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The Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST was founded in 1990 and is your contact point for all matters concerning thin film technology. The Fraunhofer IST comprises the management and marketing departments, five business units and six technical departments:

Directors

Günter  Bräuer

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Prof. Dr. Günter  Bräuer

Director

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-500

Lothar  Schäfer

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Dr. Lothar  Schäfer

Deputy Director

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-520

Ulrike  Holzhauer

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Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Ulrike  Holzhauer

Head of Administration

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-221

Simone  Kondruweit

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Dr. Simone  Kondruweit

Head of Marketing and Communications

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-535

Business units

Tatiana  Hentrich

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Dr. Tatiana  Hentrich

Manager Business Unit Mechanical Engineering, Tools and Automotive Technology

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-518

Andreas  Dietz

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Dr. Andreas  Dietz

Manager Business Unit Aerospace

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-646

Oliver  Kappertz

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Dr. Oliver  Kappertz

Manager Business Unit Energy and Electronics

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-519

Jochen  Borris

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Dr. Jochen  Borris

Manager Business Unit Life Science and Ecology

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-666

Center for Tribological Coatings

Peter-Jochen  Brand

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Dr.-Ing. Peter-Jochen  Brand

Head of Department Center for Tribological Coatings

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-600

Saskia   Biehl

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Dr.-Ing. Saskia   Biehl

Group Manager Micro and Sensor Technologies

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-604

Martin  Keunecke

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Dr.-Ing. Martin  Keunecke

Group Manager Tribological Systems

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-652

Hanno  Paschke

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Hanno  Paschke

Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum DOC

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Eberhardstr. 12
44145 Dortmund

Phone +49 231 844-5453

Chemical Vapour Deposition

Volker  Sittinger

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Dr. Volker  Sittinger

Head of Department Chemical Vapour Deposition

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-512

Markus  Höfer

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Dr. Markus  Höfer

Senior Scientist

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-620

Low Pressure Plasma Processes

Michael  Vergöhl

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Dr. Michael  Vergöhl

Head of Department Low Pressure Plasma Processes

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-640

Ralf  Bandorf

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Dr.-Ing. Ralf  Bandorf

Group Manager Highly Ionized Plasmas and PECVD

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-602

Andreas  Pflug

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Dr. Andreas  Pflug

Group Manager Simulation

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-629

Atmospheric Pressure Processes

Claus-Peter  Klages

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Prof. Dr. Claus-Peter  Klages

Head of Department Atmospheric Pressure Processes

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-510

Michael  Thomas

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Dr. Michael  Thomas

Head of Department Atmospheric Pressure Processes

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-525

Marko  Eichler

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Dr.-Ing. Marko  Eichler

Group Manager Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Processes

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-636

Kristina  Lachmann

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Dr. rer. nat. Kristina  Lachmann

Group Manager Surface chemistry

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-683

Application Center for Plasma and Photonics

Wolfgang  Viöl

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang  Viöl

Head of the Application Center for Plasma and Photonics

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Von-Ossietzky-Str. 100
37085  Göttingen

Phone +49 551 3705-218

Bernd  Schieche

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Dr. Bernd  Schieche

Innovation Manager

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Von-Ossietzky-Str. 100
37085  Göttingen

Phone +49 551 3705-219

Analysis and Quality Assurance

Kirsten  Schiffmann

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Dr. Kirsten  Schiffmann

Head of Department Analysis and Quality Assurance

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 2155-577