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Vyacheslav (Slava) Lukin, (703) 292-7382

Alex Cronin, (703) 292-5302

John Gillaspy, (703) 292-7173

Michael J. Cavagnero, (703) 292-2163

Bogdan Mihaila, (703) 292-8235

Saul Gonzalez Martirena, (703) 292-2093

James Shank, (703) 292-8343

Keith R. Dienes, (703) 292-5314

Pedro Marronetti, (703) 292-7372

Kathleen McCloud, (703) 292-8236

Allena K. Opper, (703) 292-8958

Jean Cottam Allen, (703) 292-8783

James Whitmore, (703) 292-8908

Krastan B. Blagoev, (703) 292-4666

Mark Coles, (703) 292-4432

Solicitation 16-566

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Full Proposal Deadline Date

    Wed Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017

    Fourth Wednesday in October, Annually Thereafter

        Physics of Living Systems

    Wed Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017

    Last Wednesday in October, Annually Thereafter

        Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics - Experiment and Theory; Elementary Particle Physics - Experiment; Gravitational Physics - Experiment and Theory; Integrative Activities in Physics; and Particle Astrophysics - Experiment

    Mon Nov 13 00:00:00 EST 2017

        Nuclear Physics - Experiment and Theory

    Thu Dec 07 00:00:00 EST 2017

    First Thursday in December, Annually Thereafter

        Elementary Particle Physics - Theory; Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology - Theory; Quantum Information Science

    Wed Feb 07 00:00:00 EST 2018

    First Wednesday in February, Annually Thereafter

        Accelerator Science

The Division of Physics (PHY) supports physics research and education in the nation’s colleges and universities across a broad range of physics disciplines that span scales of space and time from the largest to the smallest and the oldest to the youngest.  The Division is comprised of disciplinary programs covering experimental and theoretical research in the following major subfields of physics: Accelerator Science; Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics; Computational Physics; Elementary Particle Physics; Gravitational Physics; Integrative Activities in Physics; Nuclear Physics; Particle Astrophysics; Physics of Living Systems; Plasma Physics (supported under a separate solicitation); and Quantum Information Science.

Additional Information

The Physics Division strongly encourages single proposal submission for possible co-review rather than multiple submissions of proposals with slight differences to several programs. 

Accelerator Science
Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics - Theory
Elementary Particle Physics - Experiment
Gravitational Physics - Experiment
Gravitational Physics - Theory
Nuclear Physics - Theory
Particle Astrophysics - Experiment
Quantum Information Science

Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics

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