On the wings of physics

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Abstract

Some of Maurice Jacob's contributions to the European physics community are described, by giving examples of his great achievements. I have come to the conclusion that his success depended on his far-reaching vision, his ability to define the goals and to find realistic solutions for realizing them. He was a trustworthy partner in negotiations due to his outstanding breath of knowledge, his high scientific prestige as well as the fact that he did not brag or seek personal credit for his accomplishments. The European physics community owes him a great deal.

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  • Physical Sciences
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysica Scripta
Volume78
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Mathematical Physics (Faculty of Technology) (011040002)