Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy

Repairing complex electrical appliances is time consuming and rarely cost-effective. The working group led by Prof. Dr. Karl Mandel, Professorship of Inorganic Chemistry at FAU, has now developed a smart microparticle that enables defective components in these appliances to be identified more quickl...

The acidity of molecules can be easily determined, but until now it was not possible to measure this important property for atoms on a surface. By combining a new microscopy technique and quantum chemical calculations, this has now been achieved. The degree of acidity or alkalinity of a substance...

PhD students of the Research Training Group GRK 2423 "Fracture across Scales" (FRASCAL) cordially invite you to their new lecture series "1st FRASCAL Virtual Colloquium". The inaugural event will be on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm with Alexander Hartmaier from Ruhr-Universität Bochum on "Brid...

Why are the red, yellow, and blue colours used in the world’s oldest knotted-pile carpet still so vivid and bright, even after almost two and a half thousand years? Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg have now been able to uncover the secrets behind the so-called Pazyryk...