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Biography

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Joachim Stöhr

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Dates

September 28, 1947 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Stöhr, Joachim

Additional Forms of Names

Stöhr, J. (Joachim)

Biography

Abstract

Joachim Stöhr is Director of the Linac Coherent Light Source, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) (2009-present). Other institutional affiliations include International Business Machine's (IBM) Almaden Research Center. His research interests include the development of synchrotron radiation based techniques; x-ray absorption spectroscopy; x-ray spectro-microscopy; ultrafast x-ray imaging; and the use of x-rays for determination of electronic.

Important Dates

September 28, 1947Birth, Meinerzhagen (Germany).

1968Obtained Vordiplom in Physics, University of Bonn, Bonn (Germany).

1971Obtained MS in Physics, Washington State University, Pullman (Wash.).

1974Obtained Dr rer nat in Physics, Technical University of Munich, Munich (Germany).

1976 – 1977Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

1977 – 1981Senior Research Associate, Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).

1981 – 1985Senior Staff Physicist, Exxon Research and Engineering Company.

1985 – 1986Member, Steering Committee, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory.

1985 – 1999Research Staff Member (1985-1989); Manager, Department of Condensed Matter Science (1989-1991); Manager, Department of Magnetic Materials and Phenomena (1991-1994); Manager, Synchrotron Radiation Project (1994-1995); and Research Staff Member (1995-1999), Almaden Research Center, International Business Machines (IBM), San Jose (Calif.).

1986 – 1987Chair, Users Executive Committee, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).

1988Fellow, American Physical Society.

1993 – 2000Adjunct Professor in Physics, Uppsala University.

1994 – 1999Consulting Professor, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).

1995 – 1998Member, Program Advisory Committee (1995-1996) and Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee (1996-1998), Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

1997Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, United States Department of Energy.

1999 – 2003Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Linac Coherent Light Source, Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).

1999 – 2003Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, United States Department of Energy.

2000 – 2004Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, BESSY-II Synchrotron Source, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin.

2000 – presentDeputy Director, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (2000-2005); Director, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (2005-2009); and Director, Linac Coherent Light Source (2009-present), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Menlo Park (Calif.).

2000 – presentProfessor of Photon Science, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

2001 – 2005Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Synchrotron SOLEIL.

2002 – 2006Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory.

2006 – 2016Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

2011Awarded Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Applied physicist.

Places

Birth

Meinerzhagen (Germany)

Undergraduate Education

Bonn (Germany)

Graduate Education

Pullman (Wash.)

Munich (Germany)

Employment

San Jose (Calif.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Menlo Park (Calif.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Magnetism.

Optical spectroscopy.

Synchrotron radiation.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bienenstock, Arthur

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Byer, R. L. (Robert L.), 1942-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Dorfan, Jonathan

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at IBM.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Perl, Martin L., 1927-2014

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Prescott, Charles

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Quinn, Helen R.

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Richter, Burton, 1931-

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Shen, Zhi-Xun

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and Stanford University.

Taylor, Richard Edward, 1929-2018

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Institutions

Major Positions

Almaden Research Center (IBM Research)

Research Staff Member; Manager, Department of Condensed Matter Science; Manager, Department of Magnetic Materials and Phenomena; Manager, Synchrotron Radiation Project; and Research Staff Member.

Exxon Research and Engineering Company

Senior Staff Physicist.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Scientist; Member, Program Advisory Committee; and Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Director, Linac Coherent Light Source.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Senior Research Associate; Deputy Director, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source; Director, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source; Director, Linac Coherent Light Source; Chair, Users Executive Committee, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory; Consulting Professor; Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory; and Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Linac Coherent Light Source.

Stanford University. Department of Applied Physics

Professor of Photon Science.

Uppsala universitet

Adjunct Professor in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 2011 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

Argonne National Laboratory

Member, Steering Committee, Advanced Photon Source, and Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Advanced Photon Source.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences.

Technische Universität München

Obtained Dr rer nat in Physics (1974).

United States. Department of Energy

Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee.

Universität Bonn

Obtained Vordiplom (1968).

Washington State University. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1971).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interviews. Materials science: Advanced Light Source Beamline Collaboration (ALS), 1996-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

NEXAFS spectroscopy / Joachim Stöhr.