Herbert Kroemer

Herbert Kroemer

Nobel Laureate
Professor Emeritus
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials


(805) 893-3078
2205A Engineering Science Building

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Awards of Distinction: 

Member of : 

National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences


IEEE Medal of Honor; Grand Cross Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany


Heterostructures. Semiconductor/superconductor hybrids. Molecular beam epitaxy. Received Nobel Prize in Physics in 2000 for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed- and opto-electronics. Received IEEE Medal of Honor in 2002 for contributions to high-frequency transistors and hot-electron devices. 

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PhD Theoretical Physics, University of Göttingen