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    High-tech research into the integration of photonic functionality in electronic silicon chips

  • More than Moore

    Development of electronic or electronic-photonic high-performance technologies with additional functions

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    Leading institute for the world's fastest silicon-based technologies with up to 500 GHz fmax

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Leibniz Institute for High Performance Microelectronics

The Leibniz Institute for High Performance Microelectronics (IHP) is the worldwide leading competence center for silicon-germanium technology.

We conduct cutting-edge research and development into silicon-based systems, high-frequency circuits and technologies for wireless and broadband communication. As a transition between basic research and application-oriented applications, the institute makes significant contributions to the innovative strength and ability of Germany and Europe as a location.

The IHP's research focuses on economically relevant topics that are used in:

Fields of Activity


News Wireless Systems and Applications

From virtual to real: Ultramodern Laboratory Space Opened at Join Lab IHP - University Zielona Góra

On November 28, 2022 the opening of the new Laboratory for Distributed Measurement Systems and Wireless Sensor Networks at the University Zielona Góra, Poland took place.

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News Communication- and Embedded System Architectures

Honorary professorship for Dr. Zoya Dyka

Dr. Zoya Dyka, leader of the research group Hardware Security at the IHP, was appointed honorary professor for Hardware Security at the Faculty 1 of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg on 29.11.2022.

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News Materials for Micro- and Nanoelectronics

Significant contribution to German Conference of Women in Physics by IHP

Six female scientists of IHP’s Materials Research department will present their latest results at the German Conference of Women in Physics, November 24-27, 2022.

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Press Releases

IHP receives sustainability award for equal opportunities

On October 25, TOTAL E-QUALITY e. V. awarded the IHP for its extraordinary commitment to equal opportunities in the workplace. As IHP was honored for the fifth time, it also received the Sustainability Award for Equal Opportunities and Diversity.

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Press Releases

CoderDojo im Hansesaal

Am 8. Oktober 2022 findet die nächste offene Programmierwerkstatt für Kinder und Jugendliche im Alter von 7 bis 17 Jahren statt. In der Zeit von 14 bis 17 Uhr gibt es im Hansesaal Anleitungen vom CoderDojo Oder-Spree, einer Initiative von freiwilligen Mentoren und Mentorinnen sowie Mitarbeitenden des IHP.

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News Materials for Micro- and Nanoelectronics

Young Scientist Award for Costanza Manganelli

During the 19th Conference on Gettering and Defect Engineering in Semiconductor Technology, short GADEST, IHP scientist Costanza Manganelli presented her work “A comprehensive analysis of thermo-opto-mechanical properties of Germanium micro-structures”.

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