Hermann Kühn — In Memoriam

  • P. A. Hargrave
  • M. Chabre
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Part of the Research Reports in Physics book series (RESREPORTS)


Hermann Kühn was 49 years old when he died tragically in a mountaineering accident on March 29th, 1988. We, in the visual sciences research community, mourn his passing. As a visible expression of the high regard we had for Hermann, we have gathered together for a meeting in his honor and to publish this collected volume dedicated to his memory. Hermann’s life touched all of us, and our lives are richer because he lived. Hermann led a life rich both in experiences and in contributions. Each of us was privileged to share a different part and a unique part of that life. Many of us, his scientific colleagues, were influenced by his scientific accomplishments. Some of us shared his music. Some of us were touched by his enthusiasm for the outdoors. All of us admired the quiet and unassuming demeanor that accompanied his many talents. He was a generous friend.


Bovine Retina Photoreceptor Membrane Rhodopsin Kinase Visual Transduction Generous Friend 
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