John O. Dimmock, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Chair
Thomas M. Baer, Arcturus Engineering, Inc.
Anthony J. Berejka, Consultant, Huntington, N.Y.
Gregory R. Choppin, Florida State University
Stuart B. Crampton, Williams College
Leonard S. Cutler, Hewlett-Packard Company
Paul M. DeLuca, Jr., University of Wisconsin–Madison
Kristl Hathaway, Office of Naval Research
Andrew Kaldor, Exxon Research & Development Laboratories
Harold Metcalf, State University of New York, Stony Brook
David W. Pratt, University of Pittsburgh
David A. Shirley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (retired)
Winthrop W. Smith, University of Connecticut
Arthur W. Springsteen, Labsphere, Inc.
Robert G. Wheeler, Yale University
Stephen M. Younger, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Submitted for the panel by its Chair, John O. Dimmock, this assessment of the fiscal year 1997 activities of the Physics Laboratory is based on site visits to the laboratory by the panel on February 4–5, 1997, and on the annual report of the laboratory.