Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart
The Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart (IMS CHIPS) is involved in research and small series production in the areas of silicon technology, customized circuits (ASIC), nanopatterning and image sensor technology. The institute sees itself as a partner of small and medium-sized companies and cooperates with global leaders in the semiconductor and supplier industries.
IMS CHIPS is also active in the area of professional development and training.
Circuit and system design for microchips and microsystems. ASICs and CMOS image sensors. Innovative chip manufacturing processes, process services. MEMS, optical elements, replication masters, stencil masks. Independent, certified development and manufacturing from a single source.
Areas of business
Microchips and microsystems: ASICs and systems for industry, aerospace, and life science. CMOS image sensors: complete solutions for industrial, security and medical applications. Nanostructuring: Diffractive optical elements, stencil masks, replication masters. Silicon technology: CMOS production line, add-on processes, chip assembly line, wafer and IC test systems.
PhotonQ - Measurement-based photonic quantum processors
BMBF-funded project to develop a measurement-based, photonic quantum computer
Microelectronics for AI - Data-oriented realization in industrial use
With the help of Edge AI, learning-capable chips for industrial applications are realized
Next generation of smart catheters and implants
The goal of the POSITION II project is to enable innovation in smart catheters and implants by introducing open technology platforms.
Microelectronics for AI - Neuromorphic Hardware
Development of adaptive as well as secure and energy-efficient AI chips - elementary building block for Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things.
Smart-LiB: Intelligent lithium-ion batteries in production and application in BW
Early detection of critical conditions of Li-ion batteries through real-time monitoring in manufacturing and application.