Institut für Energietechnik (IET)


Current Research and Development Activities

  • Energy optimization by using IR images for die casting
  • Investigation of materials under high pressure
  • Photoluminescence measurements of photovoltaics
  • Measurement data acquisition and application of UVC LEDs



Completed Research and Development Activities

Project CategoryDescriptionParticipating InstitutesProject Duration
Development & ResearchPulsed temperature control with water at 200°C  for die-cast aluminumIET2017-2020
Development & ResearchOptical reactor for water disinfectionIET, UMTEC, IMES, IWK2016-2018
Development & ResearchPressurized water-unit for an energy-efficient temperature control of high-temperature application IET, IWK2015-2017
Proof-of-Concept Study Insitu Controlled Welding ProcessIET, IMES2015-2017
Applied research and development Active heat flow measurement IET2016
ResearchEnergy efficiency in injection moulding of plasticsIET, IWK2014


Prof. Dr. Benno Bucher
Oberseestrasse 10
8640 Rapperswil SG
+41 (0)58 257 43 30