(4420) Alandreev

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1936 PB. Discovered 1936 Aug. 15 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Aleksandr Fedorovich Andreev (1939– ), vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences and director of the P. Kapitsa {see planet  (3437)} Institute of Physical Problems in Moscow, is a specialist in the physics of low temperature and condensed matter. He predicted the so-called Andreev reflection effect. (M 41027)

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