Joachim Bohm (crystallographer)

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Joachim Bohm (* 1935 in Brandenburg an der Havel ) is a German crystallographer specializing in crystal growth . He became known as co-editor of the standard textbook Introduction to Crystallography (with Hans-Joachim Bautsch and Will Kleber ).


Joachim Bohm studied mineralogy from 1953 at the Humboldt University in Berlin , where he passed the diploma examination in 1958. His teacher there was Will Kleber. He also received his doctorate from Humboldt University in 1962. From 1958 to 1964 he was research assistant at the Institute for Applied Physics of Pure Substances in Dresden . From 1964 to 1991 he worked at the Central Institute for Optics and Spectroscopy in Berlin-Adlershof . Only after the fall of the Berlin Wall was he appointed professor in 1990. In 2008 he received the Will Kleber commemorative coin for special achievements in structure-oriented crystallography from the German Society for Crystallography .


  • IS Zheludev, J. Bohm: Crystal Physics and Symmetry . Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1990, ISBN 978-3-05-500688-3 .


  • Robert Feigelson: 50 Years Progress in Crystal Growth: A Reprint Collection . Elsevier, Amsterdam 2004, ISBN 978-0-08-048993-3 , pp. xxiv-xxv .
  • Announcements of the DGK, issue 36, pages 89-94 PDF file : Awarding of the Will-Kleber commemorative coin to Joachim Bohm