Rohrer, Heinrich

Encyclopedia

rohrer, heinrich

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.

Learn more about Rohrer, Heinrich with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: rohrer
Next Definition: rohtak
Words Near: rohrer, heinrich
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for rohrer, heinrich
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing rohrer, heinrich
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature