GSOFT, DBIO) [same as 2.1.13, 3.1.24]
4.1.32: Noise and stochastic fluctuations in biological systems [same as 3.1.27]

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

4.2: Molecular Biophysics
4.3: Systems Biology
4.4: Cellular Biophysics
4.5: Biological Materials
4.6: Multi-cellular Processes and Development
4.7: Biomechanics
4.8: Physiology, Tissues, and Organs
4.9: Physics of Neural Systems
4.10: Physics of Behavior
4.11: Population and Evolutionary Dynamics
4.12: Methods in Biological Physics
 

5: CHEMICAL PHYSICS (DCP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

5.2: Structure and Spectroscopy of Molecules and Clusters
5.3: Chemical Dynamics and Kinetics
5.4: Liquids, Glasses and Crystals
5.5: Polymers and Soft Matter
5.6: Electronic Structure Theory
5.7: Biophysical Chemistry and Molecular Biophysics
5.8: Nanoscale Chemical Physics
5.9: Surfaces, Interfaces, and Materials
5.10: Chemical Physics in the Curriculum
 

6: ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL (AMO) PHYSICS (DAMOP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

6.2: Bose-Einstein Condensates, Matter Optics, Atomic Interferometry, and Nonlinear Waves
6.3: Vortices, Rotation, Spin-orbit Coupling and Artificial Gauge Fields
6.4: Spinor condensates, Magnetic and spin ordering in optical lattices
6.5: Systems with long range interactions; Dipolar Gases, Rydberg atoms
6.6: Strongly Interacting Quantum Fermi and Bose Gases
6.7: Quantum Gases in Optical Lattices
6.8: Cold and Ultracold Molecules
6.9: Quantum Information Science in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
6.10: Quantum Gases in Reduced Dimension, Ladders, and other Novel Geometries
6.11: Few body physics in AMO systems
6.12: AMO analogs of high energy physics or field theoretic models
6.13: Driven and dissipative AMO systems
6.14: Trapped Ions
6.15: AMO systems as probes
6.16: General Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
 

7: INSULATORS AND DIELECTRICS (DCMP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

7.2: Growth, Structure, Properties, and Defects [same as 12.1.10 and 13.2]
7.3: Electronic Structure (Photoemission, etc.) [Same as 09.6]
7.4: Transport and Optical Phenomena
7.5: Spectroscopic, Thermodynamic, and other Properties
7.6: Topological Insulators: Two Dimensional
7.7: Topological Insulators: Three Dimensional
7.8: Topological Insulators: Nanostructures and Possible Applications
 

8: SEMICONDUCTORS (FIAP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

8.2: Materials: Synthesis, Growth, & Processing (Bulk & Films)
8.3: Thermodynamic & Transport Properties (not QHE, FQHE)
8.4: Atomic Structure, Lattice Properties & Phase Transitions
8.5: Electronic Structure: Theory and Spectra
8.6: Electronic Structure: Thermodynamic & Optical Properties
8.7: Mechanical & Dynamical Properties
8.8: Integer Quantum Hall Effect
8.9: Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
8.10: Electricity-to-Light Conversion: Solid State Lighting
8.11: Organic semiconductors, flexible electronics
8.12: Hybrid semiconductor/magnetic structures
8.13: Semiconductor materials for beyond CMOS electronics
8.14: Ballistic transport in semiconductor devices
 

9: SUPERCONDUCTIVITY (DCMP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

9.2: Materials: Growth, Structure, and Properties
9.3: Theories and Models of the Superconducting State
9.4: Thermodynamic and Mechanical Properties and Phase Diagrams
9.5: Transport Properties
9.6: Electronic Structure (Photoemission, etc.) [Same as 07.3]
9.7: Magnetic Field Effects (Vortex Related Phenomena)
9.8: Spin Properties (NMR, NQR, neutron scattering, etc.)
9.9: Response to Electromagnetic Fields (optical and Raman spectroscopy, surface impedance, etc.)
9.10: Tunneling Phenomena (single particle tunneling and STM)
9.11: Josephson Effects
9.12: Proximity Effects
9.13: Fluctuation Phenomena (noise, nonequilibrium effects, localization effects, etc.)
9.14: Superconductor-Insulator Transitions
9.15: Mesoscopic and Nanometer Scale Phenomena
9.16: Novel Superconductors (MgB2, complex compounds, organics, etc.)
 

10: MAGNETISM (GMAG)

FOCUS TOPICS:

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 & 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 (incl. molecules and surfaces)
10.11: Disordered Magnetic Materials
10.12: Magnetic Devices & Applications [same as 22.6]
10.13: Magnetic Materials & Phenomena for Information Technologies
10.14: Magnetic Characterization and Imaging
 

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

FOCUS TOPICS:

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: COMPLEX STRUCTURED MATERIALS, INCLUDING GRAPHENE (DCMP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

12.1.1: 2D materials: synthesis, defects, structure and properties (DMP)
12.1.2: 2D materials: semiconductors (DMP/FIAP) [save as 16.1.16]
12.1.3: Devices from 2D materials: function, fabrication and characterization (DMP)
12.1.4: 2D materials: metals, superconductors, and correlated materials (DMP)
12.1.5: Carbon Nanotubes and Related Materials (DMP)
12.1.6: Van der Waals bonding in advanced materials (DMP) [same as 16.1.17]
12.1.7: Computation Discovery and Design of Novel Materials (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 6.1.1]
12.1.8: Magnetic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures (GMAG/DMP) [same as 10.1.3 and 11.1.3]
12.1.9: Glassy & Amorphous Systems, including Quasicrystals
12.1.10: Growth, Structure, Properties, and Defects [same as 7.2 and 13.2]
12.1.11: Complex phases: colloids and alloys (GSOFT, GSNP, DMP) [same as 2.1.6 and 3.1.6]

