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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 Candidates for the 39th 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.

Note

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. 84 and 85) or the English journals “Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP)” (Vols. 54 and 55) and “Applied Physics Express (APEX)” (Vols. 8 and 9) in 2015 and 2016. 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 category of the awards as JSAP Paper Award, JSAP Young Scientist Award, Award for Best Review Paper or, both JSAP Paper Award and JSAP Young Scientist Award. If there are other relevant papers, please attach a reprint or a copy of such papers.)
  • Nomination form
    (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.)
  • A document including the following information regarding all authors
    Name, 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.

Awards Presentation

The awards ceremony will be held at the 2017 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 24, 2017

Location to which Applications should be Submitted

Paper Award Committee, The Japan Society of Applied Physics
1-21-5 Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031, Japan


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