Chronicle title page © R. Honecker

Dr. Raimund Honecker, retired Academic Director, has witnessed the history of the Institute from its beginnings, since the year 1955 as a graduate student until his retirement in 1997 as Academic Director. This transcript (in German) was written in the years 2010-2013 to a considerable extent from personal memory.


Posters on the institute history

Poster - The early years © Dieter Rein

Dr. Dieter Rein has summarized the institut's history in form of six posters. You can download them here (in German). 

Die frühen Jahre

Neutrale Ströme I

Neutrale Ströme II


W und Z

Quarks und Gluonen