Died Nobel laureate Zhores Alferov
. Nobel laureate, academician Zhores Alferov died in St. Petersburg, said Last news his wife, Tamara.
He was 88 years old.
at the end of November Alferov was in the hospital after He became ill at a meeting of the RAS. Was initially stated on the stroke, but then at the Academy of Sciences commented, because it was a hypertensive crisis.
Zhores Alferov was born fifteen March 1930 in Vitebsk. He graduated from the faculty of electronic engineering of the Leningrad electrotechnical Institute, since 1953 he worked at the physicotechnical Institute named after Ioffe.
Engaged in the development of semiconductor heterostructures and the creation of fast opto - and microelectronic components. For it in 2000, he was awarded the Nobel prize in physics (along with Americans Jack Kilby and Herbert kroemer).
in 1991-2017 years Alferov was Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences.