Rudolf Mössbauer#


Rudolf Mössbauer
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:beatrice.vbellen 'at' ph.tum.de
Membership Number:77
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:rmossbauer
Homepage: http://www.e15.physik.tu-muenchen.de/staff/professors/prof_em_moessbauer


Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997- Professor emeritus at the Technical University in Munich
  • 1964- Professor of Physics at the Technical University in Munich
  • 1961- Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology
  • 1960- Research Fellow and later Senior Research Fellow at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, U.S.A.
  • 1959- Scientific assistant at the Technical University in Munich
  • 1958- PhD under Professor Maier-Leibnitz at the Technical University in Munich

Fields of Scholarship
  • Discovery of the phenomenon of recoilless nuclear resonance absorption of gamma radiation (Mössbauer effect)
  • Nuclear physics
  • Atomic physics

Honours and Awards
  • Nobel Prize for Physic, sharing the honor with Robert Hofstadter (1961)
  • Elliot Cresson Medal, Franklin Institute (1961)
  • Röntgen Prize of the University of Giessen (1961)
  • Prize of the Research Corporation New York (1960)
  • Member of Academia Europaea


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