Funding for the start-up phase approved

Two new technology transfer centers

Oct 17, 2019 | At the end of September, the "AM-TTC Alliance", the umbrella organization for the establishment of technology transfer centers in the field of advanced manufacturing technologies - the "Advanced Manufacturing Technology Transfer Centers" (AM-TTC) - d...
Solid state batteries

Battery Research Award for Empa researcher

Oct 16, 2019 | On October 16, Empa young researcher Léo Duchêne received the prestigious Battery Division Student Research Award of the Electrochemical Society in Atlanta, USA. Since 1979, this research prize has been awarded to promising young scientists in the fi...
Phononic crystals

Super light dampers for low tones

Oct 14, 2019 | A team of Empa acoustic researchers has built macroscopic crystal structures that use internal rotation to attenuate the propagation of waves. The method makes it possible to build very light and stiff materials that can also "swallow" low frequencie...

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