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Standardized sweating at Empa

Sweat torso to become international standard

Jan 17, 2018 | Empa's sweat torso now meets the ISO standard. How protective clothing affects the human body can be investigated in future with Empa's torso in a standardized way.
Aerobrick: A brick with a world record

Insulating with microscopic bubbles

Jan 15, 2018 | Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs – but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture. A new type of brick filled with aerogel could make thin and highly insulating walls possible in the future – without any additional ...
Lead halide quantum dots

Extremely bright and fast light emission

Jan 11, 2018 | A type of quantum dot that has been intensively studied in recent years can reproduce light in every colour and is very bright. An international research team including scientists from Empa has now discovered why this is the case. The quantum dots co...

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