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Claus Carl Heinrich Weitkamp

Claus Carl Heinrich Weitkamp, German physicist. French Government research fellow, 1958-1959; named honorary citizen Governor of Tennessee, 1968. Member Optical Society of America.

Background

  • Weitkamp, Claus Carl Heinrich was born on June 30, 1935 in Wuppertal, Germany. Son of Heinrich Friedrich and Emmi (Woyt) Weitkamp.

  • Education

    • Student, University Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1956. Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Paris, Sorbonne, 1959. Master of Science in Physics, University Karlsruhe, Federal Republic of Germany, 1958.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Karlsruhe, Federal Republic of Germany, 1962.

    Career

    • With Laboratory des Hautes Pressions Centre National de la Recherche Science, Bellevue, France, 1958-1959. Guest scientist physics division Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1968-1969. Senior scientist, leader nondestructive assay group Institute for Applied Nuclear Physics, Karlsruhe, 1962-1974.

      Senior scientist, head optics division Institute of Physics, Geesthacht, Germany, 1975-1994. Director-in-charge Institute Physical and Chemical Analytics, Germany, 1995, head laser spectroscopy division Germany, 1995-2000. Consultant Göteborgs Kungliga Segelsällskap Forschungszentrum, Germany, 2000—2005.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member Optical Society of America.

    Connections

    • Married Marga Christl Mors, April 4, 1961. 1 child, Timm.
    • father: Heinrich Friedrich Weitkamp
    • mother: Emmi (Woyt) Weitkamp
    • spouse: Marga Christl Mors
    • child: Timm Weitkamp
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    Born June 30, 1935
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    • 1956
      University Tübingen
    • 1959
      University Paris
    • 1958
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1962
      University Karlsruhe
    • 2005
      consultant, Goteborgs Kungliga Segelsallskap Forschungszentrum
      Germany
    • 1958 - 1959
      With Laboratory des Hautes Pressions Centre National de la Recherche Science
      Bellevue, Washington, United States
    • 1962 - 1974
      senior, nondestructive assay group Institute for Applied Nuclear Physics
      Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1962 - 1974
      leader, nondestructive assay group Institute for Applied Nuclear Physics
      Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1968 - 1969
      guest scientist, physics division Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • 1975 - 1994
      senior, optics division Institute of Physics
      Geesthacht, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Germany
    • 1975 - 1994
      head, optics division Institute of Physics
      Geesthacht, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Germany
    • 1995
      director-in-charge Institute Physical and Chemical Analytics
      Germany
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