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    Tomsk Scientific Center, Siberian Branch of Academy of Sciences was established in December 1978

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    Russian and international conferences are organized by Tomsk Scientific Center

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    The Tomsk Regional Center for Collective Use of TSC SB RAS is conducting atmospheric research, physical and chemical analysis, radio measurements, research in materials science, spectroscopy and oscillography

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    From the air

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    The LeCroy Wave Master 830Zi-A real-time digital oscilloscope is placed in an anechoic chamber. It is designed to measure the amplitude and time parameters of pulsed signals with high temporal resolution

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    The Research Department for Structural Macrokinetics of TSC SB RAS is measuring the content of oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen in synthesized samples of nitrides, oxynitrides and steels on the LECO ONH836 analyser

News

  • How can corrosion of magnesium alloys be prevented?

    28 sep 2021

    Collaboration of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS), including both Tomsk Scientific Center (TSC) and Institute of High Current Electronics (IHCE), with Milan Polytechnic University (Italy) continues. Scientists from two countries have proposed optimal methods for electron-beam processing of magnesium alloys, which enable to improve their corrosion resistance by several times. One of the results of this international cooperation is the ‘Surface properties modification alloys by low energy high current pulsed electron-beam’ paper in the ‘Surface and Coatings Technology’ journal (Q1 according to the Web of Science database).


  • A mathematical model of mechanochemical synthesis will improve the efficiency of SHS processes.

    11 aug 2021

    The scientists from the Research Department for Structural Macrokinetics (Tomsk Scientific Center of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences), Head of the Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Physical and Chemical Processes in Heterogeneous Systems Oleg Lapshin and Senior Researcher Oksana Ivanova have published an article "Macrokinetics of mechanochemical synthesis in heterogeneous systems: Mathematical model and evaluation of thermokinetic constants" in the high-ranking journal Materials Today Communications.

  • A new review summarizing the effect of high-energy processing of zirconium and its alloys has been published in the Nuclear Engineering and Design journal

    2 aug 2021
    Continuing a research cycle on summarizing results of the effect of high-energy processing on zirconium and its alloys Mikhail Slobodyan, a Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Advanced Technologies of the TSC SB RAS, has published a review entitled ‘High-energy surface processing of zirconium alloys for fuel claddings of water-cooled nuclear reactors in a high-ranking journal ‘Nuclear Engineering and Design’.
  • The round-the-world expedition started from Kronshtadt

    2 jul 2021

    The sailing trimaran "Russian Ocean Way" departed for the round-the-world expedition organized by the Tomsk Branch of the Russian Geographical Society along the route of Russian round-the-world navigators on July 1, from Petrovskaya Pier (Kronshtadt).

Research news

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  • 22-10-2021   Shape-shifting materials with infinite possibilities Researchers have developed a shape-shifting material that can take and hold any possible shape, paving the way for a new type of multifunctional material that could be used in a range of applications, from robotics and biotechnology to architecture.
  • 22-10-2021   How pearls achieve nanoscale precision In research that could inform future high-performance nanomaterials, a study has uncovered how mollusks build ultradurable structures with a level of symmetry that outstrips everything else in the natural world, with the exception of individual atoms.
  • 21-10-2021   Astronomers provide 'field guide' to exoplanets known as hot Jupiters By combining Hubble Space Telescope observations with theoretical models, a team of astronomers has gained insights into the chemical and physical makeup of a variety of exoplanets known as hot Jupiters. The findings provide a new and improved 'field guide' for this group of planets and inform ideas about planet formation in general.
  • 21-10-2021   New photonic chip for isolating light may be key to miniaturizing quantum devices Light plays a critical role in enabling 21st century quantum information applications. Limited by size, engineers need to miniaturize quantum devices, which requires re-thinking certain components for harnessing light. Researchers have designed a simple, compact photonic circuit that uses sound waves to rein in light. The team's measurements show that their approach to isolation currently outperforms all previous on-chip alternatives and is optimized for compatibility with atom-based sensors.
  • 21-10-2021   Two beams are better than one History's greatest couples rely on communication to make them so strong their power cannot be denied. But that's not just true for people, it's also true for lasers. According to new research from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, adding two lasers together as a sort of optical 'it couple' promises to make wireless communications faster and more secure than ever before.