— Imagine a computer equipped with shock-proof memory that’s 100,000 times faster and consumes less power than current hard disks.Professor Mathias Kläui from EPFL and PSI is working on a new kind of “Racetrack” memory, a high-volume, ultra-rapid non-volatile read-write magnetic memory that was invented at IBM and may soon make such a creature possible.
All optical transistor
— In an article appearing on November 11th in the journal Science, researchers at EPFL and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics announce the discovery of a method for coupling photons and mechanical vibrations that could have numerous applications in telecommunications and quantum information technologies.
Rolex and EPFL Foster New Ideas for the Next Generation
— First Young Laureates to receive their Awards at the Rolex Learning Center - see their videos below
Even more sun in the cells!
— Scientists at EPFL are working on the development of a new generation of production lines and procedures for manufacturing solar modules in thin-film silicon, within the framework of an important European research project coordinated by the Oerlikon Solar company.
EPFL Middle East opens Master Program
— Starting this month, students can apply for a Middle East adventure in education and science.
FIRST LEGO League at EPFL
— Eleven teams were competing with their LEGO robots on Saturday at the Rolex Learning Center.
The story of an exceptional building
— "Le paysage intérieur" is showing as from today. This movie, directed by Pierre Maillard, recounts the human and collective adventure of the building of the Rolex Learning Center over a three-year period.