The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 was awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy".

 

 

 

Eric Betzig

Born: 13 January 1960, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy"

Field: physical chemistry

 

 

 

Stefan W. Hell

Born: 23 December 1962, Arad, Romania

Affiliation at the time of the award: Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Prize motivation: "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy"

Field: physical chemistry

 

 

William E. Moerner

Born: 24 June 1953, Pleasanton, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy"

Field: physical chemistry

 

 

 

 

Stefan W. Hell winner of The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

 

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