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Christoph Heiden

physicist , researcher

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.

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