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Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (born 1928), Russian physicist and Nobel laureate. 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 1964, in Russia.
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