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Energy systems made of polymer materials

From "intelligent" clothing and tele-medical applications to multi-functional smartcards, tiny microsystems are becoming more and more important in our daily lives. Our little electronic helpers should also be...[more]


Razor-sharp TV pictures

The future of movie, sports and concert broadcasting lies in 4K definition, which will bring cinema quality TV viewing into people’s homes. 4K Ultra HD has four times as many pixels as today’s Full HD. And thanks to the new HEVC...[more]


The last word ... comes from Frederic Meyer

Mr. Meyer, what are you working on at the moment? In the "High-frequency Systems" research group, we are currently working on creating sensor transponder systems in the gigahertz range. High frequencies not previously...[more]


Optimized design for nanosensors

Sensor systems at nano-scale and threedimensional chip structures are promising approaches to implementing new and improved functionalities in a range of products. Standard methods, however, are not entirely suitable for the...[more]


Ceramics extend the lifespan of high-performance LEDs

Microscopically viewed, ceramics consist of many small clay mineral crystals that are arranged in an orderly fashion next to each other. This makes the material an excellent heat conductor. Researchers at Fraunhofer IKTS in...[more]


Micropump to protect against blindness

Glaucoma is a widespread disease: around 7 % of the German population over 60 suffer from it. That makes the illness one of the main causes of blindness among older people. Today's treatments for eye diseases such as glaucoma or...[more]


Retinal scanner that fits in a purse

The retina lets us see. It also reveals who we are. The blood vessel pattern of the retina is a biometric feature that is different in each human being. Using special eye scanners, a person could give proof of identity...[more]

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