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Nobel Laureates—Faculties & Former Students
of the Faculty of Physics

Eight researchers from the USSR and Russia, our former faculties and/or graduates were awarded by the Nobel Award. Among them:


Academician I.E.Tamm
(1895-1971)

AcademicianI.M.Frank
(1908-1990)

I.E.Tamm, I.M.Frank (1958)
For the discovery and the interpretation of the Cherenkov effect (jointly with P.A.Cherenkov).
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AcademicianL.D.Landau
(1908-1968)

L.D.Landau (1962)
For his pioneering theories for condensed matter, especially liquid helium
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AcademicianA.M.Prokhorov
(1916-2002)

A.M.Prokhorov (1964)
For fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle (jointly with N.G.Basov and Ch. Townes)
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AcademicianA.D.Sakharov
(1921-1989)

A.D.Sakharov (1975)
For fearless personal commitment in upholding the fundamental principles for peace between men is a powerful inspiration for all true work for peace
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AcademicianP.L.Kapitsa
(1894-1984)

P.L.Kapitsa (1978)
For his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics
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AcademicianV.L,Ginzburg
(1916-2009)

AcademicianA.A.Abrikosov
(1928-)

V.L.Ginzburg, A.A.Abrikosov (2003)
For pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids (jointly with A.J.Leggett).
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