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Genzel Prize

[Picture from AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection]

The Ludwig-Genzel-Prize is awarded to a young scientist for exceptional contributions to the field of condensed-matter spectroscopy. Related to Ludwig Genzel's scientific oeuvre the focus is on the far-infrared spectral range.

The award contains a diploma and prize money of 4000 €. Bruker Optics (Ettlingen) is the sponsor of this prize.

The prize is awarded every two years during the International Conference on Low Energy Electrodynamics in Solids (LEES).

The selection is made by a committee.

For more information see the Ludwig Genzel prize web page.

The Ludwig-Genzel-Prize 2014 is awarded to

Dr. Rainer Hillenbrand
(CIC nanoGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain)

for the design and development of infrared near-field spectroscopy and the application of this novel spectro­scopic method in different areas of natural sciences.

Previous Awardees

The Genzel Prize Ceremony at LEES 2014