Arthur Gossard

Arthur C. Gossard is a professor of Materials and Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 1982 he co-discovered the fractional quantum Hall effect.[1] His research is related to molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). He has a doctorate in physics from UC Berkeley. After school, he joined Bell Labs. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering and the United States National Academy of Sciences.

It was announced in 2014 that Gossard was named as a recipient of a National Medal of Technology and Innovation.[2]


  1. Focus: Nobel Focus: Current for a Small Charge
  2. "Arthur Gossard". Retrieved June 21, 2016.

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