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2nd July 2024
Silicon photodiodes enhance near-infrared measurement technology

Image sensors and their core component, the photodiode, are indispensable in numerous applications, whether in process, measurement, automotive, or safety technology.

News & Analysis
25th June 2024
Launch of project to address semiconductor tech

CEA-Leti is delighted to announce the inaugural meeting today of the FAMES Pilot Line, a project designed to propel semiconductor technologies in Europe forward. 

Artificial Intelligence
6th June 2024
Fraunhofer's new Edge AI solutions for intelligent sensors

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS has presented a new demonstrator for predictive maintenance of industrial equipment.

23rd May 2024
A milestone in sensor technology

A groundbreaking integration technology for the simultaneous measurement of various water parameters using ion-sensitive field-effect transistors (ISFETs) is presented by the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS.

22nd May 2024
Progress made in smart power technologies

In a collaborative development project lasting around a year, significant advancements were achieved in producing smart power technologies. 

24th April 2024
Transparent emissive microdisplays for AR systems

As part of the HOT project (High-performance transparent and flexible microelectronics for photonic and optical applications), scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS have developed a semi-transparent microdisplay. This microdisplay is significantly lighter than conventional combiner-based optical see-through near-to-eye systems and offers high resolution. The microdisplay will be presented at the SID Display Week ...

Aerospace & Defence
18th April 2024
Fraunhofer FOBP opens laboratory in space

Radiation, vacuum, and substantial temperature fluctuations: extreme conditions prevail in space, presenting a tough challenge for satellite communications. With the Fraunhofer On-Board Processor (FOBP), experiments can be conducted in space to explore whether new technologies are operational under real conditions. The FOBP passed its final tests last week and has begun its service on board the Heinrich Hertz satellite of the German Space Agency ...

Test & Measurement
3rd April 2024
Non-destructive onsite analysis of organic substances

Compact and ultra-compact near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy systems are essential for analysing organic substances across varied industries such as food, textiles, and pharmaceuticals.

27th March 2024
Custom silicon chips for printed electronics material characterisation

How efficient are new materials? Does changing the properties lead to better conductivity? The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS develops and manufactures silicon substrates for this purpose.

21st March 2024
Fraunhofer IPMS develops multi-sensor system for water analysis

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS claim to be setting new standards in the assessment of water quality for humans and the environment.

Quantum Tech
12th March 2024
Cold spin-electronics for quantum technologies

The Fraunhofer IPMS, Dresden and the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle, are collaborating on innovative spin-based memory and logic components that operate at low temperatures.

1st March 2024
New pH sensing layer successfully integrated into an ISFET

Fraunhofer IPMS has announced a significant advance in chemical and biochemical analysis with new pH sensing layers.

23rd January 2024
Strengthening the security of broadband 5G/6G communication networks

The security of communication networks is becoming more and more important with increasing digitalisation.

Events News
15th January 2024
Customised photonic technologies from Fraunhofer IPMS

Innovative, customised, and sustainable – these are the keywords for the numerous research projects of the Fraunhofer IPMS.

News & Analysis
9th November 2023
Leading edge semiconductor research on 200/300mm wafers

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, situated in Silicon Saxony, provides both large-scale chip manufacturers and smaller entities access to cutting-edge photonic microsystems technology.

Aerospace & Defence
28th September 2023
Microtechnology conquers space for more precise earth observation

Earth observation is becoming increasingly important to help us better understand our planet and address environmental and societal issues.

21st September 2023
From microchips to holograms – the perfect light modulation

Fraunhofer IPMS develops photonic microsystems that modulate light using small, controllable mirrors to create unique images and structures.

4th September 2023
Intelligent acoustic sensor systems support The Hearing Car

Tomorrow’s vehicles will be equipped with a sense of hearing, which will enable them to perceive, for example, bicycle bells, children playing, or the sirens of approaching emergency vehicles.

Artificial Intelligence
4th September 2023
Autonomous cargo drone with sustainable structures and intelligent battery systems

Urban Air Mobility (UAM) does more than just open up new potential in terms of transporting goods: if some of urban traffic goes airborne, this will also offer completely new approaches when it comes to sustainable mobility solutions. In the Fraunhofer ALBACOPTER Lighthouse Project, six Fraunhofer institutes are addressing the technical and social issues associated with UAM. 

Artificial Intelligence
31st August 2023
Safe roads thanks to AI: successful ‘KI-FLEX’ project concludes

How can autonomous driving be made more reliable? Yesterday, the ‘KI-FLEX’ project, which was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and led by Fraunhofer IIS, presented its research results.

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