We are pleased to announce the winners of the Photonics 2020 Best Paper Awards. All papers published in Photonics in 2020 were considered for these awards. After a thorough evaluation of the originality and significance of the papers, citations, and downloads, the two winning papers, which were nominated by the award committees, have been selected.
The Interband Cascade Laser
By Jerry R. Meyer, William W. Bewley, Chadwick L. Canedy, Chul Soo Kim, Mijin Kim, Charles D. Merritt and Igor Vurgaftman
Photonics 2020, 7(3), 75; https://doi.org/10.3390/photonics7030075.
One research article:
Development of an Interference Filter-Stabilized External-Cavity Diode Laser for Space Applications
By Linbo Zhang, Tao Liu, Long Chen, Guanjun Xu, Chenhui Jiang, Jun Liu and Shougang Zhang
Photonics 2020, 7(1), 12; https://doi.org/10.3390/photonics7010012.
Each winner (corresponding author) will receive CHF 500, a certificate, and the opportunity to publish a paper in Photonics in 2022.
On behalf of the award committees, we would like to congratulate the winners on their accomplishments. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the nominated research groups of the abovementioned exceptional papers for their contributions to Photonics, as well as thank the award committee for voting and helping to identify two winners for these awards.
Photonics Editorial Office