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December 2018 (Volume 27, Number 11)

First Recipients of the Irwin Oppenheim Award

Jordan M. Horowitz (University of Michigan) and Todd R. Gingrich (Northwestern University) have been chosen as recipients of the first Irwin Oppenheim award for best paper by early career scientists published in Physical Review E. The award citation reads

"For the article, ‘Proof of the finite-time thermodynamic uncertainty relation for steady-state currents,’ published in Phys. Rev. E 96, 020103(R) (2017), which demonstrated significance, rigor, and broad impact in the general area of non-equilibrium thermodynamics."

For more information on the Oppenheim Award and other APS honors, visit the APS Honors page.

Horowitz OPPENHEIM19

Jordan M. Horowitz

Gingrich OPPENHEIM19

Todd R. Gingrich

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Plan S Tries to Flip the Open Access Switch
APS Membership Unit Profile: The Division of Biological Physics
Applied Physics with Fundamental Foundations
Argonne National Laboratory Named APS Historic Site
What Works in Physics Teaching?
First Recipients of the Irwin Oppenheim Award
Toast with Jam and Quantum Mechanics
Dramatic Drops and Fascinating Flows: the 2018 Gallery of Fluid Motion
International News
This Month in Physics History
Profiles in Versatility
The APS Office of Government Affairs
FYI: Science Policy News From AIP
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