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Utz Retter

Utz Retter, German physicist, researcher. Achievements include patents for thermoelectrical generator transforming thermal energy into electrical energy on the basis of the Seebeck effect. Member of Electrochemical Society.

Background

  • Retter, Utz was born on March 17, 1944 in Juliusburg, Germany. Son of Anna and Fritz Retter.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Physics, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrochemistry, Academy.Sci., 1972.

    Career

    • Science coworker Central Institute of Physical Chemistry, Berlin, 1968—1991, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for thermoelectrical generator transforming thermal energy into electrical energy on the basis of the Seebeck effect.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Electrochemical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Doris Wohlfarth, June 23, 1978. Children: Susanne, Ralf.
    • father: Anna Retter
    • mother: Fritz Retter
    • spouse: Doris Wohlfarth
    • children: Susanne Retter
    • Ralf Retter
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    Born March 17, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1967
      Humboldt University
    • 1972
      Acad.Sci.
    • 1968 - 1991
      Science coworker, Central Institute of Physical Chemistry
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1992
      Science coworker, Central Institute of Physical Chemistry
      Berlin, Germany, Germany