Big data drives materials science innovations

1. elokuu 2018

Open science and artificial intelligence tools are changing the ways we discover new materials, say researchers in DataSciMat, the interdisciplinary project at Aalto University, in a new article in Arkhimedes.

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  • cest

Wetting of surfaces is surprisingly difficult to measure reliably

10. heinäkuu 2018

A group of researchers from Aalto University in Finland and Sun Yat-sen University in China provide a standardised approach to improve the accuracy and reliability of contact angle measurements of surfaces.

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Qubits as valves: controlling quantum heat engines

9. heinäkuu 2018

Researchers from Aalto University are designing nano-sized quantum heat engines to explore whether they may be able to outperform classical heat engines in terms of power and efficiency.

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Ultimate precision for sensor technology using qubits and machine learning

3. heinäkuu 2018

Extracting information quickly from quantum states is necessary for future quantum processors and super-sensitive detectors in existing technologies.

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Jari Järvi finished his MSc and submitted a paper with hybrid perovskite research

22. kesäkuu 2018

CEST member Jari Järvi finished his MSc thesis with multi-scale modeling of charge transport in hybrid perovskites and submitted a paper to the New Journal of Physics.

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  • cest

CEST developed a multi-scale model for disordered hybrid perovskites

21. kesäkuu 2018

Jingrui Li, Jari Järvi and Patrick Rinke (CEST) publish a paper on Phys. Rev. B with the development of a multi-scale modeling scheme for the disordered structures in hybrid perovskites.

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  • cest

CEST is publishing a paper on J. Phys. Chem. Lett. with collaborative research on hybrid perovskites

21. kesäkuu 2018

Jingrui Li and Patrick Rinke were collaborating with French and German scientists on the organic cation motion in hybrid perovskites. A paper is published on J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 3969 (2018).

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  • cest

‘Biomimicry in the Nordic Countries’ working paper highlights HYBER CoE

20. kesäkuu 2018

HYBER CoE is highlighted as a Finnish forerunner in biomimetics in a new Nordic Working Paper

Science and art

Academy of Finland awards seven new projects to the Department of Applied Physics

20. kesäkuu 2018

Grants exceed 3.3 million euros for research in a diversity of physics topics.

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  • fusion
  • antimatter
  • qcd
  • nmg
  • nanospin
  • csm
  • sin

Advanced Materials highlights Finnish materials science

19. kesäkuu 2018

Advanced Materials, a premier journal in the field, has dedicated an issue to Finnish research, covering several articles from Aalto University.

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  • functional_materials
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  • chemistry
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Amber Geurts won the 2018 ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award

19. kesäkuu 2018

CEST's postdoc Amber Geurts won the 2018 ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award with her dissertation

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Academy Project funding for Professor Mauri Kostiainen

18. kesäkuu 2018

Professor Mauri Kostiainen receives Consortium Project funding from the Academy of Finland

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Finding the unknown, D.Sc. Natalie Segercrantz

13. kesäkuu 2018

Doctoral graduate Natalie Segercrantz likens research work to being an explorer. In a laboratory, one may encounter something that has never been witnessed before.

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Esko Makkonen won the Best Poster Award at the 2018 EMMC-eSSENCE Modelling Meeting

13. kesäkuu 2018

CEST's PhD candidate Esko Makkonen is granted the Best Poster Award at the 2018 EMMC-eSSENCE Modelling Meeting in Uppsala, Sweden.

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Challenges for mass-production of flexible solar cells: durability and environmental impact

5. kesäkuu 2018

A key to durable and environmentally friendly cells lies in the encapsulation.

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Designer materials with completely random structures might enable quantum computing

4. kesäkuu 2018

Topological randomness may be the answer for lossless electronics and making the nuts and bolts of quantum computers.

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Promising news from biomedicine: DNA origami more resilient than previously understood

29. toukokuu 2018

Study shows these nanostructures can survive in extremely low magnesium concentrations, opening up a broad spectrum of biophysical and biomedical applications

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  • nanostructure
  • dna
  • biomedical
  • nanotechnology

Time crystals may hold secret to coherence in quantum computing

28. toukokuu 2018

New experimental evidence also lays groundwork for new ways of studying time

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  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_computer
  • rota

Peter Liljeroth appointed as Academy Professor

23. toukokuu 2018

The Academy of Finland has granted funding for ten new Academy Professors in different fields of science. Aalto University has recently also received Academy funding for seven Academy Fellows and eight Postdoctoral Researchers.

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  • STM

Optimized storage for solar energy

16. toukokuu 2018

Recent research at Aalto University shows that a solar photovoltaic system could benefit even from a small energy storage. Adding storage less than 1/4 of an EV-battery could increase the PV share of a household's electricity to 70% on a yearly basis.

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Professor Kimmo Kaski’s farewell seminar attracted renowned researchers to Aalto

15. toukokuu 2018

Professor Kaski, pioneer of computational complex systems research in Finland, will continue to work as senior adviser at Aalto.

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Academician Risto Nieminen elected as foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences

9. toukokuu 2018

The election is a prestigious recognition of Nieminen’s scientific achievements.

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Ultrafast laser pulse created by golden nanoparticles

2. toukokuu 2018

The creation of a fast, tunable and stable nanoparticle-array laser is a stepping stone to affordable and efficient sensing and switching.

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  • nanoscience
  • qd
  • nano
  • nanotechnology
  • nanophysics

Overalls on and into the cleanroom! – students get a guided tour of micro- and nanotechnology from top experts

20. huhtikuu 2018

Students from Olari and Pohjois-Tapiola Upper Secondary Schools learnt about micro- and nanotechnology on a top course run by Aalto and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT).

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  • otanano

Einstein’s “spooky action” goes massive!

20. huhtikuu 2018

The elusive quantum mechanical phenomenon called entanglement has now been made a reality in objects almost macroscopic in size. Results published in Nature show how two vibrating drumheads, the width of a human hair, can display the spooky action.

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