Professor Stefano Carretta of the Department of Physics, University of Parma is the laureate of the third Olivier Kahn International Award. The European Institute of Molecular Magnetism
announced his nomination on November 16th.
Prof. Stefano Carretta has made a major contribution to the underlying theory of molecular magnetism. The aim of his research has been twofold: the understanding of fundamental phenomena and the identification of systems suitable for technological applications, especially in the field of quantum computation. Prof. Carretta works in an outstanding team of theorists at the University of Parma and his imagination and ability to communicate very complex ideas are two of his many remarkable skills.