Nominations are sought for
the Fritz London Memorial Prize for Low Temperature Physics, which
will be presented at the International Low Temperature Conference (LT26) in Beijing, China, in
The Fritz London Memorial Prize is an international prize awarded once every three years and which is
intended to recognize outstanding experimental and theoretical contributions to low temperature physics.
Background information and a list of previous London Prize winners can be found at
The members of the 2011 London Memorial Prize Committee are
M.H.W. Chan (Pennsylvania State University), A.M. Goldman, (U. Minnesota), K. Kono
(RIKEN, Japan), P. Leiderer (U of Konstanz, Germany), and D. Osheroff (Stanford U.)
Nominations and supporting letters should be sent (preferably electronically in .pdf format)
to the Chair of the Prize Committee:Prof. Moses H.W.Chan
Attention: Fritz London Memorial Prize Committee
Department of Physics
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802, USA
Tel: (814) 863-2622
The deadline for the receipt of nominations and supporting letters is November 15, 2010.
The number of supporting letters for one nomination is limited to four.
A letter of nomination should clearly state all of the following:
The basis for the proposed prize.
Citations to publications on which the nomination is based.
An assessment of the impact to the low temperature community.
Relevant biographical information, and current institutional affiliation.Supporting letters should assess the quality and significance of the work of the candidate.
There are no restrictions on nationality or age of those who are given this award. It has
been the policy of the committee to avoid giving the award for work that has already
been recognized by the Simon Memorial Prize or by other comparable awards, and to
look more favorably on recent work than on work whose significance has been apparent
for a long time.