Your contact person

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 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

Fax +49 531 2155-900

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

Stephan Ulrich

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Dr. Stephan Ulrich

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

Phone +49 531 2155-618

Thomas Fahlbusch

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Dr. Thomas Fahlbusch

Manager Business Unit Optics

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

Phone +49 531 2155-517

Fax +49 531 2155-900

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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Dipl.-Ing. Hanno Paschke

Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum DOC

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
Eberhardstraße 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

Fax +49 531 2155-900

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. Kristina Lachmann

Group Manager Layer by Layer

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