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Helmholtz Professorship for Physicist Siegfried Mantl

Forschungszentrum Jülich celebrates foundation of Peter Grünberg Institut

Jülich, 7 April 2011 – In recognition of his special scientific achievements, Forschungszentrum Jülich has conferred a Helmholtz Professorship on Prof. Siegfried Mantl, thus retaining his outstanding expertise in the field of application-oriented semiconductor technology. Together with his research group in the new Peter Grünberg Institut (PGI) at Jülich and in collaboration with leading industrial companies, the physicist intends to use the available resources to advance basic research for the nanoelectronics of the future. The professorship was conferred at an event celebrating the foundation of the institute attended by Thomas Rachel, Member of the German Bundestag and Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.