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Funding for research infrastructures

Funding received from the Academy of Finland strengthens the prerequisites for research in bioeconomy, quantum technologies and geophysical phenomena.
Research & Art
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Värikkäitä energiamateriaalien tekstuureja, kuva Helen Marton

How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
Press releases
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An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat

Exploring the nanoscale world

This fall we followed students getting hands on experience in the most common methods used in micro and nanotechnology on the Micronova Laboratory course
Studies
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Aalto University / students using a microscope in the Micronova cleanroom / photo: Linda Koskinen

Liquid crystal polymer learns to move and grab objects

Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs.
Research & Art
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Polymer film that bends when light is shone on it

New way to know an old friend: New method reveals clean carbon nanotube transistors with superb properties

Scientists at Aalto and Nagoya University find new way to make ultra-clean nanotube transistors with superior semiconducting properties
Research & Art
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Nanotube transistors on a chip being tested electically

What if nanotech could save lives?

Xfold Imaging’s innovative solutions enable the study of cellular structures and bio-molecules at a nano-scale resolution which has, up until now, not been possible. Looking this deep will give earlier diagnostics to stop disease outbreaks in their tracks, allow pharmaceutical companies to design better drugs.
University
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photo: Aleksi Neuvonen

Arkady V. Krasheninnikov and Zhipei Sun among the world’s most highly cited researchers

Web of Science Group identifies the top 1% of influential researchers globally.
Research & Art
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Paperi, jossa tekstiä ja osa tekstistä merkitty korostuskynällä.

One million euros to research of radiation detection

Academy of Finland funds projects to develop highly sensitive imaging and measurement techniques.
Research & Art
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Tutkija Ville Jokinen Micronovassa materiaalinäyte kädessään, kuva Aino Huovio

What if quantum computing could cut all car pollution?

Quantum computing reduces processing times from millions of years to mere seconds, compared to the fastest supercomputer. IQM is turning this remarkable fact into a scale-able reality
University
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Entä jos kvanttilaskenta vähentäisi merkittävästi autoilun päästöjä?(kuva: Aleksi Neuvonen)

A combination of wood fibres and spider silk could rival plastic

The unique material outperforms most of today’s synthetic and natural materials by providing high strength and stiffness, combined with increased toughness
Press releases
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Hämähäkkisilkki

Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Researchers have designed the smallest ever spectrometer, which could turn a smartphone into a microscope
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nanowire spectrometer imaging a cell. image ella maru studio

Learning from nature

In his lab, Academy Professor Olli Ikkala is catching up with evolution’s lead in the manufacture of materials. The results of his work may be of crucial significance to an energy-scarce society.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Olli Ikkala

Pavlov's classical conditioning inspires materials scientists

Concepts of experimental psychology replicated in smart materials
Press releases
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Test tube made to look like Pavlolv's dog

Funding for four new Academy Research Fellow and 14 Postdoctoral Researcher posts

The funding for the five-year Academy Research Fellow and the three-year Postdoctoral Researcher posts was awarded by the Academy of Finland's Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Aalto-yliopiston kemian tekniikan korkeakoulun tutkimusta, kuva Mikko Raskinen

When nothing is impossible: technology sector offers a variety of career paths

The message of Aalto Junior’s Women’s Day event was that, in the field of technology, nothing is impossible for women. More than 100 participants from schools in Greater Helsinki had an opportunity to visit, among others, Aalto's space laboratory.
Studies
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Aalto Juniorin järjestämä naistenpäivän tapahtuma viesti yläkoululaisille tytöille.

Low Temperature Laboratory receives over one million euros in funding, opening more widely to European researchers

The Low Temperature Laboratory develops quantum sensors needed in nanoelectronics research, among other core activities
Press releases
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Kylmälaboratorio on yksi maailman johtavista matalien lämpötilojen fysiikan, nanoelektroniikan ja kvanttiteknologian tutkimuskeskittymistä. Kuva: Roee Cohen.

Quantum physicists succeed in controlling energy losses and shifts

Achievement can be applied to speed up quantum computers and design new quantum technological devices
Press releases
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Artictic impression of a quantum resonator coupled to environmental modes

Outstanding referee 2019 award to Aalto University physicists

Professors Päivi Törmä and Sergei A. Tretyakov named Outstanding Referees by the American Physical Society.
Honoured, Research & Art
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APS Outstanding Referees logo

Faster method to read quantum memory

Scientists at Aalto University and VTT have developed a faster way to read information out of qubits, the basic building blocks of a quantum computer
Research & Art
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JI

2.5 million euros for Aalto SCI research infrastructures

Both equipment and technical support personnel receive funding.
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Research & Art
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