Pierre Jacquinot (18 January 1910 – 22 September 2002) was a France, French physicist. Jacquinot was a PhD student of Aimé Cotton. He was director of Laboratoire Aimé-Cotton during almost 20 years (1951-1962 and 1969-1978). From 1962 to 1969 he was appointed director general of CNRS. In 1966 he entered the French Academy of Sciences. He became its president from 1980 to 1982.


* 1950: Fernand Holweck Medal and Prize * 1978: CNRS Gold medal


1910 births 2002 deaths French physicists Members of the French Academy of Sciences Optical physicists {{France-physicist-stub