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Stefan Walter Hell
Stefan W. Hell
|Born||23 December 1962
|Alma mater||Heidelberg University|
|Known for||STED microscopy|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2014)
Kavli Prize in Nanoscience (2014)
Otto Hahn Prize (2009)
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (2008)
|Institutions||European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
German Cancer Research Center
|Thesis||'Imaging of transparent microstructures in a confocal microscope' (1990)|
|Doctoral advisor||Siegfried Hunklinger|
Stefan Walter Hell (born 23 December 1962) is a German physicist and one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014 "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy", together with Eric Betzig and William Moerner.
In 1981, he began his studies at the Heidelberg University. He received his doctorate in physics in 1990.
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