The main business field of PlasmaChem concerns nano-materials, detonation-, vacuum-, plasma- and ultra-thin film technologies and their biomedical and technical applications.
The main technology points of PlasmaChem concern the development of processes induced by low-temperature plasma on different surfaces and in organized mono-molecular films (Langmuir-Blodgett and Self-Assembly Films), in atomically flat inorganic solids and in liquid interfaces and advanced technologies of synthesis and modification of nano-materials.
PlasmaChem is originator of several successfully performed national German and European (EU) projects.
From 1998 PlasmaChem GmbH began manufacturing new patented cardio-implants (BioDiamond) of unique design and properties, with biocompatible nano-layered Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC)-coating which serves as an effective barrier against leakage of heavy metal ions (i.e. Cr, Ni, Mo) from surgical stainless steel 316L.
The second important business line is the production and sale of new products for research and industry - Nanopowders (link: nanomaterials seite)(NanoDiamonds, NanoCeramics, NanoMetals and composite Nano-particles - Nano-capsules). In 2005 PlasmaChem has launched the first-in-the-world General Catalogue of Nanomaterials (link: Katalog) and related products.
Plasmachem performs chemical and low temperature plasma modification of nanopowders with the purpose of functionalization of nano-particle's surface assisted by new plasma-chemical methods developed by PlasmaChem for ultra-dispersed materials. This approach leads to a new family of industrial nano-products with improved and tailor-made properties.
Along with advanced nano-particles PlasmaChem developed novel ready-to-use industrial nano-products like nano-abrasives, additives to engine oils and composite nano-suspensions for electroplating and electroless plating of metals. A business-contract with Siemens AG (www.energy.siemens.com) regarding this issue has been established.
PlasmaChem GmbH developed a novel and unique surface analysis method — NanoLuminography. The R&D phase has been completed, several patent applications were filed and granted already at national phase. A first commercial prototype is recently in progress.