23.02.18Microresonator-based optical frequency combs enable highly-precise optical distance ranging at a rate of 100 million measurements per second – publication in Science: Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have demonstrated the fastest distance measurement so far. The researchers demonstrated on-the-fly sampling of a gun bullet…
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23.02.18EPFL scientists are developing a three-legged robot for search and rescue missions that can crawl, roll, jump, and – like a Swiss Army knife – fold away into compact form, all on less power than your standard LED light.
21.02.18A class from the Auguste-Piccard high school in Lausanne spent half a day conducting a chemistry experiment in an EPFL lab. The purpose of this practical was to get the students interested in higher-level chemistry and strengthen ties between EPFL and local high schools.