EmpaQuarterly – our Research Magazine

What are the hot topics in research and technology? What is Empa’s role in all of this? How are inventions from the lab turned into innovations that succeed in the market EmpaQuarterly, our magazine for research and innovation, provides answers to these questions with interviews, portraits and exciting reports from our labs.
# 76 / July 2022 / Focus: Second generation materials

This is the story of three teams of Empa-scientists, who boldly go where no one has gone before. Team one explores strange new worlds (from a materials science perspective, of course), by building up crystals from a wild mixture of ingredients – so-called high-entropy materials. Team two invents a new, now patented process for 3D printing as well as a strange transistor with a kind of memory effect. Team three faces countless obstacles while tackling scaling up processes for the industrial production of solid-state batteries.

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