Federico Capasso, Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied Physics and Vinton Hayes Senior Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering, has won the 2010 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics.

He will share the honor with Henri Lezec, project leader in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Nanofabrication Research Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The editors-in-chief of the Springer journals Applied Physics A and Applied Physics B recognized Capasso for his “pioneering achievements in nanoscale physics and applications.”

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