Mission

Interactive Materials

New materials are the key to the development of forward-looking technologies. In this context, we are facing a central challenge in modern materials research.

Our research focus

Research Programs

Key questions for the development of new active and interactive material properties.

News

Regular DWI Institute work currently discontinued

23.03.2020
News

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: A great honour for DWI scientists

06.03.2020
News

ORGANTRANS – DWI researches artificial liver replacement

05.02.2020
News

Arnold Boersma receives ERC Consolidator Grant for artificial cell research

10.12.2019
News

Prof. Dr. Martin Möller elected foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

20.11.2019
News

Sino-German Symposium as guest in Aachen

16.11.2019

Research Programs

Research program

Aqua Materials

Materials formed from or for aqueous systems; chemistry in water
Research program

Synthiofluidics

New chemical syntheses and processes for producing building blocks for interactive materials
Research program

Macromolecular films and fibers

Functional Surfaces and Interfaces
Research program

Transport, Reaction and Exchange Systems

Material systems for controlled transport, reaction, and exchange
Research program

Bioactive and Bioinstructive Materials

Materials designed for active interaction and integration with the biological environment

Publications

  • Publication

    Simultaneous effect of UV-radiation and surface modification on the work function and hole injection properties of ZnO thin films

    M. Raoufi, U. Hörmann, G. Ligorio, J. Hildebrandt, M. Pätzel, T. Schultz, L. Perdigon, N. Koch, E. List-Kratochvil, S. Hecht, D. Neher
    Physica Status Solidi (2020)
  • Publication

    Modulating the luminance of organic light-emitting diodes via optical stimulation of a photochromic molecular monolayer at transparent oxide electrode

    G. Ligorio, G. F. Cotella, A. Bonasera, N. Z. Morales, G. Carnicella, B. Kobin, Q. Wang, N. Koch, S. Hecht, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil, F. Cacialli
    Nanoscale (2020)

Job offers

  • Master thesis Bachelor thesis

    Master / Bachelor thesis (Optimization of supercharged unfolded polypeptide expression)

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    06.12.2019
  • Science Support Team

    Wissenschaftskommunikation (m/w/d)

    Administration
    Published at
    31.01.2020
  • Science Support Team

    Assistenz der Geschäftsführung (m/w/d)

    Administration
    Published at
    31.01.2020