Jean-Yves Ollitrault

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Jean-Yves Ollitrault studied at Ecole normale supérieure in Paris and earned his PhD from the University of Paris in 1989. He earned a permanent research position at CNRS (the French National Research Institute) in 1988. He works at the Institute of Theoretical Physics in Saclay, near Paris, and teaches physics at Ecole polytechnique.

Particles and Fields

Viewpoint: The Littlest Liquid

The plasma of quarks and gluons that forms when a proton collides with a lead nucleus has unexpected liquidlike properties. Read More »