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Condensed Matter Physics  (CMP)

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Name Email Phone Room
Paul  E. Sokol psokol@nsf.gov (703) 292-8436  1065 N  
Tomasz  Durakiewicz tdurakie@nsf.gov (703) 292-4892  1065 N  
Benita  Fair bfair@nsf.gov (703) 292-4485  1065 N  

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Apply to PD 03-1710 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guide proposal preparation guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines applies. (Note: The NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available on the Grants.gov website and on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide)

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR 200). Please be advised that the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

SYNOPSIS

The Condensed Matter Physics program supports experimental, as well as combined experiment and theory projects investigating the fundamental physics behind phenomena exhibited by condensed matter systems.  Representative research areas in such systems include: 1) phenomena at the nano- to macro-scale including: transport, magnetic, and optical phenomena; classical and quantum phase transitions; localization; electronic, magnetic, and lattice structure or excitations; superconductivity; and nonlinear dynamics. 2) low-temperature physics: quantum fluids and solids; 1D & 2D electron systems. 3) soft condensed matter: partially ordered fluids, granular and colloid physics, and 4) understanding the fundamental physics of new states of matter as well as the physical behavior of condensed matter under extreme conditions e.g., low temperatures, high pressures, and high magnetic fields.  Questions of current interest that span these research areas are:  How and why do complex macroscopic phenomena emerge from simple interacting microscopic constituents?  What new physics occurs far from equilibrium and why?  What is the physics behind the behavior of matter confined to the nanoscale in one or more dimensions?  What is the physics of spin systems and quantum states of matter that could lead to their coherent manipulation and control?

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program (NRT) (NSF 14-548)

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program (NSF 14-532)

Dear Colleague Letter: Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (NSF 14-020)

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program: Instrument Acquisition or Development (NSF 13-517)

Dear Colleague Letter: FY 2013 Career-Life Balance (CLB)-Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Supplemental Funding Requests (NSF 13-075)

Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) (NSF 12-513)

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program (NSF 08-557)

Research in Undergraduate Institutions (NSF 00-144)

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