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January 15, 1953
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CLASS! FICAflO N Approved For 3/08/12: CIA-RDP82-00457RO15700250011- PEPORT 4 _ NO, INFORMATION REPORT CD NO. German Optics Industry SUBJECT Organizations ar Personalities in the East PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. THES OOCIilEON; COWTAIl91NPORr,AT1ONAPPIlCSTRO THE NATIOr7ALDEPENDS OP THE DIaITSO STATEEO WT411M TILE NtIANI136 OP THE EEPlONAO1 ACT So Il. s. c., i5; AND 32. AS AnumbaO.. STD rRAMSD,Ec,oN OD THE EICi9LLATIOrd AP lTD Coi13TENte IN ANT IRANNEE? TO AH ONAUTSOidIZ PEDEOK 'II ca.O? 25X1 25X1 CAI DI fR 7; ;; is ~r NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NQ.. 25X1 J Unless otherwise infliccste- THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 1,. The optics :Ln.stitute of the D71R Aka,domie Was moved from Berlin- rarow to Berlin-Adlershof in the spring of 1952. It has become one of the largest optical institutes _i-n. all of Geruaany and. maintains its own - test station and lens. grinding shop. The budget is reportedly large. The fol.loi-rind; departments have been identified: Teleoptics (Fernrohroltik) Wave Optics (Wellenoptik) Photographic Optics (Photoopti.k) Optical Testing (Optische Pruefung) 2. About Co persons are erip1 oyed ?:ct; the Institute. The chief is Dr, Ernst .a,isan.d Dr. (fnu) Krug,who -s :regarded as highly capric1e, is his asr;istsantr Dr. (fnu) Iiodam is chief of the Photographs Optics Depart- cnt.. 25X1 0 The emphasis being given to the development of the Institute may indicate that the DDR goverrmment= intends to centralize East Zonal optical research n the ".astitutc,with a corresponding decrease in research at Zeiss/~Tena, 4. l:ie:?r (fn's) Zoellner is now chief of the Calculations Department at Zeiss/ Teata: In addItion ` he has been made chief of the Photographic Optics Department and chief of the Geodesy and Aerial Photography Department G fie -iss a member of the Scientific Council ( ..issenschaftl:iche Hauptleitung) of Zeiss/Jena and one of the most important men in the firm, 5. Herr Bobcat i2uel.ler, chief of the Assembly Department (Fertigung) at Zeiss/ Jena., stated recently that, former Zeiss personnel. returning from the 1. SP, Ila"e introduced new measuring techniques wk., The new methods enable establishment of appreciably mailer tolerances and may be applied by unskilled technic3.a.n;., Cr LASSiFICATION SECR WA M_ is DI ,7--jsiTioa 25X1 Approved For Release 2003/08/12 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO15700250011-3