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Sweden invests 1 billion SEK in testbed for electromobility

Sweden invests 1 billion SEK in testbed for electromobility

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 09:31 BST

RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), and Chalmers University of Technology have now begun, with support from the Swedish government, the establishment of a Swedish testbed for electromobility. Overall, contributions from the government, and the industrial partners CEVT, Scania, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group, enable an investment of 1 billion Swedish krona for the testbed.

Swedish receiver to capture cosmic waves in the world's largest radio telescope

Swedish receiver to capture cosmic waves in the world's largest radio telescope

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 08:00 BST

Just arrived in South Africa, Chalmers’ most advanced radio receiver is Sweden's main contribution to the record-breaking telescope SKA (Square Kilometre Array). The advanced prototype, now being tested in the Karoo Desert, is not only shiny and new. It’s also an important step towards a radio telescope that will challenge our ideas of time and space.

Sweden's top facility for new smart industry jobs opens its doors


Sweden's top facility for new smart industry jobs opens its doors


Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 07:00 BST

On the 8th of May, the doors were opened to the Stena Industry Innovation Laboratory (SII-Lab) at Chalmers campus Lindholmen, Sweden – a 1000 square meter test-lab for digitalisation and future jobs in industry. Production researchers Johan Stahre and Åsa Fast-Berglund invite everyone to engage – young people, students, researchers and companies!

Flares in the universe can now be studied on earth

Flares in the universe can now be studied on earth

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 07:01 BST

Solar flares, cosmic radiation, and the northern lights are well known phenomena. But exactly how their enormous energy arises is not as well known. Now, physicists at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered a new way to study these spectacular space plasma phenomena in a laboratory environment.

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Ivan Mijakovic, Professor at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers

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“Something else that’s becoming big, and I think is going to be very important in the future, is so-called ‘biosensing’. Graphene conduct...

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But more research is needed on health risks

But more research is need...

"More research is needed before we can claim it is entirely safe. Among other things, we know that graphene does not degrade easily,” say...

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Santosh Pandit, postdoc at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering

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Santosh Pandit, postdoctoral researcher at Chalmers, had expected the graphene flakes to harm human cells as well: "It surprised me that ...

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Jie Sun, Associate Professor at Micro Technology and Nanoscience

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Associate Professor Jie Sun has long experience in graphene research, and is proud of the research results. "I was surprised at how effec...

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Vibration tests in Karlskoga, Sweden

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The receiver is subjected to tough vibration tests at Bofors Test Centre in Karlskoga. Video (10 sec) available. Credit: Leif Helldner/Ch...

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The textile generates electricity when the fibers are deformed

The textile generates ele...

When the textile is stretched or exposed to pressure, the deformation of the piezoelectric fibres (pink) causes a reorganisation of the c...

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Electric textile lights a lamp when stretched

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Anja Lund demonstrates the technology with a piece of the electric textile in the shoulder strap of a bag (the lighter-coloured part). Wh...

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Sulphur-detecting plane

Sulphur-detecting plane

The plane that the Chalmers researchers use to detect sulphur emissions from ships. Video: Johan Mellqvist

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Quantum Technology

Quantum Technology

Documents   •   Nov 15, 2017 07:40 GMT

Fact sheet about the quantum revolution, central quantum phenomena and quantum technology.

Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology

Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology

Documents   •   Nov 15, 2017 07:40 GMT

Fact sheet on the research programme Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology, led by Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Quieter cities of the future, Lessening the severe health effects of traffic noise in cities by emission reductions

Traffic noise is the second biggest environmental problem in the EU, according to WHO. After air pollution, noise is affecting health the most. But legislation regarding noise pollution is insufficient. A new report shows how negative health effects of noise can be reduced. Several means are easiest to apply in dense cities.

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