Applied Physics

New applications of physics can push the boundary of what is possible in electrical and computer engineering, particularly in the areas of materials and devices, both solid-state electronic and optical. Research in applied physics seeks to enable new directions using a combination of theoretical and experimental investigations of novel quantum phenomena, both at a fundamental level, as well as in applications.

These include physics and technology of materials at the nanometer scale, engineered crystal growth, low dimensional materials (natural and engineered) with quantum degrees of freedom exhibiting novel many-body phenomena, new lasers, sensors and optical technologies. Together, these fields provide new paradigms for the discovery of exotic new materials, systems, and physical principles, and lead to advancements in computation and communication, as well as energy conservation and improved health and environment.

Faculty

Ravindra N. Bhatt
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Minjie Chen
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Nathalie de Leon
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jason W. Fleischer
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tian-Ming Fu
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bioengineering Initiative
Claire Gmachl
Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering
Sarang Gopalakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Andrew Houck
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Antoine Kahn
Stephen C. Macaleer '63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science
Stephen A. Lyon
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Paul Prucnal
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Barry P. Rand
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Alejandro Rodriguez
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mansour Shayegan
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jeff Thompson
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hakan Türeci
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Gerard Wysocki
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Saien Xie
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Princeton Institute of Materials