Latest News

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


Annual Report 2018/19

Take a look at our latest annual report. Find current highlights and projects of our department.


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.


Member of European Machine Vision Association


Our department is together with the department »Image Processing« a member of the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) since January 2018.


The main goal of the non-for-profit and non-commercial association is representing the Machine Vision industry in Europe. The association has been founded in 2003 in Barcelona by industry representatives from all over Europe as a network to promote the development and use of machine vision technology.

Upcoming Events

Conference / Paris, France / 09/01/2019 - 09/06/2019

44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz)

The International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz) is one of the world's established events in this field. We are on site with our experts of the department »Materials Characterization and Testing«.

Workshop / Physikzentrum Bad Honnef / 09/15/2019 - 09/18/2019

Sensing with Quantum Light

As a successor to last year’s Autumn School on Quantum Enhanced Imaging and Spectroscopy, Fraunhofer IOF and IPM and the Institute of Physics, Humboldt University, are proud to announce a Workshop on "Sensing with Quantum Light", which will take place from Sunday, Sept. 15th to Wednesday 18th, 2019, at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef. Our expert Dr. Daniel Molter of the department »Materials Characterization and Testing« will present a talk on the topic »Terahertz Imaging«. Björn Erik Haase will present a poster about the topic.

Conference / Porte de Versailles Paris, France / 09/29/2019 - 10/04/2019

European Microwave Week 2019

European Microwave Week brings industry and academia together. EuMW 2019 is a six day event, including three cutting edge conferences and one trade and technology exhibition featuring leading players from across the globe. We are on site with experts from our department »Materials Characterization and Testing«.

Conference / Fürth / Fraunhofer-Entwicklungszentrum Röntgentechnik EZRT / 10/23/2019 - 10/24/2019

12th Fraunhofer Technologietag

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

9th International 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.