Landau’s Nobel Prize in Physics


Work of Lev Landau had a profound impact on the physics in 20th century. Landau had created the paradigms that had framed the conversations on the outstanding problems in physics for decades. He had laid foundations for our understanding of quantum matter like superfluidity, superconductivity and the theory of Fermi liquid. Here we present some Nobel Archive data on the winning nomination that led to the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1962.

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Larsson, M., Balatsky, A.V. Landau’s Nobel Prize in Physics. Jetp Lett. 103, 795–798 (2016).

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