APL Materials Excellence in Research Award
To be eligible for this award the candidate must:
- Have a paper accepted for publication in APL Materials between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.
- Be 40 years of age or younger and the first author on the paper.
- Submit a contributed paper to the journal. (Invited papers are not eligible.)
Awards will be given to the first author of each winning paper. The winning papers will be selected by an external committee and will be reviewed based on the scientific content. The winners will be notified of their award via email and the awards will be announced through a Press Release. Papers will be highlighted on the APL Materials webpage and included in AIP Publishing email communications to materials science researchers.
- 1st place: $5,000 prize + waived article processing charge on one 2024 APL Materials publication.
- 2nd place: $2,500 prize + waived article processing charge on one 2024 APL Materials publication.
- 3rd place: Waived article processing charge on one 2024 APL Materials publication.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about eligibility, the selection process, or the award.
1st Prize: Shubham Mondal for Reconfigurable Self-Powered Deep UV Photodetectors Based on Ultrawide Bandgap Ferroelectric ScAlN
2nd Prize: Nathaniel Schreiber and Ludi Miao for A Model Heterostructure with Engineered Berry Curvature
3rd Prize: Titiksha Srivastava for Resonant dynamics of three-dimensional skyrmionic textures in thin film multilayers
1st Prize: Xuanyi Zhang for Thickness and Temperature Dependence of the Atomic-Scale Structure of SrRuO3 Thin Films
2nd Prize: Jin Hong Lee for Strain tuning of Néel temperature in YCrO3 epitaxial thin films
3rd Prize: Berit Goodge for Disentangling types of lattice disorder impacting superconductivity in Sr2RuO4 by quantitative local probes
1st Prize: Matthew Barone for Improved control of atomic layering in perovskite-related homologous series
2nd Prize: Chao Zhou for Atomic imprinting in the absence of an intrinsic length scale
3rd Prize: Jan Rieck for Trade-off between variability and retention of memristive epitaxial SrTiO3 devices
1st Prize: Zhong-Li Liu for Material informatics for layered high-TC superconductors
2nd Prize: Jisung Park for Fully transparent field-effect transistor with high drain current and on-off ratio
3rd Prize: Dongxue Du for High electrical conductivity in the epitaxial polar metals LaAuGe and LaPtSb
2nd Prize: Kathleen McCreary for A- and B-exciton photoluminescence intensity ratio as a measure of sample quality for transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers
1st Prize: Sita Dugu for A graphene integrated highly transparant resistive switching memory device
2nd Prize: Yusin Pak for Scalable integration of periodically aligned 2D-MoS2 nanoribbon array
3rd Prize: Han Gyeol Lee for Anisotropic suppression of octahedral breathing distortion with the fully strained BaBiO3/BaCeO3 heterointerface
1st Prize: Gi-Yeop Kim for Disordered ferroelectricity in the PbTiO3/SrTiO3 superlattice thin film
2nd Prize: Giulio Benetti for Direct synthesis of antimicrobial coatings based on tailored bi-elemental nanoparticles
3rd Prize: Patrick Marshall for Growth of strontium ruthenate films by hybrid molecular beam epitaxy
1st Prize: Yaohua Liu for Induced Ti magnetization at La0.7Sr0.3Mno3 and BaTiO3 interfaces
2nd Prize: Kevin Stone for Influence of amorphous structure on polymorphism in vanadia
3rd Prize: Yasuaki Arakawa for High hole mobility p-type GaN with low residual hydrogen concentration prepared by pulsed sputtering