Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer
Born: 31 January 1929, Munich, Germany
Died: 14 September 2011
Affiliation at the time of the award: Technical University, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for his researches concerning the resonance absorption of gamma radiation and his discovery in this connection of the effect which bears his name"
Field: nuclear physics
Prize share: 1/2