Division of Particles & Fields

DPF logoEstablished in 1967, the objective of the Division is the study of fundamental particles and fields, their structure, their interactions and interrelationships, the design and development of high energy accelerators, and the design and development of instrumentation techniques for high energy physics.

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2020 Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics
Matt Pyle, University of California, Berkeley

2020 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Pierre Sikivie, University of Florida

2020 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators
Bruce Carlsten, Los Alamos National Laboratory

2020 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics
Wesley Smith, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Prizes & Awards Sponsored by DPF

2019 APS DPF Instrumentation Awards
Hanguo Wang, Ana Amelia Machado and Ettore Segreto

2019 APS DPF Mentorship Award 2019
Tim M.P. Tait, University of California, Irvine

2020 J.J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Physics
Katelin Schutz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2020 Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
Bjorn Scholz, Edgestream Partners L.P.


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DPF Responds to European Strategy Group Call for White Paper
The response for community planning and science drivers, tools in particle physics, and an addendum of white paper editors are below:
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U.S. Particle Physics: Building for Discovery
Particle physics is a dynamic, successful, and global field. The U.S. particle physics community has come together to develop a clear vision for the future.
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