The Institute of Materials Research

Structural Research on Macromolecules

Structural Research on Macromolecules

Metallic Biomaterials for Medicine Technology  - more

The view at the detail

The view at the detail

Non-destructive Radiography of Materials with Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation  - more

Magnesium Innovation Centre MagIC

Magnesium Innovation Centre MagIC

Lightweight Construction with Magnesium  - more

Materials Mechanics

Materials Mechanics

Methods for description of materials behaviour  - more

Metal Physics

Metal Physics

Lightweight Construction with Titanium-Aluminides  - more

Hydrogen Storage in Lightweight Metal Hydrides

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.

Research Platform

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Light-weight Materials Assessment, Computing and Engineering Centre

Director
Norbert Huber


Norbert Huber
Prof. Dr.

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2500
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Research Platform

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Materialien durchleuchten mit Neutronen und Synchrotronstrahlung

Director
Andreas Schreyer


Andreas Schreyer
Prof. Dr.

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1254
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Research Platform

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Hydrogen Technology Centre

Director
Thomas Klassen


Thomas Klassen
Prof. Dr.

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2562
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Beitrag erscheint in Nature Communications: „Switchable imbibition in nanoporous gold“

Director
Norbert Huber


Norbert Huber
Prof. Dr.

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2500
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Events

Patrick Kalb-Rottmann


Patrick Kalb-Rottmann
Public Relations

Phone: 04152 87-1625
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Collaborative Research Centres

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Maßgeschneiderte Multiskalige Materialsysteme

Director
Norbert Huber


Norbert Huber
Prof. Dr.

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2500
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