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2006 winner

The 2006 Davy medal was awarded by the Royal Society to Professor Martin Pope for his pioneering work in the field of molecular semiconductors which has now become a large and important area of semiconductor science and technology.


This medal is awarded annually for an outstandingly important recent discovery in any branch of chemistry.  When first awarded in 1877, the medal was jointly awarded to Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff, for their researches and discoveries in spectrum analysis.