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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

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Hellmut Fritzsche

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Dates

February 20, 1927 – June 17, 2018

Authorized Form of Name

Fritzsche, Hellmut

Biography

Abstract

Hellmut Fritzsche was Emeritus Professor of Physics in the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago (1957-present). Other institutional affiliations included Energy Conversion Devices Incorporated and Purdue University. His research interests included semiconductors at low temperatures and semiconductors impurity distribution.

Important Dates

February 20, 1927Birth, Berlin (Germany).

1952Obtained Diploma, University of Göttingen, Göttingen (Germany).

1954Obtained PhD in Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette (Ind.).

1955 – 1957Assistant Professor of Physics, Purdue University.

1957 – presentAssistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics (1957-1963); Professor of Physics (1963-2004); and Emeritus Professor of Physics, James Franck Institute (2004-present), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1967 – unknownVice President and Member, Board of Directors, Energy Conversion Devices Incorporated.

1989Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

June 17, 2018Death.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Berlin (Germany)

Undergraduate Education

Göttingen (Germany)

Graduate Education

West Lafayette (Ind.)

Employment

Chicago (Ill.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Germanium.

Low temperatures.

Semiconductors Impurity distribution.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Kastner, Marc A.

Advised by Fritzsche at University of Chicago.

Lark-Horovitz, K. (Karl), 1892-1958

PhD advisor at Purdue University.

Colleagues

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Cohen, Morrel H.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Crewe, Albert V.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Koshiba, Masatoshi, 1926-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Mulliken, Robert Sanderson

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Nagel, Sidney R.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Nambu, Yoichiro, 1921-2015

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Shochet, Melvyn J.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Simpson, John A. (John Alexander), 1916-2000

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Szilard, Leo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Telegdi, Val, 1922-2006

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Tsui, D. C. (Daniel Chee), 1939-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Wald, Robert M.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Wentzel, Gregor, 1898-1978

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Institutions

Major Positions

Energy Conversion Devices

Vice President and Member, Board of Directors.

Purdue University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1954). Assistant Professor of Physics.

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

University of Chicago. James Franck Institute

Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1989 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Universität Göttingen

Obtained Diploma.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interview with Hellmut Fritzsche, 1981 March 31.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Amorphous silicon and related materials : volume B' / edited by Hellmut Fritzsche.

Science and technology of non-crystalline semi-conductors : Festschrift in honor of Stanford R. Ovshinsky on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

Subject

Stanford R. Ovshinsky : the science and technology of an American genius / [edited by] Hellmut Fritzsche, Brian Schwartz.