Alexander Zamolodchikov

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1952 –

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Who is Alexander Zamolodchikov?

Alexander Borissowitsch Zamolodchikov is a Russian physicist, known for his contributions to condensed matter physics and string theory.

Born in Novo-Ivankovo, now part of Dubna, he earned a M.Sc. in nuclear engineering from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, a Ph.D. in physics from the Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics. He joined the research staff of Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics where he got an honorary doctorate. He co-authored the famous paper Infinite conformal symmetry in two-dimensional quantum field theory, with Alexander Polyakov and Alexander Belavin.

He joined Rutgers University where he co-founded Rutgers New High Energy Theory Center, and was named Board of Governors Professor.

He is the twin brother of the late Alexei Zamolodchikov, also a noted physicist.

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Born
Sep 18, 1952
Dubna
Also known as
  • Алекса́ндр Бори́сович Замоло́дчиков
  • A. B. Zamolodchikov
  • ALEXANDER B. ZAMOLODCHIKOV
Nationality
  • Russia
Education
  • Doctor of Science, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
    Physics
    (1978 - 1983)
Lived in
  • New Jersey

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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