Artificial intelligence finds the optimal material recipe

Künstliche Intelligenz findet das optimale Werkstoffrezept
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An algorithm replaces countless time-consuming experiments. more

New materials for green technologies

New materials for green technologies
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A team from the University Alliance is among the finalists of the highly remunerated competition. more

Fast screening for potential new catalysts

Fast screening for potential new catalysts
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A new concept makes it possible to identify the most promising among an abundance of possible element combinations. more

Impaling bacteria

Impaling bacteria
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Just like on a bed of nails, bacteria get damaged on a newly developed surface spiked with nano columns. It is supposed to prevent implants from being colonised. The technology has been inspired by nature. more

Discoveries are the main task

Discoveries are the main task
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Alfred Ludwig has renamed his chair. In the interview, he reveals why. more

How to discover new materials quickly

How to discover new materials quickly
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Material libraries, high-throughput experiments, big data, and artificial intelligence are expected to ensure that nothing is left to chance when it comes to new discoveries. more

Partnership on the right track

Partnership on the right track
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A twinning between Bochum and the Japanese science city Tsukuba is starting - a close cooperation in science already exists. more

New class of catalysts for energy conversion

New class of catalysts for energy conversion
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“The theoretical possibilities seem almost too good to be true,” says researcher Tobias Löffler. more

Digital twins for every sample

Digital twins for every sample
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At the Department of Materials of Microtechnology, the times of handwritten notes are over. This enables new research approaches. more

Noble-metal-free catalyst system as active as platinum

Noble-metal-free catalyst system as active as platinum
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Affordable high-performance catalysts have come within reach. more

New materials for water splitting with light

New materials for water splitting with light
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Thousands of materials were tested by Helge Stein during his doctorate - with a prize-worthy result. more

Accelerated analysis of the stability of complex alloys

Accelerated analysis of the stability of complex alloys
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What used to take months can now be performed within a few days. more