Researchers create artificial materials atom-by-atom

28. maaliskuu 2017

Possibility to arrange the atoms precisely bring designer quantum materials closer to reality.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_matter
  • nanoscience
  • materials_research

International Workshop on Machine Learning for Material Science attracted a multidisciplinary audience to Otaniemi

24. maaliskuu 2017

The workshop attracted roughly 90 early-stage researchers and scientists as well as industry personnel from ten countries.

Science and art

  • mlms
  • material_science
  • machine_learning
  • AScI

Dissertation awards 2016 to Enrico Glerean, Miika Aittala and Jonne Koski

24. maaliskuu 2017

The best doctoral dissertations of the School of Science were awarded at the traditional Get Together meeting of doctoral candidates.

Honored Science and art

  • get_together
  • dissertation_award

Promising results obtained with a new electrocatalyst that reduces the need for platinum

23. maaliskuu 2017

Researchers succeeded in manufacturing electrocatalysts with one hundredth of the amount of platinum that is usually needed.

Science and art Press releases

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to study spin entanglement and Dirac materials

21. maaliskuu 2017

Researcher Pablo Burset intends to separate the unruly pairs of entangled electrons with an exciting new device, a Cooper pair splitter, to advance the development of quantum technologies.

Science and art

  • Dirac_materials
  • Cooper_pair_splitter
  • Marie_Skłodowska_Curie_fellowship
  • quantum_engineering

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to fabricate an organic polariton laser diode

21. maaliskuu 2017

Dr. Daskalakis will utilize the novel approach of polariton condensation in organic laser diodes, paving the way for a new generation of micro-laser devices.

Science and art

  • quantum_dynamics
  • organic_polariton_laser_diode
  • quantum_physics

Kaiku Health has helped over 20 000 patients

17. maaliskuu 2017

Financial weekly Talouselämä ranks Netmedi as one of Finland's 10 most promising startups.

Science and art Cooperation

Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells

17. maaliskuu 2017

Researchers lengthened the lifetime of perovskite solar cells by using nanotube film to replace the gold used as the back contact in the hole conductor.

Science and art Press releases

Researchers beat the quantum limit of microwave measurements

16. maaliskuu 2017

The microwave measurement method developed by the researchers can be used in quantum computing and measurement of gravitational waves.

Science and art

  • quantum_limit
  • nanodrum
  • quantum_computing
  • nems

Aalto-China collaboration resulted in a novel 2-stage dish solar concentrator

1. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto University New Energy Technologies Group and Southeast University's Key Laboratory of Solar Energy Science and Technology have developed a novel solar concentrator for central solar power plants.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Cleantech
  • Renewable_energy
  • solar_energy
  • energy_garage
  • energy

Prize in Lighting Technology

23. helmikuu 2017

Mr. Heikki Pulkkinen received the Best Thesis Award of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) of Finland.

Honored Science and art

  • Cleantech
  • energyefficiency
  • energy_garage
  • energy

Risto Nieminen invited to become the Honorary President of the Finnish Cultural Foundation

23. helmikuu 2017

Academician, Professor Emeritus and the former Dean of the School of Science Risto Nieminen will be the 32nd Honorary President.

Other

  • Risto_Nieminen

Researchers pave the way for ionotronic nanodevices

23. helmikuu 2017

Discovery helps develop new kinds of electrically switchable memories.

Science and art

  • nanomicroscopy
  • ionotronics
  • otanano
  • nanotechnology

Professor Patrick Rinke returned to his high school in Germany

16. helmikuu 2017

Patrick Rinke’s high-school physics teacher Ralf Prüßmeier reported that the students were inspired by the visit and studied with renewed enthusiasm.

Other

  • cest
  • physics

Researchers discover self-assembling 2D and 3D materials formed by tiny gold nanoclusters

13. tammikuu 2017

The free-standing two-dimensional nanosheets will bring opportunities towards new-generation functional materials.

Science and art

  • Self-assembling_materials
  • materials_research
  • physics

New M.Sc. programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability starts in September 2017

4. tammikuu 2017

Students can combine engineering physics and advanced materials studies with innovation, business and entrepreneurship education.

Studies

  • applying
  • students

The researchers created a tiny laser using nanoparticles

3. tammikuu 2017

Researchers at Aalto are the first to develop a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark lattice modes.

Science and art Press releases

  • qd

Riitta Katila named School of Science Alumna of the Year

19. joulukuu 2016

Professor Riitta Katila is an expert in corporate innovation activities, growth and development.

Honored Science and art Cooperation

2016 Best Physics Doctoral Dissertation and Teacher of the Year prizes awarded

16. joulukuu 2016

Awards for best doctoral dissertations were granted in recognition of research. Also a Teacher of the Year prize was awarded for the second time.

Science and art Honored

  • nanospin
  • STM
  • pico

Researchers discovered elusive half-quantum vortices in a superfluid

15. joulukuu 2016

Gained understanding in quantum physics may be a step towards quantum computers.

Science and art Press releases

  • half_quantum_vortice
  • quantum_physics
  • quantum_computer
  • superconductivity
  • rota

Physicist Robin Ras receives 2 million euro ERC funding for research on non-wetting surfaces

15. joulukuu 2016

In the future, new types of extremely non-wetting surfaces can be applied from everyday life to high-performance microfluidic devices.

Press releases Science and art

  • Superslippery Liquid-Repellent Surfaces
  • non_wetting_surfaces
  • ERC_grant
  • smw
  • physics

Väisälä Award to Professor Peter Liljeroth

14. joulukuu 2016

Liljeroth was awarded for his research contributions. The award is worth 15 000 euros.

Honored Science and art

  • STM

Printed perovskite solar cells

7. joulukuu 2016

Carbon-based perovskite solar cells were fabricated for the first time by infiltrating the perovskite precursor ink with inkjet printing.

Science and art

  • Renewable_energy
  • Renewable
  • new_materials
  • solar_energy
  • new_energy
  • energy_garage
  • energy

New understanding of fundamental photochemistry in dye solar cells

7. joulukuu 2016

Molecular modeling and advanced spectroscopy helped to better understand fundamental photochemical processes in dye solar cells.

  • Renewable_energy
  • Renewable
  • new_materials
  • solar_energy
  • new_energy

25 years since the discovery of carbon nanotubes

24. marraskuu 2016

The discovery also lay the foundation for carbon nanobud, a composite that was developed in Otaniemi.

Science and art Other

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