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Engineers at FAU develop a process to measure nanorods quickly and accurately Process engineers at FAU have developed a method which allows the size and shape of nanoparticles in dispersions to be determined considerably quicker than ever before. Based on gold nanorods, they demonstrated how length...

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Researchers at FAU achieve highest certified efficiency of organic solar cells to date Materials scientists at FAU have achieved a new record in the performance of organic non-fullerene based single-junction solar cells. Using a series of complex optimisations, they achieved certified power convers...

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Gaining unknown insights When bones break more easily in old age, osteoporosis is often to blame. However, the cause of the disease and how it develops is not yet sufficiently understood. An interdisciplinary team of scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and the Helm...

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Hungry? Curious about networking with other young researchers at FAU? This is the perfect event for you: Brown Bag Break on November 13th, 5 to 7 p.m. at lecture hall H2 at the Faculty of Sciences, (Egerlandstraße 3, 91058 Erlangen). Get to know researchers of different disciplines and nationa...

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Researchers at FAU have received DFG funding to investigate nanoparticles controlled by ultrasound Nanoparticles are to be used like transporters to deliver medication in a targeted manner exactly where it is required in the human body? All over the world, scientists are working on so-called drug d...

Category: General, International, Research

FAU researchers are helping to improve computer simulations as part of a European centre of excellence Supercomputers are being used increasingly frequently in top-level research to perform highly-complex simulations. As part of the EU-funded cluster ‘Energy-oriented Centre of Excellence (EoCoE)’, ...