About Fraunhofer FEP

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP works on innovative solutions in the fields of vacuum coating, surface treatment as well as organic semiconductors.

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Applying electron beams to 3-D objects

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP now has the technological means of applying electron beams very flexible to 3-D objects through use of its new miniaturized electron beam source of the Swiss company ebeam by COMET.

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OLED microdisplays in data glasses for improved human-machine interaction

The Fraunhofer FEP has been developing various applications for OLED microdisplays based on organic semiconductors. By integrating the capabilities of an image sensor directly into the microdisplay, eye movements can be recorded by the smart glasses and utilized for guidance and control functions, as one example.

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Electron beam technology – innovative processes for environmental engineering

Applications based on electron beam processes and equipment that protect the environment and conserve natural resources are being developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, one of the leading research and development partners in these fields.

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New techniques and opportunities for 3D component coating

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, one of the leading research and development partners for development of surface technologies, is introducing its new 3D electron beam deposition equipment named NOVELLA following its successful commissioning. NOVELLA offers new avenues and opportunities for efficient high-rate electron beam deposition of 3D components.

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Cell-compatible OLEDs for use with patients

Cytocompatibility studies of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have been carried out on cell cultures for the first time at the Fraunhofer FEP to test how well OLEDs are tolerated by cells. The results offer promising prospects for the use of OLEDs in the medical field, such as in light therapy. The findings will be published in a white paper entitled “Preliminary cytocompatibility studies for encapsulated OLEDs” and likewise be presented at the 4th Industry Partners Day of the Fraunhofer FEP in Dresden on September 28, 2016.

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Highlights

Here we would like to present you some of our research highlights.

Annual Report 2015/16

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Certification

The Fraunhofer FEP is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

 

News

 

21.9.2016

Press release

Applying electron beams to 3-D objects

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP now has the technological means of applying electron beams very flexible to 3-D objects through use of its new miniaturized electron beam source of the Swiss company ebeam by COMET.

 

16.9.2016

Press release

OLED microdisplays in data glasses for improved human-machine interaction

The Fraunhofer FEP has been developing various applications for OLED microdisplays based on organic semiconductors. By integrating the capabilities of an image sensor directly into the microdisplay, eye movements can be recorded by the smart glasses and utilized for guidance and control functions, as one example. The new design will be debuted at Augmented World Expo Europe (AWE) in Berlin at Booth B29, October 18th – 19th.

 

8.9.2016

Press release

Electron beam technology – innovative processes for environmental engineering

Applications based on electron beam processes and equipment that protect the environment and conserve natural resources are being developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, one of the leading research and development partners in these fields.

 

1.9.2016

Press release

New techniques and opportunities for 3D component coating

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, one of the leading research and development partners for development of surface technologies, is introducing its new 3D electron beam deposition equipment named NOVELLA following its successful commissioning. NOVELLA offers new avenues and opportunities for efficient high-rate electron beam deposition of 3D components.

 

24.8.2016

Press release

Cell-compatible OLEDs for use with patients

Cytocompatibility studies of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have been carried out on cell cultures for the first time at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP to test how well OLEDs are tolerated by cells. The results offer promising prospects for the use of OLEDs in the medical field, such as in light therapy. The findings will be published in a white paper entitled “Preliminary cytocompatibility studies for encapsulated OLEDs” and likewise be presented at the 4th Industry Partners Day of the Fraunhofer FEP in Dresden on September 28, 2016.

 

16.8.2016

Press release

Producing wholesome seed product on site

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP in conjunction with project partners including Nordkorn Saaten GmbH from Güstrow in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, has developed a high production-capacity, compact, and scalable unit for non-chemical dressing of seed product. The new design will be debuted at the 26th MELA tradeshow for the agriculture, nutrition, aquaculture, forestry, hunting, and landscape architecture industries in Mühlengeez near Rostock in northern Germany, September 15-18, 2016 in Hall 2 at booth 249.

29.7.2016

Idea competition flex-MED

Submit your ideas until 31 June 2016!

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22.6.2016

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Flexible OLED applications arrive

R2D2, a joint project to analyze and development high-TRL processes and technologies for manufacture of flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has been successfully completed.

 

2.6.2016

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New process for application-specific anti-reflective coatings

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, leading research institute for the development of surface technologies and organic electronics, is presenting the latest results in anti-reflective coatings at ICCG 2016 in Braunschweig, Germany from June 13-16, 2016 at booth B2.

 

25.5.2016

Press release

Steam sterilizable packaging films with excellent barrier properties

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, one of the leading research and development partners for the development of surface technologies, together with Applied Materials, Inc. is exhibiting innovative technologies for the production of transparent and hot steam sterilizable packaging films at AIMCAL 2016 from May 30 – June 2, 2016 in Dresden, Germany.

 

17.5.2016

Press release

Devarnishing by electron beam

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP will be exhibiting its electron beam technology as an alternative beam tool for devarnishing at the parts2clean trade show in Stuttgart, from May 31st to June 2nd, 2016 at the joint booth of the Fraunhofer Cleaning Technology Alliance, Hall 7, Booth B41.

 

4.5.2016

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Glass-on-glass lamination for large-area OLEDs right from the roll

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP will be presenting flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) at AIMCAL 2016 in Dresden, Germany, from May 30th to June 2nd, 2016. These OLEDs have been fabricated on ultra-thin glass and encapsulated with a ultra-thin glass foil in the same process.

Events

 

28.9.2016

4th Industry Partners Day

 

13.3.2017

SID-ME Chapter Spring Meeting 2017