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Phone: (650)926-3091
Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Helmut Wiedemann, 1938 - 2020

Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics and of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory

Helmut Wiedemann, 2005 (DR0750a)

Professional and Biographical Information

  • Obituary, Turkish Accelerator & Radiation Laboratory
  • Education M.S. 1963, Maximilian University, Munich, Germany. Ph.D. 1971, University of Hamburg.
  • Professional Academic History
    • Physicist, Siemens Medical Betatron Department, 1963-1965
    • Physicist High-Energy Physics Laboratory, DESY, Hamburg, Germany, 1965-1974
    • Assistant Director, 18 GeV PEP Storage Ring, SLAC, Stanford, 1975-1983
    • Adjunct Professor, SLAC, Stanford, 1980
    • Professor, SLAC, Stanford, Applied Physics, Photon Science, 1983-2020
    • Project Director, SPEAR Injector Synchrotron, SSRL, 1987-1990
    • Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics and of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, 1990-2020
    • Advisor:
      • Synchrotron Light Research Institute (SLRI), Thailand, 2004-2010
      • Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, South Korea, 2009-2011
      • Advanced Radiation Light Source, Armenia
      • Taiwan Photon Source (TPS) National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center(NSRRC), Taiwan
      • Iranian Light Source Facility (ILSF), 2009-2015
      • Machine Advisory Committee, Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron (LNLS) Brazil
  • Awards and Honors
    • Fellow, American Physical Society
    • U.S. Particle Accelerator School Director, 2002-2006
  • Helmut Wiedemann Stories
  • Helmut Wiedemann Photo Album


Archival Materials

Helmut Wiedemann papers held by the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office are currently being processed, and are not yet open for research. SLAC staff may access descriptions of his papers by clicking this link and entering his last name in the search box at the upper right on that page.

Helmut Wiedemann (undated, arc05200) Helmut Wiedemann, SLAC Staff ID photo Helmut Wiedemann in his office, 1993 (misc0146-6)

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