Awards & Winners

Michael Berry

Date of Birth 14-March-1941
Place of Birth Surrey
(England, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, United Kingdom, South East England)
Nationality United Kingdom
Also know as Michael V. Berry
Profession Physicist, Scientist
Sir Michael Victor Berry, FRS, is a mathematical physicist at the University of Bristol, England. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1982 and knighted in 1996. From 2006 he has been editor of the journal, Proceedings of the Royal Society. He is famous for the Berry phase, a phenomenon observed e.g. in quantum mechanics and optics. He specialises in semiclassical physics, applied to wave phenomena in quantum mechanics and other areas such as optics. He is also currently affiliated with the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California.

Awards by Michael Berry

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Wolf Prize in Physics
(For the discovery of quantum topological and geometrical phases, specifically the Aharonov-Bohm effect, the Berry phase, and their incorporation into many fields of physics.)