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physicist

Claus Gerhard Zimmermann, German physicist. Achievements include patents for method for optical detection of mechanical defects in semiconductors; implementation of new solar cell inspection method for photovoltaic arrays used in space; discovery of new nano-effect in the material system Co/Cu; development of scientific instrument to measure the energy and angular distribution of sputtered neutral particles. Member of German Physical Society.

Background

Zimmermann, Claus Gerhard was born on October 19, 1971 in Nuernberg, Germany. Son of Gerhard and Gerlinde (Baernreuther) Zimmermann.

Education

Diploma in Physics, University Bonn, Germany, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Augsburg, Germany, 2000.

Career

Visiting researcher department physics University Newcastle, Australia, 1995—1996. Visiting scientist Materials Research Laboratory University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1997—2000. Materials and process expert European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company Astrium, Munich, 2001—2004, Research and Development engineer electrical power subsystem, 2004—2008, Expert Solar Array Technologies, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for method for optical detection of mechanical defects in semiconductors. Implementation of new solar cell inspection method for photovoltaic arrays used in space. Discovery of new nano-effect in the material system Co/Cu.

    Development of scientific instrument to measure the energy and angular distribution of sputtered neutral particles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of German Physical Society.

Connections

father:
Gerhard Zimmermann

mother:
Gerlinde (Baernreuther) Zimmermann