E.W. Müller Outstanding Young Scientist Medal

This award is the most recognized price given by the IFES community. It rewards a young scientist for a recent and original work in the field of field emission, field ionization, and related phenomena. This includes, but is not limited to technique development, applications or theory development. This price is highly competitive and the winner is selected during the APT&M conference, after a 2 stages selection mechanism.


Candidates to the E.W. Müller Young Scientist Medal must follow these criteria:


  1. Short CV of the candidate (1page with a High Resolution photo)
  2. Support letter from the Phd Supervisor of the candidate (1 page)
  3. Abstract of the presentation/paper, with 5 keywords (1 page)
  4. 6 pages scientific paper of the presentation
  1. Scientific quality of the candidate
  2. Novelty and relevance to the field of the IFES community
  3. Scientific quality of the paper
  4. Quality of the writing of the paper
  1. Novelty and relevance of the work to the field of the IFES community
  2. Scientific quality of the presentation/paper
  3. Quality of the writing of the paper
  4. Quality of the oral presentation ( note that the candidate must respect of the timing of the presentation)


Note that the candidates must also submit the abstract of the presentation to the APT&M website before the 1st of February.  The selection of the finalists will be done before April 11th. Candidates that will not be preselected for the finale will be proposed for a presentation in the regular sessions of the meeting and will be informed rapidly of the decision.

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