(klous`täl-tsĕl`ərfĕlt), town, Lower Saxony, central Germany, a resort in the Harz Mts. Its manufactures include textiles and wood products. The town was once a center for the mining of copper, zinc, and lead ores.
Two obvious examples are the wooden stair-towers on the 1642 Marktkirche zum Heiligen Geist at Clausthal-Zellerfeld and the Loggia Cornaro at Padua, a stage built in 1524 which would have been known to the many English who visited and studied there.
1998) Design of an Augmented Reality User Interface for an Internet based Telerobot using Multiple Monoscopic Views, Diplomarbeit, Institute for Process and Production Control Techniques, Technical University of Clausthal Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
date of birth 11/12/1952 in Clausthal-Zellerfeld, internationally known due to his development of micro-therapy, micro-operations with intervertebral disks and tumors as well as the world's first operation on open nuclear spin tomographs (1988).