OtaNano

OtaNano

OtaNano is a national research infrastructure focusing on competitive research in nanoscience and -technology, and in quantum technologies.

Photo: Unto Rautio

OtaNano offers a wide variety of fabrication processes and equipment for micro- and nanostructures. The facilities cover a comprehensive range of imaging and characterisation equipment, including electron microscopy, nanomicroscopy, and x-ray scattering devices. Key activities include ultra-low-temperature conductivity and high-frequency measurements.

OtaNano is a top-level learning environment for young researchers and an international centre for scientific research. The facilities are important for scientists as well as for high-tech companies working with micro- and nano-technology applications. OtaNano is a national platform to develop innovative enabling technologies and apply them to practical micro- and nano-systems.

OtaNano enjoys a rare position among Finnish research infrastructures for having over twenty years of international infrastructure cooperation through European large-scale infrastructure projects. OtaNano is an open access research infrastructure, operated by Aalto University and VTT, and is available for academic and commercial users internationally.

Access and acknowledgement policy

OtaNano open access principles

Welcome to use to use the facilities and tools of OtaNano. Both academic and industrial experts are qualified in getting the access.

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OtaNano Open Publishing and Data Policy

Instructions for acknowledgement included.

Whiteboard drawings from LTL

More information about our facilities

Image: Unto Rautio

Low Temperature Laboratory

The Low Temperature Laboratory at Aalto University is one of the world centres in ultra low temperature physics and technology. The leading position is based on vigorous in-house development and construction of sub-mK refrigerators.

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Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio

Micronova

Micronova is Finland's national research infrastructure for micro- and nanotechnology, jointly run by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University.

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Nanomicroscopy

Nanomicroscopy Center

The Aalto University Nanomicroscopy Center (NMC) provides high resolution microscopy to researchers, who come to work and collaborate using this high-quality equipment. The center is accessible to everyone.

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OtaNano brochure: Open Access research infrastructure for micro- and nanotechnologies

OtaNano is a Finnish open access research infrastructure for micro- and nanotechnologies.

Contact information & where to find us

OtaNano Contact Information

Contact points for the OtaNano Research Infrastructure

Quantum Explorations

Micronova

Address: Tietotie 3
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.30

Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio

Nanotalo building

Address: Puumiehenkuja 2
Mon-Fri 7.45-16.00

Nanotalo. Puumiehenkuja 2. Kuva / Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Events

A pipette and drops of water, some microscopic surface
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of applied physics, M.Sc. Anas Al-Azawi

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Programmable and Responsive Superhydrophobic Surfaces"

News

Valtteri Lahtinen sailing on Lake Päijänne.
Honoured Published:

Valtteri Lahtinen's piece selected as top mathematics article

The mathematics used in the study can be used in the design and development of superconducting quantum circuits, and in the analysis of the models of the logic of quantum computation.
Doctoral hats, 2016
Honoured Published:

Dissertation Awards in the School of Science in 2020

Every year, Aalto University rewards the top 10% of the doctoral dissertations with an Aalto University Dissertation Award
Suomen Kulttuurirahasto logo
University Published:

Finnish Cultural Foundation hands out more than half a million euros in grants to Aalto community members

The grants were allocated to 32 Aalto University applicants and working groups
Professor Mikko Möttönen
Honoured, Research & Art Published:

Mikko Möttönen named Innovation Professor of the year by the CTO Forum

Physicist lauded for both his theoretical and experimental research on quantum information
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