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Polycrystalline CVD diamond discs for window systems in fusion reactors and gyrotrons (photo: Tanja Meißner, KIT)
Diamond - an Indispensable Material in Fusion Technology

Researchers at KIT develop window units with diamond discs for fusion reactors.

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.”

INERATEC, a spin-off of the KIT, builds chemical reactors that are so compact that the entire plant fits completely assembled into a ship container. (photo: Hauser, INERATEC)
Renewable Fuel from the Sewage Treatment Plant

Pilot plant near Barcelona produces synthetic natural gas from renewable electricity and carbon dioxide.

High-performance computer FORHLR II of the KIT (photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
New Supercomputer Planned

Cutting-edge research produces more and more data, so the future computer system must be up to three times more powerful than it is today.

The new sports facilities of the Institute of Sports and Sports Science (photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
Opening of the New Outdoor Sports Facilities

Modernized tennis courts and other sports facilities - Inauguration with Mayor Martin Lenz.

Scanning electron microscope image: E. coli bacteria try to attach to a nanostructured model surface. (image: Patrick Doll, KIT)
With Nanotechnology against Bacteria

Scientists of the KIT optimize dentures with nanostructured surfaces.

Illustration of changes in average annual wind power production in Europe (Fig. from Moemken et al. (2018), edited by J. Mömken, KIT)
How Climate Change Affects Wind Power

Study predicts large regional differences and strong seasonal fluctuations in Europe.

More Efficient Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation

With his dissertation, Axel Loewe reaches the third place of the Gips Schüle young talent award 2018.

Scholarships Granted to Highly Gifted Students

Gunther Schroff Foundation awarded scholarships to eleven students.

Living in a Raw Materials and Recycling Warehouse

Urban Mining: Innovative residential unit as an experimental field for sustainable construction.

Graphic of the conceptual superconductor cable developed at KIT for the tested underground cabling.. (graphic: ITEP/KIT)
New Superconductor Technology for the Transmission Grid

Feasibility study shows advantages over conventional cable systems.