Fraunhofer IST

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST

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Hot wire CVD deposition.

As an industry oriented R&D service center, the Fraunhofer IST is pooling competencies in the areas film deposition, coating application, film characterization, and surface analysis. Scientists, engineers, and technicians are busily working to provide various types of surfaces with new or improved functions and, as a result, help create innovative marketable products. The institute’s business segments are: mechanical and automotive engineering, aerospace, tools, energy, glass and facade, optics, information and communication, life science and ecology.