The 2015 HPL Editor-in-Chief Choice Award was given to the article titled Temperature dependence of parametric instabilities in the context of the shock-ignition approach to inertial confinement fusion, which is authored by Dr. S. Weber from ELI-Beamlines, Czech Republic, and Dr. C. Riconda from LULI, France.

The Editor-in-Chief Choice Award-winning paper is selected by a panel of experts including Editors-in-Chief of Chinese Laser Press (CLP)'s 3 English-language journals: High Power Laser Science and Engineering (HPL), Photonics Research, and Chinese Optics Letters. The papers are evaluated based on the quality, downloads, citations, and the importance of the work to the field.