Karl Alexander Müller
|Alma mater||ETH Zürich|
|Known for||High-temperature superconductivity|
|Spouse(s)||Ingeborg Marie Louise Winkler (m. 1956; 2 children)|
|Awards||Marcel Benoist Prize (1986)|
Nobel Prize in Physics (1987)
Wilhelm Exner Medal (1987).
|Institutions||IBM Zürich Research Laboratory|
University of Zurich
Battelle Memorial Institute
Karl Alexander Müller (born April 20, 1927) is a Swiss physicist. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1987 with Georg Bednorz for their work in superconductivity in ceramic materials. They reported their discovery in the June 1986 issue of Zeitschrift für Physik B.
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- Autobiography posted at the Nobel Prize web site.
- Online Encyclopædia Britannica biographical article.
- K. Alex Mueller and Tom W. Kool: “Properties of Perovskites and Other Oxides.” World Scientific, 2010.