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Protection against electromagnetic interference

The lightest shielding material in the world

Jul 2, 2020 | Empa researchers have succeeded in applying aerogels to microelectronics: Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range – and they are unrivalled in terms of weight.
High-tech clothing

Wearable Health

Jun 29, 2020 | There is more than cool looks about hip clothing for top performance: Thanks to a variety of smart technologies, high-tech clothing today is capable of analyzing body functions or actively optimizing the microclimate. The basis of these novel textile...
AI monitoring of laser welding processes

X-rays and eavesdropping ensure quality

Jun 25, 2020 | With an X-ray experiment at the European Synchrotron ESRF in Grenoble (France), Empa researchers were able to demonstrate how well their real-time acoustic monitoring of laser weld seams works. With almost 90 percent reliability, they detected the fo...
Mit vereinten Kräften gegen den Masken-Notstand

Projekt ReMask

The current issue of the Empa Quarterly presents fresh ideas from the Empa Laboratory which, with their innovative power, can help to successfully overcome these turbulent times. From new fabrication methods such as alloys created during the manufacturing process, to electronics derived from the printer.  Read the latest issue of our research magazine online.

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