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 historyDieter Rein
Dr. Dieter Rein has summarized the institut's history in form of six posters. You can download them here (in German).
Former Heads of Institute
Prof. Dr. Martin Deutschmann (May 1967 - January 1984)
Prof. Dr. Günter Flügge (November 1986 - December 2004)
50th Birthday September 16th, 2013Oliver Pooth
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)Oliver Pooth
A visit to CERN in late 1982CERN
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.