Organic light-emitting diodes

The future’s bright, the future’s OLED

May 15, 2017 | Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) will soon show our world in a new light: the days of small light sources are numbered; in future, entire walls, ceilings, façades and car exteriors will light up our lives. Empa is exploring OLED development as a...
SNSF scientific image competition

Empa picture excells

May 11, 2017 | The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has launched an image competition and searched for the best pictures and images of the (Swiss) science community. One of the distinguished contributions is from Empa!
Construction robot "In situ Fabricator" ready to go

Construction start for NEST unit “dfab house”

May 5, 2017 | On May 2, at the ground-breaking ceremony for the NEST unit “dfab house”, the project team, consisting of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) “Digital Fabrication”, ETH Zurich and numerous partners from industry, celebrated the const...

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Daily driving is stretching the exhaust gas cleaning in diesel and gasoline cars to its limits. Until now, the law has turned a blind eye precisely here and relied on unrealistic tests on test rigs to set limits and classify cars. But what really comes out the rear end? Empa has been on the case.

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Empa conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research, generating interdisciplinary solutions to major challenges faced by industry, and creates the necessary scientific basis to ensure that our society develops in a sustainable manner. As part of the ETH Domain, Empa is committed to excellence in all its activities.