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Former Nottingham researcher gets 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Professor Andre Geim and Professor Konstanin Novoselov of the University of Manchester for the discovery of graphene.  Professor Geim started his research career in the UK in 1990-1991 when he came to the Department of Physics at the University of Nottingham as a Royal Society Visiting Research Fellow.  He continued working in the department as a Research Associate from 1993-1994, studying the electronic properties of semiconductor heterostructures and nanostructures at high magnetic field.  He held an external Honorary Special Professorship from the University of Nottingham between 1998 and 2000, before taking up a Professorship at the University of Manchester in 2001.

Posted on Tuesday 2nd November 2010

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