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Wooden windows? New material could replace glass in solar cells and buildings
Windows and solar panels in the future could be made from one of the best — and cheapest — construction materials known: wood. Researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new transparent wood material that's suitable for mass production.
Researchers target tenfold increase in X-ray resolution
For all of its benefit to society, the technology we use for medical imaging is nevertheless flawed. Relevant little details go undetected due to limitations in resolution. But a recent investment in research at KTH aims to improve the picture – by at least 10 times.
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) is the primary financial benefactor of basic research in medicine, technology and science in Sweden. Since its establishment in 1917 the Foundation has allocated SEK 35 billion, of which SEK 2,2 billion are granted annually for the promotion of excellent basic research and education in Sweden.