About the author of this website

Last update 31 December 2016

 

Scientific publications

 

 

Curriculum vitae / Professional career:


Last name: Lichtenberg


First name: Frank


Born 1962 in Bremen (Germany)


1983 – 1989: Study of physics at the University of Heidelberg (Germany)


1989 – 1992: PhD student in the division of Dr. J. Georg Bednorz at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory (Switzerland). Doctorate at the University of Zurich in 1991. Supervisor from the University of Zurich: Prof. Dr. Franz Waldner. Field of work: Synthesis of special oxides  especially in crystalline form via the melt  and study of their physical and structural properties.


1992 – 1997: Research scientist in the nickel metal hydride technology department of Dr. Uwe Koehler at the research center of the battery company VARTA (Germany). Two months stay as guest scientist in Tokyo (Japan) at the TOSHIBA Battery Company within a collaboration between VARTA und TOSHIBA. Field of work: Hydrogen storage alloys and nickel metal hydride batteries.


1997 – 2007: Research scientist in the department of Prof. Dr. Jochen Mannhart at the Institute of Physics of the University of Augsburg (Germany). Field of work: Setting up and operating a laboratory and synthesis of special oxides  especially in crystalline form via the melt and study of their physical and structural properties.


2005: Participation in an overall 13-day course in Global Scaling  a holistic approach in science lectured by Hartmut Mueller nearby Munich (Germany) 


2007 2010: Freelance work. Autonomous occupation with subjects in the area of (an extended or advanced) physics and science. Preparation of several presentations and papers and creation of this website.


Since 2011: Research scientist in the division of Prof. Dr. Nicola Spaldin at the Department of Materials of the ETH Zurich (Switzerland): www.theory.mat.ethz.ch/people/person-detail.html?persid=178061 and www.theory.mat.ethz.ch/lab.html

Field of work: Setting up and operating a laboratory, synthesis of special oxides - especially in crystalline form via the melt - and study of their physical and structural properties, and teaching. A pdf presentation about the laboratory for the synthesis and study of special oxides and related topics can be downloaded via the following link (number of pages at least 437 slides, file size at least 35 MB): https://www.ethz.ch/content/dam/ethz/special-interest/matl/materials-theory-dam/documents/presentation1.pdf


Miscellaneous:


Author / Co-author of about 70 scientific publications


Participation in several congresses and meetings about entirely novel energy technologies in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Hungary


November 2014: Participation in a two-day seminar "The Universal Order in Sacred Geometries" at The Fintry Trust in England lectured by Dr. Stephen Phillips