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François Englert

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François Englert
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François Englert, 2007
Born (1932-11-06) 6 November 1932 (age 86)
NationalityBelgian
Alma materUniversité Libre de Bruxelles
Known forHiggs mechanism
AwardsFrancqui Prize (1982)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2004)
Sakurai Prize (2010)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2013)
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical physics
InstitutionsUniversité Libre de Bruxelles
Tel Aviv University[2][3]

François Baron Englert (French: [ɑ̃ɡlɛʁ]; born 6 November 1932) is a Belgian theoretical physicist. In 2013, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics with Peter Higgs for their work in the discovery of the Higgs Boson.

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  1. "CV". Francquifoundation.be. 1982-04-17. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  2. Tel Aviv U. affiliated prof. who is a Holocaust survivor wins Nobel for physics, The Jerusalem Post, Danielle Ziri, 10/08/2013
  3. Tel Aviv University professor shares Nobel for physics, Haaretz, 8 October 2013

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