Klaus von Klitzing, German Physicist ( June 28, 1943 - )

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I believe that every Nobel Laureate has the feeling that this prize is really a gift - because nobody can or should work just for this prize.~Klaus von Klitzing

Work Gift Believe

The Nobel prize is unquestionably the most famous prize in the world, and very often, the prize is an object of prestige not only for a person but also for a research center, a country, or for a particular area of interest.~Klaus von Klitzing

World Famous Research

I am happy that I have so many friends all over the world who contributed to my research work, and I believe that also in the future, basic research offers the best opportunity of reaching across borders and overcoming ideological barriers.~Klaus von Klitzing

Work Best Future

I am certain that our Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart will increasingly be an international meeting place open to scientists of all countries.~Klaus von Klitzing

I Am Meeting Place

Semiconductor research and the Nobel Prize in physics seem to be contradictory since one may come to the conclusion that such a complicated system like a semiconductor is not useful for very fundamental discoveries.~Klaus von Klitzing

May Research Physics

The discovery of the Quantized Hall Effect (QHE) was the result of systematic measurements on silicon field effect transistors - the most important device in microelectronics.~Klaus von Klitzing

Important Discovery Hall

The publicity of the Nobel Prize has made clear that the research work connected with the Quantum Hall Effect was so successful because a tremendous large number of institutions and individuals supported this activity.~Klaus von Klitzing

Work Successful Research

I've always wanted to answer all the questions that nature posed for us.~Klaus von Klitzing

Nature Questions Always