Klaus von Klitzing#


Klaus von Klitzing
Email:k.klitzing 'at' fkf.mpg.de
Membership Number:284
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:kklitzing
Homepage: http://www.fkf.mpg.de/klitzing/group_members/list_member.php?member=Prof.%20Dr.%20Klaus%20von%20Klitzing





Present and Previous Positions

  • 1985 - : Director at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research and Honorary Professor at the University in Stuttgart
  • 1980 -1984: Professor at the Technical University München
  • 1978 Habilitation
  • 1969 - 1972: Ph.D. Physics, University Würzburg

Fields of Scholarship

  • solid state physics
  • semiconductor quantumdevices
  • nanoelectronics

Honours and Awards

Honorary Degrees (Dr. h.c.)
  • Technische Universität Karl-Marx-Stadt (1988)
  • University of Maryland (1988)
  • University of Antwerp (1990)
  • University of Montpellier(1990)
  • University of Bath (1992)
  • University of Tsukuba (1993)
  • University of Nottingham (1998)
  • Eurasia University of Astana (2000)
  • Slovenskej akademia vied, Bratislava (2000)
  • Bilkent University, Ankara (2002)
  • Technische Universität München (2003)
  • INP Grenoble (2006)
  • Universität Oldenburg (2006)
  • Shanghai University (2006)
  • Fudan University (2006)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Semiconductors (2008)

Scientific Awards
  • Schottky Prize (1981)
  • Hewlett Packard Prize (1982)
  • Nobel Prize in Physics (1985)
  • Dirac Medal (1988)
  • Philipp Morris Preis (1990)
  • Eötvös Medal, Budapest (1994)
  • Award for a Life Time Achievement in Science, Birla Science Center (1999)
  • von Klitzing constant RK = h/e2
  • Bayerischer Maximiliansorden für Wissenschaft und Kunst
  • Carl Friedrich Gauß-Medaille (2005)
  • Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst (2009)


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