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Infrared technology

Seeing the world through different eyes

Oct 26, 2021 | Short-wave infrared light (SWIR) is useful for many things: It helps sort out damaged fruit and inspecting silicon chips, and it enables night vision devices with sharp images. But SWIR cameras have so far been based on expensive electronics. Researc...
Environmental pollution

Poison source in the idyll

Oct 19, 2021 | Sediments in the Spöl, a small river in the very south of the canton Graubünden, are contaminated with PCBs. The chemicals originate from a 50-year-old anti-corrosion coating of a hydroelectric power plant in an upstream dam; they are transported and...
Quantum Magnetism

Exotic magnetic states in miniature dimensions

Oct 14, 2021 | Led by scientists at Empa and the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, an international team of researchers from Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, and Spain have succeeded in building carbon-based quantum spin chains, where they captured th...
 

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