Nature Photonics reviews promising applications of photonic hooks discovered by TPU physicists

An advance in photonic physics opens interesting applications in imaging and manipulation, a review in Nature Photonics says.

Narrow neutron beam for safer and more effective radiation therapy of tumors

The study is carried out on the basis of the Tomsk Polytechnic University cyclotron.

TPU scientists develop emulsified fuel for northern regions

An alternative fuel out of diesel and water is capable to function even at negative temperatures.

A setup for obtaining superhard materials in open air developed at TPU

TPU physicists use a vacuum-free method for producing titanium carbide by the method of direct-current arc discharge.

The Cited Scientists: Golden Catalysts, Implants and Raman Spectroscopy

The project - Cited Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University summarized the publication activity of the university scientists in January. The most highly cited co-author of articles of the university scientists...

Strontium and Silicon to Increase Bioactivity of Implants

A research team of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with colleagues from Russia, Germany and Slovenia conducted a comprehensive study of special composite materials for regenerative medicine

Fuel for the future for the Arctic is developed at TPU

The research team of TPU is working on gel-like fuel, which can be used in extreme cold. The main components of the fuel will include used oils from power plants...

Unique LED Lamps, Designed by TPU and Research Institute of Semiconductor Devices, are Tested in Tomsk

Energy-efficient LED lamps, developed by a research team of Tomsk Polytechnic University and the Research Institute of Semiconductor Devices (RISD), have been installed along Kuznetsova street in Tomsk.

Russian and Chinese scientists found a way to increase the resolution of nanoscopes by 10 times

They proposed using nanohole-structured microspheres. Light is focused in the nanohole. It plays the role of a kind of additional lens.

Science Advances publishes the results of TPU scientists’ study on emission sources of black carbon in the Arctic

Isotopes pinpoint strong seasonal variations in black carbon sources throughout the Arctic.

TPU scientists developed advanced technologies for manufacturing solid oxide fuel

This thin-film technology will allow the creation of fuel cells within one technological cycle.

Experiments verify the phenomenon of a photonic hook

In 2018, scientists theoretically predicted the existence of the photonic hook, then proved this effect for plasmons. Now they managed to practically observe the curved beam using a scanning system....

Heat and ultrasonic help scientists to detect 'kissing-bond' defects in a promising space material

Scientists propose the usage of ultrasonic infrared thermography for non-destructive testing of complex shaped composite parts.

Scientists developed a technology for obtaining medical materials with antibacterial effect

Scaffolds with antibacterial drugs for implants will reduce the risk of rejection and infection.

Russian scientists simplify synthesis of effective materials for electronics

The laser monitor enabled TPU scientists to observe the propagation of the combustion waves in spite of the intense background lighting during combustion.

A world-famous chemist develops a green nanocatalyst school in Tomsk

TPU scientists led by the Belgian professor Francis Verpoort have created a zirconium-based nanocase catalyst accelerating chemical processes many-folds and at obtaining advanced materials. 

Implants developed at TPU for the Ilizarov system double the rate of bone lengthening in kids

The implant coating imitating bone composition make stem cells regenerate into bone tissue.

Tryptanthrin out of cannon tree can help to reduce the effects of stroke and heart attack

TPU researchers and foreign colleagues synthesized 21 new compounds to inhibit harmful enzymes trigging cell death in the heart.

The most rated journals with articles by TPU scientists in 2018

The outcomes of TPU research are published in the most rated international journals that present them to the wide scientific community.

Tomsk physicists propose to use mosses for efficient environmental monitoring

Physicists from Tomsk Polytechnic University developed a new method for environmental monitoring using mosses. The new approach can be used for the assessment of air quality in the cities.