Peter Fischer

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • PhD in Physics (Dr.rer.nat.) from the Technical University in Munich, Germany in 1993 on first systematic studies of X-ray magnetic circular dichroism in rare earth systems
  • Habilitation from the University in Würzburg, Germany in 2000 based on pioneering work on Magnetic Soft X-ray microscopy
  • since 2004: Senior Scientist and Principal Investigator in the Material Sciences Division (MSD) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley CA.
  • since 2014: Adjunct Professor for Physics at the University of California in Santa Cruz.
  • Research focus is on the use of polarized synchrotron radiation for the study of fundamental problems in magnetism.
  • > 220 peer reviewed published papers and >330 invited presentations at national and international conferences.
  • 2011 Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Magnetics Society
  • 2010 Klaus Halbach Award at the Advanced Light Source in 2010.
  • Fellow of APS and Fellow of IEEE.

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