The Nobel Prize in Physics 1987
J. Georg Bednorz, K. Alex Müller
K. Alexander Müller
Born: 20 April 1927, Basel, Switzerland
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"
Prize share: 1/2