Electronic Materials

Our research, undertaken in close cooperation with our partner institute at RWTH Aachen University, focuses on the nanoelectronics of the future. To this end, we investigate electronic phenomena in oxides and electronically-active organic molecules.

Head: Prof. Dr. Rainer Waser

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Schichtweiser Aufbau eines Katalysatormaterials

Increasing the Activity of Catalysts

A layer as thin as a single atom makes a huge difference: On the surface of an electrode, it doubles the amount of water split in an electrolysis system without increasing the energy requirements. Thus, the ultrathin layer also doubles the amount of hydrogen produced without increasing costs. Researchers from Jülich, Aachen, Stanford, and Berkeley report on this in the latest edition of the journal Nature Materials.

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PGI Colloquium: Prof. Dr. John Paul Strachan, Forschungszentrum Jülich (PGI-14), Germany; previously HP Inc., USA

After approximately 100 years of engineering computers, humans have reached performance that rivals biological brains in many ways, while exceeding it in sheer number-crunching capacity. Yet, we took a very different path from biology, and there remains a huge advantage in energy-efficiency for biological information processing systems.

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JARA FIT

New concepts in information technology.

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JARA HPC

Computer simulation with high-performance computers.

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EMRL

Electronic Materials Research Lab (EMRL) consits of IWE II at RWTH Aachen and IEM at Forschungszentrum Jülich.