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Many clinics and medical facilities are facing a shortage of respiratory masks these days – the demand during the current corona pandemic has exploded. Procurement is difficult, and in some cases the supply is completely lacking.  Image: Siegfried Werner, LSP Prof. Dr. Dirk Schubert from t...

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Research team succeeded in creating super magnets using 3D printing Magnetic materials are an important component of mechatronic devices such as wind power stations, electric motors, sensors and magnetic switch systems. Magnets are usually produced using rare earths and conventional manufacturing m...

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A new call for applications for the young researchers’ programme Emerging Talents Initiative (ETI) has just started – the deadline is 8 March 2020. The programme offers excellent young FAU researchers support to apply to an external funding provider within the funding period (12 months), for example...

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Wouldn’t it be handy if you were able to record your baby’s heartbeat or even take an ultrasound scan just using a smartphone app at home, without having to make an appointment to visit your obstetrician or go to the hospital, with all the additional travel and waiting time that entails? Technology ...

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FAU receives 2.25 million euros for improving industrial 3D printing processes Research at the Chair of Photonic Technologies (LPT) at FAU is focused on laser-based 3D printing processes using metallic powder materials. The 3D printing process known as Direct Energy Deposition (DED) can be used to ...

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DFG provides research group at FAU funding for a further three years What causes manufacturing deviations, and how do they affect the quality of technical products? Since 2016, the research group FOR2271 ‘Process-oriented tolerance management with virtual assurance methods’ has been investigating t...

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FAU Engineers receives funding of 1.7 million euros to purchase a unique measuring system as part of the DFG major research instrumentation initiative Increasing volumes of data have to be transferred more rapidly than ever before: the demands placed on wireless and mobile communication technologie...