Néel, Louis

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Néel, Louis Gender: M
Louis Eugène Félix Néel
born on 22 November 1904 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LST m2e20 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°49' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 22°46 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 08°03'

Louis Néel (in 1970)
photo: Unknown, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French physicist who did his most important work on the theory of magnetic materials, originally in Strasburg. In 1940 he moved to Grenoble and became the driving force in making Grenoble one of the most important scientific centers in France. Neel won the Nobel Prize in 1970 for his concept of a special type of magnetic material called "antiferromagnet", confirmed by experiments in 1949. He died November 17, 2000 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France, age 95.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Family : Change residence 1940 (Moved to Grenoble)
  • Work : Prize 1970 (Nobel Prize)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher (1:00 PM Paris time)


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (1970)