Heisenberg (right front) with his Leipzig seminar, 1930. Left front: Peierls. Rear (l to r): Placzek, Gentile, Wick, Bloch, Weisskopf, Sauter

The Difficult Years
Heisenberg's Doctoral Students and Assistants in Leipzig


Doctoral Students and Assistants

 
Erich Bagge (dr & asst)
Guido Beck (asst.)
Felix Bloch (dr & asst.)
Gerhard Blass (asst)
Heimo Dolch (dr)
Hans Euler (dr & asst)
Edwin Gora (dr)

Hermann Arthur Jahn (dr)
Bernhard Kockel (dr)
Rudolf Peierls (dr)
Arnold Siegert (dr)
Edward Teller (dr & asst)
C.F. von Weizsäcker (dr & asst)
Wang Foh-san (dr)
 

Visitors to the Physics Institute
(no degree or position with Heisenberg, Hund, or Debye)

 
Edoardo Amaldi
Wolfgang Buchheim
Ugo Fano
Eugene Feenberg
Marcus Fierz
Giovanni Gentile
Otto Halpern
Grete Hermann
William V. Huston
Seishi Kikuchi
Lev Landau
Ettore Majorana

Robert S. Mulliken
Arnold Nordsieck
George Placzek
Stefan Rozental
Fritz Sauter
John C. Slater
Laszlo Tisza
Sin-Itiro Tomonoga
J.H. Van Vleck
Satoshi Watanabe
Victor F. Weisskopf
Gian Carlo Wick
Karl Wirtz

Source: Christian Kleint, "Schüler und Gäste Werner Heisenbergs und Friedrich Hunds in Leipzig," in Christian Kleint and Gerald Wiemers, Werner Heisenberg in Leipzig 1927-1942 (Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Math-naturw. Klasse, 58, Heft 2) (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1993), pp. 136-138.

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