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physicist , researcher

Werner Kraus, German physicist, researcher. Achievements include patents for insulated radio frequency antenna for plasma generators; development of large radio frequency driven positive and negative ion sources for neutral beam heating systems of nuclear fusion reactors.

Background

Kraus, Werner was born on January 25, 1954 in Bayreuth, Germany. Son of Franz and Trina Kraus.

Education

Diploma in physics, Giessen University, 1981. Doctor in Physics, Giessen University, 1985.

Career

Scientist Giessen University, 1981—1988, Max-Planck-Institute für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for insulated radio frequency antenna for plasma generators. Development of large radio frequency driven positive and negative ion sources for neutral beam heating systems of nuclear fusion reactors.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, mountain climbing.

Connections

Life partner Mercia Barrett.

father:
Franz Kraus

mother:
Trina Kraus