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, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 279–299 | Cite as

Nuclear physics in Heidelberg in the years 1950 to 1980. Personal recollections

  • Hans A. WeidenmüllerEmail author
Personal recollection
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Abstract

After World War II, nuclear physics was a central research theme in the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy at Heidelberg University. That tendency was amplified by the founding of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik in Heidelberg in 1958. The author witnessed these developments as a student and, later, as a member of the Heidelberg Faculty and of the Max-Planck-Institut.

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Nuclear Reaction Shell Model Random Matrice Compound Nucleus Full Professor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für KernphysikHeidelbergGermany

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