The Institute of Materials Research
New implant materials based on titanium and magnesium. - more
The view at the detail
Non-destructive Radiography of Materials with Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation - more
Magnesium Innovation Centre MagIC
Lightweight Construction with Magnesium - more
Methods for description of materials behaviour - more
Lightweight Construction with Titanium-Aluminides - more
Hydrogen Storage in Lightweight Metal Hydrides
8kg Sodium-Alanate Tank - more
At the Institute of Materials Research at the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht in Geesthacht more than 160 employees work in the 5 research divisions, " Materials Mechanics", "Materials Physics", "Materials Technology ", "Magnesium Innovation Center Magic", and “Metallic Biomaterials”.
Embedded in the Helmholtz Research Fields "Key Technologies" and "Structure of Matter" the Geesthacht scientists at the Institute of Materials Research develop ultra-light-weight materials and innovative process technologies for the application areas air and ground transportation, implantology and regenerative medicine, as well as energy storage and conversion.