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:
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World record for IHP circuit - Transferring data at 200 gigabits per second
Researchers at IHP have set a new world speed record. The circuit designed by the scientists in Frankfurt (Oder) can transmit data wirelessly at up to 200 gigabits per second. A research team at IHP has thus proven for the first time worldwide the general feasibility of extremely high data transmissions in the D-band and created a basic prerequisite for realising applications for 6G.
Best Student Paper Award for Tommaso Rizzi
IHP’s PhD student Tommaso Rizzi presented his work "Exploring Process-Voltage-Temperature Variations Impact on 4T1R Multiplexers for Energy-aware Resistive RAM-based FPGAs" as a result of a long-term collaboration at the renowned IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop 2022 and received the Best Student Paper Award.
Apply now for sponsorship awards 2023: IHP is looking for outstanding scientific work
Science needs young people - young people with new ideas. Therefore, the sponsoring association "Friends of IHP e. V." annually awards prizes for outstanding work with a scientific or technical focus. Pupils and students are currently invited to submit their projects.
Network for structural change - IHP is a founding member of the Lausitz Science Network e.V.
To strengthen the research location, the Lausitz Science Networks was founded in mid-December. The participants, including IHP, want to hold joint conferences, promote young scientists, initiate joint scientific projects and invest in the recruitment of specialists and the marketing of the science location.
FMD startet mit Aufbau einer Mikroelektronik-Akademie
Um dem Fachkräftemangel in Deutschland entgegenzuwirken legt die Forschungsfabrik Mikroelektronik Deutschland (FMD) den Grundstein für moderne Ausbildungsangebote im Bereich Mikro- und Nanoelektronik. Zum Direktor der Mikroelektronik-Akademie wurde Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kahmen vom IHP ernannt.
From virtual to real: Ultramodern Laboratory Space Opened at Joint 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.