Fernand Holweck Medal and Prize recipients
Recipients of the Fernand Holweck Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics and the French Physical Society.
Philippe Claudin and Bruno Andreotti
Laboratoire de Physique et Mécanique des Milieux Hétérogènes, Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielle de Paris & Laboratoire de Physique de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
For their outstanding research in the physics of geomorphology and their physical approach based on the simplification of the system which has provide new explanations of the formation of the patterns observed in nature (sediment transport, the variety of dune shapes on earth and other planets or asteroids and ice patterns).
Professor Guy Le Lay
For pioneering the realisation and study of the emerging properties of new two-dimensional allotropes of silicon, germanium, tin and lead, and coined artificial Xenes.
Professor Charles S Adams
For developing the field of Rydberg Quantum Optics and pioneering experiments on the interaction of light with atomic systems exhibiting strong interparticle interactions.
Dr Xavier Garbet
IRFM – CEA
For his contributions to the understanding of turbulence, transport and instabilities in fusion plasmas.
Dr Marina Galand
Imperial College London
For her outstanding contribution to the understanding and assessment of the response of planetary atmospheres to energy sources in the Solar System and beyond.
Professor Victor Malka
LOA (ENSTA/CNRS/Ecole polytechnique) & Weizmann Insitute of Science
For his world-recognised expertise in the area of plasma physics and his multidisciplinary collaborative approach.
Professor Zoran Hadzibabic
University of Cambridge
For his outstanding experimental achievements in the control of ultracold quantum degenerate gases.
Professor Isabelle Ledoux-Rak
École normale supérieure de Cachan
For her pioneering contributions to our understanding of the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials.
Professor Ramin Golestanian
University of Oxford
For his pioneering contributions to the field of active soft matter, particularly microscopic swimmers and active colloids.
University of Bordeaux
For his pioneering theoretical studies of superconductor-ferromagnet multilayer systems.
University of Manchester
For her contributions to understanding the structures and electro-optical properties of liquid crystals.
CNRS - Institut Néel
For his pioneering research on magnetic semiconductors and spintronics.
Steven T Bramwell
University College London
For pioneering new concepts in the experimental and theoretical study of spin systems.
Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris Sud
For his pioneering use of the electron microscope to further our understanding of the electronic structure of nanomaterials.
Trinity College, Dublin
For his creative contributions to condensed matter research which range over the electronic properties of metals and semiconductors, the structure of amorphous solids and the physics of foams.
FAST Laboratory, associated to CNRS and to the Pierre et Marie Curie and Paris-Sud Universities
For his contribution to the physics of mixing and flows in porous materials.
Imperial College, London
For her many and impressive contributions to the field of polymer science, in particular for the application of scattering techniques using both neutrons and light.
Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielle de la Ville de Paris
For his outstanding contributions to the understanding of highly correlated electrons in condensed matter.
Adrian F G Wyatt
Professor John Bernard Pethica
University of Oxford
Distinguished for his contributions to the field of nanometre and atomic scale mechanics.2001
Frank Henry Read
John Wickham Steeds
Lawrence John Challis
Donald Hill Perkins
Gareth Gwyn Roberts
David James Thouless
William Frank Vinen
Philippe Nozières and Antony Hewish
Brian David Josephson
Alan Howard Cottrell
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Heinrich Gerhard Kuhn
Frederick Charles Frank
Alfred Brian Pippard
Robert Hanbury Brown
Denys Haigh Wilkinson
Jean Paul Mathieu
John Ashworth Ratcliffe
Thomas Ralph Merton
Leslie Fleetwood Bates
Edward Neville da Costa Andrade