The American Institute of Physics (AIP) seeks nominations for the $10,000 Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics. The AIP Prize is awarded for successful applications of physics to proven, innovative technologies. The contribution may be a product, a process, or a tool enabling practical application. Actual benefit to the employer is a significant criterion.

The nomination deadline is April 1, 2011. Nominations should include:
     1. A cover letter providing a description of the work for which the nomination is being made, its commercial significance, and a draft citation.
     2. Nominee's curriculum vita listing relevant publications and patents.
     3. Letters of support (no more than four).
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