Manfred O. Krause

Manfred Krause

Title: Physicist
Company: Oak Ridge
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

Manfred O. Krause, Physicist at Oak Ridge, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of physics.

Dr. Krause studied physics at the Technische Universitat Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany, and earned a Bachelor of Science in 1954, a Diploma in physics in 1957, and a PhD in 1960. He immigrated to the United States in 1960, and began his career as a senior physicist at Wm. H. Johnston Laboratories, Inc., where he served until 1963. Upon his departure, he took on the position of a senior scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he continues to work to this day, currently excelling as a consultant for Oak Ridge. In 1975, Dr. Krause employed his expertise as an exchange professor at the University of Paris.

As a contributor of articles to professional journals and chapters to books, Dr. Krause was the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Award in 1975. His other achievements include the discovery of x-ray spectrometry based on the photoelectric effect, and research in electron spectrometry using synchrotron radiation through the electronic structural for atoms and molecules. Dr. Krause remains knowledgeable in the field through his continued affiliation with the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution. As a further testament to his success, influence, and stature, Dr. Krause has been featured in the 11th edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World.

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