PD Dr. Edwin Kolbe
Lecturer
Lecturer
Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Physik
Bereich Physik

Lecturer

Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 37 40
edwin.kolbe@clutterunibas.ch


Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Physik
Studium/Lehre

Lecturer

Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 37 40
edwin.kolbe@clutterunibas.ch

PD Dr. Edwin Kolbe

Short Biography

  • 1982-1988 Student of Physics and Mathematics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany
  • 1988 Diploma in Physics
  • 1992 PhD in theoretical Physics, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • 1993-1994 Research Fellow at the Kellogg Radiation Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology, USA
  • 1999 Privat-Dozent (Habilitation in Physics), University of Basel
  • 2001-2005 Project Manager at nagra
  • 2006-2011 Research Associate at the Laboratory for Reactor Physics and Systems Behaviour at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
  • 2012-2014 Station Nuclear Engineer at the Axpo NPP Beznau, Switzerland
  • Since 2015 Head of the section Reactor at the Axpo NPP Beznau, Switzerland

Research Summary

  • Theoretical Nuclear Physics, description of nuclear reactions within microscopic models and the 
  • Statistical Model Focus on scattering reactions relevant in Neutrino- and Astrophysics 
  • Climate Research, computer-analysis of Earthshine-observations. 
  • Reactor Physics, criticality safety calculations, burnup calculations
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Thielemann, F. .-K., Mocelj, D., Panov, I., Kolbe, E., Rauscher, T., Kratz, K. .-L., Farouqi, K., Pfeiffer, B., Martinez-Pinedo, G., Kelic, A., Langanke, K., Schmidt, K. .-H. & Zinner, N. The r-process : supernovae and other sources of the heaviest elements. International journal of modern physics. E, Nuclear physicsVol. 16, H. 4, 1149–1163 (2007).   edoc
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Panov, I. V., Kolbe, E., Pfeiffer, B., Rauscher, T., Kratz, K. L. & Thielemann, F. K. Calculations of fission rates for r-process nucleosynthesis. Nuclear physics. A, Nuclear and hadronic physicsVol. 747, H. 2-4, 633–654 (2005).   edoc
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Thielemann, F. K., Argast, D., Brachwitz, F., Fisker, J. L., Frohlich, C., Hirschi, R., Kolbe, E., Mocelj, D. & Rauscher, T. Nuclear physics : a key ingredient in astrophysical modeling. Nuclear physics. A, Nuclear and hadronic physicsVol. 751 , S. 301C-326C, (2005).   edoc