The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986
Ernst Ruska, Gerd Binnig, Heinrich Rohrer
Born: 6 June 1933, Buchs, Switzerland
Died: 16 May 2013, Wollerau, Switzerland
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