TPU Scientists Find Simple Method to Produce Refractory and Robust Silicon Carbide from Sawdust

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed and patented a simple and cheap method of producing silicon carbide, a superhard and refractory material, from wood waste. This material is us...
10 August

Scientists Propose New Optical Switch for High-Speed Computers

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with their colleagues from Great Britain have proposed a physical concept of a new optical switch that forces to change light wave guidance. The swi...
19 July

TPU Scientists Offer Easily Scalable Technology to Obtain Polytetrafluoroethylene Membranes for Medicine and Next Generation of Energy Industry

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University were able to obtain polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) membranes using electrospinning. PTFE is known to be the most stable existent polymer.
28 June

Scientists Find Simple Method to Enhance Responsivity of Terahertz Radiation Detectors by 3.5 Folds

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with colleagues from Spanish universities have offered a simple method how to enhance the responsivity of terahertz radiation detectors by 3.5 folds...
24 June

Curved Plasmonic Fluxes Reveal New Way to Practical Light Manipulation within Nanoscal

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with Russian colleagues and researchers from Technical University of Denmark the first time have experimentally proved the existence of a two-dimen...
31 March

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 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 came up with a new method to obtain green fuel from garbage

Tomsk Polytechnic University has obtained composite fuels with a high content of municipal solid waste. It will provide the efficient disposal of garbage and facilitate the reduction in greenhouse ga...
15 November 2019

Scientists can replace metal collimators with plastic analogs

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University conducted studies of plastic collimators, which can replace their metal analogs used in radiation therapy. At the first stage, the research team was involved...
06 November 2019

Researchers make neural networks successfully detect DNA damage caused by UV radiation

Researchers of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with the University of Chemistry and Technology (Prague) conducted a series of experiments, which proved that artificial neural networks can accurat...
23 October 2019

TPU scientists find the ways the surface structure impacts the quality of nano-images

The research team of Tomsk Polytechnic University analyzed the effect of the surface structure of the substrate on optical signals in nano-spectroscopy. The team managed to identify several so-called...
11 October 2019

Stable radicals can solve unconventional problems in modern science and technology

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University study reaction properties of verdazyl radicals, which can expand scientific knowledge into the field of organic chemistry and help to obtain new materials.
10 October 2019

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

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

Cited Scientists: May 2019

This issue presents unprecedented polymerization, software for biomaterials analysis and much more of the published papers of TPU scientists.
10 July 2019

Cited Scientists: winter fuels and scaffolds

The Cited Scientists project sums up the publication activity of TPU scientists in April 2019.
04 June 2019

Cited Scientists: February 2019

TPU scientists are engaged in the enhancement of biofuel efficiency and a new method of blind mineralization.
08 April 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

Cited scientists: December 2018

The positive dynamics of TPU publication activity in 2018 is proved with the increase of the number of publications in the Q1 and Q2 highly rated journals and the citation of articles. 
29 December 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