History

 

Chronicle

Posters on the institute history

Former Heads of the Institute

50th Birthday 2013

A visit to CERN in late 1982

 

Chronicle

Chronicle title page R. Honecker

Dr. Raimund Honecker, retired Academic Director, has witnessed the history of the Institute from its beginnings, since the year 1955 as a graduate student until his retirement in 1997 as Academic Director. This transcript (in German) was written in the years 2010-2013 to a considerable extent from personal memory.

 
 

Posters on the institute history

Poster - The early years Dieter Rein

Dr. Dieter Rein has summarized the institut's history in form of six posters. You can download them here (in German).

Die frühen Jahre

Neutrale Ströme I

Neutrale Ströme II

Charm

W und Z

Quarks und Gluonen

 
 

Former Heads of Institute

Prof. Dr. Martin Deutschmann (May 1967 - January 1984)
Prof. Dr. Günter Flügge (November 1986 - December 2004)

 
 

50th Birthday September 16th, 2013

50. Birthday Oliver Pooth left to right: Prof. S. Bethke, Prof. C. Wiebusch, R. Yogeshwar, Prof. S. Schael (above), Prof. A. Stahl, Dr. D. Rein.

On 16/09/2013 the III. Institute of Physics celebrated his 50th birthday. On this occasion, more than 150 current employees and alumni came together, among them Ranga Yogeshwar, for a colloquium in the physics lecture hall.

Festschrift (in German)

  Ranga Yogeshwar chatting with a student Oliver Pooth Simon Weingarten (left), Ranga Yogeshwar (right)
 
 

A visit to CERN in late 1982

Carlo Rubbia, left, and Simon van der Meer were awarded the 1984 Nobel prize CERN Carlo Rubbia, left, and Simon van der Meer were awarded the 1984 Nobel prize

The scent of discovery: a visit to CERN in late 1982.

Lalit Sehgal experienced an increased curiosity in electroweak physics at CERN in the weeks leading up to the discovery of the W and Z bosons.

CERN Courier (April 2013)