Holweck Medal and Prize is presented to Alexander Buzdin

5 December 2013

Prof. Alexander Buzdin received the Holweck Medal and Prize at a ceremony in Cambridge on 3 December.

The presentation was made after Prof. Buzdin gave the Holweck Prize Lecture, “Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism at the nanoscale”.

The medal and €3000 prize was given for Prof. Buzdin’s “pioneering theoretical studies of superconductor-ferromagnet multilayer systems”. It was presented by Prof. Michel Lannoo, president of the Société Française de Physique (SFP), at the event, which was hosted by the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge and chaired by Professor of Device Materials, Mark Blamire.

The Holweck Medal and Prize is awarded jointly by the IOP and the SFP, and goes to a physicist based in France and is presented in the UK or Ireland in odd-dated years, and to a physicist based in the UK or Ireland and is presented in France in even-dated years.

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