The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986

Ernst Ruska

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Prize share: 1/2

Gerd Binnig

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Prize share: 1/4

Heinrich Rohrer

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Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986 was divided, one half awarded to Ernst Ruska "for his fundamental work in electron optics, and for the design of the first electron microscope", the other half jointly to Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer "for their design of the scanning tunneling microscope."

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