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European consortium led by FAU receives funding from the European Union in the “Fast Track to Innovation” programme
The prospects of additive manufacturing (3D printing) as a versatile tool for prompt and inexpensive prototyping are extremely promising. This family of methods are set to make fabric...

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Team of researchers at FAU develops simple method for removing glyphosate from water
Glyphosate is not only one of the most widely-used herbicides in the world, but also one of the most controversial chemical compounds, as it is suspected of being carcinogenic. In a study published in the journal N...

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FAU-Professoren Grimm und Wasserscheid koordinieren Entwicklung einer bayerischen Wasserstoffstrategie
Wasserstoff gilt als Energieträger der Zukunft. Als am häufigsten auf der Erde vorkommendes Element hat er das Potenzial, als Energiespeicher und Brennstoff, in Mobilität und Industrie auf klimafr...

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“The fourth International Symposium on Atomistic and Multiscale Modeling of Mechanics and Multiphysics” ISAM4 2019 which was co-organized by the co-spokesperson of FRASCAL, EAM Member Prof. Erik Bitzek, took place from 5th to 8th of August at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. In the...

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Nachgefragt bei EAM-Mitglied Prof. Dr. Erik Bitzek
Wer Professor Erik Bitzek Detailverliebtheit unterstellt, liegt möglicherweise gar nicht so falsch: Der Werkstoffwissenschaftler von der FAU hat sich in seinem Beruf den Atomen verschrieben – und den Kräften, die zwischen ihnen wirken. Wir haben mi...

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FAU researchers describe a further scenario for cluster formation
Possibly one of the most intensively discussed topics in the field of physics is the effect of inelastic collapse in the dynamics of dissipative hard sphere systems, a particle model which is often used to simulate granular materials...

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Researchers at FAU have developed a concept for controlling nanoparticles
Researchers at the Chair of Organic Chemistry II at FAU have discovered that it is possible to control the optical and electronic properties of aluminium oxide nanoparticles, despite the fact that they are typically electro...

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Prof. Dr. Marion Merklein in Senat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft gewählt
Großer Erfolg für die FAU: Die Ingenieurin Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Marion Merklein ist in den Senat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) gewählt worden. Die Mitglieder des Senats beraten und beschließen über alle we...

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Developing a method for discovering new chemical reactions
Whether they are synthetic materials such as PET and Teflon, medicines or flavourings, life without synthetically produced compounds is barely conceivable in our everyday lives today. The chemical industry depends on efficient, long-term me...