Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

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Ernst Ruska - Facts

Ernst Ruska

Ernst Ruska

Born: 25 December 1906, Heidelberg, Germany

Died: 27 May 1988, West Berlin, Germany

Affiliation at the time of the award: Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany

Prize motivation: "for his fundamental work in electron optics, and for the design of the first electron microscope"

Field: electron optics, instrumentation

Prize share: 1/2

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