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physicist

Horst Paul Strunk, German physicist. Achievements include relaxation mechanisms in heteroepitaxial misfitting semiconductor layer systems; micro mechanisms in crystal growth and quantum structure formation; laser crystallization.

Background

Strunk, Horst Paul was born on June 13, 1940 in The Hague, The Netherlands. Son of Paul and Helene (Hess) Strunk. arrived in Germany, 1944.

Education

Diploma in physics, University, 1968; Doctor rerum naturalium, University, 1973.

Career

Research scientist, Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany, 1968-1983; professor materials science, Technology U., Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, 1983-1989; professor materials science, University, Erlangen, Germany, since 1989. Visiting associate professor Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1979-1980, visiting professor, 1983. Visiting scientist Siemens Research Laboratory, Munich, Germany, 1986-1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include relaxation mechanisms in heteroepitaxial misfitting semiconductor layer systems. Micro mechanisms in crystal growth and quantum structure formation. Laser crystallization.

Connections

Son of; married Helga Elisabeth Stumpf, May 18, 1968. Children: Niko, Isa-Katrin.

father:
Paul Strunk

mother:
Helene (Hess) Strunk

spouse:
Helga Elisabeth Stumpf

children:
Niko Strunk

Isa-Katrin Strunk