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    The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, awarded at Tel Aviv University, was established through the generosity of TAU Governors Dr. Raymond and Mrs. Beverly Sackler. It is awarded alternatively in the fields of Physics and Chemistry. The prize is intended to encourage dedication to science, originality and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists.

     

     

    2014 Laureates

    The 2014 Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Physics is awarded for Topological Phases in Condensed Matter.

    Tel Aviv University is proud to announce that the 2014 prize laureates are:

     

    Prof. B. Andrei Bernevig

    Eugene and Mary Wigner Assistant Professor of Physics
    Department of Physics, Princeton University
    322 Jadwin Hall,
    Princeton, NJ 08648, USA

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    For his theoretical contribution towards a first realization of a two dimensional topological insulator.

     

     

    Prof. Liang Fu

    Assistant Professor of Physics
    Department of Physics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Bldg. 6C-305
    Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, USA

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    For his contribution to generalization of the concept of topological insulators from two to three dimensions.

     

     

    Prof. Xiao-Liang Qi

    Assistant Professor of Physics
    Department of Physics, Stanford University
    312 McCullough Bldg., 476 Lomita Mall,
    Stanford, CA 94305-4045, USA

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    For his contribution to the prediction of the quantum anomalous Hall effect in magnetic topological insulators.
     
     

    The prize money of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Physics of $100,000 will be shared equally among the three distinguished recipients, and will be awarded to the recipients in person on April 9, 2014. 

     

    List of Laurerates From Previous Years

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