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Light Prize announced – QEOD & IUPAP prizes open

By e-EPS. Published on 27 November 2014 in:
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EPS QEOD prize for Research into the Science of Light
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division of the European Physical Society is delighted to announce the 2015 winner of the Prize for Research into the Science of Light. This Prize is awarded every two years and recognises recent work by one or more individuals for scientific excellence in the area of electromagnetic science in its broadest sense, across the entire spectrum of electromagnetic waves. The award is accompanied by an engraved glass medal, a certificate, and a monetary sum of 2000 euros…

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NANOMETA 2015

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 26 May 2014 in:
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The 5th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials [NANOMETA 2015] will take place from 5-8 January 2015 in Seefeld, Austria, as a part of the International Year of Light endorsed by the United Nations.

NANOMETA 2015 is continues the series of meetings that began in 2007.

During the plenary and parallel sessions, attendees will be able to discuss the most recent results in the fields of metamaterials, nanophotonics, plasmonics, hybrid and…

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Honours abound for physicists in 2013

By John Dudley. Published on 29 January 2013 in:
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In the New Year’s Honours List of the United Kingdom, Professor Peter Higgs, Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Edinburgh was appointed to the Order of the Companions of Honour, and two Fellows of the Institute of Physics were made Knights Bachelor – Professor Keith Burnett, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, and Professor David Payne, Director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton. Professor Burnett has carried out many pioneering studies in quantum optics and has been recognised for his services to science and higher education. Professor Payne was recognized for his services…

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EPS launches new science of light research prize

By Ian Randall. Published on 26 September 2012 in:
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A new prize for Research into the Science of Light has been launched by the Quantum Electronics & Optics Division [QEOD] of the European Physical Society [EPS]. The award – which is to be given biennially – will recognise recent excellent research, by up to three individuals, in the field of electromagnetic science.

The award will be presented to its winner(s) during a prize ceremony at the EPS Nanometa Conference, which is to be held, in Seefeld, on 3-6 January 2013. The prize will consist of an engraved glass medal, a certificate…

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EPS launches research in laser science prize

By Ian Randall. Published on 26 September 2012 in:
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A new prize for Research in Laser Science and Applications has been launched by the Quantum Electronics & Optics Division [QEOD] of the European Physical Society [EPS]. The award – which is to be given biennially – will recognise recent excellent research, by up to three individuals, in the field of laser science and its application.

The award will be presented to its winner(s) during a prize ceremony at the 6th EPS Europhoton Conference on “Solid-State, Fibre and Waveguide Coherent Light Sources”, which is to be held in 2014…

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EPS partners European Optical Society journal

By Klaus Nowitzki. Published on 19 July 2012 in:
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The European Physical Society [EPS] has become a partner of the open-access electronic journal of the European Optical Society: Rapid Publications [JEOS:RP]. EPS members will benefit from a special publication rate through this collaboration, which was arranged through the EPS Quantum Electronics and Optics Division [QEOD].

“The partnership with the EPS opens a new chapter for our journal,” says JEOS:RP editor Joseph Braat. Fellow editor Richard M. De La Rue adds: “We welcome the support and involvement that JEOS:RP…

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