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Stefan Walter Hell
Stefan W. Hell
Born (1962-12-23) 23 December 1962 (age 58)
Arad, Romania
FieldsPhysical chemistry
InstitutionsEuropean Molecular Biology Laboratory
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
German Cancer Research Center
Alma materHeidelberg University
Doctoral advisorSiegfried Hunklinger
Known forSTED microscopy
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2014)
Kavli Prize in Nanoscience (2014)
Otto Hahn Prize (2009)
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (2008)

Stefan Walter Hell (born 23 December 1962) is a German physicist. He is one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany.[1] He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014 "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy", together with Eric Betzig and William Moerner.[2]

He was born into a Banat Swabian family in Arad, Romania, and grew up at his parents' home in nearby Sântana.[3][4]

In 1981, he began his studies at the Heidelberg University. He received his doctorate in physics in 1990.


This person won a Nobel Prize