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THE FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR
INTEGRATED CIRCUITS IIS
Dr. Stephan Junger
stephan.junger@iis.fraunhofer.de
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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft undertakes
applied research of direct utility to private
and public enterprise and of wide benefit to
society.
Our Customers:
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Industry
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Service sector
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Public administration
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Fraunhofer is the largest organization for applied
research in Europe
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More than 80 research institutions, including 60 Fraunhofer institutes
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More than 18,000 employees, the majority educated in the natural
sciences or engineering
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An annual research volume of €1.66 billion,
of which €1.4 billion is generated through contract research.
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2/3 of this research revenue derives from contracts with industry
and from publicly financed research projects.
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1/3 is contributed by the German federal government and the
Ländergovernments in the form of institutional financing.
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International collaboration through representative offices in Europe,
the US, Asia and the Middle East
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Joseph von
Fraunhofer
Director and partner
in a glassworks
Discovery of the
“Fraunhofer lines” in
the solar spectrum
New methods for
processing lenses
Research volume:
approx. €1.66 billion
annually
Research and
development on
behalf of industry
and state
mp3 music format,
white LED, high-
resolution thermal
camera
Researcher
Inventor
Entrepreneur
The Fraunhofer-
Gesellschaft
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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
in Germany
￿
60 Institutes
￿
more than 18,000 employees
München
Holzkirchen
Freiburg
Efringen-
Kirchen
Freising
Stuttgart
Pfinztal
Karlsruhe
Saarbrücken
St. Ingbert
Kaiserslautern
Darmstadt
Würzburg
Erlangen
Nürnberg
Ilmenau
Schkopau
Teltow
Oberhausen
Duisburg
Euskirchen
Aachen
St. AugustinSchmallenberg
Dortmund
Potsdam
Berlin
Rostock
Lübeck
Itzehoe
Braunschweig
HannoverBremen
Bremerhaven
Jena
Leipzig
Chemnitz
DresdenCottbus
Magdeburg
Halle
Fürth
Wachtberg
Ettlingen
Kandern
Oldenburg
Freiberg
Paderborn
Kassel
Gießen
Erfurt
Augsburg
Oberpfaffenhofen
Garching
Straubing
Bayreuth
Bronnbach
Prien
Hamburg
Leuna
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7 Groups:
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Information and Communication Technology
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Life Sciences
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Microelectronics
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Light & Surfaces
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Production
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Materials and Components
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Defense and Security
The Profile of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
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The German Research Landscape
Applied
Research
Fundamental
Research
predominently institutionalpredominantly private
Characteristics of Research
Funding
Federal/
German
Länder
Institutes
0,9
HGF*
2,95
2
WGL*
1,38
2
Univer-
sities
9,2
Industry (internal
and external
expenditures)
58,4
1
AiF
~ 0,25
Fraunhofer*
1,66
2
MPG*
1,73
2
*overall budget in billion euros
HGFHermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
WGLWissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
AiFArbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen
MPGMax-Planck-Gesellschaft
Source:
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, Destatis, research organizations
1
estimation Wissenschaftsstatistik 2010,
Stifterverband
2
2010
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Fraunhofer IIS
Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS ￿
Headquarters located in Erlangen (close to Nuremberg)
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Founded in1985
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More than 700 staff
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Budget aprox. €90 million
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Revenue sources
> 75 % income from projects
< 25 % public funding
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Fraunhofer IIS
Business Areas
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Audio and multimedia technologies
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Imaging systems
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Digital broadcasting systems
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Embedded communication
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IC design and design automation
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Communication networks
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Navigation
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Logistics
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Medical engineering
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Optical inspection systems
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X-ray technology
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Fraunhofer IIS
Business Areas
￿
Audio and multimedia technologies
￿
Imaging systems
￿
Digital broadcasting systems
￿
Embedded communication
￿
IC design and design automation
￿
Communication networks
￿
Navigation
￿
Logistics
￿
Medical engineering
￿
Optical inspection systems
￿
X-ray technology
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Audio and Multimedia Technologies
Fraunhofer IIS “Home of mp3“
History of audio coding in Erlangen
since 1981
since 1987
1992
1997
1997
1999
2000
Research of audio coding at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg
Work on audio coding at Fraunhofer IIS
MPEG-1 Layer 3 (mp3) adopted as international standard
mp3 rapidly gains popularity
MPEG-2 AAC successor format
international standard
Mp3 is de facto standard for
music on the internet
mp3 wins Future Prize awarded
by Federal German President
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Audio and Multimedia Technologies
Surround Audiocoding
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MPEG Surround –
low data rates, high fidelity
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MPEG-2/4 AAC –
for audio quality superior
to that of a conventional CD
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mp3 Surround Family –
additional technologies for
an enhanced mp3
experience:
mp3 Surround, mp3 SX,
SX Pro, mp3D
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Integrated Circuit Design
Polarization image sensor & camera ￿
Pixels with nanowire grid polarizers using
the available CMOS metal layers
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Real-time measurement of the Stokes
parameters S
0, S
1, and S
2, with
S0= I
0+I
90
S1= I
0-I
90
S2= 2 I
45
-I
0-I
90
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Fabrication using an unmodified standard
CMOS image sensor process (180 nm)
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High-speed with frame rates up to 250 fps
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Applications: Optical metrology, reflex
suppression, surface characterization etc.
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