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Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

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Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Full Name
of the recipient
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1991
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
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
at the Time of Award
College de France, Paris, France
Place of BirthParis, France FRA
Date of Birth24 October 1932
at the time of Award
58 years
Place of DeathOrsay, France FRA
Date of Death18 May 2007
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