Supercomputer will explain the irradiation damage in inorganic 2D materials

24. toukokuu 2017

The results give better understanding of the interaction of energetic electrons and matter.

Science and art

  • supercomputer
  • 2D

Destruction of a quantum monopole observed

17. toukokuu 2017

Scientists at Amherst College and Aalto University have made the first experimental observations of the dynamics of isolated monopoles in quantum matter.

Press releases Science and art

  • quantum_monopole
  • quantum_physics
  • quantum

Three Academy of Finland postdoctoral researcher positions to HYBER

16. toukokuu 2017

Matilda Backholm, Sesilja Aranko and Suvi Arola received funding from the Academy of Finland

Aalto gains eight new Academy Research Fellows

12. toukokuu 2017

Half of Aalto's new Academy Research Fellows work in applied physics.

Science and art

Refrigerator for quantum computers discovered

8. toukokuu 2017

Quantum physicist Mikko Möttönen and his team have invented a quantum-circuit refrigerator, which can reduce errors in quantum computing.

Science and art

  • quantum_physics
  • quantum_computer
  • quantum_computing

Best poster award for Ekaterina and Christopher

28. huhtikuu 2017

Best poster award given to HYBER researchers in the final seminar of FinSynBio-program

Stability of perovskite solar cells

13. huhtikuu 2017

Perovskite solar cell is a ‘hot topic’ in energy. This is a potential breakthrough technology, but the cells suffer from poor stability. In this review article, researchers from Aalto and Hubei Universities provide a comprehensive discussion on the degradation mechanisms.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • nanomaterials
  • Renewable_energy
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy
  • nanotechnology
  • energy_garage

Nearly 5 million euro for pioneering biomimetics and quantum technology research

7. huhtikuu 2017

Olli Ikkala has received a prized ERC Advanced Grant for the second time and Jukka Pekola for the first time.

Press releases Science and art

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  • jukka_pekola
  • olli_ikkala
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  • biomimetics
  • ERC_grant
  • material_physics
  • otanano
  • pico
  • molmat
  • ltq
  • material_science
  • quantum_research
  • CQE
  • academy_of_finland

Physics Alumni Events Series Announced

4. huhtikuu 2017

Aalto's physics undergraduates, postgraduates, and postdoctoral researchers will meet department alumni in a new events series in 2017.

Science and art Studies

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

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  • 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
  • qd

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
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