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Professor J.C. Séamus Davis strikes again!

2 Jul 2020

Heartfelt congratulations to Professor Séamus Davis on yet another fantastic achievement.

Professor Davis was awarded the Olli V. Lounasmaa Memorial Prize which is awarded once every four years to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to advances in low temperature physics and related fields. The 2020 prize has been awarded to Professor Davis for his pioneering research into visualising electronic quantum matter at the atomic scale.

Professor Davis’s research group operates laboratories at the University of Oxford, University College Cork, and Cornell University. The award citation praises the work Professor Davis has done in developing the equipment and technology for low temperature physics:

He has pioneered the development and applications of electronic matter visualization techniques in the low temperature regime. Today, the instruments emulating his design have spawned a worldwide revolution in electronic quantum matter studies, allowing direct visualization of electronic matter. His persistent scientific and technological work has generated numerous advances in the understanding of strongly correlated superconductivity, changing the direction of discourse in the field of low temperature physics.

The prize will be announced on September 4th 2020 at the international condensed matter physics conference CMD2020GEFES, organised online.

Interested in learning more about Professor Davis's research? Then visit websites: ttps:// and

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