Reference Projects

National and European Funded Projects


Within the context of funded projects we actively partake in future-oriented technology development and Germany- and Europe-wide knowledge end experience exchange. As small midsize enterprise we contribute to the consolidation of Europe and Germany as locations for science and progress.


Topic

Quantitative scanning probe microscopy techniques for heat transfer management in nanomaterials and nanodevices

Our Results

  • 3 omega method for thermal characterization of thin layers
  • Thermo-reflectance method for contact-less temperature measurement of reflecting surfaces

quantiheat.eu

In cooperation with (a.o.): Thales | Glasgow University | Conpart | CNRS-CETHIL | University of Lancaster

The project has successfully been finished in 2016.

Topic

Efficient High-Power modules with optimized thermo-electro-mechanical reliability for the energy system of the future

Our Results

  • Thermal characterization and evaluation of high power modules
  • Thermal material characterization for design optimization
  • Transient thermal characterization for failure analysis with combination of experimental and numerical analysis

clusterle.de

In cooperation with: Siemens | Infineon | Rogers Germany | TU Dresden | Fraunhofer ENAS

The project has successfully been finished in 2016.

Topic

Power switches and high voltage generators for medical x-ray applications

Our Results

Novel characterisation procedures for thermal behaviour of components and demonstrator of the high-power system

In cooperation with (a.o.): Philips Medical Systems | University of Stuttgart | Center FH Kiel | Fraunhofer ENAS | RWTH Aachen

The project has successfully been finished in 2015.

Topic

Innovative nano and micro technologies for advanced thermal and mechanical interfaces

Our Results

  • Development of a new test stand for thermal characterization and contact-less temperature measurement
  • Characterization of the thermal performance of TIMs and substrates
  • Analysis of the aging behavior of used TIMs
  • Thermal characterization of the sub systems and components developed in the project

project-nanotherm.com

In cooperation with: Thales TRT | Philips Electronics | TU Eindhoven | Robert Bosch | Heraeus | Infineon | TU Chemnitz | AMIC Berlin | ECP-CNRS | SHT | Chalmers University | University of Wroclaw | AMEPOX | BME Viking | TU Budapest | NANIUM | ICN

The project has successfully been finished in 2015.

Topic

Research and development of measurement techniques for the design and verification of design rules for engineering of nano-structured and nano-functional materials and components

Our Results

  • Parameter extraction from FIB-DIC analyses to be used for reliability analyses
  • Reliability evaluations of MEMS based on parameters derived from FIB-DIC analyses

iStress Homepage

In cooperation with: University of Rome | NPL and University of Oxford | Robert Bosch | Karlsruher Institute of Technology | Fraunhofer ENAS | University Erlangen-Nuremberg | Montan University Leoben | ETH Zurich | University Brescia | TESCAN | Thales TRT

The project has successfully been finished in 2014.

Topic

Advanced characterization techniques for new technologies and materials aimed at low thermal resistance interfaces and electrical interconnects

Our Results

  • Thermal and mechanical characterization of thermal interfaces
  • Analytical techniques for TIM characterization
  • Experimental methods for reliability studies on micro and nano scale
In cooperation with: Thales TRT | Robert Bosch | Fraunhofer IZM | Budapest University | MicReD | Thales Avionics | Institut d’Electronique de Microtechnologies et de Nanotechnologie | Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology | Chalmers University | Foab | Electrovac | IBM Zurich| VTT

The project was successfully finished in 2014.

Topic

Thermal and thermo-mechanical characterization of thermo-electric cooler modules

Our Results

  • Mechanical, thermal and electrical characterization of demonstrators
  • Development of new, innovative characterization techniques directly aimed at the sophisticated TE materials and packaging-/interconnect technologies
  • Construction of test stands for thermal characterization of materials and interfaces

project-smartpower.com

In cooperation with: Thales TSA | Schneider Electric Industries | Infineon | Micropelt | Fraunhofer IZM | Technical University Chemnitz | TAIPRO | SHT | Chalmers University | Romanian National Research and Development Institute for Microtechnologies | Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas | Heraklion | Budapest University