Thomson medal recipients
Professor Jeremy Hutson
University of Durham
For his pioneering work on the theory of ultracold molecules, which has provided fundamental insights into ultracold atomic and molecular collisions and which underpins recent experiments to create molecular quantum gases.
Professor Charles S Adams
For his insightful and imaginative experiments which have pioneered the field of Rydberg quantum optics, and the understanding of light-matter interactions in systems with strong dipole-dipole interactions.
Professor Michael Köhl
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
For his pioneering experimental work in Bose-Einstein condensates and cold Fermi gases.
Professor Gaetana Laricchia
University College London
For her contributions to the development of the world's only positronium beam and its use to probe the properties of atoms and molecules.
Professor Edward Hinds
Imperial College London
For his important and elegant experimental investigations in the fields of atomic physics and quantum optics.