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

News and Events

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.

Single-molecule devices

PGI Colloquium: Prof. Dr. Elke Scheer, University of Konstanz, Germany

The possibility to fabricate electronic devices with functional building blocks of atomic size is a major driving force of nanotechnology. Key elements in microelectronics are reliable switches and memories as well as devices showing spin-dependent transport phenomena.

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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.