- Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Opens COMEDD
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft of Dresden, Germany, has opened its Center for Organic Materials and Electronic Devices Dresden (COMEDD) for the development of processes for organic semiconductor devices, including OLEDs and organic solar cells. According to Federal Minister of Research Annette Schavan, the COMEDD has unified the two fields of innovation, which will be strengthened by the high-tech strategy, and it has brought Germany to the forefront in international competition. The center will ensure that development and production know-how, as well as job security, will stay in Europe.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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