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Albert Polman is awarded the EPS QEOD Prize for Research into the Science of Light

By Günter Steinmeyer. Published on 24 November 2016 in:
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The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of EPS is delighted to announce that Prof. Albert Polman has been elected the winner of the 2017 prize for Research into the Science of Light “for mastering light at the nanoscale and for demonstrating novel applications in nanoscale optical circuits, photovoltaics, and super-resolution imaging”. The prize will be awarded at the forthcoming 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (Nanometa) to be held in Seefeld, Austria from January 4-7, 2017.

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Historic Groningen hosts the EPS Condensed Matter conference

By Kees van der Beek. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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The biennial conference of the Condensed Matter Division [CMD] convened from 4-9 September 2016 in the historic northern Dutch city of Groningen.

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2016 EPS-AMOPD Young Scientist Prize awarded to Christian Brand

By Dominique Vernhet. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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The 2016 Young Scientist Prize of the Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Division has been awarded to Dr. Christian Brand from the University of Vienna (Austria) for his outstanding contribution to “matter-wave experiments with complex molecules”.

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Ulf-G. Meißner wins the 2016 EPS Lise Meitner Prize

By I.J. Douglas MacGregor. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The Lise Meitner Prize is awarded biennially by the European Physical Society (EPS) for outstanding work in the fields of experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear science.

The 2016 Prize Laureate is: Prof. Ulf-G. Meißner, Universität Bonn and Forschungszentrum in Jülich, Germany

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2016 prizes of the EPS Plasma Physics Division

By Sylvie Jacquemot. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The EPS Plasma Physics Division (EPS PPD) recognises outstanding research in plasma physics with several prizes.

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2016 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize

By David Lee. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division is proud to announce that the 2016 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize is awarded to P. Böni, A.N. Bogdanov, C. Pfleiderer, A. Rosch, and A. Vishwanath “for the theoretical prediction, the experimental discovery and the theoretical analysis of a magnetic skyrmion phase in MnSi, a new state of matter”.

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EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 to Michel Orrit

By e-EPS. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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The European Physical Society [EPS], the Centro di Cultura Scientifica Alessandro Volta and Edison S.p.A. are delighted to announce the award of the 2016 EPS Edison Volta Prize for outstanding contributions to physics to …

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The 2016 Weyl Prize awarded to Vasily Pestun

By e-EPS. Published on 22 March 2016 in:
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The 2016 Hermann Weyl Prize has been awarded to Vasily Pestun of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (France) for his ground breaking results in the study of supersymmetric gauge theories, such as his ingenious computation of partition functions that led to the discovery of rich connections between four-dimensional and two-dimensional quantum field theories.

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction Autumn-Winter 2015 for Women in Physics

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the Autumn-Winter 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics has been awarded to Prof. Sibylle Guenter from the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics [IPP] in Garching, Germany. Sibylle is one of the leading theoretical physicists in the field of magnetic fusion plasmas.

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Call for nominations for EPS prizes and distinctions

By e-EPS. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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Calls for nominations are still open for the following EPS distinctions and prizes:
– EPS Fellows
– EPS Honorary Members
– the Gero Thomas medal

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The 2015 Rumford Prize to Federico Capasso & Alfred Cho

By AAAS. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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CAMBRIDGE, MA | December 8, 2015—The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has named physicist Federico Capasso and electrical engineer Alfred Cho as the recipients of the 2015 Rumford Prize in recognition of their contributions to the field of laser technology. This award will be presented to Dr. Capasso and Dr. Cho, both of whom are members of the Academy, on April 14, 2016 at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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2016 APS-EPS Landau-Spitzer award: call for nominations

By Sylvie Jacquemot. Published on 15 December 2015 in:
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The Landau-Spitzer Award on the Physics of Plasmas for “Outstanding contributions to plasma physics” is jointly sponsored by the Plasma Physics Divisions of the American Physical Society and the European Physical Society.

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