Qubits as valves: controlling quantum heat engines

9. heinäkuu 2018

Researchers from Aalto University are designing nano-sized quantum heat engines to explore whether they may be able to outperform classical heat engines in terms of power and efficiency.

Press releases Science and art

Ultimate precision for sensor technology using qubits and machine learning

3. heinäkuu 2018

Extracting information quickly from quantum states is necessary for future quantum processors and super-sensitive detectors in existing technologies.

Press releases Science and art

Academy of Finland awards seven new projects to the Department of Applied Physics

20. kesäkuu 2018

Grants exceed 3.3 million euros for research in a diversity of physics topics.

Science and art

  • fusion
  • antimatter
  • qcd
  • nmg
  • nanospin
  • csm
  • sin

Time crystals may hold secret to coherence in quantum computing

28. toukokuu 2018

New experimental evidence also lays groundwork for new ways of studying time

Science and art

  • time_crystals
  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_computer
  • rota

Peter Liljeroth appointed as Academy Professor

23. toukokuu 2018

The Academy of Finland has granted funding for ten new Academy Professors in different fields of science. Aalto University has recently also received Academy funding for seven Academy Fellows and eight Postdoctoral Researchers.

Science and art

  • STM

Ultrafast laser pulse created by golden nanoparticles

2. toukokuu 2018

The creation of a fast, tunable and stable nanoparticle-array laser is a stepping stone to affordable and efficient sensing and switching.

Science and art

  • nanoscience
  • qd
  • nano
  • nanotechnology
  • nanophysics

Overalls on and into the cleanroom! – students get a guided tour of micro- and nanotechnology from top experts

20. huhtikuu 2018

Students from Olari and Pohjois-Tapiola Upper Secondary Schools learnt about micro- and nanotechnology on a top course run by Aalto and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT).

Studies

  • otanano

Einstein’s “spooky action” goes massive!

20. huhtikuu 2018

The elusive quantum mechanical phenomenon called entanglement has now been made a reality in objects almost macroscopic in size. Results published in Nature show how two vibrating drumheads, the width of a human hair, can display the spooky action.

Science and art

  • nems

A new Bose–Einstein condensate created at Aalto University

16. huhtikuu 2018

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland are the first to create a Bose–Einstein condensate of light coupled with metal electrons, so-called surface plasmon polaritons.

Science and art

  • qd

ERC Advanced Grants for Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas

6. huhtikuu 2018

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded their €2.5-million-each Advanced Grants to Aalto University professors Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas.

Science and art

  • STM

Leading trends in AI – a new weekly minisymposium

20. maaliskuu 2018

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI launches a series of minisymposia on leading trends in Finnish AI research.

Other

New quantum spin liquid predicted by Nobel Laureate prepared for the first time

14. maaliskuu 2018

This achievement is an important step towards building so-called topological quantum computers.

Science and art

  • condensed_matter_physics
  • materials_chemistry
  • high_temperature_superconductors
  • magnetic_materials
  • quantum_spin_liquid

Scientists observe a new quantum particle with properties of ball lightning

2. maaliskuu 2018

This knotted skyrmion may provide insight into a stable ball of plasma that could enhance future fusion reactors.

Science and art Press releases

2017 Best Physics Doctoral Dissertation and Teacher of the Year prizes awarded

21. joulukuu 2017

€3,000-prizes were awarded for three Best Doctoral Dissertations in recognition of research and one for Teacher of the Year.

Science and art Studies

  • antimatter
  • qcd
  • sin

Väisälä Awards to Professor Camilla Hollanti and Adjunct Professor Sabrina Maniscalco

13. joulukuu 2017

Both Hollanti and Maniscalco are spearheads in their respective, globally highly competitive fields.

Science and art

  • quantum_technology
  • CQE

Weyl metamaterials offer a novel route to 3D electronic devices

2. marraskuu 2017

Researchers show how the principles of general relativity open the door to novel electronic applications including the 3D electron lens and electronic invisibility devices.

  • physics

Centre for Quantum Engineering funding awarded for three projects

2. marraskuu 2017

A total of EUR 290 000 has been granted for new projects that pave the way for large-scale initiatives in the field of quantum engineering at Aalto.

Science and art

Construction of a quantum computer begins at Aalto University

10. lokakuu 2017

Docent Mikko Möttönen's working group has received nearly one million euros in funding for the construction of a quantum computer.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_computer

Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

Science and art

Quantum researchers around the globe gather at Aalto

5. elokuu 2017

The conference covers quantum effects and connects research directions at the frontiers of mesoscopic quantum coherence.

Press releases

  • CQE

Chemical route towards electronic devices in graphene

25. heinäkuu 2017

Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision.

Press releases Science and art

  • STM
  • graphene
  • nanotechnology

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

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

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
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