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Albert Polman is awarded the 2017 EPS QEOD Prize for Research into the Science of Light


The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of EPS has recently announced that Professor Albert Polman has been elected the winner of the 2017 prize for Research into the Science of Light “for mastering light at the nanoscale and for demonstrating novel applications in nanoscale optical circuits, photovoltaics, and super-resolution imaging”.

Albert is a scientific group leader at the FOM Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Professor of photonic materials for photovoltaics at the University of Amsterdam.

The prize was awarded at the recent 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (Nanometa) held in Seefeld, Austria from January 4-7, 2017, where Albert delivered a plenary lecture.

Read more about the prize and Albert’s work.


[Image Credit: see Nanometa 2017]