Russian Nobel laureate Zhores Alferov passed away at the age of 88 at the beginning of March. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for his outstanding contribution in which field?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option B
Zhores Alferov, a Russian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, passed away on March 2, 2019. He was 88. His death was announced by the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, where Alferov had been a deputy since 1995. In 2000, Alferov had received the Nobel Prize in Physics together with US scientists Jack Kilby and Herbert Kroemer, for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed-and optoelectronics.