The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of the European Physical Society (EPS) is soliciting nominations for its biennial prize

                                            Research into the Science of Light

to be presented at the Nanometa Conference organized in Seefeld, Austria, between the 5th and 8th of January, 2015. This meeting will start the EPS-supported European Conferences for the International Year of Light.

                    Nominations will be received online until October 1st, 2014.

The EPS Prize for Research into the Science of Light is a major prize awarded in recognition of a recent work by one or more (up to three) individuals for scientific excellence in the area of electromagnetic science in its broadest sense, across the entire spectrum of electromagnetic waves.

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

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

Nomination packets will consist of a CV and publication list of the nominee(s), a 2 page summary of the significance of the work subject of the nomination, a suggested citation, and up to 4 letters of support. All material must be prepared in English, combined into either a single consolidated PDF file or a ZIP archive, and submitted through the link:

European Physical Society

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