Preis studied technical physics at the Technical University in
Graz/Austria. He made his master thesis at the Subsecond Thermophysics
Group at the Institute for Experimental Physics at the Technical
University Graz. After receiving his degree he started working on his
PhD thesis at voestalpine Stahl in Linz in Austria. There he is working
on the characterisation of different steel surfaces by using GD – OES. http://www.voestalpine.com/ag/en.html.
Karl contributed to the page on
atomic structure . His contribution is based on the lectures held at the Gladnet training course in Antwerp.