Michael Charlton#


Michael Charlton
Email:m.charlton 'at' swansea.ac.uk
Membership Number:4973
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:mcharlton
Elected:2019
ORCID:0000-0002-9754-1932
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1999 Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Swansea University
  • 1991 Reader in Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • 1983 Royal Society 1983 University Research Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • 1982 SERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • 1980 Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Positron physics - including production and application of low energy positron beams
  • Charged particle traps, including for antiparticles
  • Antihydrogen physics - creation of, and experimentation with, low energy antihydrogen
  • Physics of atomic scattering processes

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 Elected as Vice President of the Learned Society of Wales for STEMM
  • 2017 Trapped Antihydrogen work from 2010 featured as one of the top 40 papers from the last 40 years in an anniversary celebration of the Department of Energy, USA
  • 2015 Antihydrogen work featured in “Pioneer 14”, the EPSRC 20-year celebration publication
  • 2014 Elected to the Council of the Learned Society of Wales
  • 2011 Co-recipient (with 10 colleagues from the ALPHA Collaboration) of the 2011 American Physical Society John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research.
  • 2011 Elected as an Inaugural Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (FLSW)
  • 2010 ALPHA’s work on Trapped Antihydrogen selected by Physics World as 2010 physics highlight of the year
  • 2007 Awarded EPSRC Senior Research Fellowship
  • 2005 Antihydrogen work selected as an EPSRC highlight from their first 10 years
  • 2004 Elected to Fellowship of the Institute of Physics (FInstP)
  • 1996 Antihydrogen project selected as an EPSRC highlight
  • 1988 Positronium beam work selected as a SERC highlight
  • 1983 Awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • 1982 Awarded SERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

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