The Nobel Prize in Physics 1958
Pavel A. Cherenkov, Il´ja M. Frank, Igor Y. Tamm
Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov
Born: 28 July 1904, Novaya Chigla, Russia
Died: 6 January 1990, USSR
Affiliation at the time of the award: P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, USSR
Prize motivation: "for the discovery and the interpretation of the Cherenkov effect"
Field: electromagnetism, instrumentation