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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1962
Lev Landau

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Lev Landau - Facts

Lev Davidovich Landau

Lev Davidovich Landau

Born: 22 January 1908, Baku, Russian Empire (now Azerbaijan)

Died: 1 April 1968, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

Prize motivation: "for his pioneering theories for condensed matter, especially liquid helium"

Field: condensed matter physics, superfluidity

Prize share: 1/1

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