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Antimony nanocrystals could enable high capacity sodium-ion batteries

Researchers from ETH Zurich and Swiss materials science institute Empa have produced uniformly sized antimony nanocrystals and believe these may find applications as an anode material in high energy density batteries.

Swiss team claims new world record for solar cell efficiency

Scientists at Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, have developed thin film solar cells on flexible polymer foils with a new record efficiency of 20.4%.

Intelligent windows feature optically switchable coating

A project at Swiss facility Empa which aims to develop intelligent windows with optically switchable coatings has secured €3.8million funding from the EU.

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