About us

Innovations for the digital society of the future are the focus of research and development work at the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, HHI. In this area, Fraunhofer HHI is a world leader in the development for mobile and optical communication networks and systems as well as processing and coding of video signals.

Together with international partners from research and industry, Fraunhofer HHI works in the whole spectrum of digital infrastructure – from fundamental research to the development of prototypes and solutions. The institute participates in the standardization of information and communication technologies and creates new applications together with industrial partners.

The Fraunhofer HHI focuses on 10 to 100 Gbit transmission in the field of high-performance telecom components. In the area of mobile broadband systems, the Fraunhofer HHI concentrates its development activities on signal processing, wireless link and system optimization.

Main research topics are additionally in the area of video- and audio-coding and transmission. The Fraunhofer HHI makes a significant contribution in the fields of greater efficiency in compression methods, autostereoscopic 3D displays and in the integration of real and virtual worlds for immersive multimedia applications.


  • Moritz Kleinert, Senior Project Manager
  • Martin Kresser, Scientist
  • Tobias Beckerwerth, Research Associate
  • Csongor Keuer, Research Associate


  • Fraunhofer HHI has been working in quantum technologies since 2018.

  • Experts in design and fabrication of single photon detectors and photonic integrated circuits for quantum communications in Indium Phosphide and hybrid material platforms. 

  • Their goal is to supply QSNP partners with high-performance photonic components and modules for cutting-edge quantum communications demonstrations in systems and networks. They see great interest from companies to miniaturize existing quantum communications solutions by photonic integration technologies. 

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