David H. Auston, Rice University, Chair
Thomas M. Baer, Arcturus Engineering, Inc.
Anthony J. Berejka, Consultant, Huntington, N.Y.
Shirley Chiang, University of California, Davis
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
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, David H. Auston, this assessment of the fiscal year 1998 activities of the Physics Laboratory is based on site visits to the laboratory by the panel on March 5–6, 1998, and the annual report of the laboratory.