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Werner Kraus

Werner Kraus, German physicist, researcher. Achievements include patents for insulated radio frequency antenna for plasma generators; development of large radio frequency driven positive and negative ion sources for neutral beam heating systems of nuclear fusion reactors.

Background

  • Kraus, Werner was born on January 25, 1954 in Bayreuth, Germany. Son of Franz and Trina Kraus.

  • Education

    • Diploma in physics, Giessen University, 1981. Doctor in Physics, Giessen University, 1985.

    Career

    • Scientist Giessen University, 1981—1988, Max-Planck-Institute für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for insulated radio frequency antenna for plasma generators. Development of large radio frequency driven positive and negative ion sources for neutral beam heating systems of nuclear fusion reactors.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, mountain climbing.

    Connections

    • Life partner Mercia Barrett.
    • father: Franz Kraus
    • mother: Trina Kraus
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    Born January 25, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1981
      Giessen University
    • 1985
      Giessen University
    • 1981 - 1988
      Scientist, Giessen University
    • 1988
      Scientist, Giessen University
      Garching, Bayern, Germany, Germany