Research News Archive 2010

December 2010#

The taster in your water line
Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB

Tracking down particulates
Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM

Fast sepsis test can save lives
Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI

Hot embossing glass – to the nearest micrometer
Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU

A robot with finger-tip sensitivity
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK

Less than they are worth
Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT

November 2010#

Power grid of the future saves energy
Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB

Dressing indicates infections
Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies EMFT

Perfectly needled nonwoven
Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM

Underwater robots on course to the deep sea
Application Center System Technology AST

Conductor paths for marvelous light
Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

On the way to lead-free technology
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

October 2010#

Radio signals from the heart
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS

Active packaging keeps meat fresh for longer
Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV

Plastics and nanoparticles – the perfect combination
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research IFAM

Electronic searching aid for parents
Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM

When design and Technology form an alliance
Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU

Radio chip and sensor in one
Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS

September 2010#

Titanium foams replace injured bones
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Advanced Materials IFAM

Image sensors for extreme temperatures
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS

New luggage inspection methods identify liquid explosives
Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT

Playing snooker with atoms
Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST

Vigilant camera eye
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT

Wheel in a corset
Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF

August 2010#

Paving slabs that clean the air
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME

Making vehicles safer
Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT

Open software platform helps to save energy
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES

Timber with antennas
Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF

Digital helpers for the hearing impaired
Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT

Hydrogen causes metal to break
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

July 2010#

Infrared camera provides a better view
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS

Smart meters help to save money
Fraunhofer Application Center System Technology AST

Nanopores make sterile filtration more reliable
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

Robots get an artificial skin
Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF

Using the rays of the sun to convert sea- to drinking water
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

June 2010#

Detecting tumors faster
Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS

Crash helmet with a useful smell
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

Ultra-precise optical systems for space
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF

Brilliant counterfeit protection
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP

Bone replacement from laser melting
Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

World of lights in the microcosmos
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT

May 2010#

Reveal-all-scanner for works of art
Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS

Sunlight with cooling factor
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

Perfectly non-reflecting
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

Sensor predicts glass breakage
Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC

Safely anchored at sea
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES

Posters with depth effect – 3D advertizing
Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM

April 2010#

Intelligent networking of wind farms
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES

Savvy injection molding
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Advanced Materials IFAM

A smart way to charge up
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

Tracking down rust
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS

Detecting defects with wind and water
Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF

Multimedia search without detours
Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT

Smart career planning
Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT

March 2010#

Bone-hard biomaterial
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research IFAM

Pressure sensors on alert
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS

Microbe detective seeks out germs
Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM

City tours by mouse click
Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF

A mini-laboratory for all cases
Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT

Printable sensors
Silicate Research ISC

Analytical eye: viewing through the data jungle
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics IGD

February 2010#

Detecting Cancer early
Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC

Secure radio signal for central locking
Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT

Electric cars are going places in the Harz region
Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF

Perfectly shaped solid components
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

Virtual museum guide
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics IGD

Star chef points the way
Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut HHI

A clever combination
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES

January 2010#

In search of speed
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

Staying safe in snow
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA

No-sweat pressure sensors
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS

Sniffing out terrorists
Fraunhofer-Institute for Communication, Information and Ergonimics FKIE

Heat-resistant adhesive for building work
Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut WKI

Novel zoom objective with deformable mirrors
Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS

Ozone detection
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF