Department of Hybrid Electronic Systems

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Franz Kreupl

Our research focuses on the utilization of nano- and carbon-based materials in a wide range of electronic applications. Engineered functional nanomaterials like carbon nanotubes, nanowires and other carbon-based materials - like graphene or graphenic carbon materials - have the potential to significantly improve the performance of electronic devices, sensors, interconnects, energy- and information storage devices. At the same time, nano- and carbon-based materials may offer a route towards a more sustainable form of materials used in engineering - a form which relies less on the precious limited natural resources. Our efforts to create new functional devices bridge classical electrical engineering with material science and physics.

The Department of Hybrid Electronic Systems is associated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Technische Universität München (TUM) and forms a research and teaching unit with the Chair of Technical Electronics.


Graphenic Carbon: A Novel Material to Improve the Reliability of Metal-Silicon Contacts

A new paper has been published in the open-access IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society. "Graphenic Carbon: A Novel Material to Improve the Reliability of Metal-Silicon Contacts" Abstract: Contact resistance and...[more]


Prof. Kreupl invited to speak at the Emerging Technologies 2017 Conference

Prof. Kreupl will give a talk about "High Performance Metal-Silicon Junctions Based on Graphenic Carbon"  at the Emerging Technologies 2017 Conference in Warsaw on May 29. The conference program can be downloaded...[more]


Paolo Gargini: "CNT transistors will crowned as the new long-term switch"

In a March 2017 article "How to Successfully Overcome Inflection Points, or Long Live Moore's Law" Paolo Gargini, who is chairman of IRDS and the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS)...[more]


We welcome Markus Hefele

Markus Hefele joined our group in March. He will work towards his PhD thesis on "Sensor Systems" in collaboration with Prof. Wolf. We wish him a fruitful and successful time here!   [more]


We welcome Muhammad Mudussir Ayub

Mudussir Ayub joined our group in January. He will work towards his PhD thesis on "Pre-Silicon Power Estimation and Optimization for System Scenarios of Mobile Communication Platforms". We wish him a fruitful and...[more]


Max Stelzer to present at IEDM 2016 in San Francisco

The IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) with ~2000 attendees from academia and semiconductor industries is the world’s preeminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of semiconductor and...[more]


Congrats to Sebastian Hübner

Sebastian successfully defended his dissertation "Replacing Beryllium: Novel Graphenic Carbon X-ray Transmission Windows" with summa cum laude. Congratulations! Sebastian's thesis can be seen here. [more]


Symposium: Emerging Nanomaterials and Devices in Honolulu, Hawaii

Emerging Nanomaterials and Devices Sponsor(s): Electronics and Photonics, Dielectric Science and Technology, Nanocarbons Lead Organizer: Udo Schwalke (Technische Universität...[more]


Prof. Kreupl to give plenary speech at MNE 2016

MNE 2016 is the 42nd international conference on micro- and nanofabrication and manufacturing using lithography and related techniques with around 800 participants. The conference brings together engineers and scientists from all...[more]


New Book: Carbon Nanotubes for Interconnects: Process, Design and Applications

Prof. Kreupl provided the chapter: "Overview of Carbon Nanotube Processing Methods" Google...[more]

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