Robert B. Laughlin
Robert Betts Laughlin
|Born||November 1, 1950|
Visalia, California, United States
University of California, Berkeley
|Known for||Quantum Hall effect|
|Awards||E. O. Lawrence Award (1984)|
Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1986)
Nobel Prize in physics (1998)
The Franklin Medal (1998)
|Doctoral advisor||John D. Joannopoulos|
Robert Betts Laughlin (born November 1, 1950) is an American physicist and Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University. Along with Horst L. Störmer and Daniel C. Tsui, he was awarded a share of the 1998 Nobel Prize in physics for their explanation of the fractional quantum Hall effect.
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- Robert Laughlin – Stanford Physics Faculty. Stanford.edu. Retrieved on 2012-01-28.