Archie Mahan Prize


Archie Mahan Prize

This award is no longer being presented. This biennial award, established in 1992 at the bequest of former OSA Treasurer Archie Mahan, recognized the best feature article in Optics & Photonics News.

Winners

2004 - David R. Williams [Citation]

Together with Heidi Hofer, for revealing the wide array of remarkable ways that eyes auto calibrate, through clearly explained, illustrated examples that include tests that readers can perform with their own eyes in their article “The Eye's Mechanisms for Autocalibration.”

2004 - Heidi J Hofer [Citation]

Together with David R. Williams, for revealing the wide array of remarkable ways that eyes auto calibrate, through clearly explained, illustrated examples that include tests that readers can perform with their own eyes in their article “The Eye's Mechanisms for Autocalibration”

2002 - Lu Deng [Citation]

For "The Atom Laser", a focused and well-organized article that succinctly connects recent observations in the field of phase coherent matter waves with early 20th century research on Bose-Einstein condensation

2002 - Keith Burnett [Citation]

For "The Atom Laser", a focused and well-organized article that succinctly connects recent observations in the field of phase coherent matter waves with early 20th century research on Bose-Einstein condensation

2002 - William D. Phillips [Citation]

For "The Atom Laser", a focused and well-organized article that succinctly connects recent observations in the field of phase coherent matter waves with early 20th century research on Bose-Einstein condensation

2002 - Charles W. Clark [Citation]

For "The Atom Laser", a focused and well-organized article that succinctly connects recent observations in the field of phase coherent matter waves with early 20th century research on Bose-Einstein condensation

2002 - Edward Hagley [Citation]

For "The Atom Laser", a focused and well-organized article that succinctly connects recent observations in the field of phase coherent matter waves with early 20th century research on Bose-Einstein condensation

2000 - Lillian C. McDermott [Citation]

For the relevance of her article to the important dialogue concerning science education, and the accessibility to a general readership through use of clear, well-illustrated examples

2000 - Paula R. L. Heron [Citation]

For the relevance of her article to the important dialogue concerning science education, and the accessibility to a general readership through use of clear, well-illustrated examples

1998 - Roger L. Easton [Citation]

For the August 1997 OPN feature article "Imaging the Dead Sea Scrolls"

1998 - Robert H. Johnston [Citation]

For the August 1997 OPN feature article "Imaging the Dead Sea Scrolls"

1998 - Keith T. Knox [Citation]

For the August 1997 OPN feature article "Imaging the Dead Sea Scrolls"

1996 - Stanley E. Whitcomb [Citation]

For their Optics & Photonics News article, "The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)," which was published in July 1995

1996 - Robert Spero [Citation]

For their Optics & Photonics News article, "The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)," which was published in July 1995

1994 - Robert Q. Fugate [Citation]

For his article "Laser Beacon Adaptive Optics," which appeared in the June 1993 issue of Optics & Photonics News