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Peter Sigmund
Department of Physics and Chemistry
University of Southern Denmark
DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark
Phone +45 6550 3520
FAX +45 6615 8760
Email: psi@dou.dk
Education Technical University, Karlsruhe 1954-56,
University of Go¨ttingen 1956-59
Technical University, Aachen 1959-62
Dr.rer.nat. 1962, TU Aachen
Employment Scientific assistant, Technical University, Aachen 1960-62
NATO research fellow (DAAD), Risø 1962-64
Lecturer, Aarhus University 1964-65
Scientist, Research Center Ju¨lich 1965-67
Visiting scientist, Argonne National Laboratory 1967-69
Lecturer, Aarhus University 1969-70
Lecturer, Copenhagen University 1971-78
Professor, Odense Universitet (now Univ. Southern DK) since 1977-2006
External lecturer, Univ. S. Denmark, 2006-
Visiting appointments
Argonne National Laboratory 1971, 1988-89, 1991, 1992, 1993
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill 1973
California Institute of Technology 1969
Centro Atomico Bariloche 1975
Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories 1968, 1981
IBM Research, San Jose´ 1973-74
IBM Research, Yorktown Heights 1978
Universite´ Paris-Sud, Orsay 1977, 1994, 1995
E´ cole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (Paris) 1996, 1997, 1998
University of Pretoria, 1997
Administration Member, Danish Natural Science Research Council and subcommittees (including
Accelerator, Astronomy, Synchrotron Radiation) 1987-93
Danish delegate to Nordic Optic Telescope Council, 1990-94
Member, NATO-Scientific Affairs Division, Panel on Advanced Study Institutes and
Advanced Research Workshops 1989-92
Numerous functions in Danish Physical Society, including president (1987,1988) and vice
president (1975-77, 1986, 1989) and chairman of Atomic Physics Section 1977-80
Danish Delegate to European Physical Society Council 1991-92
Member of Senate, Odense University 1982-88 and chairman of the international committee
Chairman, Subcommittee on Stopping Powers of Heavier Ions, ICRU (International
Commission for Radiation Units and Measurement) 1988-2004
Coeditor and board member of Physica Scripta 1986-89, Nuclear Instruments and Methods B
1984-91, Journal of Applied Physics 1983-86 and Radiation Effects 1969-72
Organiser of numerous conferences
Member of numerous promotion committees
Honors Ingeborg and Leo Dannin Award for Scientific Research 1982
Medard W. Welch Medal and Award, American Vacuum Society 1988
Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory 1988
Fellow, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1988
Included in ISI-highly-cited.com 2000
Founders Award, Ions at Caltech, 2003
Dr. phil. honororis causa, Uppsala University 2004

Research areas

Radiation physics

Interaction of charged particles with matter

Research information

Research areas

  • Atomics physics
  • Radiation physics
  • Atomics physics
  • Ion Implanting
  • Radiation physics


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