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Micronova

Micronova is Finland's national research infrastructure for micro- and nanotechnology, jointly run by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University. Our mission is to develop innovative, enabling technologies, and to apply these in practical micro- and nanosystems.
Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio

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Micronova - part of OtaNano

Micoronova is a part of OtaNano which offers facilities in Micro and nanofabrication, Nanomicroscopy and Low temperature measurements and quantum engineering.

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Some of Aalto Research Groups at Micronova

Electron Physics

Professor Hele Savin

Hele Savin Group

Micro and Quantum Systems

Professor Ilkka Tittonen

group photo

Optoelectronics

Professor Markku Sopanen

Etched GaN surface

Photonics

Professor Zhipei Sun

Nanowire optical gate

Optics and Photonics

The research of the Optics and Photonics group covers a range of topics of modern optics and photonics, encompassing various aspects of light-matter interaction, optical coherence and polarization, development of methods to manipulate light with nano- and micro-structures, design and construction of novel light sources, optical metamaterials and optical imaging.

opticsphotonics

Quantum Computing and Devices (QCD)

We have a major effort on experimental low-temperature physics, but we also carry out computational and theoretical work down to fundamental quantum mechanics.

Pico - Quantum Phenomena and Devices

We investigate mesoscopic physics and its sensor applications. The main focus is on charge transport and thermal properties of metallic, superconducting and hybrid nanostructures.

Samples

Events

Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing, M.Sc. Henri Pöntynen

Title of the thesis is: "Effects of spatial cue dynamics on the perceptual organization of sound"
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Communications Engineering MSc Jaume Benseny Quintana

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Local wireless access provision for rural penetration and urban diversification"
The experimental setup of a midpoint matrix converter for inductive power transfer applications
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Electrical Engineering and Automation, MSc Ferdi Kusumah

Title of the doctoral thesis is "A Three-Phase to Single-Phase Midpoint Matrix Converter Using a Free-wheeling Switch for an Inductive Power Transfer System"
Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021
Exhibitions and fairs

Helsinki Design Week 2021 lands in Otaniemi in September, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

What kinds of design do future generations need? Luxurious biocolours from fields, wearable solar cells and a lot more. Take a look into the future!

Where to find us

Micronova

Address: Tietotie 3
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.30

Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio
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