Press Releases 2020

FBH-Nachricht: 16.09.2020

Berlin quantum technology community introduces itself

In September a new brochure with portraits of companies and institutions from various fields of quantum technologies in Berlin and Brandenburg has been published. It also offers a detailed analysis of the regional strengths and market prospects.

FBH news: 31.08.2020

Distinguished Service Award for Wolfgang Heinrich

Wolfgang Heinrich was honored with the IEEE MTT Distinguished Service Award 2020. The prize recognizes his significant contributions and outstanding service to the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society and the microwave profession over a sustained period of time.

Press release: 16.07.2020

Robust laser technology for climate satellites

The Franco-German satellite MERLIN is due to be launched into space in 2025 to measure the methane concentration in the Earth’s atmosphere – a milestone in climate research. Important components of the LiDAR measurement system come from the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut in Berlin, which has now delivered the required laser diode benches to the project partner.

Press release UVphotonics & FBH: 30.06.2020

Versatile LED irradiation system – from disinfection to medical treatments

For disinfection purposes, the compact system can be equipped with UV LEDs to elim-inate germs on critical surfaces such as mobile phones. It can also be assembled with LEDs providing the optimum emission spectrum for polymer curing and medical treatments – even multiple wavelengths are possible.

Press release: 25.05.2020

Fighting hospital germs with UVC light-emitting diodes

A novel LED irradiation system developed by the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut aims to kill microorganisms with ultra-short wave UV light – without side effects. Prototype handed over to the Charité for initial testing.

FBH news: January 2020

NASA honors Markus Krutzik

At the end of 2019, the Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) team at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), USA, received the "NASA Group Achievement Award". This award also honors the achievements of Dr. Markus Krutzik as a postdoctoral researcher at JPL.

Press release: 07.01.2020

Versatile in use – FBH semiconductor light sources

FBH exhibits novel diode lasers and modules at Photonics West 2020. Applications include materials processing, LiDAR, medicine, and (Raman) spectroscopy. Progress in UV LEDs is presented jointly with the spin-off UVphotonics.