Klaus-Michael Fortmann was born in Lübeck (Northern Germany) in 1945. He studied engineering sciences at RWTH Aachen University. As subject of his doctoral dissertation he developed a new method for analyzing small crystal particles, using transmission electron microscopy, electron diffraction patterns (single crystals), energy dispersive analysis and a powder diffraction database. During his dissertation at the Institute of Mineral Engineering he was head of physical department (electron microscopy, optical microscopy, x-ray analysis).
Last update: 30 June 2014