Online  /  June 14, 2021  -  June 18, 2021

11th International Conference on Fundamentals and Industrial Applications of HIPIMS 2021

The HIPIMS conference 2021 will provide a forum for presenting the latest research by scientists and engineers from industry, engineering institutes and academia. Contributions will cover fundamental scientific aspects as well as application-oriented research and development. In addition, successful introduction to market of new products utilising HIPIMS will be addressed. The Fraunhofer IST is involved in the conference as a scientific partner and part of the organizational team.

HIPIMS 2021 will focus on the following topics and more:

  • Generation of HIPIMS plasmas
  • Coating growth and performance
  • Plasma diagnostics, discharge physics and modelling
  • Reactive and non-reactive HIPIMS processes
  • Industrial applications of HIPIMS processes
  • HIPIMS systems and hardware


The Fraunhofer IST is also participating in the scientific program of the conference with three lectures:


Wednesday, June 16 2021, 2:25 - 2:40 pm 

“Computational Engineering and Cyber-Physical Systems“

Christoph Herrmann


Wednesday, June 16 2021, 5:20 - 5:35 pm 

“Antibacterial Activity of DLC Films with Zinc, Copper and Silver“

Rebeca F. B. O. Correia, A. Bender, H.Gerdes, V. J. Trava-Airoldi, R. Bandorf 


Thursday, June 17 2021, 1:35 - 1:50 pm 

“Me-DLC based strain sensitive materials“

Ralf Bandorf, M. Grein, H. Gerdes, R. Correia, U. Heckmann, G. Bräuer