Albert Fert biography

Albert Fert

Physicist, Academic

1938 –

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Who is Albert Fert?

Albert Fert is a French physicist and one of the discoverers of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthrough in gigabyte hard disks. Currently, he is an emeritus professor at Université Paris-Sud in Orsay and scientific director of a joint laboratory between the Centre national de la recherche scientifique and Thales Group. Also, he is an Adjunct professor of physics at Michigan State University. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Peter Grünberg.

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Born
Mar 7, 1938
Carcassonne
Also known as
  • 阿尔贝·费尔
  • Ферт, Альбер
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École Normale Supérieure
  • University of Paris
  • École Normale Supérieure
  • University of Paris-Sud
Lived in
  • Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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