Automotive/Transportation

POWER ELECTRONICS – CONVERTING CURRENTS THE MODERN WAY

Power electronics systems have to shoulder a heavy burden in terms of what is required of them and what they are expected to deliver. At Fraunhofer IZM, Stefan Hoffmann is working hard on new designs for passive and magnetic components…

LOW POWER AND COMMUNICATIVE MICROSYSTEMS: TURNKEY SOLUTION FOR INDUSTRY

In factories, cars, agriculture, medicine – microsystems are used everywhere. Julia Günther-Sorge, a researcher on microperipheric technologies at the Technical University of Berlin and member of the Sensor Nodes & Embedded Microsystems group working in cooperation with Fraunhofer IZM, has…

THREE DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN MICROELECTRONICS

Welcome to our list of three disruptive technologies in microelectronics. This post will let you discover the trends that will significantly change the global technological development. Chips Embedded in Substrate It is hard to miss the unbroken trend towards ever-smaller…

HOW WEARABLES WILL AFFECT PROTECTION, FASHION, AND COMMUNICATION

There are smartphones, smart homes – and now even our textiles are getting smart. Their practical potential is already being tested by the emergency services, but smart textiles are also set to conquer the world from medicine to fashion and,…

THE WAY TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS

RealIZM recently interviewed Dr. Max Marwede, a researcher at Fraunhofer IZM and active proponent of the circular economy. He told us about ways to change the traditional linear economy by committing to the principles of the circular economy that can…