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Central Institute of Engineering, Electronics and Analytics (ZEA)

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Institute profile

We develop complex electronic and information technology system solutions for science and research. These systems incorporate the acquisition of a physical event up to the extraction of information.
The application comprehensive concepts are based on existing as well as in-house developed technologies.

Competencies of the ZEA-2


Detector Systems

  • Neutron detectors
  • Gamma detectors
  • PET detectors

Measurement Systems

  • Electrical and electromagnetic systems
  • Application specific data acquisition systems (DAQ)
  • Distributed and parallelized systems

Nano- and microelectronic Systems

  • Generic data acquisition systems (DAQ)
  • Systems with local „intelligence“
  • Scalable systems



  • physical modeling
  • algorithmic
  • system modeling

Integrated Systems

  • Complex analog and digital signal processing
  • Highest integration level - System-on-Chip (SoC)

Hardware Systems

  • analog systems
  • mixed-signal systems
  • digital systems
  • embedded System-on-Chip

Software Systems

  • experiment software
  • automation systems
  • Complex data processing
  • Complex image processing

Key data of ZEA-2

Number of employees: about 100, of which:

  • about 60 scientists, engineers and technicians
  • about 10 PhD students
  • about 12 master / bachelor theses and interns
  • 3 administration clerks
  • about 15 trainees

Share knowledge / publications:

  • active in 15 research programs of 4 research areas
  • about 25 scientific publications per year
  • approx. 3 granted patents per year
  • about 10 third-party projects


  • Mathematical Technical Software Developer
  • Electronic technician for devices and systems
  • IT Specialist in system integration
  • Office communication clerks
  • Industrial mechanics