Gerd Binnig (born 20 July 1947) is a German physicist. He is most famous for having won the Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Heinrich Rohrer in 1986 for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope.
|Alma mater||J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt|
|Known for||Scanning tunneling microscope, atomic force microscope|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (1986)|
The Elliott Cresson Medal (1987)
Kavli Prize (2016)
|Institutions||IBM Zurich Research Laboratory|
|Doctoral advisor||Werner Martienssen|
|Doctoral students||Franz Josef Giessibl|
- ↑ "Gerd Binnig - Biographical". Nobel Media AB. 1986. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- ↑ "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986 - Press Release". Nobel Media AB. 1986-10-15. Retrieved 2014-01-01.