Hot contacts and cold resistors
Physically Natural Sciences

Hot contacts and cold resistors

How do you make durable electrical contacts that are also small? How do you measure electrical resistance at low temperatures? What different behavior of resistance is observed in different materials? How do you minimize measurement errors? We will be happy to answer these and other questions at our booth "Hot contacts and cold resistors".
Start 17:00 o'clock
End 00:00 o'clock

At a glance

Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Physik fester Stoffe (MPI-CPfS)
Nöthnitzer Straße 40
01187 Dresden (Dresdner Süden)
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We measure the resistance of metals and semiconductors at the booth. Or watch how a superconductor loses its electrical resistance. You are also welcome to use our spot welding equipment to apply electrical contacts to small metal samples.

Information on the event format

Experiment Presentation Participate and do it yourself Suitable for children

Venue information

English speaking / suitable for international guests Food and drinks available Suitable for children


Nöthnitzer Str.

  • N6 (bus)
  • 85 (bus)
  • N8 (tram)
  • 3 (tram)

Regensburger Straße

  • 85 (bus)