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12.03.2012

New device brings CMOS chips up to speed

CMOS image sensors are cheap to produce and also superior in terms of power consumption and handling. In applications where only minimal light is available, however – such as astronomy – these semiconductor chips are reaching...[more]


09.03.2012

“Anyone who has seen the contrast of an OLED display is excited.”

The Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011 went to a team of researchers in which Fraunhofer was involved. Prof. Karl Leo and his team received the Federal President’s award for technology and innovation for their developments in organic...[more]


05.03.2012

Organic semiconductors – from a molecule to a revolution in lighting

From the idea of generating light or power from organic semiconductors came one of the world’s largest clusters for organic electronics, and this cluster is closely linked to Dresden. A deft and unbureaucratic funding policy on...[more]


02.03.2012

Modern technology secures world heritage

Maintaining works of art is a never-ending struggle against deterioration. Private collectors and public museums are faced with the same challenges: On the one hand, they want to maintain the value of the art they hold, but they...[more]


27.02.2012

Point-of-care diagnostics system for hepatitis C testing

The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology ISIT and POCDIA GmbH have developed a new point-of-care diagnostic system. It carries out diagnoses quickly and inexpensively. It is also robust, user-friendly, and portable. The...[more]


23.02.2012

Fraunhofer IIS Presents the World’s First Full-HD Voice Calls on Android Phones over LTE at Mobile World Congress 2012

Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, presents the world’s first Full-HD Voice mobile phone calls over an LTE network at Mobile World Congress. Full-HD Voice is the future of mobile...[more]


20.02.2012

E-power right on the axle

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB have developed a new type of integrated axle drive system for electric vehicles as part of the Fraunhofer e-mobility systems research...[more]