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Horst Ludwig Störmer

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Horst Ludwig Störmer
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Born (1949-04-06) April 6, 1949 (age 72)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Stuttgart Goethe University Frankfurt
Known forFractional quantum Hall effect
AwardsOliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1984)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1998)
The Benjamin Franklin Medal (1998)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsColumbia University
Bell Labs
Doctoral advisorHans-Joachim Queisser
Doctoral studentsJun Zhu

Horst Ludwig Störmer (born April 6, 1949) is a German physicist. He is a emeritus professor at Columbia University.[1] He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Daniel Tsui and Robert B. Laughlin "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations", also known as the fractional quantum Hall effect.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Home page at Columbia
  2. Stormer, HL; Tsui, DC (1983), "The Quantized Hall Effect.", Science (published Jun 17, 1983), 220 (4603), pp. 1241–1246, Bibcode:1983Sci...220.1241S, doi:10.1126/science.220.4603.1241, PMID 17769353, S2CID 17639748