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Harald Fuchs

Harald Fuchs (born 1951) is a Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Münster, Germany, Scientific Director of the Center of Nanotechnology (CeNTech) in Münster, and co-director of the Institute of Nanotechnology (INT) in Karlsruhe. His research focuses on nanoscale science and nanotechnology, ranging from scanning probe microscopy to self organized nanostructure fabrication, and nano-bio systems. He has published more than 250 scientific articles in various journals as an author or co-author. He was awarded the Philip Morris Research Prize "Challenge Future" in 1994 and the Münsterland Innovation Prize in 2001. He is currently a member of various scientific organizations including the German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina. He holds two guest professorships in China. He is a cofounder of several nanotechnology companies and a member of the Editorial Boards in several international journals.


  • H. Fuchs, Rastersondenmikroskopie Bergmann-Schaefer, Lehrbuch der Experimentalphysik, Band 3: "Optik", 10. Aufl., S. 1133-1159, ISBN 3-11-017081-7, de Gruyter Verlag (2004)
  • H. Fuchs, H. Hölscher, A. Schirmeisen , Scanning Probe Microscopy, Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, S. 1-12, ISBN 0-08-043152-6, Elsevier (2005)
  • H. Fuchs, Nanotechnologie-Chance oder Risiko? Akademie Journal S.48-54 1 (2004)
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