Recent Press Releases

Topolectrical circuits


New findings unveil a future route for topological defect engineering and tuning in non-Hermitian systems of arbitrary dimension.

Yulia Krupskaya is "Physikerin der Woche"

Yulia Krupskaya in the lab

Since January 2018, the Working Group on Equal Opportunities of the DPG celebrate women in physics every week.

On the track of fast phase transformations

Rasterelektronenmikroskopaufnahme eines metallischen Glases

Phase transformation mechanisms and kinetics of a metallic glass defined over a wide temperature range

Nature Conference: Microrobots and Nanorobots for Biotechnology


Virtual Conference presented by IFW Dresden and Nature: May 25-27, 2021

Superconductors under strain


Elasto-thermoelectric transport technique reveals the interaction between structural and electronic properties of unconventional superconductors

Spontaneous currents in superconductors


New muon spin-rotation experiments proved spontaneous electrical currents in superconductors

Annual Report 2020 has been published


Have a look here on the pdf file.

New theoretical model for the propulsion mechanisms of micromotors


Influence of viscosity, surface tension and propellant concentration on micromotor motion has been simulated

Large area thin film crystals for high performance organic electronics


New industry-compatible growth method for reliable deposition of thin films for organic electronics on large areas.

First Tellurium-free thermoelectric modules for power generation for Low Temperatur Application


The replacement of the scarce element Tellurium makes the devices cheaper while remaining the performance

International Day of Women and Girls in Science


11 February has been declared by the United Nations as "International Day of Women and Girls in Science".

Best solution

schematic representation Single-molecule magnets

Single-molecule magnets made of metallofullerenes can self-assemble in a solution-based process to form magnetic layers that promise high potential for further research in spintronic devices.

For greater interdisciplinarity

two scientists working in yellow light of the clean room

A Nature comment by Dr. Minshen Zhu and Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt about the need for cross-disciplinary cooperation and teaching in microtechnology


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