Ernst Ruska

German physicist

Ernst August Friedrich Ruska (25 December 1906 – 27 May 1988) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for his work in electron optics. He helped create the design of the first electron microscope.[1]

Ernst Ruska
Born
Ernst August Friedrich Ruska

(1906-12-25)25 December 1906
Died27 May 1988(1988-05-27) (aged 81)
NationalityGerman
Alma materTechnical University of Berlin
Technical University of Munich
Known forElectron Microscopy
AwardsAlbert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (1960)
Duddell Medal and Prize (1975)
Robert Koch Prize (Gold, 1986)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1986)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsFritz Haber Institute
Technical University of Berlin
Doctoral advisorMax Knoll
Notes
Ernst Ruska constructed the first transmission electron microscope (TEM) with his mentor Max Knoll

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hawkes, Peter W. (July 1990). "Ernst Ruska". Physics Today. 43 (7): 84–85. Bibcode:1990PhT....43g..84H. doi:10.1063/1.2810640. Archived from the original on 2013-10-04.