Scanning electron microscope image of an aluminum oxide surface. The microstructure shows lots of inidvidual grains smaller than one micrometer in diamater, that adjoin each other without any voids. © P. Peuker, Fraunhofer IKTS Here you find a photograph of the foyer of Fraunhofer IKTS, view from inside. © P. Peuker, Fraunhofer IKTS 2014

The ANW Chair: Overview

Since 2004, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Alexander Michaelis has been at the helm of the Chair of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials. The thematic focus is on the development and characterization of ceramic materials for high-performance applications. Work is done in close cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS.

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Various kinds of ceramic bodys, with different shape and size, are arranged to form a "ceramic skyline" in front of a red background. © P. Peuker, Fraunhofer IKTS