Helmut Dosch

Helmut Dosch, DESY

Professor Helmut Dosch is the Chairman of the DESY Board of Directors, Hamburg

Contact: helmut.dosch@desy.de

Before joining DESY, the solid-state physicist Helmut Dosch was director of the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research in Stuttgart. He earned international recognition for his research into solid interfaces and nanomaterials using synchrotron radiation. He has been a member of the DESY Board of Directors since March 2009.

Research Fields:

  • New methods using synchrotron radiation and neutrons
  • Surface-sensitive x-ray scattering, diffuse x-ray and neutron scattering
  • Order disorder phenomena in condensed Matter
  • Fluctuations in matter
  • Solid-liquid interfaces, binary alloys and phase transitions
  • Organic films and nanostructures, nano-oxidation