ESQ Faculty member Philip Walther receives Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung.

The Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award comprises a prize money of 45.000 Euros, and the award recipient is furthermore invited to conduct a research stay at a guest institution in Germany

The award honours internationally renowned scientists from all countries except Germany and aims to foster the exchange between Germany and the country of the awardee. Professor Philipp Walther will be working closely with the Theory Division of Ignacio Cirac at the MPQ.

The Friedrich Wilhem Bessel Award is only one of several awards that Philip Walther has received for his achievements in the field of quantum physics, such as, among others, the Fresnel Award from the European Physical Society and the Vienna Funding Award.

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