Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov

Soviet, Russian and American theoretical physicist

Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (Russian: Алексе́й Алексе́евич Абрико́сов; June 25, 1928 – March 29, 2017[2]) was a Russian and American[3] theoretical physicist. His works were in the field of condensed matter physics.

Alexei Abrikosov
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Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov

(1928-06-25)June 25, 1928
DiedMarch 29, 2017(2017-03-29) (aged 88)
Alma mater
Known for
Svetlana Yuriyevna Bunkova (m. 1977)
Scientific career

Abrikosov was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2003 for his study on superconductor and superfluidity.[3][4][5]

He was of Jewish descent.[3]


  1. "Alexei A. Abrikosov, Argonne National Laboratory". National Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on August 19, 2015.
  2. "Прощание с нобелевским лауреатом Абрикосовым состоится 31 марта в Калифорнии". March 30, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Alexei A. Abrikosov. Autobiography., the official website of the Nobel Prize, 2003
  4. "Alexei Abrikosov and Superconductivity".
  5. A Short Biography of Abrikosov Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine, on the website of the Material Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory

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