Welcome to the IAM - Applied Materials Physics
The IAM-AWP works on the development of metallic, non-metallic and composite materials as well as on questions concerning structure and properties of interfaces, functional and protective layers and microstructures. Furthermore, the material behaviour under irradiation and interactions of fuel element materials in light water reactors are investigated.
IAM-AWP's High Frequency Materials group receives the award together with its cooperation partner Diamond Materials GmbH for the development of diamond window technology for high power microwave applications as a vacuum and confinement barrier for hazardous materials. The higher window diameter achieved results in significantly higher energy efficiency of the deposition process of diamond, the only choice for these applications in nuclear fusion. Gaetano Aiello gave the award talk on behalf of the research group.