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Vitaly L. Ginzburg: The Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Superconductivity

  • Kristian Fossheim

Abstract

Vitaly L. Ginzburg (1916–2009) shared the Nobel Prize in physics for 2003 with Alexei A. Abrikosov and Anthony J. Leggett “for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids.” His most famous and most important scientific work is the theory he developed with Lev Landau, the Ginzburg-Landau theory of superconductivity.

Keywords

Nobel Prize Landau Theory Thermoelectric Effect Lambda Point Nobel Foundation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristian Fossheim
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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