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physics professor

Rolf Koenenkamp, German, American physics professor. Achievements include patents for nanowire transistor, semiconductor processes; invention of nanowire LED; development of nanowire solar cell; development of extremely-thin-absorber solar cell; development of charge storage device. Member of Materials Research Society.

Background

Koenenkamp, Rolf was born on October 24, 1954 in Buende, Germany. Son of Fritz and Hedwig Koenenkamp.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1984. Habilitation, Freie University Berlin, 1998.

Career

Senior scientist Hahn-Meitner Institute Berlin, 1984—2002. Visiting scientist Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, Tokyo, 1989—1990. Visiting lecturer Princeton University, New Jersey, 1995.

Visiting scientist Institute Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2002. Gertrude-Rempfer professor physics Portland State University, Oregon, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for nanowire transistor, semiconductor processes. Invention of nanowire LED. Development of nanowire solar cell.

    Development of extremely-thin-absorber solar cell. Development of charge storage device.

Membership

Member of Materials Research Society.

Connections

father:
Fritz Koenenkamp

mother:
Hedwig Koenenkamp