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

2018 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Ann Nelson, University of Washington
Michael Dine, University of California, Santa Cruz

2018 J.J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Physics
Grant Newton Remmen, California Institute of Technology

2018 Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics
Eric Dahl, Northwestern University / Fermilab

2018 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators
Alexander Wu Chao, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

2018 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics
Lawrence R. Sulak, Boston University

2018 Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
Nathan Jurik, Syracuse University


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DPF 2018 Election Candidates
View the candidate biographies and statements for the upcoming DPF 2018 Election. The elections begins on September 1, 2017.
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DPF 2017 Meeting
The 2017 Division of Particles and Fields meeting was held at Fermilab on July 31 through August 4, 2017, during the year of Fermilab’s 50th anniversary.
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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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