n. the academic department responsible for teaching and research in physics [syn: physics department]
Usage examples of "department of physics".
The Department of Physics at the university consisted of men well stocked with grants and well immersed in specialty.
Brown named chairman of Department of Physics and Astronomy at SMU in Dallas, Texas.
Although the names of the arbiters were never officially disclosed, one of them later identified himself as the chairman of the Department of Physics at New York University and confirmed that he had voted in favor.