Which of the following personalities have won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics?
[A]David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz
[B]Serge Haroche and David J Wineland
[C]Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov
[D]Saul Perlmutter, Brian P Schmidt and Adam Riess
David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz
The British-born scientists, David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz have been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. The discoveries have paved the way for designing new materials with all sorts of novel properties. All three laureates are conducting their research at universities in the United States. They will share the 8m kronor (£727,000) prize; it was announced by the Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden.