Heinz Barwich

Physicist, Deceased Person

1911 – 1966

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Who was Heinz Barwich?

Heinz Barwich was a German nuclear physicist. He was deputy director of the Siemens Research Laboratory II in Berlin. At the close of World War II, he followed the decision of Gustav Hertz, to go to the Soviet Union for ten years to work on the Soviet atomic bomb project, for which he received the Stalin Prize. He was director of the Zentralinstitut für Kernforschung at Rossendorf near Dresden. For a few years he was director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia. In 1964 he defected to the West.

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Born
Jul 22, 1911
Berlin
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Technical University of Berlin
Lived in
  • Berlin
Died
Apr 10, 1966
Cologne

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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