Professor Jorrit de Boer passed away.

Jorrit de Boer, outstanding physicist and retired professor of Ludwig
Maximilian University in Munich, passed away on February 1st, 2017. He was
a long term collaborator and a friend of Heavy Ion Laboratory.

Professor de Boer created an early implementation of the Coulomb Excitation analysis method (COULEX computer code) that became a cornerstone of many later codes and methods developed in Rochester and Warsaw (the GOSIA code) and elsewhere.