Robert B. Laughlin

Robert Betts Laughlin (born November 1, 1950) is the Anne T. an Robert M. Bass Professor o Pheesics[1] an Applee'd Pheesics at Stanford Varsity. Alang wi Horst L. Störmer o Columbia Varsity an Daniel C. Tsui o Princeton Varsity, he wis awairdit a share o the 1998 Nobel Prize in pheesics for thair explanation o the fractional quantum Hall effect.

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Robert Betts Laughlin
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Born (1950-11-01) 1 November 1950 (age 69)
Visalia, Californie, Unitit States
NaitionalityUnited States
Alma materMIT
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley
Kent forQuantum Hall effect
AwairdsE. O. Lawrence Awaird (1984)
Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1986)
Nobel Prize in pheesics (1998)
The Franklin Medal (1998)
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical pheesics
Doctoral advisorJohn D. Joannopoulos


  1. Robert Laughlin – Stanford Physics Faculty. Retrieved on 2012-01-28.