Olaf Rämer

Olaf Rämer started working at Fraunhofer IZM in 2016, coming from studying material science in his hometown of Berlin. His studies included researching metal foams, working for the Helmholtz Center for Materials and Energy, and led to his bachelor thesis: “Production of aluminium metal foam sandwiches”. He also gained internship experience at CeramTec in Stuttgart and wrote his master’s thesis on “Dynamic softening behavior of steels below the eutectoid temperature” for Benteler Steel/Tube in Paderborn. In his private life, he is engaged in leading a Boy/Girl Scout youth group and in outdoor sports, preferably in harsh winter conditions.

A Glimpse into the World of Metallic Interconnections for Extreme Applications

Metallic interconnections can be hard, not only in the literal sense, but also figuratively speaking. This is why a whole research group at the Fraunhofer IZM is dedicated to understanding how to solder and sinter properly. Power electronics have upped…