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Klaus von Klitzing

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Klaus von Klitzing
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Born (1943-06-28) 28 June 1943 (age 78)
Schroda, Reichsgau Posen, Germany
(now Środa Wielkopolska, Poland)
NationalityGerman
Known forQuantum Hall effect[1]
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
Websitewww.fkf.mpg.de/klitzing

Klaus von Klitzing (German: [klaʊ̯s fɔn ˈklɪ.t͡sɪŋ] (About this soundlisten), born 28 June 1943) is a German physicist. He is known for his discovery of the integer quantum Hall effect. He was awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Klitzing, K. v.; Dorda, G.; Pepper, M. (1980). "New Method for High-Accuracy Determination of the Fine-Structure Constant Based on Quantized Hall Resistance". Physical Review Letters. American Physical Society. 45 (6): 494–497. Bibcode:1980PhRvL..45..494K. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.45.494.
  2. "Professor Klaus von Klitzing ForMemRS". Royal Society.
  3. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1985". Nobel Media AB 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2018. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1985 was awarded to Klaus von Klitzing "for the discovery of the quantized Hall effect".
  4. "Klaus von Klitzing". www.nobel-winners.com. 2003. Retrieved 28 April 2018.