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Dieter Herbert Bimberg, German Physics educator. Recipient Appl. Physics award, Japanese Society Appl. Physics, 1989. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft.


Bimberg, Dieter Herbert was born on July 10, 1942 in Schrozberg, Germany. Son of Herbert M. and Elisabeth K. (Haeberle) Bimberg.


Bachelor of Science, U. Tubingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1964; Master of Science, U. Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1971.


Assistant professor University Frankfurt, 1971. Principal scientist high magnetic field laboratory Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Grenoble, 1972—1979. Visiting professor RSRE, Malvern, England, 1974-1975.

Adjunct professor Technology University, Berlin, 1976—1977. Associate professor Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1979-1981. Chair applied physics Technology University, Berlin, since 1982.

Chairman Institute Solid State Physics, since 1990. Visiting professor Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, California, 1985-1986. Visiting professor University California, Santa Barbara, 1992—1993, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1992.

Chairman National Research Foundation Center Excellence on Low Dimensional Semicondr. Structures, since 1994, National Center Competence on Nano Optoelectronics, since 1998.


  • Other Work

    • Author books and numerous articles in field.


Fellow American Physical Society. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, German Physical Society, Armed Forces Ioffe Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (honorary), German Academy National Science.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing.


Married Bente B. Bentsen, July 25, 1970. Children: Magnus, Mathias.

Herbert M. Bimberg

Elisabeth K. (Haberle) Bimberg

Bente B. Bentsen

Magnus Bimberg

Mathias Bimberg