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Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Peter Andreas GRÜNBERG Nobelpreisträger für Physik; Professor emeritus, Institut für Festkörperforschung, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich


1959-1963 Studies of physics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, intermediate diploma 1962 1963-1969 Continues studies of physics at Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, diploma 1966, doctor's degree 1969 1969-1972 Postdoctoral Fellow of National Research Council of Canada at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada since 1972 Research scientist at the Institute of Solid State Research at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany 1984 Habilitation at the University of Cologne, Germany, "Privatdozent" 1984-1985 Research stay at Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA 1986 Activities in the field of antiferromagnetic coupling in Fe/Cr/Fe layers 1988 Work on the GMR effect in Jülich, Germany 1992 Appointment as adjunct professor at the University of Cologne, Germany 1998 Six-month research stay at the University of Sendai and at Tsukuba Research Centre, Japan 2004 After 32 years at Jülich, Germany, Peter Grünberg retires, but continues working 2007 Helmholtz Professorship, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany