The Ludwig Genzel-Prize 2010 was awarded to  Prof. Dr. Alfred Leitenstorfer (Universit├Ąt Konstanz, Germany)
for pushing the limits of ultrafast optical spectroscopy and applying it to fundamental problems in condensed matter physics.

Further information on the Ludwig Genzel-Prize: http://www.pi1.physik.uni-stuttgart.de/other/genzelprize/