of the
   American Physical Society

2017: Roxanne P. Springer
For significant contributions to understanding the low-energy properties of hadrons, nuclei, and especially for pioneering contributions to the use of low-energy effective field theory techniques in the quest to identify and understand the fundamental symmetries of nature.

2016: William Detmold
For pioneering work in calculating few-body hadronic systems from first principles using lattice quantum chromodynamics, including the spectrum of the light nuclei and hypernuclei, Bose-condensed multimeson systems, and the first inelastic nuclear reaction.
Kalman Varga
For the development of a class of variational methods for accurate treatment of quantum few-body systems of various natures.

2015: Jose D'Incao
For contributions to our understanding of fundamental low-energy few-body physics, including Efimov physics, and its application to ultracold atomic and molecular gases.
Shina Tan
For the derivation of fundamental relations for ultracold atomic gases with two-body short-range interactions and the study of ultracold few-body systems.

2014: Dean Lee
For the development of lattice effective field theory as a novel approach to the nuclear few- and many-body problem, and for applications of this technique to the structure of the Hoyle state.
Laura Elisa Marcucci
For advancing the understanding of electroweak interactions in nuclei, particularly for precise studies of low-energy radiative and weak capture processes of astrophysical relevance in the few-nucleon systems.

2013: Nasser Kalantar-Nayestanaki
"For leading a comprehensive experimental program on few-nucleon reactions that unveiled new effects of two- and three-body forces."

2012: Silas Beane
"For advancing the understanding of few-hadron systems from Quantum Chromodynamics by pioneering the application of effective field theories and lattice calculations of the QCD path integral to these systems."

2011: Michael Birse
" For groundbreaking work on the implications of chiral symmetry for nucleon structure and nuclear interactions, and applications of the renormalization group to few-body systems."
Hans Paetz gen. Schieck
"For significant contributions to experimental few-nucleon physics with polarized projectiles and setting new standards for testing predictions of rigorous three-nucleon and four-nucleon calculations."
Adam Szczepaniak
"For the development of perturbative and nonperturbative methods in Quantum Chromodynamics in the lightcone and equal time formalisms and for their application to properties of exotic mesons."

2010: Hans-Werner Hammer
"For significant advances in the few-body problem in both nuclear and atomic physics, particularly through the use of effective field theories, and for elucidating the universal properties of Efimov states and related phenomena in three- and four-body systems."
Alejandro Kievsky
"For contributions to the development of the hyperspherical-harmonics method for few-nucleon systems, and particularly for precise studies of the continuum in three-nucleon systems."

2009: Donald W.L. Sprung
"For his many important contributions to the understanding of nuclear dynamics, including the development of the first realistic soft-core two-nucleon interaction and the identification of the role of long-range interactions in the deuteron."

2008: Daniel Phillips
"For his research on effective hadronic theories of few-nucleon systems, especially on the role of the Delta(1232) and the description of electromagnetic reactions on light nuclei, and their application in obtaining reliable information on neutron properties from experimental data."
Bela Sulik
"For numerous significant contributions, both theoretical and experimental, to the fundamental understanding of atomic and molecular collisions, and especially for his work on multi-electron and multiple scattering processes with ionic projectiles."

2007: Charles Jaffe
"For fundamental discoveries in the theory of transport in atomic, molecular, and celestial mechanical systems. "
Giovanni Stefani
"For his pioneering works in electron-electron coincidence experiments (e,2e) on atoms, molecules and surfaces and the development of innovative instrumentation."
Henryk Witala
"For his ground-breaking work in solving the three-nucleon continuum system using the Faddeev scheme in a numerical accurate manner with realistic nucleon-nucleon and three-nucleon forces."

2005: Hartmut Mathes Hofmann
"For significant contributions to the understanding of nuclear reaction mechanisms, and for developing the refined resonating group model to do state-of-the-art scattering calculations in light nuclei using realistic nuclear forces."
Janine Shertzer
"For her ground-breaking introduction of novel finite-element techniques in calculations of bound state and scattering properties of atomic and molecular systems."
Michele Viviani
"For his theoretical studies of three and four-nucleon bound and scattering states and electroweak capture reactions using realistic interactions and hyperspherical harmonic methods."

