Ernst Ruska

Ernst August Friedrich Ruska (25 December 1906 – 27 Mey 1988)[1] wis a German pheesicist who won the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1986 for his wirk in electron optics, includin the design o the first electron microscope.[2]

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Ernst Ruska
BornErnst August Friedrich Ruska
25 December 1906(1906-12-25)
Heidelberg, Germany
Died27 Mey 1988(1988-05-27) (aged 81)
Wast Berlin, Germany
Alma materTechnical Varsity o Munich
Kent forElectron Microscopy
AwairdsDuddell Medal an Prize (1975)
Robert Koch Prize (Gold, 1986)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1986)
Scientific career
InstitutionsFritz Haber Institute
Technical Varsity o Berlin
Doctoral advisorMax Knoll
Ernst Ruska constructit the first scannin electron microscope (SEM) wi his mentor Max Knoll


  1. His Nobel bio claims he died on 25 Mey, while the Ruska memorial steid says 27 Mey
  2. Hawkes, Peter W. (Julie 1990). "Ernst Ruska". Physics Today. 43 (7): 84–85. Bibcode:1990PhT....43g..84H. doi:10.1063/1.2810640. Archived frae the original on 4 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2015.