Mott medal recipients

2013
Dr Andrew James Shields
Toshiba Research Europe Ltd
For his research on semiconductor sources and detectors of quantum light states, as well as their application to secure communication on optical fibres, quantum-enhanced sensing and quantum computing.


2011
Professor Andrew Peter Mackenzie
University of St Andrews
For his major and original contributions to the physics of strongly correlated electrons in oxides, in particular, their superconductivity and quantum criticality.


2009
Professor Gillian Gehring
University of Sheffield
For her seminal contributions to magnetism.


2008
Professor Gabriel Aeppli
London Centre for Nanotechnology and University College London
For his pioneering and highly influential work on the magnetic properties of novel materials using neutron scattering.


2007
Andre Geim
For his discovery of a new class of materials – free-standing two-dimensional crystals – in particular graphene.Full ci


2006
Peter Weightman
University of Liverpool
For his work on the electronic structure of materials using a variety of laboratory and synchrotron techniques and for his development of Auger spectroscopy and reflection anisotropy spectroscopy.


2005
Athene M Donald
University of Cambridge
For the development of powerful new methods for the study of the properties of soft condensed matter; in particular colloids, polymers and biological materials.


2004
Ted Forgan


2003
D Phillip Woodruff


2002
Maurice Sidney Skolnick


2001
Manuel Cardona


2000
Michael Pepper