Fraunhofer IWS

Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS

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The business areas joining, cutting and surface technology are the main foci of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS. The research and development activities base on a distinctive know-how in the field of material engineering and nanotechnology and include the possibility of material characterization. The IWS`s special feature is its expertise in combining its know-how with its extensive experience in developing system technologies within the field of film- and laser technology.