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Lucent Technologies Bell Labs Scientist Horst Stormer And Two Former Bell Labs Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Physics

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October 15, 1998
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The Nobel Prize in physics was awarded today (Oct. 13) to Horst Stormer, Adjunct Physics Director at Bell Labs, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies, and two former Bell Labs scientists Robert C. Laughlin and Daniel C. Tsui for their work in quantum physics. They were cited for their discovery of the fractional quantum-hall effect, a new state of matter created when electrons come together to form quasi-particles with exact fractions of electrical charges.

MURRAY HILL, N.J. --The Nobel Prize in physics was awarded today (Oct. 13) to Horst Stormer, Adjunct Physics Director at Bell Labs, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies, and two former Bell Labs scientists Robert C. Laughlin and Daniel C. Tsui for their work in quantum physics.


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Bell Laboratories. (1998, October 15). Lucent Technologies Bell Labs Scientist Horst Stormer And Two Former Bell Labs Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Physics. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981015080137.htm
Bell Laboratories. "Lucent Technologies Bell Labs Scientist Horst Stormer And Two Former Bell Labs Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Physics." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981015080137.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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