Breakthrough achieved in improving the ionic conductivity of fuel cell materials

3. heinäkuu 2017

Ceramic fuel cell technology has a tremendous potential for clean energy production.

Science and art

  • cleanenergy
  • fuelcells

Academy Project funding for two HYBER professors

30. kesäkuu 2017

Professors Robin Ras and Mauri Kostiainen receive Project funding from the Academy of Finland

Science and art

Transfer of atomic mass with a photon solves the momentum paradox of light

30. kesäkuu 2017

The propagation of light in a transparent medium is associated with the transfer of atomic mass density.

Science and art

  • atomic_mass_density_wave
  • paradox_of_light

Researchers discovered new method for improving perovskite solar cell performance

21. kesäkuu 2017

With humidity assisted thermal treatment the overall efficiency increases almost 45 per cent.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • perovskites
  • solar_energy

IMPRESS workshop brings researchers from 12 countries to Aalto

16. kesäkuu 2017

The successful IMPRESS workshop was held at Aalto University 7-9 June 2017, exploring microscopic structure interfaces.

Campus Science and art

  • cest

Novel 3D matrix will allow predictive and effective breast cancer treatment

14. kesäkuu 2017

The extracellular matrix keeps the structure of the tumor tissues unchanged and thereby allows correct and personalized drug identification.

Science and art Press releases

  • breast_cancer
  • cancer
  • medical_science
  • materials_research
  • material_science

Special journal issue showcases Aalto University’s materials research

13. kesäkuu 2017

The special issue of Advanced Electronic Materials published by Wiley Inc. presents 12 articles on materials research conducted at Aalto University.

Press releases Science and art

  • advanced_electronic_materials
  • electronics
  • quantum_technology
  • materials_research

Next generation fuel cells based on semiconductor-ionic principle

2. kesäkuu 2017

An international research team with Aalto University participation has developed a novel semiconductor-ionic fuel cell. The scientific base of operation is based on charge separation processes from nano-particle level to the device level.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • Cleantech
  • sustainainability
  • Renewable_energy
  • material_science
  • energy

Implications of Finland's plan to ban coal and cutting oil use

2. kesäkuu 2017

Finland has decided to phase out coal and cut oil use by a quarter by 2030 mainly based on nuclear power and bioenergy, which constitute long-term risks not properly addressed.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • Cleantech
  • Renewable_energy
  • nuclear_power
  • sustainability
  • politics
  • energyefficiency
  • energy

Quantum technology selected as an Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence

1. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto is also involved in the space and imaging centres of excellence.

Science and art

  • finnish_academy
  • centre_of_excellence

Frequency modulation accelerates the research of quantum technologies

30. toukokuu 2017

In quantum devices, frequency modulation is utilized in controlling interactions.

Science and art

  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_mechanics

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

Patrick Rinke appointed Visiting Professor - Honorary Fellow at TU Munich

23. toukokuu 2017

The 2017 August-Wilhelm Scheer visiting professorship at Technical University Munich (TUM) has been awarded to physics professor Patrick Rinke.

Honored Science and art

  • comp
  • cest

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

Science and art

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

  • HYBER

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

  • HYBER
  • jukka_pekola
  • olli_ikkala
  • quantum_physics
  • 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

1 2 3 4 »