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.

Science and art

  • 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.

Science and art

  • advanced_materials
  • functional_materials
  • materials_research
  • smw
  • molmat
  • chemistry
  • physics

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

Honored Science and art

  • cest

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.

Science and art

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.

Science and art Honored

  • cest

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.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

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.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_computing
  • quantum_research

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

Science and art

  • time_crystals
  • 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.

Science and art

  • 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.

Science and art

  • energy_storage
  • energy_revolution
  • solar_energy
  • energy_garage
  • energy

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.

Other

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.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanoscience
  • material_physics
  • Risto_Nieminen
  • physics

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.

Science and art

  • 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).

Studies

  • 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.

Science and art

  • nems

Diamond-like carbon is formed differently to what was believed – machine learning enables development of new model

19. huhtikuu 2018

Customised carbon surfaces can be used in areas such as medical science and water purification.

Press releases

A new Bose–Einstein condensate created at Aalto University

16. huhtikuu 2018

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland are the first to create a Bose–Einstein condensate of light coupled with metal electrons, so-called surface plasmon polaritons.

Science and art

  • qd

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. huhtikuu 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

ERC Advanced Grants for Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas

6. huhtikuu 2018

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded their €2.5-million-each Advanced Grants to Aalto University professors Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas.

Science and art

  • STM

New hourly-paid teachers in physics recruited for autumn 2018 and spring 2019 terms

3. huhtikuu 2018

The Department of Physics at the Aalto University School of Science is looking for new hourly-paid teachers for the academic year 2018–19.

Studies

Arkhimedes features Artificial Intelligence for Microscopic Structure Search project of CEST

28. maaliskuu 2018

CEST's Artificial Intelligence for Microscopic Structure Search project is featured in Arkhimedes 01/2018.

Science and art

  • cest

Professor Orlando Rojas to receive the prestigious Anselme Payen Award

26. maaliskuu 2018

The award is one of the most important and internationally recognized awards in the field of cellulose and renewable materials.

Honored Science and art

  • Anselme_Payen_Award
  • renewable_materials
  • cellulose

Leading trends in AI – a new weekly minisymposium

20. maaliskuu 2018

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI launches a series of minisymposia on leading trends in Finnish AI research.

Other

New quantum spin liquid predicted by Nobel Laureate prepared for the first time

14. maaliskuu 2018

This achievement is an important step towards building so-called topological quantum computers.

Science and art

  • condensed_matter_physics
  • materials_chemistry
  • high_temperature_superconductors
  • magnetic_materials
  • quantum_spin_liquid

School of Science dissertation awards 2018

14. maaliskuu 2018

The doctoral dissertation awards 2018 were presented 9 March at the traditional Get-together for doctoral candidates.

Other

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