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physicist

Kurt Franke was German physicist. Achievements include discovery of piezoresponse force microscopy.

Background

Franke, Kurt was born on October 26, 1941 in Gedwangen, Germany. Son of Kurt and Emma Franke.

Education

Graduate, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, 1978.

Career

Science co-worker Office Metrology, Berlin, 1966—1968, Institute Electronics, Dresden, 1968—1970, Enterprise Robotron, Dresden, 1970—1978, Institute Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, 1979—2002, Enterprise Carl Zeiss, Oberkochen, Germany, 2000. Retired, 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of piezoresponse force microscopy.

Connections

Married Dagmara Wehlert, June 11, 1966. 1 child Georg.

father:
Kurt Franke

mother:
Emma Franke

spouse:
Dagmara Wehlert

child:
Georg Franke