||Louis Néel Medal (since 1993)
This medal has been established by the Section on Solid Earth Geophysics (SE) in
recognition of the scientific achievements of Louis Eugène Felix Néel,
who shared the 1970 Nobel Prize of Physics for his fundamental research and discoveries
concerning antiferromagnetism. This medal is reserved for individuals in recognition of
outstanding achievements in the fertilization of the Earth Sciences by the transfer and
application of fundamental theory and/or experimental techniques of solid state physics,
as defined in its broadest sense.