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…

HOW LONG WILL IT WORK? TESTING THE RELIABILITY OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

When developing and bringing new products to market, knowing its lifetime can be essential. Manufacturers want their products to work for a specific period of time or number of uses, but things break and products fail. To know when and…

A REVOLUTION FOR NEURAL IMPLANTS: WIRELESS CHARGING AND NERVE STIMULATION

The Moore4Medical project brings together no fewer than 66 companies, universities, and research institutes from more than ten countries. Their aim is to develop open technology platforms that offer revolutionary new opportunities for the medical sector and its patients. Fraunhofer…

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…