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

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

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

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to study spin entanglement and Dirac materials

21. maaliskuu 2017

Researcher Pablo Burset intends to separate the unruly pairs of entangled electrons with an exciting new device, a Cooper pair splitter, to advance the development of quantum technologies.

Science and art

  • Dirac_materials
  • Cooper_pair_splitter
  • Marie_Skłodowska_Curie_fellowship
  • quantum_engineering

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to fabricate an organic polariton laser diode

21. maaliskuu 2017

Dr. Daskalakis will utilize the novel approach of polariton condensation in organic laser diodes, paving the way for a new generation of micro-laser devices.

Science and art

  • quantum_dynamics
  • organic_polariton_laser_diode
  • quantum_physics
  • qd

Researchers beat the quantum limit of microwave measurements

16. maaliskuu 2017

The microwave measurement method developed by the researchers can be used in quantum computing and measurement of gravitational waves.

Science and art

  • quantum_limit
  • nanodrum
  • quantum_computing
  • nems

The researchers created a tiny laser using nanoparticles

3. tammikuu 2017

Researchers at Aalto are the first to develop a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark lattice modes.

Science and art Press releases

  • qd

2016 Best Physics Doctoral Dissertation and Teacher of the Year prizes awarded

16. joulukuu 2016

Awards for best doctoral dissertations were granted in recognition of research. Also a Teacher of the Year prize was awarded for the second time.

Science and art Honored

  • nanospin
  • STM
  • pico

Väisälä Award to Professor Peter Liljeroth

14. joulukuu 2016

Liljeroth was awarded for his research contributions. The award is worth 15 000 euros.

Honored Science and art

  • STM

Aalto spinoff BlueFors awarded for their international success

15. marraskuu 2016

BlueFors Cryogenics is the world’s leading manufacturer of ‘dry’ ultra-low temperature refrigerators with promising growth prospects in the supply chain of quantum computers.

Honored

Researchers nearly reached quantum limit with nanodrums

31. lokakuu 2016

Extremely accurate measurements of microwave signals can potentially be used for data encryption based on quantum cryptography and other purposes.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_limit
  • nanodrum
  • ltq

Under debate - quantum computing already studied in Finland

30. syyskuu 2016

A unique programming course for the D-Wave quantum computer makes use of refrigeration technology developed at Aalto University.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • quantum_computer
  • quantum_computing
  • quantum_research
  • CQE
  • quantum_engineering
  • quantum

Colors from darkness: Researchers develop alternative approach to quantum computing

30. elokuu 2016

Microwaves created at near absolute zero temperature provide uniquely correlated and controllable states.

Science and art Press releases

  • QED
  • CoE-LTQ
  • otanano
  • superconductivity
  • quantum_computing
  • nano
  • kvantti
  • ltq
  • quantum

Olli V. Lounasmaa Memorial Prize 2016 awarded to Michel Devoret

16. elokuu 2016

Professor Michel Devoret received the prize for his pioneering investigations and applications of macroscopic quantum phenomena at low temperatures.

Honored Science and art Other

  • olli_v._lounasmaa_memorial_prize
  • applied_physics
  • physics
  • CQE
  • quantum
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