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23.06.2014

“We haven’t yet reached the limit of what we can do with diamonds.”

Diamonds are very popular among researchers and developers – they are suitable for a range of uses thanks to their special properties. Fraunhofer Microelectronics spoke to Nicola Heidrich, group manager of “Diamond Technology”...[more]


16.06.2014

Diamond crystals from plasma reactors

Diamonds are highly sought after as jewelry and as a form of capital investment. But synthetic diamond crystals are also of interest to many industrial sectors. These crystals’ unique properties make them a suitable material for...[more]


04.04.2014

New epitaxy system promises improved lasers to protect aircraft

When helicopters or airplanes are threatened by approaching missiles, there is only a very narrow time frame in which to react to the attack. Modern missile defense systems use infrared lasers for this detection. That is because...[more]