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Alexander F. Andreev
Russian theoretical physicist

Alexander F. Andreev

Alexander F. Andreev
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Intro Russian theoretical physicist
A.K.A. Aleksandr Fyodorovich Andreyev
Is Physicist Scientist Theoretical physicist Educator
From Russia Russia
Field Academia Science
Gender male
Birth 10 December 1939, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Age 83 years
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Alexander Fyodorovich Andreev (Russian: Александр Фёдорович Андреев, born sk) is a Russian theoretical physicist known for explaining the eponymous Andreev reflection. Andreev was educated at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology starting in 1959 and graduating ahead of schedule in 1961, having been mentored by Landau.

Since 1979, Andreev has been a professor at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He focuses on the physics of superconductivity, quantum liquids and solids, surface phenomena and magnetism.

Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1991—2013).


  • 1981 - Corresponding Member of USSR Academy of Sciences
  • 1984 - Lomonosov Prize of Moscow State University
  • 1986 - Lenin Prize (USSR)
  • 1987 - Full member of USSR Academy of Sciences
  • 1987 - Carus-Medaille der Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina und Carus-Preis der Stadt Schweinfurt
  • 1992 - Lorentz Professorship, Leiden University (the Netherlands)
  • 1995 - Simon Memorial Prize, Institute of Physics (U.K.)
  • 1996 - Honorary member of Ioffe Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 - Kapitza Gold Medal, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2001-2002 - Jubilee Professor, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
  • 2002 - Foreign member of Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
  • 2002 - Foreign member of Georgian Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 - Independent Prize "Triumph" (Russia)
  • 2004 - Pomeranchuk Prize
  • 2004 - Doctorate honoris causa of Leiden University (the Netherlands)
  • 2004 - Doctorate honoris causa of Kazan State University (Russia)
  • 2005 - Honorary professor of Kyrgyz National University
  • 2005 - Foreign member of Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 - John Bardeen International Prize
  • 2008 - Foreign member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • 2011 - Demidov Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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