October 2014 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Light for the 2014 Nobel Prizes in Physics and in Chemistry

The Nobel Committee has awarded this year two practical inventions, the blue Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and the super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. Those are revolutionary and both use...

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Editorial – The Future of Light – in our hands!

I had the great privilege to be asked to attend the 50th Anniversary of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste which was held over 5-9 October 2014. This was a wonderful experience for many reasons.
Of course, ICTP is well-known as a world hub of...

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2014 EPS Early Career Prizes

The European Physical Society is proud to announce the award of the 2014 Early Career Prizes to Ian Chapman and Román Orús

The EPS Early Career Prizes is new Prize from the European...

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2014 – Biennial meeting of the Portuguese Physical Society

The 19th National Conference on Physics and 24th Iberian Meeting for Teaching Physics – jointly named “FISICA 2014” – was held in Lisbon, Portugal...

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International Year of Light news

Light at the focus of 2014 Physics and Chemistry Nobel Prizes!

An Open Letter to the Photonics Industry

Photonics Communication Research Laboratory of...

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Galileo Galilei on stage

How can a theatre performance on science be enthusiastically attended by about 900 physicists and non-physicist as well? How can an entire audience, with different cultural background, experience a lovely full immersion in the world of physics? On 23rd September...

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Prize calls & announcements

Nominate a deserving (woman) physicist
In 2013, the European Physical Society [EPS] launched the Emmy Noether...
EPS Edison Volta Prize announced for the Year of Light 2015
To commemorate the United...

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ESS – birth of the most powerful neutron source in the world

The European Spallation Source [ESS] is one of the largest science infrastructure projects being built in Europe today. Designed to generate neutron ...

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Ultra-high Power Lasers & Strong Field Science Research in Asia

Strong field science has become one of the most active areas of research with the development of ultra-high power lasers. Ever since the introduction of the ...

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SESAME’s 800 MeV Booster in Operation

On 3 September 2014, the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East [SESAME] booster came into full operation. The Booster ...

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EPS Plasma Physics Prizes: calls are open

The EPS Plasma Physics Division [EPS PPD] recognises outstanding research in plasma physics with several prizes. The calls for the 2015 prizes are now open...

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CERN – Colloquium in Honour of Herwig Schopper

This year CERN celebrated its 60 years anniversary under the slogan “science for peace”. Among the many events ...

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WEGA – Forty-year-old fusion experiment to cross the Atlantic

The WEGA fusion device at Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics [IPP] in Greifswald, Germany, is being handed over…

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Executive and Staff activity for September 2014

The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive...…

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EPL news

You will find below the latest items from the EPL webpage
Perspectives – a new feature for EPL – commentaries authored by leading researchers aimed at highlighting the significance, impact, progress and wider implications of their research field.
Articles from the META’14 conference – these 5 articles are all free to read until 31 December 2014.
The latest EPL Newsletter – this issue and previous newsletters are available online…

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