The Nobel Prize in Physics 1987
J. Georg Bednorz, K. Alex Müller
J. Georg Bednorz
Born: 16 May 1950, Neuenkirchen, West Germany (now Germany)
Affiliation at the time of the award: IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Rüschlikon, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials"