Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids

The Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids is a prize that has been awarded every second year by the American Physical Society since 1980. The recipient is chosen for "outstanding optical research that leads to breakthroughs in the condensed matter sciences.". The prize is named after Frank Isakson, and as of 2007 it is valued at $5,000.


* 2006: Roberto Merlin
* 2004: James Wolfe
* 2002: James W. Allen and Thomas Timusk
* 2000: Paul Linford Richards
* 1998: Yuen-Ron Shen
* 1996: David E. Aspnes
* 1994: Anant K. Ramdas
* 1992: Paul A. Fleury
* 1990: Miles V. Klein
* 1988: Albert J. Sievers
* 1986: Elias Burstein
* 1984: Manuel Cardona
* 1982: Jan Tauc
* 1980: David L. Dexter

External links

* [ Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids] , American Physical Society

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