Prof. Dr. Peter Kae­ver

Department of Research Technology
Phone: +49 351 260 3443

Dr. Gerald Wedel

Head Measurement Technology
Phone: +49 351 260 3084
+49 351 260 2809

Nicole Wagner

Head Instrumentation
Phone: +49 351 260 2563

Nico Freyer

Head Mechanical Engineering
Phone: +49 351 260 3185

Thomas Riedel

Head Mechanical Technology
Phone: +49 351 260 2984


The Central Department of Research Technology has advanced technologies of electronic device manufacturing and mechanical manufacturing.

Electronics technologies

  • Simulation of physical processes in 2-D and 3-D
  • Simulation of circuitries
  • Application of FPGAs and microcontrollers
  • PCB layout (layout design) of multilayer boards
  • Production of plated-through two-level PCBs
  • SMD assembly and repair
  • Manufacturing of electronic cabinets including the corresponding technical documentation


  • Climatic testing
  • EMC Testing (electromagnetic compatibility)
  • Surveying (high-precision measurement and adjustment of beam lines, targets and detector systems)
  • Components for nondestructive materials testing
  • mechanical 3D metrology

Software technologies

  • Design and programming of programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Data acquisition, processing and visualization with SCADA Systems (WinCC, LabVIEW)
  • Special instrumentation based on standard bus systems and multiprocessor systems
  • Networking of various instrumentation systems
  • Automation of experiments
  • Data processing of experimental data
  • Control systems for accelerators

Mechanical technologies

  • CAD: 2D/3D design (AutoCAD, ProEngineer)
  • CAM: Treatment of CAD data for CNC milling and wire EDM

Manufacturing technologies

  • Machining (wire EDM, CNC turning, milling, drilling, etc.)
  • Joining (welding, soldering, adhesive bonding)
  • Sheet metal working
  • Surface treatment
  • Winding for the manufacture of special coils