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Wolf Prize for Prof. Knut Urban

June 14, 2011

Wolf-Prize Prof. Knut UrbanCopyright: Sasson Tiram

Shimon Peres, the President of Israel, handed over the Wolf Prize in Physics to Prof. Knut Urban (PGI-5) in the Knesset.

Prof. Knut Urban (PGI-5), Dr. Maximilian Haider from CEOS GmbH in Heidelberg, and Prof. Harald Rose from Technische Universität Darmstadt received the prestigious Wolf Prize in Physics on 29 May. The President of Israel, Shimon Peres, presented the award worth 100,000 US dollars to the scientists for their work in advancing electron microscopy. The ceremony took place in the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem.

Announcement of the laureates: Prestigious Award for Breakthrough in Electron Microscopy