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Scented fibers

Bedded on roses

Feb 13, 2020 | To provide laundry with fragrances without the effect disappearing after the first laundering is quite a challenge. Empa researchers have now developed fibers that release the scent of roses or cloves – permanently. What's more, the hollow fibers can...
Next-generation lithium-ion batteries

Kick-off for European battery research project SeNSE

Feb 10, 2020 | On Monday, February 10, 2020, the European battery research project SeNSE was officially launched. Over the next four years, five research institutes and six industrial companies from seven European countries will work together to find solutions for ...
New production process for perovskite cells

Fast and cheap track to new types of solar cells

Feb 6, 2020 | The semiconductor perovskite is seen as a new hope to bring the production price of solar cells down below that of silicon used so far. Empa is developing new manufacturing processes to make perovskite solar cells not only cheaper but also faster to ...

How can our ecological footprint be reduced? Empa is researching various possibilities, whether through sophisticated heating and cooling systems, innovative building refurbishment or novel cement formulas. And how harmful is streaming really? Read the latest issue of our research magazine online.

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