The Nobel Prize in Physics 1998
Robert B. Laughlin, Horst L. Störmer, Daniel C. Tsui
Robert B. Laughlin
Born: 1 November 1950, Visalia, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations"
Field: condensed matter physics