Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH (MCL)



Power Electronics

Smart Sensor System

About us


The Materials Center Leoben (MCL) is an internationally active research institution specialized in materials, production and processing engineering and innovative material applications. The MCL carries out cooperative research and development projects with industrial partners and offers a comprehensive range of services. In particular, the MCL represents a hub between academia and industry. MCL acts as the operating company and research partner of the COMET-K2-Competence Centre IC-MPPE – Integrated Computational Materials, Process and Product Engineering.



Core Competences – Electronic Components and Systems


The MCL division „Materials for Microelectronics” concentrates its research activities on material-based solutions for the microelectronics industry and has a wide-range of methods and a broad expertise in material characterization as well as in numerical simulation of materials-, processes- and components at all length scales. The research concentrates on development of functional materials for sensor solutions, materials and damage analytics, method development for material characterization and reliability analysis and condition monitoring.




  • Material Design for functional applications
  • Structure and functionality correlation – improved material design guidelines
  • Predictive Health Monitoring of ECS
  • Thermal management – design evaluation from wafer to system level
  • Environmental testing of ECS


Research Activities in the field of Electronic Components and Systems


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Mikroelektronische Prüfverfahren


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