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A Prize for Quantum Trompe l'Oeil

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Science  23 Oct 1998:
Vol. 282, Issue 5389, pp. 613-614
DOI: 10.1126/science.282.5389.613

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This year's Nobel Prize in physics went to Robert B. Laughlin, Horst L. Störmer, and Daniel C. Tsui for their discovery that electrons trapped in a layer and bathed in a powerful magnetic field can behave as if fractionally charged. For more information on this prize, see the Nobel Foundation Web site.