Robert B. Laughlin

Robert B. Laughlin

Born: November 1, 1950

Nationality: American

Occupation: Physicist

Biography: Robert Betts Laughlin is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University. Along with Horst L. Störmer of Columbia University and Daniel C. Tsui of Princeton University, 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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