Toshiki Tajima Awarded EPS Alfven Prize 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019
The EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2019 for outstanding contributions to plasma physics is jointly awarded to:
  • Professor Victor Malka, of the Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée of the CNRS/ENSTA-ParisTech/Ecole Polytechnique, France,  and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; and
Professor Malka is recognised for His major contributions to the development of compact laser-plasma accelerators, and to their innovative applications to science and society, which span ultra-fast phenomena, accelerator physics, medicine, radiobiology, chemistry and material science.”
Professor Tajima is recognised for His seminal, broad, and novel contributions to plasma physics and plasma-based accelerator physics, including the concept of laser wakefield acceleration.
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European Physical Society