Fraunhofer IAF is a worldwide leader in III-V semiconductor research. We offer advice and support for the development of electronic and optoelectronic devices, components, and materials based on semiconductors. Our technologies are deployed in applications fields such as security, energy, communication, health, and mobility.
Transmitting the contents of a conventional DVD in under ten seconds by radio transmission is incredibly fast – and a new world record in wireless data transmission. With a data rate of 6 Gigabit per second over a distance of 37 kilometers, a collaborative project with the participation of researchers from the University of Stuttgart and the Fraunhofer IAF exceeded the state of the art by a factor of 10.
Identification of tiny magnetic fields with quantum sensors made of diamond
Quantum mechanics is not only of high interest in fundamental research. The current progress in quantum technologies promises numerous innovations of industrial relevance, which will be transferred into the economy within the next five to ten years.