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Gerd Binnig

"You have to be absolutely patient, but suddenly one atom was sitting right in front of the tip and I got atomic resolution. That’s the way to success, not giving up."

Gerd Binnig Nobel Laureate, 1986 for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope, is describing the moment when the microscope first work and he was able to attain atomic resolution.

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A Beautiful Noise

Harry Goldstein interview with Gerd Binning on the invention of the scanning probe microscope.

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