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Paul Schulz

physicist

Paul Schulz, German physicist. Recipient Elenbaas prize, 1969. Member Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (chairman fachausschuss fur plasma-physik 1950-1960), Deutsche Lichttechnische Gesellschaft (president 1954-1957, honorary; member since 1976), American Physical Society, Commission International Photobiologie, Commission International de l'Eclairage, Heinrich-Hertz Society.

Background

Schulz, Paul was born on January 31, 1911 in Rostock, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Marie (Bahrdt) Schulz.

Education

Student University Munich, University Rostock, 1929-1934. Doctor of Philosophy., University Rostock, 1934. Doctor Rer. National Habil, University Bonn, 1943.

Career

Assistant physical institute University Bonn (Germany), 1935-1937. Head Osram Electrical Lighting Research Laboratory, Berlin, 1937-1946. Director Gas Discharge Research Institute, German Academy of Sciences, Greifswald, 1946-1949.

Professor physics University Greifswald, 1948-1949. Faculty University Karlsruhe (West Germany), since 1949, professor, since 1949, rector (president), 1963-1965.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional publications Achievements include inventing xenon and metallhalide discharge lamps 1943, 49. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (chairman fachausschuss fur plasma-physik 1950-1960), Deutsche Lichttechnische Gesellschaft (president 1954-1957, honorary. Member since 1976), American Physical Society, Commission International Photobiologie, Commission International de l'Eclairage, Heinrich-Hertz Society.

Connections

Married Irene Kerp, 1938. Children– Ingrid, Beate, Gabriele.

father:
Heinrich Schulz

mother:
Marie (Bahrdt) Schulz

spouse:
Irene Kerp

children:
Ingrid Schulz

Beate Schulz

Gabriele Schulz