Press Releases

Photograph of the lithium tantalate crystal with flashovers.
Pyroelectricity is a phenomenon in physics in which heat can be converted into electricity via certain crystals or into a voltage that can be used for chemical reactions. … weiterlesen

An additively manufactured Hairpin traction motor.
Using a new 3D printing process, four spin-offs of the EXIST research transfer "Additive Drives" at the TU Freiberg are increasing the performance and efficiency of current electric machines. The main focus is on the copper coil. … weiterlesen

Engineering students with their professor
The new study programs Bachelor of Science Engineering and Diploma "Advanced Components: Werkstoffe für die Mobilität" are available from the Winter Semester 2020/21 onwards at TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Both programs are taught mainly in German. … weiterlesen

university building in the centre of Freiberg
Together with five partners in Austria, Greece, Poland, Romania und Spain the two Saxon higher education institutions in Freiberg und Mittweida have been selected to join the „European Universities Initiative“ proposed by the European Commission. … weiterlesen

Scientists testing the new measuring platform on a lake
Scientists of TU Freiberg have developed a robot which is able to measure water and environmental parameters on inland waters. Recently, the research group has been successfully testing the swimming device for the first time on a lake in the centre of the Saxon city. … weiterlesen

E-Learning via smartphone. Foto: Crispin Mokry
Four initiatives at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg are now being supported as part of the Saxony-wide Digital Fellowship program. … weiterlesen

Exhibition Carbon Discovery Trail
The “Carbon Discovery Trail” is conceived by the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC) of TU Freiberg and the Fraunhofer IMWS branch lab Circular Carbon Technologies in Freiberg. It is funded by the EU as part of the “Erzgebirge - new region, new chances"-project. … weiterlesen

Dr. Mathias Müller examining a solar cell.
Highly efficient silicon solar cells with zero degradation: In a current project named ZORRO researchers of the Institute of Applied Physics are devel-oping such cells. Together with partners they will be optimizing the solar efficiency and the energy yield per module of modern solar cells. … weiterlesen

The former PhD student Prof. Kristin de Payrebrune riding the lion
As the university celebrates the centennial of its entitlement to confer doctorates it reaches out to former PhD students to share their experiences of being doctoral candidates at TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Beginning June 5 the stories will be published online to show the postgraduate research. … weiterlesen

Producing TRIP-Matrix-Composites by powder metallurgical routes.
Scientists of TU Freiberg present results in the field of steel development … weiterlesen