JSAP Outstanding Paper Award
JSAP Outstanding Paper Award is presented to the authors of outstanding papers published in the membership journal (OYO BUTURI), Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP), and Applied Physics Express (APEX).
These awards honor the authors of papers that are regarded as exceptional achievements in applied physics.
Call for Nominations for the 41st JSAP Outstanding Paper Award
The Japan Society of Applied Physics (hereinafter referred to as “JSAP”) will present the JSAP Outstanding Paper Award (JSAP Paper Award, JSAP Young Scientist Award, and Award for Best Review Paper) for outstanding achievements in the field of applied physics, as described below. Applications for both the JSAP Paper Award and JSAP Young Scientist Award will also be accepted. We look forward to your nominations and self-nominations are also welcome.
Eligibility and Award Criteria
The awards shall be presented to authors of papers in the three categories described below, which were published in the membership journal “OYO BUTURI” (Vols. 86 and 87) or the English journals “Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP)” (Vols. 56 and 57) and “Applied Physics Express (APEX)” (Vols. 10 and 11) in 2017 and 2018. Only JSAP regular members, honorary members, emeritus members and student members can apply for the JSAP Paper Award and JSAP Young Scientist Award in principle. Both JSAP members and nonmembers can apply for Award for Best Review Paper.
JSAP Paper Award
Excellent original papers contributing to the progress and improvement of applied physics
JSAP Young Scientist Award
Excellent original papers mainly authored by young researchers (the main author should be younger than 35 as of April 1 of the awarding year)
Award for Best Review Paper
Papers that are enlightening and educational to JSAP members that encourage progress and improvements in applied physics
Number of papers to be awarded
- – JSAP Paper Award: up to 10 papers
- – JSAP Young Scientist Award: up to 10 papers
- – Award for Best Review Paper: up to 3 papers
Documents to be submitted
A reprint of candidate paper
A copy of the paper is acceptable. Please write “candidate paper” in red ink on the first page of the reprint and also specify the award category you nominate. If there are other relevant papers, please attach a reprint or a copy.
This is required for both self-nominations and nominations by others. Please clearly describe the features and advantages of the paper in approximately 400 words.
Contact information for all authors
Name, JSAP membership number, place of employment (contact information), valid e-mail address
For candidate papers for the JSAP Young Scientist Award, the JSAP will send an agreement form to all co-authors at a later date. Be sure to provide the contact information (valid e-mail address) of all co-authors.
The awards ceremony will be held at the 2019 Autumn Meeting of JSAP. A certificate and medal will be given to the recipients. Also, the recipients will be asked to give a commemorative speech during the Autumn Meeting.
Deadline for submission
Friday, February 22, 2019
Location to which Applications should be SubmittedPaper Award Committee, The Japan Society of Applied Physics
1-21-5 Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031, Japan