Professor Armin Delong passed away on October 5, 2017

9 Oct 2017

Professor Armin Delong, a founder of electron microscopy in the former Czechoslovakia and prominent physicist, passed away on October 5, 2017 at the age of 92 (*29.1.1925 - ✝5.10.2017). Armin Delong, together with professor Vladimír Drahoš, developed the first commercially successful electron microscope BS 242. This instrument was awarded a Gold Medal at the World Exhibition EXPO 58 in Brussels (1958) and was subsequently produced by Tesla Brno.

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