As the second in a series of Q&A sessions with Nobel Laureates on YouTube, Albert Fert, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2007 for the discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance, has answered a selection of questions on the NobelPrize YouTube channel. His answers include his explanation of spintronics, advice to students and his current research after receiving the Nobel Prize.
Interview with the 2007 Nobel Laureates in Physics Albert Fert and Peter Grünberg, 6 December 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
The Laureates talk about their research, how they became physicists (3:33), the challenges faced by today's young physicists (8:28), the mentors who influenced their careers (13:30), the marvel of physics (17:10), giant magnetoresistance and its applications (20:01), and life after the Nobel Prize (28:36).
The 2007 Nobel Laureates met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm on 9 December 2007 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV show 'Nobel Minds'. The show was hosted by BBC presenter Sarah Montague. The Laureates discussed topical issues of global concern, and also answered questions submitted by visitors to BBC.co.uk and Nobelprize.org.
Telephone interview with Albert Fert following the announcement of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics, 9 October 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.