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A. Astrophysics

A01. Astrophysics: General Topics
A02. Dark Matter Astrophysics
A03. Dark Matter Constraints
A04. Dark Matter Theory and Cosmology
A05. Early Universe and Dark Energy
A06. Large Scale Structure and CMB
A07. Cosmology with Gravitational Waves
A08. Gravitational Wave Astronomy
A09. Compact Object Mergers
A10. Formation and Growth of Black Holes
A11. Merger Outflows and Jets
A12. Supernovae, Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Other Transients
A13. Pulsars and Neutron Stars
A14. Cosmic Ray Sources and Acceleration
A15. Cosmic Ray Spectrum and Composition
A16. Gamma Ray Astronomy
A17. Neutrino Astronomy
A18. Stars; The Interstellar Medium and Magnetic Fields
A19. Exoplanets, Planetary Physics, and Solar Physics
A20. Missions, Instruments, and Surveys
A21. New, Future, and Upgraded Observatories
A22. Physics of the Cosmos Minisymposium
A23. The Cosmic Microwave Background and High Energy Physics on the Cosmic Frontier
A24. Advances in Spectroscopic Cosmology

B. Few-Body Systems

B01. Few-Body Systems: General Topics
B02. Few-body systems: general theory and computational methods (same as L06)
B03. Few-body systems: atoms & molecules
B04. Few-body systems: hadrons and light nuclei
B05. Few-body dynamics in many-body systems

C. Gravitation

C01. Quantum Theory of Gravity
C02. Modified Gravity
C03. Quantum Field Theory in a Curved Spacetime
C04. Gravitational Wave Detectors and Instrumentation
C05. Gravitational Wave Data Analysis Methods
C06. Gravitational Wave Observations and Results
C07. Astrophysics with Gravitational Waves
C08. Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics with Gravitational Waves
C09. Tests of General Relativity with Gravitational Waves
C10. Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing
C11. Gravitational Waveform Modeling of Compact Binaries
C12. Perturbative Methods in Classical General Relativity
C13. Other Aspects of Classical General Relativity
C14. Numerical Modeling of Binary Black Holes
C15. Numerical Modeling of Binaries with Matter
C16. Numerical Relativity Methods
C17. New Perspectives in Gravitational Physics

D. Nuclear Physics

D01. Nuclear Astrophysics
D02. Electroweak Interactions
D03. Neutrino Physics
D04. Fundamental Symmetries
D05. Neutron Physics
D06. Electromagnetic Interactions
D07. Ultrarelativistic Heavy-Ions
D08. Nuclear Reactions: Heavy-Ions/Rare isotope Beams
D09. Nuclear Reactions: Hadrons/Light Ions
D10. Nuclear Structure
D11. Hadronic Physics
D12. Nuclear Theory
D13. Nuclear Isotopes
D14. Instrumentation
D15. Applications of Nuclear Physics
D16. Other
D17a. minisymposium 1 (FINAL TITLE TBD)
D17b. minisymposium 2 (FINAL TITLE TBD)
D17c. minisymposium 3 (FINAL TITLE TBD)
D17d. minisymposium 4 (FINAL TITLE TBD)
D17e. minisymposium 5 (FINAL TITLE TBD)
D17f. minisymposium 6 (FINAL TITLE TBD)
D17g. minisymposium 7 (FINAL TITLE TBD)

E. Hadronic Physics

E01. Hadronic Physics: General
E02. Light Mesons and Baryons
E03. Heavy Flavor Hadrons
E04. Hadron Spectroscopy and Exotics
E05. Nucleon Structure and Nucleon Spin
E06. QCD and Short Range Effects in Nuclei
E07. Partonic Structure of Nuclei
E08. Mini-Symposium: Early Science Results from Jefferson Lab 12 GeV Program
E09. Mini-Symposium: Results from RHIC Beam Energy Scan II

F. Particles and Fields

F01. Advanced Computational and Analysis Techniques
F02. Minisymposium on quantum sensors and computing
F03. Accelerators and beams
F04. Instrumentation and Detector R&D
F05. Dark Matter
F06. Minisymposium on Dark matter: Innovative ideas and techniques
F07. Axion and Hidden Sector Searches
F08. Particle Astrophysics (Astrophysical Neutrinos is now inside Particle Astrophysics)
F09. Neutrino Oscillations
F10. Sterile Neutrino Searches
F11. Neutrino Cross-sections
F12. Field theory and new theoretical developments
F13. Inflation/Cosmic Expansion/Dark Energy
F14. Physics of the Higgs boson
F15. Weak decays of heavy quarks
F16. Supersymmetry Searches and Models
F17. Beyond Standard Model Physics (Not including SUSY)
F18. Electroweak Physics
F19. Hadron spectroscopy and non-perturbative QCD
F20. QCD and Quark Matter
F21. Charged Lepton Properties
F22. Minisymposium on precision measurements with leptons

