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13-08-2018 | Basic Technologies | News | Article

Microstructuring of large surfaces using a UV Laser System

The company Coherent, in collaboration with Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT), hopes to develop new methods of gentle surface treatment using a short wavelength, high performance excimer laser system. The preparation of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) adhesive surfaces is just one example of the many possible applications.

10-08-2018 | Materials Technology | News | Article

Lignin-based Aerogels

In the context of a research project, scientists have developed highly porous insulation boards with excellent properties, and are now offering these lignin-based aerogels to interested companies for implementation in their pilot plants.

09-08-2018 | Engineering + Development | News | Article

2018 TÜV Süd Innovation Award

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS and 3D-Micromac AG were joint winners of the 2018 TÜV Süd Innovation Award. They received the award for developing a modern laser-based device that enables faster and more flexible sample preparation of materials for microstructure diagnostics.

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16-08-2018 | Carsharing | News | Article

Kaspersky Lab Criticises Security Risks in Car Sharing Apps

The software firm Kaspersky Lab has investigated car sharing apps from well-known developers. The result: several security vulnerabilities make it easy for hackers to target users. 

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