JILA research associate Carlos Hernández-García has been honored with a 4th Award for Young Researchers from the 12th International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science. The award recognizes Hernández-García's work on high-harmonic and zeptosecond pulse generation with the Becker and Kapteyn/Murnane groups in JILA and colleagues in Spain. It includes a travel grant to present his work at the International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science, to be held in Salamanca, Spain, in October 2013.
Hernández-García came to JILA to work with the Becker group in June of this year. He holds a prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Union.