Louis Eugène Félix Néel
Born: 22 November 1904, Lyon, France
Died: 17 November 2000, Brive-Corrèze, France
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Prize motivation: "for fundamental work and discoveries concerning antiferromagnetism and ferrimagnetism which have led to important applications in solid state physics"
Field: condensed matter physics, electromagnetism
Prize share: 1/2