Latest News

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


Press Release / 17.3.2020

Quantenoptische Terahertz-Messung von Schichtdicken

Only available in German


Press Release / 16.3.2020

Terahertz Technology Supports Cultural Heritage

L'Ultima Cena Observed by High Frequency Electromagnetic Waves: The Fraunhofer ITWM now supports a new approach to restauration.


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

Due to the developments regarding the spread of the corona virus in Germany, our events and also the visits to the events of the next weeks and months are canceled or postponed. We will inform you here as soon as the situation has changed and events are taking place again. Events with participation of our department which have been postponed or canceled can be found in the following overview.

Events canceled and postponed


Events canceled

  • 34th Control, Stuttgart
  • Annual conference of the DGZfP, Würzburg

Events with catch-up date in 2021

  • Paint Expo, Karlsruhe
    will take place 2021.
  • JEC World, Paris
    will take place in Paris from 9 to 11 March 2021.
  • 20th WCNDT, Seoul Korea
    will take place in Incheon, Korea, from May 31 to June 4, 2021.



Conference / Incheon, Südkorea / 31/05/2021 - 04/06/2021

20th WCNDT

The World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing is organized by the Korean Society for Nondestructive Testing (KSNT) in cooperation with the International Committee for Non-Destructive Testing (ICNDT). At the conference with accompanying exhibition, experts from the field of non-destructive testing will meet to discuss and exchange the latest research. We will be on site with our department »Materials Characterization and Testing«.

Fair / Paris, France / 09.03.2021- 11.03.2021

JEC World

JEC World in Paris is the only trade fair that unites the global composites industry. A sign of the industry's engagement on an international platform where users can find a wide range of processes, new materials and composite solutions. The trade fair will bring together a wide range of players – from materials production to user industries.