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Alexei A. Abrikosov of Argonne National Laboratory has received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics

    Additional Contact:
Catherine Foster
(630) 252-5580
cfoster@anl.gov

Additional Links:
Argonne News

Argonne National Laboratory

Nobel Foundation: Physics 2003

Abrikosov page at Materials Science Department/Argonne National Lab

Cultures of Creativity: The Centennial Exhibition of the Nobel Prize at the Museum of Science and Industry

Reuters: U.S. Nobel Winner's Work Started in Different World

 

Alexei A. Abrikosov of Argonne National Laboratory has received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics "for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids." He shares the prize with Vitaly L. Ginzburg of the P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute in Moscow and Anthony J. Leggett of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Argonne National Laboratory is operated by the University of Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Press conference for Alexei A. Abrikosov

When:
2:30 p.m. TODAY, Tuesday October 7

Where:
The University of Chicago’s Reynolds Club, 5706 University Avenue (57th St. and University Ave.)
McCormick Tribune Lounge, 1st Floor.

Parking:
Parking is available on the west side of University Avenue immediately south of 57th St.

TV crews must use their own lights.

 

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