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Department of Applied Physics

The Department of Applied Physics is one of the largest departments in the School of Engineering Sciences. We're situated in AlbaNova University Center, KTH Kista and Science for Life Laboratory.

The research at Department of Applied Physics is primarily experimental and often multi-disciplinary. Topics range from biological and medical physics over optical physics to applied quantum physics. Prominent areas include the science and technology of bioimaging, biomolecular spectroscopy, solid-state lasers, non-linear optics, ultrasonics, x-rays, nanostructures, nanophotonics and nanoelectronics.

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Radio interview with Prof. Dutta

Fotokatalys går ut på att låta solljus bryta ner mikroplastpartiklar till ännu mindre beståndsdelar, till kol- och vätemolekyler som genom mineralisering omvandlas till koldioxid och vatten.

I dag finns det få metoder att rena vatten från mikroplaster, alltså de plastpartiklar som är mindre än fem millimeter i diameter. Det man gör vid reningsverk är att låta en del av mikroplasterna sjunka till botten tillsammans med andra partiklar och sedimenteras. Även i naturen kan vissa plaster brytas ner med hjälp av solljus, men det tar mycket lång tid.

Det forskarna försöker göra är att skynda på nedbrytningsprocessen genom att konstruera ett filter med nanobeläggning av zinkoxid, som höjer ljusets verkningsgrad. Det färdiga filtret ska sedan kunna placeras till exempel vid reningsverkens utlopp.

Källa: SR

'Glasses' now available for x-ray lenses

Researchers at Applied Physics Dept. have helped in developing new mehtod to correct aberrated x-ray optics. The results are published in Nature Communications

More information: see the  press release from SLAC

Forskar Grand Prix 2016

Doktoranden David Unnersjö-Jess gick till final, men nådde inte riktigt ända fram i riksfinalen. Men ett stort grattis till David, som även hördes i P4 Radio Stockholm. Vad är egentligen Tillämpad Fysik...? Och hur gör man en njure genomskinlig?

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Forskar Grand Prix

Calendar

  • 28
    September
    Thursday, 09:15 - 10:00
    Applied Physics seminars Applied Physics seminar
  • 29
    September
    Friday, 10:00
    Defenses and dissertations Fan Pan, Material & Nano Physics Fan Pan
  • 29
    September
    Friday, 13:00
    Defenses and dissertations Ruslan Ivanov, Optics and Photonics Ruslan Ivanov
  • 12
    October
    Thursday, 09:15 - 10:00
    Applied Physics seminars Applied Physics seminar
  • 26
    October
    Thursday, 09:00 - 09:45
    Applied Physics seminars Applied Physics seminar

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Defense of dissertations

Defense of dissertations

2017

Charlotte Liljestrand successfully defended her thesis on June 15th!

Aditya Kakkar successfully defended his thesis on June 9th!

Jaime Rodrigo Navarro successfully defended his thesis on June 9th!

Emelie Fogelqvist successfully defended her thesis on June 2nd!

Xu Sun successfully defended his thesis on May 22nd!

Saroosh Shabbir successfully defended her thesis on May 12th!

Kalaiselvan Krishnan successfully defended his thesis on April 19th!

Miguel Iglesias Olmedo successfully defended his thesis on April 7th!

Venkatesh Doddapaneni successfully defended his thesis on March 24th!

Per Olofsson successfully defended his thesis on January 13th!

Master Programme Engineering Physics

Master Programme

Engineering Physics

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