Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Dittus

  • German Aerospace Center DLR
    Institute of Space Systems
    Robert-Hooke-Str. 7, D-28359 Bremen

    Phone: (+49) (421) 24420-101

Major Research Interests concerning QUEST:

Gravitational Physics
Metrology / Inertial Sensors


10 most relevant publications:

  • H. Dittus
    Fundamental Physics (Chapter 11) in: Utilization of Space
    (Eds. B. Feuerbacher, H. Stöwer), p. 275–296, Springer Publisher, Berlin,
    Heidelberg (2005)
  • H. Dittus, C. Lämmerzahl
    Experimental Tests of the Equivalence Principle and Newton’s Law in Space
    AIP Conf. Proc., 2nd Mexican Conference on Mathematical and Experimental Physics, Gravitation and Cosmology (Eds. A. Marcias, C. Lämmerzahl, D. Nuñez), p.95–112, APS, Melville, New York
  • H. Dittus, C. Lämmerzahl, H. Selig
    Testing the Universality of Free Fall for Charged Particles in Space.
    General Relativity and Gravitation, vol. 36, p.571–592 (2004)
  • C. Lämmerzahl, I. Ciufolini, H. Dittus, L. Iorio, H. Müller, A. Peters, E. Samain, S. Scheithauer, S. Schiller
    OPTIS—An Einstein Mission for Improved Tests of Special and General Relativity
    General Relativity and Gravitation, vol. 36, p. 2373–2416 (2004)
  • H. Dittus, C. Lämmerzahl, N. Lockerbie
    Proposals for Fundamental Physics Experiments Under Weightlessness Conditions
    Acta Astronautica, vol. 55, p. 161–167 (2004)
  • C. Lämmerzahl, H. Dittus
    Fundamental Physics in Space: A Guide to Present Projects, Annalen der Physik
    vol. 11, p. 95–150 (2002)
  • C. Lämmerzahl, C. Braxmaier, H. Dittus, H. Müller, A. Peters, S. Schiller
    Kinematical Test Theories for Special Relativity: A Comparison
    International Journal of Modern Physics D, vol. 11, p.1109 (2002)
  • C. Lämmerzahl, H. Dittus, A. Peters, S. Schiller
    OPTIS—A Satellite-based Test of Special and General Relativity
    Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 18, p.2499–2508 (2001)
  • W. Vodel, H. Dittus, S. Nietzsche, H. Koch, J. v. Zameck Glyscinski, R. Neubert, S. Lochmann, C. Mehls
    High Sensitive DC SQUID Based Position Detectors for Application in Gravitational Experiments at the Drop Tower Bremen
    Lecture Notes in Physics “Gyros, Clocks, and Interferometers: Testing General Relativity in Space” (Eds. C. Lämmerzahl, F. W. Hehl, C.W.F. Everitt), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, p.
    248–272 (2001)
  • H. Dittus, C. Mehls
    A New Experimental Baseline for Testing the Weak Equivelnce Principle at Bremen Drop Tower
    Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 18, p.2417–2426 (2001)