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March Meeting 2021 is now accepting abstract submissions!

Showcase your work to a global audience of physicists, scientists, and students representing 30 APS units and committees and explore groundbreaking research from industry, academia, and major labs.

Please note: APS March Meeting will be either hybrid (part in-person/part virtual) or fully virtual. This decision will be announced by early October. In either option, presenters will have the opportunity to present virtually. We recommend that you do not make any travel plans unless they are fully refundable until that decision has been made. Stay tuned!

Things to Know Before You Submit Your Abstract

  • Instructions are available on the abstract submission site
  • Abstracts must be submitted in HTML using ScholarOne’s Rich Text Editor
  • You may edit your abstract up until the submission deadline
  • You will need your APS web ID and password to submit an abstract

APS reserves the right to reject or alter abstracts based on, but not limited to, the following criteria:

  • Abstracts do not comply with style guidelines, including excessive length (contributed abstract length < 1,300 characters)
  • Abstracts contain inappropriate content
  • Abstracts fall outside of the topical scope of the meeting
  • Repeated cancellation by submitter

Sorting Categories

Focus topic sessions and descriptions

  1. Polymer Physics (DPOLY)
  2. Soft Condensed Matter (DSOFT)
  3. Statistical and Nonlinear Physics (GSNP)
  4. Biological Physics (DBIO)
  5. Chemical Physics (DCP)
  6. Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP)
  7. Topological Materials (DCMP)
  8. Semiconductors, Insulators, and Dielectrics (FIAP)
  9. Superconductivity (DCMP)
  10. Magnetism (GMAG)
  11. Strongly Correlated Systems, Including Quantum Fluids and Solids (DCMP)
  12. Complex Structured Materials, including Graphene (DCMP)
  13. Superlattices, Nanostructures, and Other Artificially Structured Materials (DCMP)
  14. Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films (DCMP)
  15. Metals and Metallic Alloys (DCMP)
  16. General Theory/Computational Physics (DCOMP)
  17. Quantum Information, Concepts, and Computation (DQI)
  18. Matter at Extreme Conditions (GSCCM)
  19. Instrumentation and Measurements (GIMS)
  20. Fluids (DFD)
  21. Energy Research and Applications (GERA)
  22. Applications (IT, Medical/Bio, Photonics, etc.) (FIAP)
  23. Data Science (GDS)
  24. Laser Science (DLS)
  25. Medical Physics (GMED)
  26. Climate Physics (GPC)
  27. Physics Education (FEd)
  28. Outreach and Engaging the Public (FOEP)
  29. History of Physics (FHP)
  30. International Physics (FIP)
  31. Early Career Scientists (FECS)
  32. Public Policy (FPS)
  33. Graduate Student Affairs (FGSA)
  34. Undergraduate Research (APS/SPS)
  35. Committee on Minorities (COM)
  36. Status of Women in Physics (CSWP)
  37. General Physics