G. Precision Tests of Physics Laws

G01. Precision Tests of Physics Laws
G02. Basic Symmetries
G03. Fundamental Constants
G04. General and Special Relativity
G05. Quantum Mechanics
G06. Other Precision Tests
G07. Searches for light dark matter (GPMFC, DAMOP)

H. Radiation Sources

H01. Radiation Sources: General
H02. Synchrotron Radiation Sources and Damping Rings
H03. Free Electron Laser Physics
H04. Gyrotron Physics
H05. Conventional Source Physics
H06. Radiation Sources, Other

I. Accelerators and Storage Rings

I02. Accelerators and Storage Rings
I02. High Energy Particle Accelerators and Colliders
I03. Low and Intermediate Energy Accelerators and Storage Rings
I04. Linear Accelerators
I05. Cyclotrons
I06. Electrostatic Accelerators
I07. Particle Sources
I08. New Acceleration Methods
I09. Pulsed Power and High Current Accelerators
I10. Special Purpose Accelerators (Medical, Energy Production, Industrial, Defense, Spallation Neutron Sources)
I11. Accelerators and Storage Rings, Other
I12. Computational beam and accelerator physics (same as J11, L11)

J. Physics of Beams

J01. Linear Beam Dynamics
J02. Nonlinear Beam Dynamics
J03. Multiparticle Dynamics
J04. Beam Instabilities
J05. Beam Interaction with Electromagnetic Radiation
J06. Beam Interaction with Matter
J07. High Current Beams
J08. Photon Beams
J09. Beam Beam Interaction
J10. Beam Physics, Other
J11. Computational beam and accelerator physics (same as I12, L11)

K. Accelerator Systems

K01. Accelerator Systems
K02. Beam Diagnostics and Control
K03. RF Technology and Systems
K04. Magnet Technology and Systems
K05. Power Sources
K06. Beam Targets and Secondary Beams
K07. Beam Transport and Propagation
K08. Injection and Extraction
K09. Accelerator Systems, Other

L. Computational Physics

L01. Computational Physics
L02. Simulation Methods and Implementation
L03. Large-Scale Data and Simulations
L04. The Impact of New and Emerging Architectures on Computational Physics
L05. Education in Computational Physics, from K-12 to Graduate Level
L06. Few-body systems: general theory and computational methods (same as B02)
L07. Lattice QCD
L08. Numerical Relativity: Black Hole Binaries
L09. Numerical Relativity: Neutron Stars and Other Sources with Matter
L10. Numerical Relativity: Algorithms and Code Development
L11. Computational beam and accelerator physics (same as I12, J11)

N. Physics Education

N01. Physics Education: General
N02. K-12 Education
N03. Informal Education and Public Outreach (FED, FOEP)
N04. Graduate Education
N05. Education and Public Policy
N06. Professional Development
N07. K-12 Teacher Preparation
N08. Undergraduate Education
N09. Remote Instruction
N10. Inclusive Classroom Practices

P. Physics Education Research

P01. K-12 Education
P02. Informal Education and Public Outreach (GPER, FOEP)
P03. Graduate Education
P04. Education and Public Policy
P05. Professional Development
P06. K-12 Teacher Preparation
P07. Undergraduate Education

Q. Medical Physics

Q01. Physics of medical therapies (e.g., radiation, photonic, and ultrasonic therapy, therapy guidance)
Q02. Physics of medical diagnostics (e.g., EEG, ECG, oximetry, blood pressure measurements)
Q03. Physics of medical imaging (e.g., CT, MRI, PET, SPECT, US, optical)
Q04. Physics of medical technologies (e.g., surgical hardware, decision systems, medical accelerators)
Q05. Physics of disease states and normal physiology (e.g., cancer, neuro-degenerative, immune system, vascular system)
Q06. Medical Data Analysis
Q07. General medical physics

R. Undergraduate Research

R01. Undergraduate Research, including SPS

S. National Facilities

S01. National Facilities: General

T. Public Policy

T01. Public Policy: General

U. History of Physics

U01. History of Physics: General

V. International Physics

V01. International Physics: Physics for Development
V02. International Physics: Science Diplomacy
V03. International Physics and Society
V04. International Engagement

W. Outreach

W01. Outreach and Engaging the Public: General

X. Data Science

X01. Topical Group on Data Science (GDS)
X02. Data Science in Physics
X03. AI and Machine/Deep Learning
X04. Open Data and Data Science Education

Y. April General

Y01. April General Topics