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Efficient structuring of cylinder surfaces

LZH | Cylinder surfaces of lightweight engines must be lined with a wear-resistant coating to make them durable. With the new generation of the LZH's Laser Internal Machining Head (IBK), the surfaces are efficiently prepared for this.

Research

Investigation of wear in an oxygen-free atmosphere

IMPT | How does it affect friction and wear when production processes run without oxygen? This is what scientists at the Institute of Micro Production Technology (IMPT) are investigating in the Collaborative Research Centre 1368 "Oxygen-free production".

Research

Automated trading of production capacities

IFW | The order situation of contract manufacturers is subject to considerable fluctuations. Trading with capacities is used to smooth the utilization of capacity, but is associated with high costs. The solution: An assistance system for automated trading with production capacities.

Smart minds

Professor Dr. Cala Lesina joins PhoenixD

ITA/HOT | Since July 1, 2020, the team of the Cluster of Excellence PhoenixD has a new member: Professor Dr. Antonio Cala Lesina works in the Optical Design and Multiphysics Simulation Resort. The topic "nanostructures" has already accompanied him for a large part of his international career.

Smart minds

New Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering: Professor Peter Nyhuis

IFA | Professor Peter Nyhuis is the new Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Leibniz University Hannover. He took over the position from Professor Jörg Wallaschek, who was responsible, among other duties, for the completion and relocation of the Campus Maschinenbau in Garbsen.

Smart minds

Qualifying employees in companies for Additive Manufacturing

LZH | Additive Manufacturing processes can be used flexibly, for example to compensate for supply bottlenecks or to produce individualized components in a resource-saving manner. For companies to take advantage of these benefits, they must qualify their employees for 3D printing.

Here & now

Factory planning must be learned: Seminar in Hanover

IFA/IPH | Versatile and efficient - this is how a sustainable factory should be. At the practical seminar on factory planning on 24 and 25 November 2020, specialists and managers will acquire comprehensive basic knowledge and will be able to put this directly into practice.

Research

Leadership and teamwork in the digital age

IFA | Scientists at IFA explore digital approaches to leadership and interaction in teams. They support managers in guiding their employees through the turbulent changes that technological innovations and digitization bring about.

Here & now

Emerging stronger from the crisis: IPH supports companies

IPH | SARS-CoV-2 affects the whole world. Every day there are new reports, the future is uncertain. Numerous companies are affected by the crisis and wondering: How can we become crisis-proof? This is where the IPH comes in to help.

Here & now

Factories in times of Corona: GREAN builds platform

PZH | GREAN is establishing a central point of contact for production companies. There, managing directors and production managers will find information on how to organise their production "Corona-ready". Furthermore, weekly exchange rounds are offered.

Research

Decentralized control of belt conveyor systems

ITA | Both the drive technology and the belt technology of continuously operating conveyor systems in mining reach their technical and economic limits. In order to overcome them, scientists at ITA are developing a novel drive concept.

Research

Simultaneous planning layout and transport system

IPH | If companies select a suitable transport system already during the factory planning stage, they can avoid subsequent adjustments and save a lot of time and costs. The IPH is developing a software demonstrator for automated layout and transport system planning.

Research

Cluster of Excellence PhoenixD: Here begins the revolution in optics

PhoenixD | 52 million euros, 110 scientists, one common goal: the technological revolution in optics. In the Cluster of Excellence PhoenixD, researchers are working on small and inexpensive high-performance optics that open up completely new fields of application.

Smart minds

''Our goal is to develop high-performance optics for mass production''

PhoenixD | The Cluster of Excellence PhoenixD cluster (Photonics Optics Engineering – Innovation Across Disciplines) receives 52 million euros in federal and state funding. How the approximately 110 researchers are using this money, explain the cluster's executive board members, Professor Dr Uwe Morgner and Professor Dr Ludger Overmeyer.

Smart minds

Think optics research as an independent discipline

PhoenixD | Dr Reinhard Caspary is the technology coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence PhoenixD at Leibniz University Hannover. The graduate physicist and doctor of electrical engineering wishes the cluster members to develop a collective identity as "optics researchers".

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