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

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

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

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

13.2: Growth, Structure, Properties, and Defects [same as 7.2 and 12.1.10]
13.3: Superlattices & Nanostructures (Wires, Dots, etc): Electronic Phenomena
13.4: Superlattices & 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: SURFACES, INTERFACES AND THIN FILMS (DCMP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

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

15: 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: GENERAL THEORY/COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS (DCOMP)

FOCUS TOPICS:

16.1.1: Computational Discovery and Design of New Materials (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 12.1.7]
16.1.2: Novel Chemistry under Extreme Conditions (DCOMP/DCP/GSCCM(SHOCK)) [same as 5.1.7]
16.1.3: Theory and Simulation of Fiber-Based Materials (DCOMP/DMP/DPOLY) [same as 1.1.22]
16.1.4: Computational Physics at the Petascale and Beyond (DCOMP/DMP/DCMP/DCP/DBIO) [same as 5.1.10 and 4.1.26]
16.1.5: Electrons, Phonons and Electron-Phonon Scattering (DCOMP)
16.1.6: First-Principles Modeling of Excited-State Phenomena in Materials (DCOMP/DCP/DCMP) [same as 5.1.6 and 14.1.2]
16.1.7: Materials in Extremes: Bridging Simulation and Experiment (DCOMP/DMP/GSCCM(SHOCK)) [same as 18.1.1]
16.1.8: Explicitly Correlated Methods and Quantum Few-Body Systems (DCOMP/DAMOP) [same as 6.1.6]
16.1.9: Advances in Quantum Simulation (GQI/DAMOP/DCOMP) [same as 17.1.4]
16.1.10: Gamification and other novel approaches in quantum physics outreach (GQI/FOEP/DCOMP) [same as 17.1.10]
16.1.11: Advances and Applications of Numerical Methods in Cold Quantum Gases (DAMOP/DCOMP) [same as 6.1.5]
16.1.12: Inferring Dynamical Models of Biological Systems from Data (DBIO/DCOMP) [same as 3.1.14]
16.1.13: Dielectric and Ferroic Oxides (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 7.1.1, 11.1.1]
16.1.14: Dopants and Defects in Semiconductors (DMP) [same as 8.1.2]
16.1.15: Fe-based Superconductors (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 9.1.1]
16.1.16: 2D materials: semiconductors (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 12.1.2]
16.1.17: Van der Waals bonding in advanced materials (DMP/DCOMP) [same as 12.1.6]

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: QUANTUM INFORMATION, CONCEPTS AND COMPUTATION (GQI)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

17.2: Superconducting quantum information
17.3: Semiconducting quantum information
17.4: Atomic, molecular and optical (AMO) quantum information
17.5: Topological quantum information
17.6: Algorithms and architecture for quantum information
17.7: Quantum information theory and quantum foundations
17.8: Adiabatic quantum computing and quantum annealing
17.9: Quantum characterization, measurement and sensing
 

18: MATTER AT EXTREME CONDITIONS (DCMP/DCOMP/GSCCM)

FOCUS TOPICS:

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: INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENTS (GIMS)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

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

20: FLUIDS (DFD)

FOCUS TOPICS:

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 ñ Other
 

21: ENERGY RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS (GERA)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

21.2: Electricity Production and Conversion
21.3: Solar Energy Including Photovoltaics, Concentrated Solar, and Solar Thermal
21.4: Thermoelectrics and Thermal Energy Conversion
21.5: Photoelectrochemical Cells and Biomimetic Energy Conversion
21.6: Energy for transportation
21.7: Hydrogen Production, Storage, Delivery
21.8: Biofuels, Solar Fuels and Artificial Photosynthetic Systems
21.9: Energy Transmission and Distribution including the Energy Grid
21.10: Energy Conservation and Efficiency
21.11: Solid State Lighting
21.12: Societal Issues Related to Energy
21.13: Energy Storage
21.14: Energy Analysis
21.15: International Energy Supplies
21.16: Other Energy Research Topics
 

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

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

22.2: Optical/Laser & High Frequency Devices & 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 & Applications [same as 10.12]
22.7: Bionanotechnology and Applications of Polymers and Biomaterials
22.8: Nanotechnology (non-bio)
22.9: Nanomanufacturing
 

23: PHYSICS OF CLIMATE (GPC)

FOCUS TOPICS:

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

23.2: Climate Physics
 

24: PHYSICS EDUCATION (FEd)

STANDARD SORTING CATEGORIES:

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 25.1)
24.6: Graduate Education
24.7: Education and Public Policy
24.8: Professional Development
24.9: Physics Education Research
24.10: Pre-Service Teacher Preparation
 

25: GENERAL

25.1: Undergraduate Research/Society of Physics Students Abstracts
25.2: National Facilities
25.3: Public Policy
25.4: History of Physics
25.5: International Issues: Programs, Collaborations & Exchanges
25.6: Outreach and Engaging the Public (FOEP)