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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

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Pierre-Gilles de Gennes - Facts

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

Born: 24 October 1932, Paris, France

Died: 18 May 2007, Orsay, France

Affiliation at the time of the award: Collège de France, Paris, France

Prize motivation: "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"

Field: condensed matter physics

Prize share: 1/1

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