To honor exceptional research accomplishments by a young scientist in the interdisciplinary area of precision measurement and fundamental constants and to encourage the wide dissemination of the results of that research. The award is given biennially every odd-number year and consists of $2,000 plus support of travel expenses to the APS Meeting at which the award is conferred.
To recognize outstanding accomplishments in the two fields in which Norman Ramsey excelled: (1) Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, and (2) Precision Tests of Fundamental Laws & Symmetries. The Prize consists of a $10,000 check, a certificate citing accomplishments, and travel support for the recipient to attend the DAMOP annual meeting at which the prize is presented.
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