The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Prize share: 1/1
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991 was awarded to Pierre-Gilles de Gennes "for discovering that methods developed for studying order phenomena in simple systems can be generalized to more complex forms of matter, in particular to liquid crystals and polymers".
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