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.

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Frequency modulation accelerates the research of quantum technologies

30. toukokuu 2017

In quantum devices, frequency modulation is utilized in controlling interactions.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Researchers create artificial materials atom-by-atom

28. maaliskuu 2017

Possibility to arrange the atoms precisely bring designer quantum materials closer to reality.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Väisälä Award to Professor Peter Liljeroth

14. joulukuu 2016

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New record in microwave detection

8. heinäkuu 2016

Aalto University researchers have broken the world record by fourteen fold in the energy resolution of thermal photodetection.

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ERC Proof of Concept to Mikko Möttönen

8. heinäkuu 2016

The Proof of Concept grant will be used to develop commercial applications.

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The CQE funding to Sillanpää, Hakonen and Paraoanu

4. heinäkuu 2016

5 applications were submitted by the deadline in May.

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Nature Physics magazine's cover page displays artist's representation of a quantum knot

4. toukokuu 2016

Two articles by Mikko Möttönens research group were published in Nature Physics and Heikka Valja's vision of quantum knots are on the front cover.

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Physics award to Jukka Pekola

2. toukokuu 2016

Professor Jukka Pekola received the physics award of Prof. Theodor Homén at the annual celebration of The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letter.

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to study flat-band superconductivity

18. huhtikuu 2016

This Fellowship was awarded to theoretically explore the concept of flat bands as a means to achieve high-temperature superconductivity.

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The Doctoral Programme discussed how get visibility for your research and awarded the best dissertations

31. maaliskuu 2016

The annual get together event was held for the fifth time this year.

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Aalto University research project on quantum technology awarded a seven-figure grant

23. maaliskuu 2016

The European Research Council has awarded Docent Mikko Möttönen the two-million-euro Consolidator Grant for a five-year research project.

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