HANNOVER SCHOOL FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY

The Hannover School for Nanotechnology (hsn) is a coordinated doctoral program of the Laboratory of Nano and Quantum Engineering of Leibniz University Hannover together with Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, funded as a doctoral program of Lower Saxony by the Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony. The disciplines physics, chemistry, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering are integrated into the program. The aim of the doctoral program is the interdisciplinary training of young scientists in the highly topical field of nanotechnology.

The Hannover School for Nanotechnology (hsn) is a coordinated doctoral program of the Laboratory of Nano and Quantum Engineering of Leibniz University Hannover together with Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, funded as a doctoral program of Lower Saxony by the Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony. The disciplines physics, chemistry, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering are integrated into the program. The aim of the doctoral program is the interdisciplinary training of young scientists in the highly topical field of nanotechnology.

HSN-DIGITAL (2019-2024)

The digital revolution requires new materials in order to make data memories smaller and smaller. For this purpose, the necessary nanomaterials are being researched in hsn-digital. This includes the targeted, large-scale arrangement of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials are also suitable for labelling and marking products. In addition, quantum technologies will have a dramatic impact on society in the near future. A race for research into the necessary qubits is already in full swing worldwide. hsn-digital will research nanomaterials and concepts to realize qubits that can be miniaturized and integrated into electronic devices of daily life.

HSN-SENSORS (2016-2020)

Nanotechnology is playing an increasingly important role in sensor technology. Sensors with nanoscale surfaces, sensors that transfer information from the nanoscopic world into the macroscopic world and sensors that use nanoeffects as a sensor principle can all be defined as nanosensors. Nanosensors are often based on different measurement principles than conventional sensors, which opens up exciting opportunities for research and development.


HSN-ENERGY (2012-2016)


One of the key questions of our time is to meet the constantly increasing demand for energy while at the same time protecting the environment. The field of nanotechnology can make important contributions here through an improved basic understanding, new applications and marketable products. Energy processes must be understood in the nanometer range. Nanomaterials and nanoengineering will improve these processes and find revolutionary new ways of energy conversion, energy storage and energy transport.