Neue Abgasvorschriften für PW ab 1. September 2017

Sauberere Diesel in Sicht

Aug 17, 2017 | Am 1. September 2017 treten in der EU sowie in der Schweiz neue Abgasvorschriften für Personenwagen in Kraft. Diese schliessen Lücken in der bisherigen Abgasgesetzgebung und werden dafür sorgen, dass insbesondere Dieselfahrzeuge merklich sauberer wer...
How to produce microlenses from dyes

Light switches from spray cans

Aug 14, 2017 | Researchers are on the lookout for rapid, reliable and affordable switches for the opto-electronics of the future. An Empa team now presents a potential solution: dye droplets measuring just a few sub-micrometers in diameter.
Start-up supports family planning

Fertility app for parents-to-be

Aug 10, 2017 | Since January 2017 a sensor wristband that, according to the manufacturer, is capable of detecting a woman’s fertile days in her cycle with 89 percent certainty has been on the market. Empa helped developing the sensor technology.

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