Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Peter Andreas Grunberg
Born: May 18, 1939, in Pilsen, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
- German physicist and Nobel Prize winner in Physics laureate with his discovery with Albert Fert of giant magnetoresistance. The discovery helped which the breakthrough in gigabyte hard disk drives.
Honors and awards
- Nobel Prize in Physics (2007).
- Japan Prize (2007).
- Wolf Prize in Physics (2006).
- European Inventor of the Year (2006).