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Boris Vaynshtein

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Date of Birth: 07/10/1921

Age: 94

Place of birth: Moscow

Citizenship: Russia

Background

Born in Moscow. He graduated from the Faculty of Physics of Moscow State University (1945), metallurgical faculty of the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (1947). Postgraduate Laboratory electron structure of the Institute of Crystallography, USSR Academy of Sciences (1945-48). Since 1962 - Director of the Institute of Crystallography. Chairman of the Scientific Council for electron microscopy at the Presidium of the USSR Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences (1963 and 1996), the Scientific Council on the problem "Physics of Crystals" RAS (1992 and 1996). Chief editor of "Crystallography" (1982 and 1996). He was awarded the Order "For Services to the Fatherland