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Materials Science - 10.12.2021

Environment - Materials Science - 10.12.2021
Novel method could help increase supply of badly needed ’white gold’
Mert Akin, a mechanical engineering graduate assistant at the University of Miami, has developed a lithium-extraction technique that is more efficient and environmentally friendly than conventional methods.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 09.12.2021
Stretchy, washable battery brings wearable devices closer to reality
Stretchy, washable battery brings wearable devices closer to reality
Science, Health & Technology Lou Corpuz-Bosshart UBC researchers have created what could be the first battery that is both flexible and washable.

Materials Science - Environment - 01.12.2021

Mechanical Engineering - Materials Science - 30.11.2021
The UC3M’s Cr3ce programme presents its results
The Cr3ce programme from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid's (UC3M) is a pioneering learning initiative that aims to accelerate the commercialisation of the results of different research projects in an agile and practical way.

Materials Science - Transport - 23.11.2021

Materials Science - Physics - 23.11.2021

Materials Science - Physics - 23.11.2021
$3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants
$3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants
Improved heat-trapping materials for solar thermal energy could help the U.S. meet its goal of cutting solar energy costs in half by 2030 To decarbonize industrial heat-a major contribu

Environment - Materials Science - 22.11.2021
Lemons-aid 'juicy' Guinness World Records breaker for highest voltage fruit battery
Lemons-aid ’juicy’ Guinness World Records breaker for highest voltage fruit battery
Almost 3,000 lemons launch battery-powered go-kart race and add zest to the importance of energy storage and new innovations in tackling climate change.

Materials Science - Campus - 18.11.2021

Research Management - Materials Science - 16.11.2021
Three Empa Scientists honored as 'Influencers'
Three Empa Scientists honored as ’Influencers’
Every year, the most cited scientists are selected. They are each considered to be particularly influential in their field.

Materials Science - Environment - 10.11.2021

Physics - Materials Science - 08.11.2021
Berkeley Lab Honored with Three R&D 100 Awards
Three technologies from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ÜBerkeley Lab) have won a 2021 R&D 100 award, representing innovations for memory and logic chips, next-generation batteries, and radiation detection and mapping.

Materials Science - 04.11.2021

Environment - Materials Science - 28.10.2021
Monash experts and COP26
Monash University experts are available to discuss issues relating to COP26 and climate change. To find out how Monash is addressing climate change, or for expert commentary on climate issues, visit Monash at COP26 , and our climate change edition of Monash Lens .

Innovation - Materials Science - 25.10.2021

Physics - Materials Science - 22.10.2021
Controlling Light with a Material Three Atoms Thick
Controlling Light with a Material Three Atoms Thick
Most of us control light all the time without even thinking about it, usually in mundane ways: we don a pair of sunglasses and put on sunscreen, and close-or open-our window blinds.

Physics - Materials Science - 15.10.2021
New nanowire architectures boost computers' processing power
New nanowire architectures boost computers' processing power
Valerio Piazza is creating new 3D architectures built from an inventive form of nanowire. His research aims to push the boundaries of miniaturization and pave the way to more powerful electronic devices.

Materials Science - Environment - 10.10.2021

Transport - Materials Science - 07.10.2021
Fire Tests Show that Austria's Tunnels are Fit for Electric Cars
Fire Tests Show that Austria’s Tunnels are Fit for Electric Cars
TU Graz, the University of Leoben, the Austrian Fire Brigade Association and ILF Consulting Engineers have investigated the effects of e-vehicle fires in tunnel systems.

Materials Science - Environment - 06.10.2021

Campus - Materials Science - 28.09.2021
Unbreakable glass inspired by seashells
Scientists from McGill University develop stronger and tougher glass, inspired by the inner layer of mollusk shells. Instead of shattering upon impact, the new material has the resiliency of plastic and could be used to improve cell phone screens in the future, among other applications. While techniques like tempering and laminating can help reinforce glass, they are costly and no longer work once the surface is damaged.

Physics - Materials Science - 28.09.2021
$1.8M to develop room temperature, controllable quantum nanomaterials
$1.8M to develop room temperature, controllable quantum nanomaterials
Project could pave way for compact quantum computing, communications as well as efficient UV lamps for sterilization, air purification An effort to create quantum semiconductors that operate at room temperature has been awarded $1.8 million by the National Science Foundation.

Innovation - Materials Science - 27.09.2021
Research comes together around the 3D printing of metal and ceramics
Research comes together around the 3D printing of metal and ceramics
O    High Energy Additive Manufacturing uses 3D printing to create original metal and ceramic objects, such as lightweight structures with properties that are unattainable using traditional processes.

