Honorary Doctors of the Department of Physics at the Freie Universität Berlin


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. David A. Shirley

Director emeritus of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Senior Vice-President emeritus of the Pennsylvania State University


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Brix

Former scientific member of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan Hüfner 

Scientific member (emeritus) of the Universität des Saarlandes


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Catherine Bréchignac

Previously at the Laboratoire Aimé Cotton, Orsay, now President of the Institut d'Optique, Université Paris-Sud

Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Kohn

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Theodor W. Hänsch

Faculty of Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München und

member of the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Joshua Jortner

Scientific member (emeritus) of the Tel Aviv University


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. rer. nat. h.c. Wolfgang Junge

Department of Biology/Chemistry, Universität Osnabrück