Institute for Print and Media Technology
of Chemnitz University of Technology [pmTUC]
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The Professorship Print Media Technology [pmTUC]

„In a constantly evolving world, it is the media technologies in particular that decisively fuel change. Printing does not only look back on a long history but can also look forward to a promising future. New developments and possibilities, like the printing of electronics, expand the traditional range of applications considerably, thus strengthening the entire industry. Furthermore, competencies at the interface between the printing industry and electronic media become increasingly important.“
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arved C. Hübler, Head of pmTUC
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arved C. Hübler

Research areas

Printed electronics, e.g.:

Press and process design
  • Modification of existing presses, e.g. offset, gravure, flexo, screen and pad printing
  • Adaptation, enhancement and development of printing methods and process parameters
  • Design of laboratory presses
  • Design of machine modules (e.g. for pre-treatment, inline measurement)
Design and characterisation
  • Device design and modelling
  • Circuit design and simulation
  • Online and offline measurement and characterisation
Materials
  • Formulation and adaption of functional inks based on electrically conductive, semiconductive, dielectric and piezoelectric polymers and nano materials
  • Physicochemical characterisation (rheology, surface tension)
  • Analysis of various printing substrates, e.g. paper, foils and textiles
Devices
  • Smart objects
  • Sensors, photovoltaics, loudspeakers, displays
  • Transitors, diodes, intregrated circuits
  • Data memories, batteries, antennas
Application development with industry partners
  • Research projects on integrated multifunctional applications and development of new applications and product ideas for various branches, e.g. packaging, medical technology, energy, logistics, textiles

Printing technology, e.g.:

Printing unit technologies
Development and adaption of hybrid techniques
Inking unit technologies
Adhesion problems
Web guiding control

Further areas, z.B.:

Document management, OCR
Color management
E-learning
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