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physicist

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

  • Other Work

    • 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