Albert Hofmann, German mechanical engineer. Achievements include patents for performance of cryogenic storage vessels and transfer lines e.g. for the hadron electron ring accelerator at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Hamburg; development of cryogenic insulation sys.
Hofmann, Albert was born on May 14, 1936 in Munich. Son of Max and Maria Hofmann.
Doctor in Engineering, Technology University, Munich, 1961.
Research engineer Linde AG, Munich, 1961—2001. Retired, 2001.
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Married Helga Posner, June 5, 1964. 1 child Martin.