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  • August 9, 2013

    team — Ferenc Krausz, a Director at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching and Head of the Institute of Experimental Physics at LMU Munich, has been awarded the Otto Hahn Prize 2013, worth 50,000 euros. The biennial award is sponsored by the City of Frankfurt-am-Main, the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, GDCh) and the German Physical Science Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, DPG) and is presented alternately to researchers in the fields of physics and chemistry. The Hungarian-born Krausz receives the accolade for his ground-breaking contributions to attosecond physics – advances that make it possible to monitor the dynamics of electrons. The award will be presented at a ceremony in St. Paul’s Church in Frankfurt on "20. November".