The Adolphe Merkle Institute

The Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) is an independent competence center at the University of Fribourg that focuses on research and education in the domain of soft nanomaterials. Find out more about us here.


Special journal issue to mark AMI tenth anniversary

The Adolphe Merkle Institute has joined forces with Small, a high-impact scientific journal covering nanotechnology, to produce a special 10th anniversary issue showcasing the research currently being…

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NanoLockin takes home innovation prize

The Adolphe Merkle Institute spin-off NanoLockin has been awarded the 2018/2019 canton Fribourg innovation prize in the start-up category. The company, launched earlier this year, has developed a detection…

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Stabilizing next-generation perovskite solar cells

Researchers from the Adolphe Merkle Institute have developed a new type of more stable, highly efficient next-generation perovskite solar cell, opening perspectives for future commercialization. The results…

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Polymer Chemistry & Materials (Weder)
BioPhysics (Mayer)
Macromolecular Chemistry (Bruns)
BioNanomaterials (Fink/Rothen)
Soft Matter Physics (Steiner)
NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials