Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST

As an industry oriented R & D service center, the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST is pooling competencies in the areas film deposition, coating application, film characterization, and surface analysis. A large number of scientists, engineers, and technicians are busily working to provide various types of surfaces with new or improved functions and, as a result, help create innovative marketable products. At present, the institute’s business segments are mechanical and automotive engineering; aerospace; tools; energy, glass and facade; optics, information and communications; life science and ecology. In pursuing these business segments the institute utilizes its competencies in the following fields: Low pressure processes; electrical and optical coatings; super-hard coatings; coatings on plastics; atmospheric pressure processes; micro and nano technology; friction reduction and wear protection; corrosion protection; analysis and testing.


Address
Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST Bienroder Weg 54E 38108 Braunschweig Germany
Phone
+49 531 2155-0
Fax
+49 531 2155-900
Email
info@ist.fraunhofer.de
Web Page
www.ist.fraunhofer.de
Booth
C 4/10