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Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (IKZ)

Max-Born-Straße 2, 12489 Berlin

+49 30 6392-3000
+49 30 6392-3003


Prof. Dr. Thomas Schröder
+49 30 6392-3001


The Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) in Berlin-Adlershof is an international state-of-the-art competence center for science & technology as well as service & transfer for innovations in and by crystalline materials. The R&D spectrum thereby ranges from basic over applied research activities up to pre-industrial research tasks.


Purest germanium might pave the way for quantum -computations and -communications
IKZ joins hands with HU and DLR to reveal new physical properties at the quantum limit and to develop a technological base for new generation ...
Photo: Yb:KYF single crystal © IKZ
IKZ team develops novel fluoride crystal for laser cooling of solids
IKZ researchers identify a novel crystalline material to boost all-solid-state optical cryocoolers
Jennifer Bierbaum and Ina Helms, HZB © WISTA Management GmbH
Labs, radio and co. to get young people excited about science
How research institutions reach STEM talent
Award ceremony © IKZ Berlin
Prof. Oussama Moutanabbir honoured with the IKZ International Fellowship Award 2022
The scientist receives the award for his pioneering contributions to the field of SiGe-based Quantum Materials
IKZ director Thomas Schröder © WISTA Management GmbH
A push for new materials
The Leibniz-Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ) is expanding its capacities to bring new materials to application faster—for example, in charging ...
Prof. Dr. Kookrin Char © IKZ Berlin
Kookrin Char wins Humboldt Research Award hosted by IKZ
The scientist is one of the leading pioneers in the field of oxide electronics
Excellent work life balance: Third audit berufundfamilie certificate in a row for the IKZ
The seal of quality is awarded for a strategically designed family- and life-phase-conscious personnel policy