Heinrich Hora

Heinrich Hora

Emeritus Professor

Theory of laser-plasma interaction, relativistic and quantum effects, optical properties of plasmas, nonlinear (ponderomotive) forces, nonlinear principles, correspondence principle of electromagnetic interaction, inertial fusion energy, laser acceleration of ions and (relativistic) of electrons, electron beam pumped lasers (GaAs, diamond), low energy nuclear reactions of protons in metals, magic numbers and nuclear shell model, quarks and nuclear binding energy, theory of photoemission and multivalley band model.


  • Ritter-von-Gerstner Medal (1985)
  • Edward-Teller Medal (1991)
  • Dirac Medal (2001)
  • Ernst-Mach Medal (2002)

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