Alexander Polyakov

Princeton University

2013 Physics Frontiers Prize in Fundamental Physics

For his many discoveries in field theory and string theory including the conformal bootstrap, magnetic monopoles, instantons, confinement/de-confinement, the quantization of strings in non-critical dimensions, gauge/string duality and many others. His ideas have dominated the scene in these fields during the past decades.

Alexander Polyakov

Ceremony Acceptance Video

Breakthrough Prize Symposium Talks

Selected Public Talks