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Inauguration of the quantum computer in Ehningen
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Start of the joint project “QC-4-BW” within the Competence Center Quantum Computing Baden-Württemberg
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Project “QUASAR" aims to lay the foundations for the industrial production of quantum processors in Germany
In this year’s annual report we show you how we are actively shaping the second generation of quantum technologies at Fraunhofer IAF.
Start of the joint project SEQUOIA within the Competence Center “Quantum Computing Baden-Württemberg”
Start of the EU funded Transnational Access (TA) program.
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Three projects with participation of Fraunhofer IAF
As the year draws to a close, we have put together a selection of our innovations, collaborations and events for you.
Fraunhofer IAF evaluates disruptive semiconductor technologies and devices for energy-efficient information and communications technology.
PhD program supports two young high frequency scientists at Fraunhofer IAF.
Fraunhofer IAF upgrades its equipment for the production of nanostructures and its competence in material analysis.
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Deputy Director Dr. Rüdiger Quay accepts call for professorship at INATECH.
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Development of the world’s first optical coordinate measuring device for remote and full area measurements of large objects.
Fraunhofer IAF researches innovative electronics for quantum computers within the EU project "SEQUENCE"
The annual report 2019/20 is out! This time we venture a look at the technologies of the future - What will the world of tomorrow look like?
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Funding of up to 40 million euros over the next four years.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and IBM announced today the signing of the agreement aimed at advancing quantum computing in Germany.
About 100 representatives from research, politics and industry took part in the Quantum Computing Workshop at Fraunhofer IAF.
We look back on an exciting year and have put toghether some of our highlights of 2019 for you.
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The lighthouse project »ZePoWel« develops energy-efficient, modular hardware as the basis for IoT. IAF is working on energy-efficient integrated circuits.
Video interview: Dr. Rüdiger Quay explains the advantages of “5G” and the differences compared to its predecessors “4G” and UMTS.
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The collaboration has resulted in a wireless transmit and receive system operating between 270 and 320 GHz.
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A project consortium is working on the world's first in-orbit verification of a communication link in the E-band.
In the research project Terranova, the project partners have achieved a wireless data transmission in real time with a faultless data rate of 100 Gbit/s at a carrier frequency of 300 GHz.
Our expert Dr. Rüdiger Quay gave a talk on the subject of cryogenic measurement technology at the CEA Leti / Fraunhofer workshop during the SEMICON West conference.
Workshop »Quantum Technology« at Fraunhofer IAF
In the project »Ultimate GaN« 26 partners from nine countries will conduct research on the next generation of energy-saving chips based on the new semiconductor material gallium nitride (GaN).
With a comprehensive program of scientific talks and a record number of more than 100 participants, the workshop offered a platform to discuss the latest findings.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft honors Fraunhofer IAF for its great commitment and its diverse range of services to help employees reconcile work and family life.
This year’s annual report of Fraunhofer IAF is all about the smallest phenomenon: quantum effects! Read more about it:
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The German Ministry for Education and Research is funding a project to develop miniaturized sensors for biomedicine.
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Quantum flagship: a second project involving Fraunhofer IAF has started
News / #WHAT'S NEXT at the Fraunhofer IAF?/ 01/10/19
2019 will be a year full of new special moments and events. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft celebrates its 70th birthday and we celebrate with it.
Quite a bit has happened in 2018 at Fraunhofer IAF. We have collected some of this year’s most interesting moments and give you a little foretaste of what is to come in 2019.
Three new Division Directors start at Fraunhofer IAF. In an interview they talk about changes at the institute and their goals for the coming years.
Nicolas Kurz talks about his doctoral project and his dual position at Fraunhofer IAF and the INATECH.
The doctoral student was honored for his paper at the IMWS-5G.
After 33 years of work at Fraunhofer IAF, Joachim Wagner was honored at a festive colloquium.
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Quantum sensors – Fraunhofer IAF launches a project for medical applications.
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The Fraunhofer IAF takes part in the joint EU project »5G GaN2«.
In this interview, Philipp Döring talks about his recently started dual doctoral position at the Fraunhofer IAF and the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering (INATECH).
Dr. Marko Härtelt, head of Application laboratory infrared lasers, will be giving an invited talk about real-time handheld standoff detection at the SPIE Security + Defence.
A short video captures four new machines at IAF. It will be shown at the FMD Innovation Day, to which we cordially invite you.
Fraunhofer IAF has two new deputy directors since July 1, 2018: Dr. Rüdiger Quay and Dr. Jutta Kühn.
News / 16.05.2018
The head of quality management Dr. Harald Müller offers an insight into the working of a quality management system at a research institute.
News / 02.05.2018
In this interview, Thomas Trendle talks about the role of precision mechanics at Fraunhofer IAF and describes the process from the first idea to a finished piece.
Dr. Dirk Schwantuschke will talk about »mm-Wave Operation of AlN/GaN-Devices« at the 22nd Microwave and Radar Conference in Poznan, Poland.
News / 09.04.2018
In the Internet of Things (IoT), electronics have to perform as energy-efficiently as possible. Sensors and their power consumption behavior play an important role in this regard.
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News / 19.3.2018
According to the motto »Riding the Green Waves«, scientists and engineers from all over the world presented their research results in the fields of microwave and radar technology at this year's German Microwave Conference.
The annual report provides information about the institute in figures, the work of the business units and their scientific projects as well as reporting on selected activities.
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News / 30.1.2018
Research meets industry – exchange and networking at the GeMiC 2018.
News / 22.1.2018
In this interview, Jutta Kühn talks about her work as the head of the microelectronics department and about the challenge to work part-time.