2004: Andris Stelbovics
"For seminal contributions to electron- atom collision theory, including co-development of the convergent-close-coupling method."
Lawrence Weinstein
"For his original contributions to the study of nucleon-nucleon correlations in nuclei."

2003: Hartmuth Arenhövel
"For his contribution in understanding photo- and electrodisintegration of the deuteron, especially with incorporation of isobar degrees of freedom and meson exchange currents."
Ronald Gilman
"For his studies of the transition region between pion/nucleon and quark/gluon degrees of freedom via recoil proton polarization measurements."
Jay Wallace Van Orden
"For contributions to the understanding of relativistic effects in few- and many-body nuclei with particular emphasis on covariant calculations of the electromagnetic properties of the deuteron."

2002: Jeffrey L. Krause
"For his fundamental research on the dynamics and control of atomic and molecular states in external fields, including the theoretical interpretation of experimental results and the prediction of novel phenomena."
Shin Nan Yang    (International Forum)
"For his pioneering work on three-nucleon forces, dynamical approach to pion photoproduction, and investigations of strangeness in the nucleon using phi photoproduction."

2001: Charlotte Elster
"For her significant contributions to the understanding of the nucleon-nucleon interaction and its applications in few-body systems and nuclear reactions."
Craig Darrian Roberts
"For significant contributions to continuum modeling of QCD for hadron physics, linking both quark-gluon confinement and dyn amical chiral symmetry breaking with light meson observables."

2000: Vitaly Efimov
"For the investigation of the Quantum three-body problem, and especially for his discovery of weakly bound states (called Efimov states) of three quantum particles."
Colm Thomas Whelan
"For many significant contributions to atomic collision theory and most especially for original work on (e, 2e) and related pr ocesses."

1998: Wayne Nicholas Polyzou
"For contributions to understanding the formulation of Poincaré invariant few body models."
Stephen Robert Cotanch
"For sustained contributions to hadronic and electromagnetic studies of strangeness and theoretical advancements in nuclear and photonuclear reactions and hadron structure."

1997: Michael George Fuda
"For the development of techniques for the analysis of the nonrelativistic and relativistic quantum mechanics of few particle systems, and their applications to strongly interacting few particle systems."

1996: Peter Charles Tandy
"For significant contributions to the study of composite particles in nuclear and particle physics."

1995: Bradley D. Keister
"For important contributions to the development of relativistic descriptions of few-body systems."
Richard Guy Wooley
"For fundamental advances in the proper quantum description of molecules and their interaction with radiation."

1994: Eliyahou Pollak
" For introducing periodic orbit based classical and quantal theories of reactive collisions, ellucidating high energy spectra using periodic orbit normal modes, treating non-harmonic bath-condensed phase reactions. "

1993: David K. Hoffman
" For fundamental contributions to non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of reacting fluids, the physics of repulsive potential dominated, inelastic molecular collisions, and real-time path integration and wavepacket propagation. "

1992: Colston Chandler
" For development of a mathematically rigorous, yet practical, theory of approximation, sufficiently powerful to include breakup channels, for the fundamental D-body equations of nonrelativistic multichannel quantum scattering theory. "
Antonio Carlos de Sa Fonseca
" For significant theoretical contributions to our understanding of few-body systems in atomic, molecular and nuclear physics. "
Tatuya Sasakawa
" For numerical investigation of physical quantities of the three-nucleon bound and continuum states, including charge-asymmetry, charge-dependence, and three-body-force effects. "

1991: Iraj Ruhi Afnan
" For contributions to the formulation of the NN-πNN equations and their application to the understanding of π-d elastic scattering and pion production in N-N scattering. "
Allan Daniel Stauffer
" For the skillful application of polarized orbital techniques to the understanding of low-energy positron collisions with a variety of atomic systems and their comparison with electron collisions. "

1990: Harold W. Fearing
" For his contribution to the theoretical understanding of a variety of few-body processes at medium energies. "
Walter Glöckle
" For significant contributions to formal scattering theory and for his prodigious efforts in numerically solving the equations of few-nucleon and few-atom bound and scattering states. "
Werner Sandhas
" For development of fundamental theoretical methods for the exact treatment of few-nucleon problems, including the development of methods for 3-, 4-, and n-particle scattering theory and methods for the inclusion of coulomb effects in the 3-particle problem. "

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