Herbert Kroemer in 2008
|Alma mater||University of Jena|
University of Göttingen
|Known for||Drift-field transistor|
Heterojunction bipolar transistor
|Awards||J J Ebers Award (1973)|
Humboldt Research Award (1994)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2000)
IEEE Medal of Honor(2002)
|Fields||Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics|
University of Colorado
University of California, Santa Barbara
|Doctoral advisor||Fritz Sauter|
Herbert Kroemer (born August 25, 1928) is a German-American physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2000 for "developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed- and opto-electronics".
Kroemer is professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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- "Herbert Kroemer". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 10 August 2011.