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PTB-News 3.2017


Joachim Ullrich

PTB-Präsident Prof. Dr. J. UllrichThe president of PTB has been awarded an honorary science doctorate by Leibniz University Hannover. By awarding this honorary title, the university has recognized Professor Ullrich’s outstanding accomplishments in the field of experimental quantum physics. These accomplishments include more than 450 publications in renowned specialist journals and numerous research prizes, among them the DFG Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, which he received in 1999.

Leiter des Fachbereichs Zeit und FrequenzEkkehard Peik

The head of the Time and Frequency department has been appointed as Distinguished Lecturer by the IEEE’s Ultrasonics, Ferroelectric, and Frequency Control Society. In this capacity, Peik will hold lectures on PTB’s activities concerning “Optical atomic clocks with single trapped ions” at universities and research institutes from June 2018 to December 2019.