The 2016 HPL Editor-in-Chief Choice Award was given to the article titled Measuring vacuum polarization with high-power lasers, which is authored by Dr. B. King and Dr. T. Heinzl from Plymouth University, UK. They will be awarded a certificate and a bonus of ¥10,000 (≈£1,075) at the 3rd International Symposium on High Power Laser Science and Engineering (HPLSE 2018) in Suzhou, China next year in April.

 

Video: Dr. B. King and Dr. T. Heinzl's comments on HPL EIC Choice Award

About the Editor-in-Chief Choice Award

The Editor-in-Chief Choice Award-winning paper is selected by a panel of experts including Editors-in-Chief of Chinese Laser Press (CLP)'s 3 English-language journals - High Power Laser Science and Engineering (HPL), Photonics Research (PR), and Chinese Optics Letters (COL). The papers are evaluated based on the quality, downloads, citations, and the importance of the work to the field.