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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986
Ernst Ruska, Gerd Binnig, Heinrich Rohrer

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Gerd Binnig - Facts

Gerd Binnig

Gerd Binnig

Born: 20 July 1947, Frankfurt-on-the-Main, West Germany (now Germany)

Affiliation at the time of the award: IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Rüschlikon, Switzerland

Prize motivation: "for their design of the scanning tunneling microscope"

Field: condensed matter physics, instrumentation

Prize share: 1/4

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