Research Areas

 

Intelligent
Energy Systems

Power electronic systems on all levels of power grid, e.g., electronic components for HV DC transport, local DC micro grids or integration of electrical storages and regenerative sources in the power grid.

 

Vehicle Electronics

Efficient, compact, and robust power electronic systems for all kind of vehicles, comprising electric drives, battery systems, and charging infrastructure for electric cars, further applications in aviation and shipping.

 

Packaging and Reliability

New methods and materials for packaging, cooling, lifetime and failure analysis, and reliability, analysis of failure mechanisms after lifetime and reliability tests, joining technologies, new packaging designs.

 

Materials

Equipment and processes for the production of crystalline bulk and layer materials for electronics, comprising silicon, wide-band-gap semiconductors (e.g., SiC, GaN), materials for optical applications, detectors, and energy technology.

 

Semiconductor Devices

Semiconductor technology lines, cleanroom infrastructure, metrology on Si and SiC for custom processes and semiconductor devices; nanotechniques, particle / thin-film systems.

 

Modeling and Artificial Intelligence

Physical models, simulation programs and optimizers for, e.g., semiconductor processes and devices or power electronic systems