Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics

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The Ernst Mach Institute offices in Freiburg im Breisgau

The Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics (German: Fraunhofer-Institut für Kurzzeitdynamik), commonly known as the Ernst Mach Institute and also by the abbreviation Fraunhofer EMI, is a facility of the Fraunhofer Society in Germany. The Institute is based in Freiburg im Breisgau. Its activities are applied research and development in the fields of materials science and high-speed measurement techniques. The Institute also has offices in Efringen-Kirchen and Kandern.

The name "Ernst Mach Institute" is named for the physicist Ernst Mach (1838-1916), who first used high-speed photography to visualize ballistic and gas-dynamic processes.

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Coordinates: 48°00′03″N 7°50′48″E / 48.0009°N 7.8466°E / 48.0009; 7.8466