Prof Paul Corkum HonFRPS

Paul Corkum at the Canadian High Commission, London

19 February 2014

Region: Headquarters

Prof Paul Corkum HonFRPSProfessor Paul B Corkum HonFRPS received The Society's Progress Medal in 2013. He is is one of the world's leading experts in strong field atomic physics, i.e. atoms and plasmas in super-intense laser fields and is a Canadian. 

The High Commission of Canada in London's Trafalgar Square features portraits of celebrated Canadians on its external railings. Corkum is now represented - in English and French - on posters which also make reference to The Royal Photographic Society and its Progress Medal. 

Image: Michael Pritchard 

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