Abrikosov, Alexei Alexeyevich
Born: Jun 25, 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.
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
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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