Crystalline light catchers

Feb 7, 2023 | Three institutes in the ETH Domain are conducting research on so-called perovskite-based optoelectronics, such as solar cells, photodetectors, and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). In a project called AMYS, labs of EPFL, ETH Zurich and Empa have now join...
Farewell symposium for Alex Dommann

Researcher with heart and soul – and a soft spot for X-ray analysis

Feb 6, 2023 | On 19 January, a farewell symposium was held at the Empa campus in St. Gallen in honor of Alex Dommann, member of Empa's Directorate, who retired at the end of January. For ten years, the physicist headed Empa's Materials Meet Life department and the...
Car repairs are better for the environment

Repairing instead of replacing saves over 1000 tons of CO2 per year

Feb 2, 2023 | Replacement parts for car repairs have a negative impact on the environment. By consistently repairing instead of replacing windshields and bumpers alone, Switzerland could save over 1000 tons of CO2 per year. The insurance company AXA is now offerin...


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