General

The category ‘General’ includes articles about electronic textiles, sustainability and general information about microelectronics.

Behind the Scenes: Introducing the New RealIZM Team

With more than 400 employees at three locations in Germany and laboratory space of over 8,000 square meters, the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM is working on technologies and making innovative ideas happen in the field of microelectronics….

The Weakest Link – Aging Lithium-Ion Batteries

In electronics, batteries are always the weakest link. Many factors can influence how rechargeable batteries age. Their capacity is affected not just by the number of charging cycles, but also by environmental factors like temperature or by the behaviour of…

WHEN SOFTWARE MEETS HARDWARE, OR: HOW AI CAN PROTECT POWER LINES

Better, faster and, above all, increasingly automated – this is the vision for many sectors of industry, from the automotive sector to energy suppliers. One solution that is becoming more and more popular is artificial intelligence. We spoke to Bernd…

FROM IDEA TO PRODUCT SAMPLE IN ONE YEAR – THE PHILOSOPHY OF FRAUNHOFER IZM-ASSID

Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID (All Silicon System Integration Dresden) is a dedicated business unit of Fraunhofer IZM located in Dresden/Moritzburg, Saxony. With its 300 mm wafer-level packaging process line, its mission is to develop custom system integration technologies for industrial partners, with…