Award/Recognition Menu

Description

To recognize exceptional accomplishments and contributions to the field of Magnetics.

Prize

$3,000, with an additional travel reimbursement up to a maximum of $500 for recipient to attend awards presentation, Certificate, and Society Life Membership

Funding

Funded by the IEEE Magnetics Society through an endowment administered by the IEEE Foundation effective 2010.

Presentation

At Intermag Conference.

Historical Background

Established in 1994 (revised 2006)

Basis for Judging

Outstanding achievement in magnetics, service to the Society and/or the magnetics community.

Eligibility

Must be member of IEEE Magnetics Society.

Nomination Deadline
July 31

2022

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For fundamental discoveries of spintronic phenomena and their applications in memory and computing
technologies.

2021

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For groundbreaking and sustained contributions to the invention and development of modern exchange-coupled magnetic
recording media and devices.

2020

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For pioneering discoveries in magnetic materials, nanostructures, and spin phenomena; for training young researchers; and
providing invaluable service to the community.

2019

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For contributions to spintronics applications including
spin-valves and MRAMs and for strengthening the relationship
between magnetics and microelectronic communities.

2018

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For contributions to the theory of interacting
spin systems and application to the
understanding of magnetic recording media
and ultrafast magnetization processes

2017

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For predicting the spin-filter effect and the resulting high
magnetoresistance of MgO magnetic tunnel junctions, used by the
HDD industry to substantially increase storage density

2016

Recipient(s)
Title

Luc Berger

Affiliation
Carnegie Mellon University
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For contributions to theoretical studies on metallic ferromagnets
crucial to data storage, nanotechnology and magnetism, including
SWASER, current-induced switching, spin-transfer torque, relaxation, and domain wall resistance

2015

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For contributions to the micromagnetics of
materials with high magnetocrystalline
anisotropy and their applications in magnetic
recording media

2014

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For contributions to the theory and simulation of magnetic materials, particularly magnetic recording media

2013

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For sustained contributions to thin film magnetic recording write head designs; most notably for the invention of the shielded write head structure for perpendicular recording

2012

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For contributions to magnetic devices and storage, including prediction of the spin transfer torque effect in magnetic thin films, theory of magnetotransport and interpretation of magnetic reversal

2011

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For contributions to magnetic storage devices through magnetic modeling

2010

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For seminal contributions to the analysis of electromagnetic fields and nonlinear magnetization dynamics, hysteresis modeling, and service to the IEEE Magnetics Society

2009

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