Technology Guide

Principles – Applications – Trends

  • Hans-Jörg Bullinger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Introduction

    1. Axel Zweck
      Pages 1-5
  3. Materials and components

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 6-7
    2. Uwe Glatzel, Rainer Völkl
      Pages 8-13
    3. Alexander Michaelis
      Pages 14-17
    4. Franz Brandstetter, Jens Assmann
      Pages 18-23
    5. Peter Elsner, Frank Henning, Kay André Weidenmann
      Pages 24-29
    6. Torsten Gabriel
      Pages 30-33
    7. Raoul Klingner, Tobias Zimmermann
      Pages 34-37
    8. Wolfgang Luther
      Pages 38-41
    9. Günter Bräuer, Simone Kondruweit
      Pages 42-47
    10. Holger Hanselka, Jürgen Nuffer
      Pages 48-51
    11. Alexander Wanner
      Pages 52-55
    12. Peter Gumbsch, Thomas Goetz
      Pages 56-59
    13. Heinz Eickenbusch, Gunther Hasse
      Pages 60-63
  4. Electronics and photonics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 64-65
    2. Leif Brand, Andreas Hoffknecht, Oliver Krauss
      Pages 66-71
    3. Lars Heinze, Bernhard Wybranski, Lutz-Günter John, Gabi Fernholz
      Pages 72-77
    4. Leo Lorenz, Anton Mauder
      Pages 78-83
    5. Wolfgang Clemens
      Pages 84-87

About this book



…find descriptions of today’s most essential global technologies, clearly structured and simply explained in over 100 expert contributions;

…gain an understanding of the principles behind each technology, – the latest applications, the challenges ahead, and future trends;

…see how and where technologies and topics are interlinked, with cross-references and further sources of information;

…broaden your general knowledge of technology, presented in a comprehensive reference format that invites even the casual reader to explore the stimulating innovative ideas it contains.

This guide is a useful companion for readers with a lively interest in technology. It serves as a reference work for corporate and public-sector decision makers, as well as those involved in media and government.


Natur Technologie communication electronics environment future trends global technologies materials production safety technology technology trends transport

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans-Jörg Bullinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer-GesellschaftMunichGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-88545-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-88546-7
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