Our department concentrates its research in 11 key areas, listed below. By clicking on any of these areas, you can learn more about our focus, plus our faculty members leading each initiative.
Our faculty and their students further the advancements in our research areas through their work in a number of Duke-hosted and Duke-sponsored labs and research groups.
What are the ultimate laws of nature? How can we use physics to benefit society?
Our faculty work with colleagues locally and abroad to address these Big Questions while helping expand the frontiers of physics.
Our faculty are frequent contributors to leading scientific journals with academic articles and papers.
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