Women network in Kumpula

Last Monday the first lunch meeting of women researchers in Kumpulan Kampus took place. The meeting was an attempt by Prof. Hanna Vehkamäki and myself to start a network of women researchers in Kumpulan Kampus. There is an existing association of women researchers in Helsinki called Helsingin tutkijanaiset ry (The Helsinki Association of Women Researchers) and […]

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Transmission eigenvalues: promising for applications? (part I)


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In the past two years I have been working on my licentiate thesis - now under evaluation by my supervisor - about transmission eigenvalues and non-scattering energies. Let's try to explain in a simple way what the problem is. Imagine you have a medium (i.e. an object of study), of which you know the inner structure. […]

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Getting paid to play with LEGO blocks

You know you are working in the right place when you find yourself proudly wandering around your workplace with a full bag of original 80s LEGO blocks. People cannot help but throwing inquisitive looks and you go like "It's SCIENCE.". Today I had to take some measurements with my colleagues Aki and Alexander in the Physics Department X-ray tomography […]

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