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Helmut Rauch in Budapest, 2013
|Died||2 September 2019 (aged 80)|
|Alma mater||Vienna University of Technology|
|Awards||Wilhelm Exner Medal (1985)|
|Doctoral students||Anton Zeilinger|
Rauch studied Physics at Vienna University of Technology and worked at the Institute of Atomic and Subatomic Physics there. He was also affiliated with the Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble.
Neutron interference experiments
In 1974, Rauch, together with Ulrich Bonse and Wolfgang Treimer, demonstrated the first matter wave interference of neutrons. This demonstrated the wave-like nature of neutrons for the first time and was another experimental proof that not only photons can be described by waves, but also massive particles. Further they demonstrated the fundamental symmetry of spin 1/2 particles under rotation.
- Editor, ÖGV. (2015). Wilhelm Exner Medal. Austrian Trade Association. ÖGV. Austria.
- "Kernphysiker Helmut Rauch verstorben" (in German). Wien Orf.at. 5 September 2019.
- Rauch, H.; Bonse, U. (1979). Neutron Interferometry. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
- Rauch, H.; Badurek, G.; Zeilinger, Anton (1988). Matter Wave Interferometry. North Holland.
- Rauch, H.; Werner, S. A. (2000). Neutron Interferometry. Clarendon Press.