Researchers Measure Temperature Effect of Plasmon in Chemical Reactions Using Organic “Sensors”

The researchers of TPU together with their colleagues from Russian and foreign scientific centers have found a way to estimate the temperature of a chemical reaction activated by pseudo-particles - pl...
15 February

Almost 200 Articles of TPU Scientists Become Most Cited in the World in 2020

The TPU scientists published 189 articles, which ranked in the top 10 percent of the most cited publications in the world for 2020. The top 1 percent of the most cited publications in the world includ...
27 January

Scientists Synthetize New Material for High-Performance Supercapacitors

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with colleagues from the University of Lille (Lille, France) synthetized a new material based on reduced graphene oxide (rGO) for supercapacitors, en...
15 January

TPU Chemists Convert Plastic Bottle Waste into Insecticide Sorbent

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University proposed a method to create a sorbent for imidacloprid insecticide removal from water. The sorbent belongs to metal-organic frameworks, a class of non-conven...
23 December 2020

New Material Can Generate Hydrogen from Salt and Polluted Water

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with teams from the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague and Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem have developed a new 2D m...
21 July 2020

TPU Researchers Find a Method to Improve Accuracy of Scanning Microscopes

Researchers of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with colleagues of Tver State Technical University have found a way to increase the accuracy of microscopes with nanometer resolution up to ten time...
07 May 2020

Superhydrophobic magnetic sponge to help purify water from oil products

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with the University of Lille (France) have developed a new material capable of purifying water effectively from oil products. It is based on an ordin...
05 March 2020

TPU researchers discover new ceramic properties

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University discovered a previously unknown physical effect, which significantly expands options to customize the properties of ceramics. The results of the study can be...
03 March 2020

TPU develop an efficient strategy for waste disposal

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed a strategy for simultaneous utilization of industrial and municipal waste by burning them as part of composite fuel. This will save at least 1...
25 February 2020

TPU researchers discover how to improve safety of nuclear power plants

Researchers at Tomsk Polytechnic University found a method to increase fuel lifetime by 75%. According to the research team, it will significantly increase safety and reduce the operating cost of nucl...
13 February 2020

TPU most cited scientist talks about secrets of molecular spectroscopy and publication activity

In 2019, Oleg Ulenekov, professor of the TPU Research School of High-Energy Physics, became the scientist with the highest Hirsch index (40) at TPU. His team is engaged in the field of molecular spect...
13 January 2020

Hydrogen alarm for remote hydrogen leak detection

Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with the University of Chemistry and Technology of Prague proposed new sensors based on widely available optical fiber to ensure accurate detection of hydrogen mol...
10 January 2020

Scientists create sensors with traps for free radicals

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with partners from the Czech Republic and France designed extremely sensitive sensors for free oxygen-containing radicals that are able to disrupt ce...
25 September 2019

Scientists develop a concept of a hybrid thorium reactor

Russian scientists proposed a concept of a thorium hybrid reactor. The proposed thorium hybrid reactor is distinguished from today's nuclear reactors by moderate power, relatively compact size, high o...
20 September 2019

TPU scientists study volcanic ash from Mongolia in Kuznetsk basin

Under supervision of Sergey Arbuzov, professor of the Division for Geology, TPU research team is studying the mineralogical and geochemical features of complex mineralization in the bed XI in the sout...
19 September 2019

TPU young scientist helps Israeli research group to find more about ocean evolution. The results are published in Science

The internationally recognized journal Science (IF: 41,04) published an article of an international research group headed by Israeli scientist from the Weizmann Institute of Science. The group studied...
17 September 2019

Optical vacuum cleaner can manipulate nanoparticles

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with Russian and international colleagues developed the concept for constructing an “optical vacuum cleaner”. In the future, such “vacuum cleaners” c...
10 September 2019

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 universit...
04 March 2019

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
26 February 2019

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 and combustible liquid waste of petrol...
25 February 2019

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.
10 January 2019

The first multimedia contest reveals the best papers of early-career scientists

A Raman spectroscopy study won in the TPU contest of scientific paper visualization.
06 November 2018

Cited scientists: September 2018

In this issue papers authored by TPU scientists and scholars are devoted to the treatment of heart disease, alternative energy sources and the theory of disability.
21 September 2018

Nanospheres based on natural polymers allow scientists to improve antioxidant properties of beta-carotene

Antonio Di Martino, the researcher of the Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences, jointly with his colleagues Pavel Postnikov and Marina Trusova put forward a method to improve the...
01 August 2018

The university researchers propose new catalysts based on silver nanoparticles for more ecological and efficient oxidation of alcohols

These new catalysts based on silver nanoparticles will allow making the process of alcohol oxidation more ecological and cost-effective, comparing with more traditional high-temperature gas-phase oxid...
26 July 2018