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Brandt and Abrikosov, Russian physicists. Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (right, born 1928), talking with professor Nikolai Brandt in a physics laboratory. Abrikosov's work has been in the field of condensed matter physics. He was educated at Moscow University, and has been a professor there since 1965. Since 1991, he has worked in the USA, and is a Russian and US citizen. For his work on superconductivity and superfluidity, he received a share of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Physics. His other awards include the Lenin Prize (1966) and the USSR State Prize (1982). He was made a member of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1987. The Abrikosov vortex lattice is named after him. Photographed in 1975, at Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
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