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  • Electric mobility in aviation?

    Podcast / May 20, 2021

    © Thomas Richter / Fraunhofer IISB

    Theme Special "Mobility of the future" at Innovationskunst ("the art of innovation"): Aerospace electronics expert Florian Hilpert answers a variety of questions in a podcast about the topic "flying electrically"

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  • New epitaxy system for 200 mm SiC wafers

    Short Message  / May 19, 2021

    © Kurt Fuchs / Fraunhofer IISB

    As the only research institution worldwide, Fraunhofer IISB now operates a 200 mm capable AIXTRON SiC epitaxial Planetary Reactor.

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  • IISB insights - worth knowing in 90 sec / 2021

    Intelligent Energy Management

    Video / May 05, 2021

    Intelligent operational strategies are the key to optimization in complex sector-coupled energy systems. The new IISBinsights video gives you a brief insight into this.

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  • The new book "Ammonothermal Synthesis and Crystal Growth of Nitrides" provides a collection of contributed chapters, delivering a comprehensive overview of topics related to the synthesis and crystal growth of nitride compounds under supercritical ammonia conditions. One of the editors is our colleague Dr. Elke Meissner, Group Manager GaN & AlN at the Fraunhofer IISB.

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  • IISB insights - worth knowing in 90 sec / 2021

    Functional Coatings

    Video / February 26, 2021

    Based on our expertise in the field of coatings, we are developing a novel technology for ultra-high-temperature-resistant protective coatings for space applications. The IISBinsights video gives you a brief insight into this.

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  • Journal Article / January 28, 2021

    © Energie & Management Verlagsgesellschaft mbH

    The magazine "Energie und Management (E&M)" has nominated the natural gas CHP plant at Fraunhofer IISB as "CHP unit of the Year", having previously awarded it the title of "CHP unit of the Month" in June 2020.

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  • © Anja Grabinger / Fraunhofer IISB

    Es ist eine gelungene Kooperation von Handwerk und Wissenschaft: Zusammen mit der Universität Bayreuth und Fraunhofer in Erlangen hat Bernd Zeilmann, Obermeister der Elektro-Innung Bayreuth, ein intelligentes Energiesystem entwickelt, dass im Rahmen der Energiewende vor allem im gewerblichen und kommunalen Bereich eine effiziente und nachhaltige Energienutzung ermöglicht. Dafür wurde seine Firma, die Richter R&W Steuerungstechnik GmbH, zusammen mit ihren Projektpartnern, dem Lehrstuhl für Mess- und Regeltechnik an der Universität Bayreuth und dem Fraunhofer Institut für integrierte Systeme und Bauelementetechnologie IISB aus Erlangen, für den renommierten Seifriz-Preis nominiert.

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  • © Kurt Fuchs / Fraunhofer IISB

    An aircraft that can take off and touch down vertically, which is efficient in its energy consumption and also flies autonomously: The "TechFak EcoCar" team from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) won the New Flying Competition 2020 (NFC) in Hamburg with its "Night Fury" flying model. The international student competition is dedicated to the construction of model aircrafts that address important aspects of tomorrow's flying.

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  • Forscher des Fraunhofer IISB in Erlangen belegen bei den diesjährigen INNOspace Masters den 3. Platz in der DLR-Challenge / 2020

    Hochtemperaturschutzschichten für die Raumfahrt

    Press Release / November 04, 2020

    © Anja Grabinger / Fraunhofer IISB

    Dr.-Ing. Christian Reimann and M.Sc. Kevin Schuck from Fraunhofer IISB in Erlangen won 3rd place in this year's DLR Challenge of the INNOspace Masters competition. They were awarded for their idea to produce simple and costeffective high-temperature protective coatings on carbon composite materials for aerospace applications.

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  • Fraunhofer Solution Days vom 26. bis 29. Oktober 2020

    Press Release / October 23, 2020

    The digital Fraunhofer event in autumn 2020 presents the current technology highlights, workshops and live chats with experts. From October 26 to 29, 2020, the Fraunhofer Solution Days address topics of high relevance to the innovative strength of Germany and Europe. Each day of the event is focused on an important topic or lead market: plant and mechanical engineering, digital economy, health, and mobility. Fraunhofer IISB is pleased to welcome you with recent contributions to mobility and digital economy.

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