The Nobel Prize in Physics 2000

Zhores I. Alferov

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Prize share: 1/4

Herbert Kroemer

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Prize share: 1/4

Jack S. Kilby

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2000 was awarded "for basic work on information and communication technology" with one half jointly to Zhores I. Alferov and Herbert Kroemer "for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed- and opto-electronics" and the other half to Jack S. Kilby "for his part in the invention of the integrated circuit."

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