Heinrich Rohrer


Interview, April 2008

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).

Transcript of the Interview with Heinrich Rohrer

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