Don Eigler

Don Eigler meets the Queen!
Thursday 12 May 2011

He might have won the 2010 Kavli Prize for Nanoscience, presented by the King of Norway no less, but even our Honorary Professor Don Eigler knows his place in Birmingham's Victoria Square - 5 metres below the feet of Queen Victoria, to be precise! But Don did not visit Birmingham just for the sightseeing: a large crowd enjoyed a scintillating lecture on the prospects for computing via spin cascades in assemblies of metal atoms organised and probed with the STM, and Don also enjoyed numerous scientific discussions in the NPRL and across the School of Physics - an inspiration to us all...