NPL Rayleigh Award

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The Rayleigh Award is NPL's most prestigious internal award, given yearly to the author(s) of the most outstanding published paper. The award is highly-competitive, and papers are judged on their creativity and novelty, the extent and quality of the scientific investigation, potential impact, and clarity and accessibility.

THe award was for the paper:
N.M. Jennett, R. Ghisleni, J. Michler.
”Enhanced Yield Strength of Materials -The Thinness Effect”
Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 123102 (2009); doi:10.1063/1.3226106
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OrganisationsNational Physical Laboratory

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