The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986
Ernst Ruska, Gerd Binnig, Heinrich Rohrer
Interview with Heinrich Rohrer at the Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, 9 April, 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Heinrich Rohrer talks about how luck was on his side during the development of the scanning tunnelling microscope (3:45), his light-hearted approach to research (6:45), the unusual working environment at the IBM Research Laboratory in Zürich (8:11), his partnership with Nobel Laureate Gert Binnig (18:15), his expectations for the future of nanoscience (26:06), and the new generation of nanoscientists pioneering the field (33:40).