Informing Spectroscopists for Over 40 Years

Dietmar Maximilian Schoeffel, 1931–2017

21 September 2017 | News

We are sad to report the passing of Dietmar Schoeffel. Dietmar Maximilian Schoeffel was born in Czechoslovakia in 1931 and moved to the USA in 1957. He founded Schoeffel Instruments, and later acquired McPherson Instruments; both companies are well known for the manufacture and supply of spectroscopy instrumentation.

A brief obituary can be read at and an interview with him and his son Erik at

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