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Highly efficient power semiconductors are to pave the way for a wide range of novel applications – from e-mobility to artificial intelligence. This is the objective of the recently launched joint project "power transistors based on AlN (ForMikro-LeitBAN)" coordinated by the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut and in which FAU is involved.

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A research team led by FAU and involving other partners has presented the BATS bat-tracking system in Berlin, which automatically collects social contacts between wild animals on a second by second basis for the purpose of analysing social networks.

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This year´s issues deals with all things hidden: things we lost sight of, objects too small for the bare eye to see. It also invites the reader to confront things they usually avoid: taboos. Some mechanisms we are not even aware of: Why do we behave the way we behave? And then there are secrets – everybody has them.

Category: Research

The Earth is flat and facts have alternatives. Fake news and conspiracy theories are currently having a heyday. It is not only consumers, but also public figures from politics or the media who seem to fall for them, or even invent them themselves. Dr. Katrin Götz-Votteler and Dr. Simone Hespers from FAU have researched the matter.