Heinrich Rohrer

Rohrer

[rawr-er, rohr-; German roh-ruhr]
noun
Heinrich, born 1933, Swiss physicist: Nobel prize 1986.
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heinrich rohrer

Swiss physicist who, with Gerd Binnig, received half of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Physics for their joint invention of the scanning tunneling microscope. (Ernst Ruska received the other half of the prize.

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