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Save the date - trade fairs in 2020

SPIE Photonics West -
01.-06. February in San Francisco, USA

HMI Hannover Messe Industrie -
20.-24. April in Hannover, Germany

Sensor+Test - 23.-25. Juni in Nuremberg, Germany

Sensor China - 23.-25. September in Shanghai, China

electronica - 10.-13. November in Munich, Germany

COMPAMED - 16.-19. November in Düsseldorf, Germany


First successful data transmission - milestone in quantum communication

Researchers from three continents are celebrating the first successful data transmission between a quantum flux parameter and a nanocryotron in Yokohama today. The research result is a joint success of the CiS Forschungsinstitut in Erfurt, the Yokohama State University in Japan and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA. [learn more]

Cu-Pillars as the basis for 3D integration

As base metallization, copper offers a wide range of metallization possibilities which are necessary for process optimization of the thermocompression process [learn more]

Physics Summer at TU Ilmenau

From 16 to 20 September 2019, the Physics Summer of the Technical University of Ilmenau will be held under the motto "Physics of the Earth". CiS as an affiliated institute supports these MINT activities with two lectures and supports the event together with CiS e.V. with a sponsoring [learn more]

CiS Forschungsinstitut at Sensor China 2019, Shanghai

CiS will be represented at Sensor China 2019, Shanghai (2nd-4th September 2019) as an exhibitor at the LEG Thüringen joint stand [learn more]

Successful start of winning projects

On August 8, 2019 in Bad Langensalza, Wolfgang Tiefensee, Thuringia's Minister of Economic Affairs, presented the award notices to the winners of the first technology competition "GetStarted2gether"[learn more]

CiS at MikroSystemTechnik Kongress in Berlin

From 28 to 30 October 2019, employees of the CiS Forschungsinstitut will present the latest development results on optical microsystems, packaging and measuring technology in three of the sessions on offer [learn more]

Silicon-based microsensors for industrial, medical and environmental applications

At Sensor+Test 2019, the CiS Forschungsinstitute will present current developments and research results from the MEMS, MOEMS and silicon detectors business units for applications in industry, medical and environmental technology [learn more]

Chinese-German Meeting of the Sensor Technology Industry on 21.06.2019

The Chinese Association of the Sensor and IoT Industry (SIA) is planning a visit to Germany on 21.06.2019 with a delegation from the sensor and IoT industry, R&D institutions, IoT associations and local IoT industrial parks [learn more]

CiS Forschungsinstitut hosts first getstarted2gether technology competition

On 28.05.2019, nine start-up teams from Thuringia presented themselves to a jury made up of members of the FTVT's business-related research institutes [learn more]

In the project "DiaQuantFab" standards for the quantum material diamond are developed

The BMBF joint project DiaQuantFab started on 15.5.2019. Within three years, the project partners will develop commercially viable microsensor systems for high-precision magnetic field measurement and calibration-free current measurement based on NV centres in diamond [learn more]

German-Chinese MEMS Smart Sensor Institute at the VivaTech in Paris

The Jiangning Development Zone presents 5 start-ups at Viva Technology in Paris from May 16-18, 2019, bringing together promising start-ups and the world's leading technology companies from a variety of industries and offering opportunities for collaboration and networking [learn more]

Delegation of Arab Ambassadors visits CiS Forschungsinstitut

On the initiative of the German-Arab Friendship Society, a group of Arab ambassadors visited CiS Forschungsinstitut on April 1, 2019 [lean more]

Silicon-based microsensors and their applications - double pack at HMI 2019

At HMI 2019, CiS will be presenting sophisticated AVT for time-of-flight camera modules, double-sided microstrip detectors and other current development results in a double pack at the Thuringia joint LEG stand in Hall 4, Stand F34 and at the stand of Forschungs- und Technologieverbund Thüringen e.V. (FTVT) in Hall 2, Booth A27 [learn more]

Appointment to the Thuringian State Science Conference

The Thuringian Minister of Economics Wolfgang Tiefensee appoints Prof. Thomas Ortlepp as a new member of the Thuringian State Science Conference for a period of 4 years. As an interface between science, politics, education as well as business and society, this platform promotes exchange and dialogue on current and strategic issues of Thuringia's economic and science policy [learn more]

VIPO joint project starts

The "VIPO growth core", a joint research project funded by the German government with seven million euros, is currently being launched. VIPO stands for virtual product and process optimization. The aim is to capture virtual production through simulation. The CiS Research Institute is one of the three participating science partners [learn more]

IDE sensor with diamond passivation at Thüringer Werkstofftag 2019

Impedance sensors are used for the analysis of e.g. air humidity, liquid levels or chemical/biological data. The sensors are used for the analysis of air humidity, liquid levels or chemical/biological parameters and are composed of interdigital electrodes (IDE). CiS will present the first results on the long-term stability of IDE sensors with diamond passivation in various aggressive media on 07.03.19 at the TU Ilmenau [learn more]

Temperature sensors for industry 4.0

The measurement and control of temperatures is one of the most common applications for sensors and is becoming increasingly important due to the requirements of industry 4.0 applications, e.g. in plant and process control. Recently, an important milestone was reached in a development project for high-temperature diodes [learn more]

CiS at the SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco

The SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco, the world's largest event for photonic technologies, will start on Saturday with three conferences and two trade fairs [learn more]

Intelligent development environment for flexible and fast microsensor prototyping

With the support of the European Union within the framework of the European Regional Development Fund (EFRE), the CiS Forschungsinstitut is establishing an intelligent development environment for flexible and fast microsensor prototyping that enables permanent, largely automated parameter acquisition and control in the course of microsystem prototype production [Show info]

Supported by the Free State of Thuringia with funds from the European Social Fund

Supported by the European Social Fund, CiS is preparing to modernise its infrastructure in order to be fit for future research and development activities [show info]

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29.01.2020 - 31.01.2020:
17th Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop - AIM2020
Berkeley, USA [+Cal]
vipo - Symposium 2020
Weimar, Germany [+Cal]
01.02.2020 - 06.02.2020:
SPIE Photonics West
San Francisco, USA [+Cal]
17.03.2020 - 19.03.2020:
Offshoretage 2020
Boltenhagen, Germany [+Cal]
MikroSystemIntegration - grenzenlose Vielfalt!
Ilmenau, Germany [+Cal]

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