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    Wolfgang Voges


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Date of birth: 21. December 1942

Place of birth: Aurich (Ostfriesland), Germany

Citizenship: german

Marital status: married, two children

Education:
August 1968: Diploma in Physics, Universität München
February 1985: PhD in Physics, Universität München
Position: 1968-present: Staff member at the Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik

Fields of work:
Gamma-ray astronomy (1968-1975):
- design, development and testing of detectors for the European satellites TD-1A and COS-B
- data analysis and interpretation of gamma ray measurements on the TD-1A and COS-B satellites
X-Ray astronomy (since 1976):
- data analysis of balloon-borne and satellite detector measurements of the X-ray binary Her X-1
- software development for the X-ray imaging telescope ROSAT
- generation of X-ray catalogues
- identification of ROSAT sources
- investigation of clusters of galaxies


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Wolfgang Voges (wolfgang.voges@mpe.mpg.de)
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Giessenbachstr.1
Postfach 1312
D-85741 Garching , Germany
Tel: +49-89-30000-3572, Fax: +49-89-30000-3569
Office: 1.4.04