The Nobel Prize in Physics 1998
Robert B. Laughlin, Horst L. Störmer, Daniel C. Tsui
Horst L. Störmer
Born: 6 April 1949, Frankfurt-on-the-Main, West Germany (now Germany)
Affiliation at the time of the award: Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations"
Field: condensed matter physics