Austrian Physical Society

The Austrian Physical Society (German: Österreichische Physikalische Gesellschaft) is the national physical society of Austria.

Austrian Physical Society
Österreichische Physikalische Gesellschaft
AbbreviationÖPG
FormationDec. 13th, 1950[1]
TypeScientific
PurposeResearch
Location
President
Maurizio Musso[2]
Executive Director
Hermann Detz[3]
Websitehttp://www.oepg.at/

HistoryEdit

Until 1938, Austrian physicists were part of the German Physical Society. On 13 December 1950, it was decided to found a separate society for Austria and Fritz Kohlrausch was elected as first president in 1951.

PrizesEdit

Every year it awards a prize to a promising young physicist. Alternating every year, this is the Ludwig Boltzmann Prize for theoretical physics and the Fritz Kohlrausch Prize for experimental physics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ÖPG - Historisches".
  2. ^ "OePG - Board".
  3. ^ "OePG - Board".

External linksEdit