Latest News

Here we will inform you about the latest research topics, upcoming events and other news of the department.


Article in Kunststoffe 10/2019

Inline Layer Thickness Measurement

Article in »Kunststoffe« on contactless measurement with Terahertz waves in the Micrometer to Centimeter range


Press Release / 27.2.2019

Terahertz Testing with a Handheld Scanner

Our researchers have found a handheld terahertz sensor: a solution for difficult problems based on mobile terahertz technology.


Project / 19.9.2019

Self Paint

In many industries, well over half of all components are now painted manually simply because of the number and variety of options. The fully automated paint booth will enable the processing of any object in batch sizes of one.


Upcoming Events

Conference / The Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA / 01/02/2020 - 06/02/2020

Photonics West

Photonics West is the world's largest photonics technologies event. With three conferences (BIOS, LASE, OPTO) and a wide range of topics (biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more), this is the best place to present, network and learn.


Workshop / 03/03/2020 - 04/03/2020

9th Int. Workshop on Terahertz Technology and Applications

The workshop offers scientists and industry representatives the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience in the field of terahertz technology. The potential of the technology for analysis, testing and measurement tasks has been impressively demonstrated in recent years for various applications. However, a number of challenges still have to be solved for use in industry.


Seminar / Fürth / 25/03/2020 - 26/03/2020

Seminar Wärmefluss-Thermographie

[only available in German] Im Zentrum des zweitägigen Seminars mit Praxisteil steht die Wärmefluss-Thermographie, deren Bedeutung als zerstörungsfreies Prüfverfahren innerhalb der Qualitätssicherung weiter zunimmt.

Wir sind mit Experten unserer Abteilung »Materialcharakterisierung und -prüfung« vor Ort.

Fair / Karlsruhe / 21/04/2020 - 24/04/2020


For the eighth time, PaintExpo will showcase innovations, applications, future technologies and trends covering all aspects of coating from the 21st through the 24th of April, 2020. It presents the full spectrum of international product and service offerings in the field of industrial coating technology throughout the entire value creation chain. We are on site with a booth and a team from our department »Materials Characterization and Testing«.