Empa - Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt

Earth & Life
8. Januar 2020, 16:16
Research results

Visualizing chemical reactions

- - - Infrared (IR) thermography is used to determine the temperature of humans and objects with high precision and without interfering with...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
10. Dezember 2019, 10:15
Research results, Research projects

How to induce magnetism in graphene

Depending on the shape and orientation of their edges, graphene nanostructures (also known as nanographenes) can have very different properties...  [mehr]

 
 
 
Earth & Life
14. November 2019, 8:49
Research results, Research projects

Rubber in the environment

- - Everybody is talking about microplastics. But the amount of microplastics in air and water is small compared to another polymer that...  [mehr]

 
Health
5. November 2019, 15:22
Research results, Research projects

The Screw That Dissolves

When surgeons want to fix bone fragments after a fracture, the critical question is what type of implants to use: screws and plates made of...  [mehr]

 
Technics & Industry
22. Oktober 2019, 14:33
Transfer of Science or Research, Studies and teaching

Corrosion – Slow Decay

The owner of a new Swiss industrial facility for the production of high-tech machinery was faced with a mystery: Kilometres of brand new stainless...  [mehr]

 
 
Health
9. Oktober 2019, 7:35
Research results

Wood on our Skin

The idea of measuring parameters that are relevant for our health via the skin has already taken hold in medical diagnostics. Diabetics, for...  [mehr]