Technical Excursions

Technical Excursions

The conference will include interesting technical excursions to nearby locations.

All technical tours will run on Friday morning, May 19.

Please register for excursions via the registration form (or by e-mail till April 30, 2017).

Institute for Air Handling and Refrigeration



The ILK Dresden - Institut für Luft- und Kältetechnik (Institute of Air Handling and Refrigeration) - is your competent partner for research and development tasks in the fields of air handling and refrigeration technologies and their applications. The institute is an independent and free research enterprise with the legal status of a non-profit limited liability company.

The ILK Dresden works as a commercial research & development company for all interested businesses and institutions of the related and applied branches as well as for the supplying industries. The ILK main departments comprise different fields of technology that are subdivided into departments and working groups.

Research, development and services are provided in the following ILK fields of technology and working areas:

  • Cryogenics and Low Temperature Physics,
  • Refrigeration and Heat Pumps,
  • Air Handling Technology,
  • Applied Materials Engineering,
  • Applied Energy Engineering.

Detailed information can be found at: http://www.ilkdresden.de/

Commission: A1, A2, C1
Capacity: 40 people
Date & time: May-19, 2017, 09:00 (from Dorint)
Address: Bertolt-Brecht- Allee 20, 01309 Dresden, Germany


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Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden


The Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (Leibniz-Institut fuer Festkoerper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden e.V., in short: IFW Dresden) is a non-university research institute and a member of the Leibniz Association. It is focused on modern materials science and combines explorative research in physics, chemistry and materials science with technological development of new materials and products. The staff comprises about 400 permanent employees and about 100 guest scientists in addition. One of the focus points in research work are superconducting materials and other low temperature research applications.

The tour will comprise the central helium plant and distribution system recently put into operation as well as a number of other cryogenic activities.

Detailed information can be found at: http://www.ifw-dresden.de

Commission: A1, A2
Capacity: 20 to 30 people
Date & time: May-19, 12:30 (TBC)
Address: Helmholtzstraße 20, 01069 Dresden, Germany

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V.


The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf is a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres pursuing new insights that will allow us to maintain and improve all of our lives. That’s why the HZDR conducts research in the sectors Health, Energy und Matter. Scientific research equipment of national and international importance is operated in the HZDR and as such the HZDR is coordinating member and partner of numerous cooperations and projects. The Helmholtz Centre Dresden-Rossendorf has seven institutes and the Department of Research Technology.

Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory and ELBE-Zentrum für Hochleistungs-Strahlenquellen

The Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Hochfeld-Magnetlabor Dresden, HLD) focuses on modern materials research in high magnetic fields. The HLD is engaged to open the access to magnetic fields up 100 T. In particular, electronic properties of metallic, semiconducting, superconducting, and magnetic materials are investigated.

Detailed information can be found at: http://www.hzdr.de

Commission: A1, A2
Capacity: 25 people
Date & time: May-19, 09:00 (from Dorint)
Address: Bautzner Landstraße 400, 01328 Dresden, Germany

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