MagLab user William Halperin has been awarded the prestigious international Fritz London Memorial Prize for 2017. He shares the prize with fellow Northwestern University physicist James Sauls and Jeevak Parpia of Cornell University.
Awarded every three years, the London Prize recognizes scientists who have made outstanding experimental and theoretical contributions to the field of low-temperature physics. Eleven previous winners have also received the Nobel Prize in Physics. Halperin has been a user of the MagLab's DC Field Facility and High B/T Facility numerous times. His research focuses on liquid helium-3 and superconductivity, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy studies of high-temperature superconductors and fluid transport in porous media. Read press release.