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"Working Life of the Future"
PhD student Niyousha Karimi Paridari analyzes the electrochemical properties of different materials in order to make them usable for new energy storage technologies.  (Photo: Laila Tkotz, KIT)
CELEST: New Standards in Energy Storage Research

Launch of Germany's largest research platform for electrochemical storage.

The KIT in the excellence strategy (photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)
The KIT in the Excellence Strategy

With four full proposals, the KIT is in the final round of the funding line “Clusters of Excellence.”

The single-atom transistor, which functions in a gel electrolyte, reaches the limit of miniaturization.. (Figure: research group Professor Thomas Schimmel/KIT)
Milestone of Energy Efficiency in Information Technology

World's smallest transistor switches current with a single atom in solid electrolyte.

Federal Minister Anja Karliczek, KIT President Holger Hanselka and State Minister Theresia Bauer  (photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
Federal and State Governments Push Development of KIT

Federal Minister Karliczek and State Minister Bauer create the conditions for the future.

Concept of a photonic multi-chip system with a photonic wire bond. (Figure: IPQ/IMT/KIT)
Tiny Optical Fibers from the 3D Printer for Silicon Photonics

Integration of optical and electronic circuits on a single silicon chip.

KIT Remains Germany's Best University in Natural and Engineering Sciences

International ranking of the National Taiwan University (NTU) is based on publication data.

Environmentally friendly cold in summer and warmth in winter: This is ensured by an underground aquifer storage facility at a hotel and two office buildings at the "Bonner Bogen". (Photo: Paul Fleuchhaus, KIT)
Cooling and Heating with Aquifer Storage Systems

Geoscientists investigate possibilities of heat and cold storage in aquifers.

Dr. Frank Schröder focuses on astroparticle physics, in particular the radio measurement of high-energy cosmic radiation (photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
Antennas for Cosmic Rays

Dr. Frank Schröder receives an ERC Starting Grant of EUR 1.6 million for five years.

From Industry 1.0 to Digital Utopia

On the occasion of the Science Year, Rolf-Ulrich Kunze has written a chronology of the working world.

The Material Does Not Forgive Anything

Materials researchers investigate the causes of wear - permanent molecular changes right from the first contact.

Selectively Erasable 3D Inks

KIT scientists develop methods for the targeted degradation of laser-written microstructures.