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Christoph Heiden

Christoph Heiden, German physicist, researcher. Achievements include patents in solid state electronics, cryoelectronics, cryogenics, thin film technology, scanning probe microscopy. Recipient North Atlantic Treaty Organization fellowship German Academy Exchange Service, 1966-1968. Member American Physical Society, European Physical Society, German Physical Society (chairman low temporary physical section 1984-1986).

Background

  • Heiden, Christoph was born on April 27, 1935 in Kirchen, Germany. Son of Franz and Aenne (Stamm) Heiden.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Physics, University Muenster, Germany, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Muenster, Germany, 1964. Certified in Teaching, University Muenster, Germany, 1971.

    Career

    • Scientific assistant University Muenster, 1964-1966. Research associate University California, Berkeley, 1966-1968. Science assistant University Muenster, 1968-1972, associate professor physics, 1972-1976.

      Professor applied physics University Giessen, Germany, from 1976. Director Institute Thin Film and Ion Technology Research Center Juelich, Germany, 1988-1993. Member advisory board numerous organizations and institutes, Germany, since 1989.

      Consultant, Germany and European Community, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in solid state electronics, cryoelectronics, cryogenics, thin film technology, scanning probe microscopy.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to books and professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Physical Society, European Physical Society, German Physical Society (chairman low temporary physical section 1984-1986).

    Connections

    • Married Ursula Elisabeth Grohe, July 29, 1973. Children: Sophia, Beatrice.
    • father: Franz Heiden
    • mother: Aenne (Stamm) Heiden
    • spouse: Ursula Elisabeth Grohe
    • children: Sophia Heiden
    • Beatrice Heiden
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    Born April 27, 1935
    Died March 28, 2000
    (aged 64)
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    • 1961
      University Muenster
    • 1964
      University Muenster
    • 1971
      University Muenster
    • 1964 - 1966
      Science assistant, University Muenster
    • 1966 - 1968
      research associate, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States