About the Author
André Anders is a Senior Staff Scientist and the Leader of the Plasma Applications Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California. He grew up in East Germany and studied physics in Wroclaw, Poland, Berlin, Germany, and Moscow, Russia. He holds a doctorate degree in physics from Humboldt University, Berlin. From 1987 to 1991 he worked at the Academy of Sciences in East Berlin. After the fall of the Berlin Wall he moved to Berkeley, California, where he joint Berkeley Lab. He is the author of about 200 papers in refereed journals. Dr. Anders serves as an Officer/ Member on several internal conference committees and was elected Fellow of IEEE (USA) and Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK). He also serves as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Surface and Coatings Technology.