Research

The fifth generation of mobile communications 5G was only introduced in 2020, and now the German government is already providing funding for research into its successor. The industrial package 6G-ANNA, in which FAU is involved, is aimed at spurring the development of 6G from Germany and Europe. 6...

In 2021, FAU was awarded almost a quarter of a billion euros in third-party funding. With an increase of more than eight percent, this means FAU, which is the largest university in Northern Bavaria, has once again increased the volume of third-party funding it receives. With almost 88 million euros,...

How small molecules avoid unwanted precipitation Calcite is the most stable mineral form of calcium carbonate encountered everywhere from ocean corral and oyster shells to hard water scale deposits in place such as pipes, showers, and dishwashers. When calcite precipitates from solutions of calcium...

In recognition of our outstanding expertise in quantum research: a consortium consisting of eleven researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) will receive roughly three million euros in funding by 2025. The new lighthouse project Quantum Measurement and Control for the ...

Have you ever wondered if the knowledge taught in Squid Game is scientifically correct? We asked our FAU scientists to take a closer look at the facts regarding safety glass and normal glass to find out how to play the glass bridge game in the first season of Squid Game. Glass Bridge Part 2 In our...

Young Scientist 2022 The Werner-von-Siemens-Ring Foundation has selected Prof. Dr. Olga Kasian into its network in recognition of her outstanding scientific contribution to the field of electrocatalysis. Olga Kasian is a W2 Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and heads ...

What do coffee, red wine and ink have in common? The stubborn stains they leave behind. Anyone who has ever knocked over a cup of coffee will know that coffee dries in an unusual pattern, the stain is lighter at the center but it gets darker around the perimeter, an effect known as the coffee ring. ...

There are many different types of arthritis, and diagnosing the exact type of inflammatory disease that is affecting a patient’s joints is not always easy. In an interdisciplinary research project conducted at the Faculty of Engineering and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, computer scientists and phys...