Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces

Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces

Das Fraunhofer IOF setzt hydrophiles Bonden für amorphe und kristalline hochbeanspruchte Optik ein. Zudem werden materialspezifische Bondtechnologien für Glas und Glaskeramik - silikatisches oder direktes Bonden - verwendet.
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The Fraunhofer Group Light & Surfaces combines the expertise of six Fraunhofer institutes. The Institute combine coordinated skills and ensure a fast and flexible adaptation to the needs of research in various fields of application for solving current and future challenges, in particular in the areas of energy, environment, manufacturing,information and security. Coordinated, directed to the current needs of the market, create synergies for the benefit of customers.

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Fair / 23.4.2018

Hannover Messe 2018

Join us at the Hannover Messe 2018; hall 6, booth A30.

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14.2.2018

Come Together: Teamwork Achieves Optimum Composite Design

At the JEC World Composite Show in Paris this March, the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF in Darmstadt and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen will be demonstrating how well-coordinated collaboration makes it possible to optimize a hybrid automotive component for series production: Together with their industrial partners, these Fraunhofer institutes have developed a multi-material roof bow as an exhibition piece, which the researchers are looking to present for the first time at a joint booth hosted by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production AZL, Hall 5/C55.

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14.2.2018

Surface modification using accelerated electrons: fast, gentle, precise, stable and durable

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, a provider of research and development in the area of surface functionalization, will be presenting research results from the field of biofunctionalization and hygienization at the 13th ThGOT Thementage Grenz- and Oberflächentechnik in Zeulenroda, Germany, March 13 - 15, 2018.

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13.2.2018

From flexible OLEDs, 3D molds and additive thruster nozzles with cooling channels

In times of digital transformation and industry 4.0, the focus is not only on robots or automation solutions. Coating technologies, functional materials and additive production are also gaining in importance. At the Hannover Messe, the Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces will present current developments in the field of surface technology and photonics, including flexible OLEDs on plastic film, gas sensors and nanostructure demonstrators.

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6.2.2018

Fully exploiting the possibilities of Industrie 4.0

Researchers from three Aachen-based Fraunhofer Institutes are working together in the Fraunhofer High Performance Center for Networked, Adaptive Production to realize the complete connectivity of machines and sensors with the goal of evaluating all recorded production data with intelligent algorithms in real time and flexibly adapting processes accordingly. At the Hannover Messe Preview on February 6 and at the Hannover Messe proper from April 23 to 27, 2018, they will demonstrate what diagnostic and forecasting possibilities this yields for the manufacture of demanding products for various sectors.

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Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces

Reinhart Poprawe

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Reinhart Poprawe

Chairman Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT
Steinbachstr. 15
52074 Aachen

Phone +49 241 8906-110

Fax +49 241 8906-121

Arnold Gillner

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Dr.-Ing. Arnold Gillner

Managing Director Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology
Steinbachstr. 15
52074 Aachen

Phone +49 241 8906-148

Fax +49 241 8906-121