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J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Awarded foroutstanding achievement in particle theory
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Physical Society
First awarded1984
Websitewww.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/sakurai.cfm

The J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, is presented by the American Physical Society at its annual April Meeting, and honors outstanding achievement in particle physics theory. The prize consists of a monetary award ($10,000 USD), a certificate citing the contributions recognized by the award, and a travel allowance for the recipient to attend the presentation. The award is endowed by the family and friends of particle physicist J. J. Sakurai. The prize has been awarded annually since 1985.[1]

Prize recipients

The following have won this prize:[2]

2010 J.J. Sakurai Prize Winners - Kibble, Guralnik, Hagen, Englert, and Brout
2010 J.J. Sakurai Prize Winners - Kibble, Guralnik, Hagen, Englert, and Brout

See also

References

  1. ^ American Physical Society. "J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics". Retrieved October 23, 2009.
  2. ^ The source of all information in this section, including quotations of the citation texts, is: American Physical Society. "J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics". Retrieved April 22, 2019.