Nanotubes on titanium implants to prevent bone destruction

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and their foreign colleagues synthesized nanotubes out of titanium dioxide on the surface of titanium implants, on which calcium-phosphate coatings identical in composition to human...

Next generation Russian spaceship to be built with advanced welding technology

The first specialists of the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (RSC Energia) graduated from a new training program designed by Tomsk Polytechnic University and the Institute of Strength Physics and...

Fuel aerosols reducing pollution of the environment

A resource-efficient technology for the production of fuel aerosols has been developed at Tomsk Polytechnic University. The development can be used to quickly ignite the boilers of thermal power plants...

Cited Scientists: November 2017

The Cited Scientists project summarizes publication results of TPU researchers in the university register of November 2017. Totally, according to the TPU Publication Activity Development Office, 72 articles with high...

A novel way to synthesize antioxidant substances

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University have proposed a novel way to address the most important and fundamental challenge of organic chemistry, i.e. breaking a bond between carbon and hydrogen atoms...

TPU scientists print 3D-models of children’s hearts

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are creating 3D-printed models of children’s hearts. They are printed based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of real patients. These models are used as simulators...

Radionuclides indicate mainland groundwater discharge to Arctic shelf

During expeditions to the Siberian Arctic seas scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University proven that mainland permafrost groundwater penetrates to the Arctic shelf. Such a zone of penetration was discovered in...

Graphene oxide making any material suitable to create biosensors

TPU scientist Raul Rodrigez and his colleagues from Lithuania and Germany were the first in the world to suggest how with the help of graphene oxide, in fact ordinary graphene...

Cited Scientists: October 2017

The Cited Scientists project summarizes publication results of TPU researchers in the university register of October 2017. Totally, according to the TPU Publication Activity Development Office, 34 articles with high...

How to impress editors of research journals: seven rules by Nature Research expert

A two-day workshop that unveiled the secrets of publishing in highly rated scientific journals was held for faculty and students of Tomsk Polytechnic University. The workshop was delivered by Mr....

Diamonds for CERN

The European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) delivered a diamond sample to Tomsk Polytechnic University. This diamond serves the basis for detectors that capture collisions of elementary particles at the...

Higgs boson and science drivers: a leading physicist from CERN will lecture at TPU

The leading scientist in the field of high energy physics from the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN), Honorary Professor of TPU Maxim Titov will hold an open lecture on...

How to extract precious metals from spent nuclear fuel

Physicists from Tomsk Polytechnic University suggested a new method to recycle spent nuclear fuel (SNF), which, first, provides for the reduction of power expenses and, second, facilitates the extraction of...

Fire forecasting system to save forests around Baikal

The Russian Foundation for Basic Research has recently supported a project of Tomsk Polytechnic University on the design of a geoinformation system to forecast wildfires caused by humans in the...

Electronic tattoos for health monitoring

A PhD student of Tomsk Polytechnic University Anna Lipovka is designing a technology for creating electronic tattoos sensors out of graphene oxide. This material allows significant reduction of the cost...

TPU commissioned a unique production of orthophosphoric acid based on phosphorus-32

Tomsk Polytechnic University began commercial supply of orthophosphoric acid based on phosphorus-32 isotope, which is used for biochemical study, diagnostics and therapy of cancer diseases. A production line was commissioned...

Gold nanoantennas help in creation of more powerful nanoelectronics

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and their colleagues from Germany have conducted an experiment which demonstrated the behavior of areas of two-dimensional materials which are applied in advanced electronics. It...

Piezolelectric polymer for bone tissue repair

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University have revealed that scaffolds made out of a piezoelectric polymer with the addition of mineral nanoparticles can be successfully used to repair bone tissue, TASS...

TPU scientists supply advanced X-ray facility for United Engine Corporation

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University created an X-ray complex to detect the smallest defects in the rotors of gas turbine engines of modern civil and military aircrafts. To date, the...

Navigation without satellites

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University together with its industrial partner Tomsk Research Institute of Semiconductor Devices are designing an intelligent module based on microelectromechanical sensors for orientation and navigation systems...