FRAUNHOFER IZM SHARES ITS KNOWLEDGE

As a future-oriented research institute, we stand at the forefront of innovation in the field of microelectronics. We want to reach out and share our insights with you – Welcome to our scientific blog RealIZM! RealIZM is an online communication…

POWER-HUNGRY COMMUNICATION: FIVE STEPS FOR SAVING ENERGY

We use our smartphones on average for almost four hours a day, for social networking, streaming, gaming, and a host of other functions. We all know that the phones in our hands consume energy – but how much power is…

CRYPTEX OF THE FUTURE – THE QUANTUMISATION OF DATA SECURITY

Quantum cryptography and quantum communication are enabling a new level of security, and research into its optimal implementation and realization is progressing at full speed, matched only by current research into quantum computers that is happening all over the world….

QUANTUM SENSORS HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE: FROM THE SEABED TO YOUR POCKET

Since antiquity, physics has tried to explain the world we live in. There are things that are easy to describe, such as the time it takes for a weight to drop from a certain height. Classical mechanics can calculate how…

WHAT MAKES DIGITAL CAMERAS WORK: IMAGE SENSORS

When the first cars hit the road, some people thought they were a fad that would soon disappear, because horses still seemed far superior to these early cars. Not so long ago, a major technology manufacturer thought that three computers…

THE GLASS REVOLUTION OF QUANTUM SYSTEMS

Quantum technology is used in many different areas of life. Fraunhofer IZM is exploring glass-integrated optical waveguides as a new avenue in the development of this technology. In their interview with RealIZM, Wojciech Lewoczko-Adamczyk and Oliver Kirsch speak about technical…