We are delighted to present our first newsletter to you. It provides you with information about new research results and projects, our activities at trade shows and events, including planned presentations about selected topics in the field of surface technology and thin films. In the ”Answers” column, our experts will explain fundamentals and specialized questions, among other things from the field of thin film technology. In this edition, we begin with our institute director Prof. Dr. Günter Bräuer, who provides interesting and valuable information involving the topic of ”vacuum”.
Enjoy reading this first newsletter from Fraunhofer IST.
The Editorial Team