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MODULAR ELECTRONICS – A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FOR THE SMARTPHONE ERA?

Making smartphones modular might become the crucial choice for manufacturers as users have come to expect longer-lasting and more sustainable products. The discussion about modular smartphones has gained renewed vigor as thinking about the environmental impact of smartphones is changing…

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…

FOUR BREAKTHROUGH SOLUTIONS FROM FRAUNHOFER IZM

Welcome to our list of the IZM´s breakthrough technologies. In this post, you can learn about the four hallmark technologies in the field of microelectronics developed by Fraunhofer IZM that have the greatest potential or are already in widespread use…

IS HETEROGENEOUS INTEGRATION A PANACEA FOR THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY?

According to experts, heterogeneous integration increases not only the degree of miniaturization, but also the functional density of microelectronics. This approach could be a solution for companies in a vast range of industries, vying for competitive advantages in their market…

WILL CHIPLETS REVIVE MOORE’S LAW?

Scientists, the industry, the stock market… – in short: everyone is getting excited about chiplets. These are individual modules that, for example, add several CPU cores, graphics units, or other components of the entire chip. Dr. Michael Töpper speaks to…