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Academic Memorial Ceremony and Scientific Symposium
honoring the late Professor Dr. Rudolf L. Mössbauer

In honor of Prof. Dr. Rudolf L. Mössbauer, his outstanding scientific achievements and his great contributions to the physics at the Technische Universität München, an academic memorial followed by a scientific symposium is organized.

The morning is dedicated to the memory of the person Mössbauer, the afternoon program is dedicated to his scientific work.

Date and Location

10 Februar 2012
Hörsaal 1 Physik-Department der Technischen Universität München James-Franck-Str. 1, 85748 Garching


We kindly request the favor of your response by February 1st, 2012, by fax or by e-mail to

Invitation including programm and registration form (PDF)


Academic memorial



9:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Commemorative speech

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann
Vice President of the TU München

10:30 a.m.


Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. Gunnar Berg
*Vice President of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina,

Halle (Saale)*

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Karl-Heinz Hoffmann
President of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Prof. Hubertus von Pilgrim
Vice Chancellor Order Pour le Mérite
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Kaindl
German Physical Society
Prof. Dr. Burkhard Fricke
Vice President of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Dean’s Memorial Message

Prof. Dr. Martin Stutzmann
Dean of the Faculty of Physics

12:00 p.m.


Scientific symposium




2:00 p.m.

“Mössbauer spectroscopy and its applications in nuclear and partcle physics”

Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wagner, TU München

2:30 p.m.

“Perspectives of applications of Mössbauer spectroscopy in materials research”

Prof. Dr. F. Jochen Litterst, TU Braunschweig

3:00 p.m.

“Perspectives of Moessbauer spectroscopy with synchrotron radiation”

Dr. Aleksandr Chumakov, ESRF Grenoble

3:30 p.m.

Coffee break

4:00 p.m.

“What can we learn from neutrino beams? Expectations and surprises.”

Prof. Dr. Caren Hagner, Univ. Hamburg

4:45 p.m.

“Low energy neutrino physics initiated by R.L. Mößbauer”

Prof. Dr. Franz von Feilitzsch, TU München

5:30 p.m.

“The Mössbauer Story”

Prof. Dr. Paul Kienle

Concluding words and acknowledgements

6:00 p.m.

Get-together with Bavarian buffet


Prof. Dr. Lothar Oberauer
phone +49 (89) 289 - 12509 E-mail
Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönert
phone +49 (89) 289 - 12511 E-mail

For further information regarding the event please contact

Technische Universität München
Corporate Communications Center Arcisstr. 19, 80333 München Tel.: +49 89 289 22705 Fax: +49 89 289 23388 E-mail:
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