Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

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Physics College de France, Paris, Île-de-France, France 
Area:
polymer physics, interfacial problems
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http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1991/gennes.html
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(1932 - 2007)
http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2007/may/24/soft-matter-pioneer-dies
Pierre-Gilles De Gennes. Contribution à l'étude de la diffusion magnétique des neutrons. Condensed Matter. thesis Universite, 1957. French.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991 was awarded to Pierre-Gilles de Gennes "for discovering that methods developed for studying order phenomena in simple systems can be generalized to more complex forms of matter, in particular to liquid crystals and polymers"

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Francis Perrin grad student 1957 Universite de Paris
 (Contribution à l'étude de la diffusion magnétique des neutrons)
Charles Kittel post-doc 1959 UC Berkeley
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Koulakis JP, Mitescu CD, Brochard-Wyart F, et al. (2008) The viscous catenary revisited: Experiments and theory Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 609: 87-110
De Gennes PG. (2008) From rice to snow Lecture Notes in Physics. 746: 297-318
Brochard-Wyart F, de Gennes PG. (2007) Naive model for stick-slip processes. The European Physical Journal. E, Soft Matter. 23: 439-44
de Gennes PG. (2007) Melt fracture of entangled polymers. The European Physical Journal. E, Soft Matter. 23: 2-4
de Gennes PG. (2007) Collective neuronal growth and self organization of axons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 4904-6
Brochard-Wyart F, De Gennes PG. (2007) The viscous catenary: A poor man's approach Epl. 80
Friedel J, De Gennes PG. (2007) Friction between incommensurate crystals Philosophical Magazine. 87: 39-49
Wu-Bavouzet F, Clain-Burckbuchler J, Buguin A, et al. (2007) Stick-slip: Wet versus dry Journal of Adhesion. 83: 761-784
Deutscher G, de Gennes PG. (2007) A spatial interpretation of emerging superconductivity in lightly doped cuprates Comptes Rendus Physique. 8: 937-941
Buguin A, Brochard F, de Gennes PG. (2006) Motions induced by asymmetric vibrations. The solid/solid case. The European Physical Journal. E, Soft Matter. 19: 31-6
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