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Karl Heinrich Knop, Swiss science administrator. Achievements include 26 United States and foreign patents. Member Swiss Physical Society, Physical Society Zurich, German Society Applied Optics, American Optical Society.

Background

Knop, Karl Heinrich was born on December 12, 1943 in Zurich. Son of Otto Emil Knop and Rosina Kirchenmaier.

Education

Matura, Kant Oberrealschule, Zurich, 1964. Diploma in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1972.

Career

Physicist researcher Laboratories Radio Corporation of America, Ltd., Zurich, 1973-1980, group head, optics, 1981-1986, director research, 1987, Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich, since 1988. Executive vice president, director research Center Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique, Neuchatel, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 26 United States and foreign patents.

Membership

Member Swiss Physical Society, Physical Society Zurich, German Society Applied Optics, American Optical Society.

Connections

Married Adelheid Britsohgi. Children: Anne-Kathy, Eva, Caroline.

father:
Otto Emil Knop

mother:
Rosina Kirchenmaier

spouse:
Adelheid Britsohgi

children:
Anne-Kathy Knop

Eva Knop

Caroline Knop