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 The Condensed Matter Division (CMD) of the European Physical Society, aims to serve its scientific, industrial and educational communities by helping them to obtain the latest information on progress in their specialties and related fields, to gain visibility for their research, to help them interact with their peers and to develop professionally. For this, CMD organises a number of major physics events, awards two of the foremost prizes in Condensed Matter Physics - the EPS-CMD Europhysics Prize and the Liquid Matter Prize - and issues a monthly Newsletter.


2020 EPS-CMD Europhysics Prize : Call for Nominations

Nominations are open for the 2020 EPS-CMD Europhysics Prize. The deadline is March 30th, 2020.

Please see the EPS-CMD Europhysics Prize page for details.



The Condensed Matter Division includes several sections focused on specific areas of condensed matter physics:

A major activity of CMD and its sections is the organisation of quality peer-reviewed conferences and scientific meetings, including the biennial EPS CMD conference, as well as several other major European conferences. The last CMD conference, CMD27, was held in Berlin, Germany as the 2018 Joint Conference of the Condensed Matter Divisions of the EPS and of the DPG.


The next Liquid Matter conference of the EPS Condensed Matter Division (LMC2020) will be held in Prague (Czech Republic) from July 20th through 24th, 2020.

EPS Liquid Matter Prize : Call for nominations - In 2020, the Liquids Section of the EPS Condensed Matter Division will award the European Physical Society’s Liquid Matter Prize. The prize will be awarded to a single person who has made outstanding contributions to the science of liquid matter in the experimental or theoretical area and who is still active in research. The award may be given for pure or applied research.

The prize will be awarded during the 11th Liquid Matter Conference to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, 20–24 July 2020. We would appreciate receiving your suggestions for deserving candidates. The nomination must include a short citation and a brief description of the main achievements of the candidate.
Nominations should be sent by email to the Chair of the Prize Jury, Professor Igor Musevic, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, no later than Monday, September 30, 2019.


The next General conference of the EPS Condensed Matter Division (CMD28) will be held as CMD 2020 GEFES in Madrid from August 31st through September 4th, 2020.

Call for Minicolloquia  -  As usual in CMD, a large collection of Mini-colloquia will gather specific scientific communities. These will have the same format and modus operandi as at the previous EPS-CMD conferences. They resemble Focus Sessions at similar meetings. The Call for Minicolloquia for CMD 2020 GEFES is now closed. More than 60 proposals have been received.

Upcoming Events
SuperFOx – Superconductivity and Functional Oxides
Monday 10 February 2020
Iron-based Superconductors: advances towards applications
Wednesday 12 February 2020
IEEE Advances In Magnetics ​2020
Sunday 8 March 2020
7th edition of the International Workshop on Numerical Modelling of High Temperature Superconductors
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Second joint conference of ICACS-29 and SHIM-11
Sunday 21 June 2020
ECOSS - 35
Sunday 23 August 2020
Monday 31 August 2020
CMD 28 : The 28th General Conference of the Condensed Matter Division of the EPS
Monday 31 August 2020
Monday 7 September 2020
Conference / Magnetism: Intermag 2021
Monday 26 April 2021

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