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Prof. Klaus-Dieter Weltmann

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INP Greifswald e.V. (INP)

Curriculum Vitae

Klaus-Dieter Weltmann received the diploma degree in electronics and the doctorate degree (Dr. rer. Nat) in applied physics from the University of Greifswald, Germany, in 1989 an 1993, respectively. He worked on nonlinear dynamics in low temperature plasmas and plasma diagnostics. In 1994, he was Visiting Scientist at the Plasma Physics Laboratory, West Virginia University. In 1995, he joined ABB Corporate Research Ltd., Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland, working in the development of HV and MV switchgear. In 1998, he became the head of High Voltage Systems Group, ABB Corporate Research Ltd. In 2000, he was appointed to lead R&D of Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS, PASS) at ABB High Voltage Technologies Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland, 2002 he became Business Unit R&D Manager GIS. Since 2003 he is in charge of the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP Greifswald). His present research interests include MV and HV switchgear, gas discharges at atmospheric pressure, nonlinear dynamics, and plasma medicine.
His Topic of Materials' Days 2009:

Plasma Medicine - Selected Applications in Surface Modification and Medicine