Projects

Overview of current research projects at the INATECH chairs.

Interprofessorial Research


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SCHARF – Concurrent multi-scale characterization of robust functional material systems

Effect of defects at the microscopic length scale on the macroscopically observable behavior of a structure, e.g. defects at the scale of particle size in metals. Primary focus: laser-melting manufactured metal materials from 3D printing.

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Duration: 6/2018 to 6/2024
Five participating professorships

The project is funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation

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Research of the INATECH chairs


PEL – Power Electronics

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Gallium nitride for energy efficient voltage transformers

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EFM – Engineering of Functional Materials

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Aging resistant metal/CFRP compounds for aerospace applications (USS transfer)


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Accelerated lifetime determination of fiber composites by ultrasonic fatigue (VHCFK)


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Activation and introduction of life-determining defects in hybrid material systems by power ultrasonics (SCHARF)

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Sustainable sonotrode concepts and condition monitoring in ultrasonic welding (NaSoKo)

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Damage-tolerant, electrically conductive and monitorable fiber composites for aircraft applications (MCFK)

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Ultrasonic joining of multi-material structures for automotive applications (Multi-Spot)

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PEC – Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

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OPoSiT – Advanced optics for perovskite silicon tandem solar cells


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LIMES – Limiting defects in Si materials for highly efficient solar cells


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Genesis – Innovative and advanced production processes for the next generation of silicon solar cells

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livMatS – Living, adaptive and energy-autonomous materials systems


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PaSodoble – Passivating selective contacts for the front side of solar cells that are contacted on both sides

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SES – Solar Energy Systems

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LowEx Bestand – LowEx concepts for heat supply in existing multi-family buildings


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EnEff2050Begleit – Competition and project support within the framework of the funding initiative "EnEff.Gebäude.2050"

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EnEff:Stadt – Smart quarter Karlsruhe-Durlach - focus on evaluation


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ZAFH ENsource – Centre for applied research for urban energy systems and resource efficiency

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SSE – Sustainable Systems Engineering

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SCHARF – Concurrent multi-scale characterization of robust functional material systems

Effect of defects at the microscopic length scale on the macroscopically observable behavior of a structure, e.g. defects at the scale of particle size in metals. Primary focus: laser-melting manufactured metal materials from 3D printing.

Sponsored by the Carl Zeiss Foundation
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PROSET – Prospective Assessment of Emerging Technologies


Reliably predicting environmental effects of new technologies (e.g. additive manufacturing processes or digitalization) in the face of rapidly changing industrial conditions.


Sponsored by the Eva Mayr Stihl Foundation


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BeSurf – Beyond the Surface


The development of procedures for making visible hidden processes when materials are damaged under extreme load. Examination of fiber-composite materials of basalt fibers with in-situ X-ray methods and digital-volume correlation algorithms.

Sponsored by the Gips Schüle Foundation


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MLS – Monitoring of Large-Scale Structures

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Amy - Autonomous mobile robotic monitoring system for large structures


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ErfASst - Increase of the degree of automation for the evaluation of the stability of bridges

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RaVeNNA - 4pi: Digital platform with 4PI real-time endoimaging for endoscopic 3D reconstruction, visualization and aftercare support of patients with bladder carcinoma

CIG – Control and Integration of Grids

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InNOSys – InNOSys - Integrated sustainability assesment and optimization of energy systems

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C/sells – The energy system of the future in the Southern German solar arc


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