Data-driven workflow for accelerated glass development

Project runtime: 01.02.2021 – 31.01.2024

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Fully automated intelligent expert system for high-throughput glass development

Within the joint project GlasDigital, digital tools for the development of novel glass materials are to be developed. Current processes for the production of glasses with improved properties are usually very cost- and energy-intensive due to the low degree of automation and are subject to long development cycles. Particular challenges arise from the wide variability of possible chemical compositions, the high process temperatures required for melting and the creation of suitable interfaces to artificially intelligent control devices. The use of robotic synthesis processes in combination with self-learning machines is intended to overcome these problems in the long term. The development of new types of glass - for example with higher mechanical strength - can then not only be accelerated considerably, but also carried out with much less effort.

Short presentation BMBF Kick-Off (10.06.21): Project presentation GlasDigital

Current project status (Plenary Meeting 17.03.22): Contribution to PMD