Achim Richter#


Achim Richter
Email:richter 'at' ikp.tu-darmstadt.de
Membership Number:3579
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:arichter
Homepage: http://www.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de/richter





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2012 Returned Nov 01 to the Institute of Nuclear Physics at the TU Darmstadt
  • 2008 Since Oct 01 Professor Emeritus
  • 2008 - 2012 Director of the European Centre for Theoretical Sciences in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*) in Trento, Italy
  • 1998 - 1999 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study Berlin, Germany
  • 1983 - 1984 Sabbatical leave at the Dept. de Physique Nucléare, Saclay, France
  • 1978 - 1979 Sabbatical leave at the Dept. de Physique Nucléare, Saclay, France
  • 1974 - 2008 Professor of Physics at the TU Darmstadt and Director of the Institute of Nuclear Physics
  • 1971 - 1974 Associate Professor at the Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany
  • 1968 - 1970 Postdoc at the Physics Division of the ANL, Argonne, U.S.A.
  • 1967 - 1968 Research Asscociate at the Physics Department of the Florida State University, Tallahassee, U.S.A.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nuclear reactions with light and heavy ions
  • Symmetries and invariance principles in nuclei
  • Nuclear structure and electromagnetic interactions
  • Weak interactions in nuclei
  • Hadronic physics problems studied with electrons, muons, pions and protons
  • Nuclear astrophysics
  • Accelerator physics, superconducting cw electron accelerators and FELs
  • Nonlinear dynamics, quantum- and wave dynamical chaos

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Halle (Saale)
  • 2010 Foreign Member of the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund, Sweden
  • 2007 Order of Merit of the State of Hessen
  • 2006 Tage Erlander Professorship of the Swedish Research Council
  • 2005 Foreign Member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Göteborg, Sweden
  • 2002 Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 2001 Stern-Gerlach Medal of the German Physical Society
  • 2000 Honorary Doctorate of the Kharkiv National University, Ukraine
  • 2000 Honorary Doctorate of the University of Witwatersrand at Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1996 Corresponding Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 Honorary Doctorate of the University of Gent, Belgium
  • 1995 Honorary Doctorate of the Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg, Sweden
  • 1992 Max Planck Research Price
  • 1990 Foreign Associate of the Royal Society of South Africa
  • 1988 German-French Alexander von Humboldt Award
  • 1964 University Award of Physics from the University of Heidelberg for the Diploma Thesis

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