Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1953
Frits Zernike

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Frits Zernike - Facts

Frits (Frederik) Zernike

Frits (Frederik) Zernike

Born: 16 July 1888, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Died: 10 March 1966, Groningen, the Netherlands

Affiliation at the time of the award: Groningen University, Groningen, the Netherlands

Prize motivation: "for his demonstration of the phase contrast method, especially for his invention of the phase contrast microscope"

Field: optical physics

Prize share: 1/1

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