Self-organized nanoporous ceramics, such as Anodic Aluminum Oxide (AAO) and Anodic Titanium Oxide (ATO), are used as a platform for new materials, components and devices for many applications.


Reaction and Separation

  • gas separation membranes
  • liquid micro- and nanofiltration
  • water purification membranes
  • substrates for catalysis
  • catalytic microreactors
  • pore size standard

Life Science

  • cell culturing
  • virology
  • bioimaging
  • bioseparation
  • nano- and microfluidics
  • bioanalysis and biosensing

Energy Conversion and Storage

  • nanowire array photovoltaics
  • photocatalysis with TiO2 nanotubes
  • photoelectrochemical water splitting
  • high surface area electrodes for batteries
  • electrodes for super- and pseudo-capacitors
  • thermovoltaic materials

Microsensors & MEMS