Duncan Haldane

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F. Duncan Haldane
Born (1951-09-14)September 14, 1951[1]
London, United Kingdom
Fields Condensed matter theory
Institutions Princeton University
Bell Laboratories
Alma mater Christ's College, Cambridge
Known for Haldane pseudopotentials in the Fractional quantum Hall effect
Notable awards Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1993)

Frederick Duncan Michael Haldane FRS (born 14 September 1951) is a British physicist who is Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics at the physics department of Princeton University in the United States.

He is known for a wide variety of fundamental contributions to condensed matter physics including the theory of Luttinger liquids, the theory of one-dimensional Spin chains, the theory of Fractional Quantum Hall Effect, Exclusion Statistics, Entanglement Spectra and much more. His awards include Fellow of the Royal Society of London; Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Boston); Fellow of the American Physical Society; Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK); Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; winner of the Oliver E. Buckley Prize of the American Physical Society (1993); Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow (1984–88); Lorentz Chair (2008), and Dirac Medal (2012).[2]


  1. ^ "Array of contemporary American physicists". American Physical Society. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "F. Duncan M. Haldane". Princeton University. Retrieved 2 July 2011.