Univ.-Prof. Dr. Achim Denig

Short CV

Doctoral thesis, University of Karlsruhe (summa cum laude)

Marie-Curie-Fellow (EU), Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy

Head of Emmy Noether Young Investigator Group (DFG)

since 2004
Research at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, USA (BaBar collaboration)

since 2008
W3-Professor, Institute of Nuclear Physics, University of Mainz Research at Mainzer Mikrotron MAMI and GSI (PANDA experiment)

since 2009
Principal Investigator and Section Leader, Helmholtz Institute Mainz


Research interests
  • Hadron physics with electromagnetic probe
  • Precision measurements of hadronic cross sections
  • Hadron spectroscopy (light quark and charm sector)
  • Flavour physics (kaon, B, charm)
  • Hardware: tracking detectors (drift chambers, time Projection chambers)
Key publications
  • The tracking detector of the KLOE experiment
    M. Adinolfi et al. [KLOE collaboration]
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 488 (2002) 51
  • Measurement of σ(e+e-→π+π-γ) and extraction of σ(e+e-→π+π-) below 1 GeV with the KLOE detector
    A. Aloisio et al. [KLOE collaboration]
    Phys. Lett. B 606 (2005) 12
  • Measurements of the absolute branching ratios for the dominant KL decays, the KL lifetime, and Vus with the KLOE detector
    F. Ambrosino et al. [KLOE collaboration]
    Phys. Lett. B 632 (2006) 43 83
  • Evidence for D0–anti-D0 mixing
    B. Aubert et al. [BaBar collaboration]
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 211802
  • Measurement of the γγ*→π0 transition form factor
    B. Aubert et al. [BaBar collaboration]
    Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 052002 

Prof. Dr. Achim Denig
Institute for Nuclear Physics 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Johann-Joachim-Becher Weg 45
D-55099 Mainz
Office: room 2-080
Tel.: + 49 (0)6131 39-25830
Fax: + 49 (0)6131 39-23825


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