Environment - Materials Science - 22.09.2021
Design as a boost for renewable energy
Design as a boost for renewable energy
Solar cells as design objects now adorn the façade above the main entrance to the NEST building of Empa and Eawag.

Physics - Materials Science - 16.09.2021
University of Chicago to partner in $25M NSF center for optoelectronic, quantum technologies
The National Science Foundation on Sept. 9 announced it will fund a new endeavor to bring atomic-level precision to the devices and technologies that underpin much of modern life, and will transform fields like information technology in the decades to come.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 14.09.2021
Reaction mechanisms during interphase formation in lithium batteries decoded
MEET Researchers Decode Reaction Mechanisms During Interphase Formation in Lithium Batteries A team of MEET Battery Research Center led by scientist Marco Leißing has now used isotope labelling and gas chromatography to analyse the reaction pathways during interphase formation in lithium batteries.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 13.09.2021
Radiation alarm at Empa
On 26 August 1992, two people entered the Empa reception in Dübendorf with two samples of osmium-187 - a rare and valuable isotope of the platinum metal - which they wanted to have analyzed.

Environment - Materials Science - 10.09.2021

Materials Science - Chemistry - 10.09.2021
A spoonful of sugar opens a path to longer lasting lithium sulfur batteries
The Monash team, assisted by CSIRO, report in today's edition of Nature Communications that using a glucose-based additive on the positive electrode they have managed to stabilise lithium-sulfur battery technology, long touted as the basis for the next generation of batteries.

Physics - Materials Science - 09.09.2021
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
Physicists and chemists at University of Jena develop a method for nonlinear signal modulation in 2D materials Nonlinear optics is of paramount importance in numerous fields of science and technology, in particular for second harmonic generation, namely the process of frequency doubling of a light beam.

Materials Science - 07.09.2021
Batteries for transporting mobility into the future
Batteries for transporting mobility into the future
High-performance batteries are key to the comprehensive roll-out of e-mobility. ETH Pioneer Fellow Paul Baade is looking into how to manufacture them more cost-effectively.

Environment - Materials Science - 07.09.2021
21.4% record efficiency for flexible solar cells
21.4% record efficiency for flexible solar cells
A new efficiency record of 21.4% for flexible CIGS solar cell on polymer film has been achieved by scientists at Empa. Solar cells of this type are especially suited for applications on roofs, transport vehicles or mobile devices. A group of scientists at Empa has pushed the efficiency of flexible solar cells to a new limit.

Physics - Materials Science - 06.09.2021
Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems
Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems
The COgITOR project is being funded by the EU with about 3.5 million Euros for the next four years.

Health - Materials Science - 02.09.2021

Health - Materials Science - 02.09.2021
Three Monash academics nominated finalists for the 2021 prestigious Eureka Prizes
Three Monash University research projects across two categories including technology and leadership have been named as finalists in the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

Health - Materials Science - 02.09.2021
Four Monash projects nominated finalists for the 2021 prestigious Eureka Prizes
Four Monash University research projects across three categories including technology, infectious disease and leadership have been named as finalists in the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

Materials Science - Innovation - 31.08.2021
Sprint - From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
Sprint - From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
Sprint sets new standards for circular construction: In only ten months, flexible and COVID-19-compliant office spaces were built at NEST, the research and innovation platform of Empa and Eawag, using mostly reused materials and components.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 19.08.2021
UK-based consortium established to develop prototype solid-state batteries
A consortium of seven UK-based organisations has signed a memorandum of understanding to combine ambitions to develop world-leading prototype solid-state battery technology, targeting automotive applications.

Materials Science - 19.08.2021
Scientists set new record with bifacial solar cells
Scientists set new record with bifacial solar cells
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have produced a more efficient type of solar cell, using laser processing and setting a new world record in the process.

Materials Science - Health - 19.08.2021

Materials Science - Campus - 18.08.2021
Designer Studies Cutting Edge of Fashion Via Luminous Material
Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University senior Ashley Burbano had glowing results in her summer research into understanding the applications of a material that lights up when stimulated.

Physics - Materials Science - 18.08.2021
National 2D materials research center wins NSF funding
Boise State joins Penn State, Rice for Phase II expansion of ATOMIC center A national research center that brings together university, industry and government partners to develop atom-thin 2D coating

Physics - Materials Science - 10.08.2021
New manufacturing process could be passport to flexible next-gen electronics
A new method for manufacturing electronics which prints high-performance silicon directly onto flexible materials could lead to breakthroughs in technologies including prosthetics, high-end electronics and fully bendable digital displays. https://youtu.be/GqkjDCHeVws In a new paper published in the journal NPJ Flexible Electronics , engineers from the University of Glasgow's Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group outline how they have streamlined and improved the conventional process for creating flexible large area electronics.