The Energetic Materials Department works on all aspects of the development, manufacture and application of propellants and explosives. Besides military applications, safety and security research, chemistry and process engineering and material research for the civil sector play an important role.
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Chemical processing technology
In the research area of chemical processing technology, techniques for the synthesis and processing of energetic materials and fine chemicals are developed up to pilot scale. Current examples include microreaction technology, supercritical fluid crystallization processes and fluidized bed technologies.