I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
To recognize and encourage outstanding research in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics by investigators who have held a Ph. D. for 10 years or less. The prize consists of $10,000 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. An allowance will be provided for travel expenses of the recipient to the Society meeting at which the prize is presented. It is awarded in odd-numbered years.
Establishment & Support
The prize was endowed in 1989 by family, friends, and colleagues of I. I. Rabi.
Rules & Eligibility
Nominations are open to scientists of all nationalities regardless of the geographical location at which the work was done. The prize shall ordinarily be awarded to one person but may be shared when all recipients have contributed to the same accomplishment. Nominations are active for three years.
Nomination & Selection Process
Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of qualified women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.
This year’s deadline has passed. Next prize to be awarded in 2017.
2015 I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Phy Recipient:
National Institute of Standards and Technology