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Abrikosov, Alexei Alexeyevich

Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Physicists


 1928 - Born on the 25th of June in Moscow, Russian.

1948 - He graduated from the Moscow State University.

       - He worked in the Institute for Physical Problems of the USSR Academy
          of Sciences.

1951 - He received his Ph. D. for the theory of thermal diffusion in plasmas and then the
           next degree, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

1952 - discovered the way in which magnetic flux can penetrate a superconductor.

1965 - He worked in the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics (USSR Academy of Sciences).

       - He was a professor of the Moscow State University.

1966 - He  was awarded Lenin Prize.

1972 - He won the Fritz London Memorial Prize.

1982 - He won the USSR State Prize.
1987 - He was a academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

1991 - He works in the Materials Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois,
            USA on contract basis.

2003 - He was the co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics.


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