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IHP - Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics

We investigate and develop silicon based systems, RF circuits and technologies for applications such as wireless and broadband communication, aerospace, biotechnology & medicine, automotive, security and automation.

As a result of research and development and based on our technologies and manufacturing capabilities in the institute's pilot line, IHP offers solutions for different application sectors.

As examples we present here solutions for communication (Gigabit WLAN, wireless sensor networks, wireless security solutions, fiber optic circuits) as well as medical and aerospace applications. Using IHP's technologies and available designs, circuit and system designers can create their own solutions and get it manufactured in the IHP.

Gigabit WLAN
Gigabit WLAN

Complete 60 GHz WLAN systems implemented in IHP's SiGe BiCMOS technology are available for data rates up to 4 Gbps @ 15 m distance.

Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless Sensor Networks

Three wireless sensor node platforms are offered for a wide range of applications. Customer specific solutions in hard- and software can be developed and manufactured.

Wireless Security

Crypto processors and jamming detection software for wireless security are available. Customer-specific solutions can be designed.

Optical Communication
Fiber Optical Communication

IHP is a unique source for high speed multilevel optical communication.


IHP is a unique source for aerospace microelectronics.

Medical Technology
Medical Technology

IHP is a competent partner for medical and live science applications. Wireless data transmission and specific RF sensing methods are the key competencies.

Technology Solutions
Technology Solutions

IHP offers diverse technological solutions such as

  • Multi Project Wafer & Prototyping Service with 0.25  μm / 0.13 μm SiGe BiCMOS
  • HBTs up to 500 GHz...
The building and the infrastructure of the IHP were funded by the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union, funds of the Federal Government and also funds of the Federal State of Brandenburg.