Awards & Winners

Zhores Alferov

Date of Birth 15-March-1930
Place of Birth Vitebsk
(Belarus, Vitsebsk)
Nationality Soviet Union, Russia
Profession Physicist, Politician
Zhores Ivanovich Alferov is a Belarusian, Soviet and Russian physicist and academic who contributed significantly to the creation of modern heterostructure physics and electronics. He is the inventor of the heterotransistor and the winner of 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics. He is also a Russian politician and has been a member of the Russian State Parliament, the Duma, since 1995. Lately, he has become one of the most influential members of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.

Awards by Zhores Alferov

Check all the awards nominated and won by Zhores Alferov.


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed- and opto-electronics)