David Cockayne

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Professor David John Hugh Cockayne FRS FInstPhys (19 March 1942 – 22 December 2010) was a professor in the materials science department of the University of Oxford.[1] He was an electron microscopist who played an important role in the development of weak-beam transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and in the application of high resolution TEM to diamond, fullerenes and semiconductors.

David Cockayne was a Fellow of the Royal Society (1997) and the Institute of Physics.


  1. ^ Guy Cox (1 February 2011). "Career dedicated to the small picture". The Sydney Morning Herald. 

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