Group of Materials for Electrical Engineering and Electronics
The department "Group of Materials for Electrical Engineering and Electronics" is intensively engaged in research and teaching of almost all materials-related topics at the TU Ilmenau. The department is a member of the Institute for Micro and Nanotechnology IMN MacroNano® and the Institute for Materials Technology (IWT). It is also a founding member of the Center for Micro- and Nanotechnologies (ZMN), where it operates the laboratory for materials analysis and thin film metrology as well as several facilities for thin film deposition. The research topics of the department cover a wide range; from materials for electronics and electrical engineering, from basic materials science to materials engineering for industrial applications, which include the development of new materials, materials testing and analysis as well as the processing of advanced materials systems. Research projects (DFG, BMBF, Free State of Thuringia and others) deal with the production, properties, structuring and modification of thin films and functional materials. Further research aspects lie in the development of new materials and processes for micro- and nanotechnologies.