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Outstanding Paper Award of the Physical Society of Japan

The JPS has established the Outstanding Paper Award of the Physical Society of Japan in order to recognize and praise the achievement of researchers who have made important contributions towards the progress of physics. Papers, excluding review articles, published in the JPSJ, PTEP (including PTP) including supplemental issues, or JPS Conf. Proc. within 5 years (10 years adopted in 2016) from the June previous to the award year. A maximum of five awards are given in a year, while there may be a year in which there are no recipients of the award.

Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan

The JPS has established Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan in order to encourage young researchers in their research work and further enliven the physics community. Recipients are selected from each division for their activities including lectures at academic meetings, publications, and degree theses. The recipient must be a member of the JPS. About 50 awards are given every year.