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Pierre-Gilles de Gennes - Physics - 1991

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Pierre-Gilles de Gennes - Physics - 1991

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes was born on October 24, 1932 in Paris and died on May 18, 2007 in Orsay. He was a French physicist.

The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences awarded him the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1991 for his work on liquid crystals and polymers. His contributions have inspired and generated numerous studies within both physics and physical chemistry and applied sciences.