SILVARSTAR sound simulation against railroad noise

Virtual rail noise – close to reality

Sep 21, 2023 | At Empa, acoustics experts have been investigating for years how noise is generated by passenger and cargo trains – and which technical and structural measures are particularly effective to prevent or at least reduce it. Their findings have now been ...
Energy storage

How can we save energy for later?

Sep 19, 2023 | Converting electricity into hydrogen in order to store sustainable energy over a longer period is a hot topic. With the expertise and the tools of Empa researchers, a master's student at ETH Zurich has investigated whether the use of a so-called powe...
Meet Aurora, the battery robot

Accelerating battery research with robots

Sep 14, 2023 | Empa researchers want to accelerate the development of urgently needed new energy storage systems with the help of the Aurora battery robot. The Aurora project is part of the European research initiative Battery2030+, which was recently awarded over ...


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