numerous striking contributions to solid state physics.
He was designated by a recent academical research as the most creative physicist before many other top people ; not really a surprise for those who know his broad and rich input to our and other fields.
See also the comments by Dirk van der Marel to Phil’s most recent work (below).
In this issue you can also find a very interesting contribution by Jurg Hulliger on recent developments in his search for new materials. This is also a brilliant example of MaNEP members contributing to our e-Newsletter.
A smashing result in this sense is also the large number of new publications being announced