Empa-PSU team studies mobility of single molecule

Measuring entropy

Feb 14, 2017 | A scanning tunneling microscope (STM), used to study changes in the shape of a single molecule at the atomic scale, impacts the ability of that molecule to make these changes; the entropy of the molecule is changed and, in turn, can be measured. The ...
EU approves Empa’s «COFUND» application

Financial windfall for young scientists

Feb 13, 2017 | On February 2nd the EU approved Empa’s «COFUND» application for financial support to the tune of more than €3.5 million, thereby securing partial funding for 50 post-doc positions at Empa over the next five years within the framework of the EU’s Mari...
Empa launches information platform

“Additive Manufacturing” speeds up

Jan 26, 2017 | Empa offers Switzerland a platform to exchange information and knowhow in the field of Additive Manufacturing: During a technology briefing held at Empa Academy on January 18, experts from industry and research learned about the latest developments i...

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