Call for the 2016 EPS QEOD Prize for Research in Laser Science & Applications

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The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division [QEOD] of the European Physical Society [EPS] is presently soliciting nominations for their biennial prize in ‘Research in Laser Science and Applications’ to be presented at the 2016 Europhoton Conference on Solid-State, Fibre and Waveguide Coherent Light Sources.  Details of the application procedure and information required are given below.

Nominations are to be received online by 15 April 2016 at the latest.

The EPS Prize for Research in Laser Science and Applications is a major prize awarded on behalf of the European Physical Society through its Quantum Electronics Optics Division. The prize is awarded every 2 years in recognition of recent work by one to three individuals for scientific excellence in the area of laser science and applications in its broadest sense.

The work for which the individual(s) is (are) nominated must be such that a significant component of it was performed during the period 5 years prior to the award. In addition, the award will recognise research for which a significant portion of the work was carried out in Europe or in cooperation with European researchers, and may be given for either pure or applied research.

The award is accompanied by an engraved glass medal, a certificate, and a sum of 2000 euros.

The Prize Ceremony and Lecture will be highlights of the EPS Europhoton Conference in Vienna, Austria 21-26 August 2016.

Nominations must include:

  • A cover letter provided by the nominator with a proposed citation
  • A two-page summary of the significance of the work which is the subject of the nomination. For a nominated team of more than one person, the summary should clearly specify the individual contribution of each nominee, and when and where the work has been performed.
  • Nominee CV(s)
  • A list of publications covering the last five years (a few earlier articles particularly relevant for the nomination can also be included).  Five articles with the greatest significance should be highlighted.
  • Up to three letters of endorsement of the nomination.

Online Submission Details

All material must be prepared in English and combined into either a single consolidated PDF file or a ZIP archive. Please click the link below to access the submission site:

European Physical Society:
Email: conferences [at] eps [dot] org

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