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Elektroniset väitöskirjat - Electronic doctoral dissertations

Väitöskirjat ovat saatavilla Aalto-yliopiston Aaltodoc-julkaisuarkistossa: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

The doctoral dissertations are available in the electronic publications archive of Aalto University – Aaltodoc: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

 

Ajankohtaisia väitöksiä - Current dissertations

Ville F. Maisi (30.4.2014):
Andreev Tunneling and Quasiparticle Excitations in Mesoscopic Normal Metal - Superconductor Structures.
O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory.
Publication / Centre for Metrology and Accreditation. J, 1/2014.

Keywords: single-electron transport, quantum metrology, Andreev tunneling, quasiparticle excitations in superconductor

Juha-Matti Pirkkalainen (11.4.2014):
Mechanical Resonators Coupled to Superconducting Circuits.
O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory, Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 24/2014.

Keywords: optomechanics, mechanical resonators, superconducting qubits

Patrick Grahn (11.4.2014):
Theoretical Description and Design of Optical Nanomaterials.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 22/2014.

Keywords: optical metamaterials, electromagnetic material parameters, electromagnetic multipoles, spatial dispersion

Karoliina Junka (4.4.2014):
Modification of Nanofibrillated Cellulose in Aqueous Media.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 30/2014.

Keywords: nanofibrillated cellulose, polysaccharide, modification

Marika Eik (4.4.2014):
Orientation of Short Steel Fibres in Concrete: Measuring and Modelling.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 28/2014.

Keywords: short steel fibre orientation, constitutive mappings, slicing, micro-computed tomography, steel fibre reinforced concrete

Abdallah Bou Saleh (4.4.2014):
Inband Relaying in Long Term Evolution-Advanced Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 32/2014.

Keywords: inband relaying, network planning, resource allocation, interference coordination, load balancing, energy efficiency, performance evaluation, LTE-Advanced

Saija Ettanen (28.3.2014):
Changes in Land Division and Property Structure Affecting the Rural Cultural Landscape (in Finnish).
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 19/2014.

Keywords: cultural landscape, land consolidation, land division, property structure, village type

Sunliang Cao (28.3.2014):
Matching Analysis for On-Site Building Energy Systems Involving Energy Conversion, Storage and Hybrid Grid Connections.
Department of Energy Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 18/2014.

Keywords: matching indices, matching analysis, mismatch, building, renewable feed-in, hybrid grid networks

Mikko Kytö (21.3.2014):
Depth Perception of Augmented and Natural Scenes through Stereoscopic Systems.
Department of Media Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 25/2014.

Keywords: depth perception, stereoscopic perception, depth judgment, augmented reality, stereoscopic imaging, stereoscopic visualization, crowd perception, depth cue integration, stereo camera measurement, viewing experience, action space

Kyunghyun Cho (21.3.2014):
Foundations and Advances in Deep Learning.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 21/2014.

Keywords: deep learning, neural networks, multilayer perceptron, probabilistic model, restricted Boltzmann machine, deep Boltzmann machine, denoising autoencoder

Eero Hirvijoki (20.3.2014):
Theory and Models for Monte Carlo Simulations of Minority Particle Populations in Tokamak Plasmas.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 16/2014.

Keywords: Monte Carlo, tokamak, plasma

Md. Mizanur Rahman (18.3.2014):
Accomplishing Rural Electrification for over a Billion People: Approaches Towards Sustainable Solutions.
Department of Energy Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 23/2014.

Keywords: rural electrification, renewable resource, multicriteria, policy elements, developing country

Siert Wieringa (14.3.2014):
Incremental Satisfiability Solving and its Applications.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 20/2014.

Keywords: incremental satisfiability solving, parallel satisfiability solving, applications of satisfiability solving

Lauri Viitasaari (28.2.2014):
Integration in a Normal World: Fractional Brownian Motion and Beyond.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 14/2014.

Keywords: Gaussian process, fractional Brownian motion, approximation error, pathwise integrals, integral representation, parameter estimation, divergence integrals

Mikko-Ville Laitinen (28.2.2014):
Techniques for Versatile Spatial-Audio Reproduction in Time-Frequency Domain.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 5/2014.

Keywords: spatial audio, multi-channel reproduction

Ronny Wahlström (21.2.2014):
Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose in Aqueous Ionic Liquids.
Department of Chemistry.
VTT Science 52.

Keywords: ionic liquid, cellulase, hydrolysis, carbohydrate, cellulose, inactivation, carbohydrate-binding module, cellulase binding, glycoside hydrolase

Pekka Miettinen (21.2.2014):
Partitioning and Macromodeling -Based Realizable Reduction of Interconnect Circuit Models.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 10/2014.

Keywords: circuit simulation, interconnect modeling, model-order reduction

Ville Virkkala (14.2.2014):
Computational Study of Isovalent Group-V Impurity Doping and Native Point Defects of III-V Compound Semiconductors.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 13/2014.

Keywords: density functional theory, semiconductor, band gap engineering, dilute nitrides

Riku Ruotsalainen (7.2.2014):
The micro-to-macro problem: the generation of mobilizing frames through idea development conversations.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 214/2013.

Keywords: idea development conversations, micro-to-macro processes, culture; interpersonal relatioships, collaboration, health care, change, resistance

Nino Samadashvili (6.2.2014):
Nanoscale Friction of Ice.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 217/2013.

Keywords: ice, friction, nanoscale, molecular dynamics, TIP4P/Ice

Renaud-Alexandre Pitaval (31.1.2014):
Coding on Flag Manifolds for Limited Feedback MIMO Systems.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 211/2013.

Keywords: MIMO systems, quantization, coding, flag, Stiefel, Grassmann, manifolds

Aamir Mahmood (31.1.2014):
Enabling Time-Synchronized and Interference-Aware Initialization of Wireless Sensor Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 8/2014.

Keywords: time synchronization, coexistence modeling, channel ranking

Jussi Palola (24.1.2014):
Dynamic Scenario Modelling in Electricity Distribution System Asset Management.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 9/2014.

Keywords: asset management, scenario modelling, decision analysis, power transformers, electricity distribution

Ajay Kumar Mahalka (24.1.2014):
Control of Protein Oligomerization and De-Oligomerization on Lipid Membranes.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 220/2013.

Keywords: amyloid, antimicrobial peptides, fluorescence, gelsolin, heat shock protein 70, membranes, oligomers, phospholipid, phospholipase A2, tryptophan

Mikko Hakala (24.1.2014):
Atomic and Electronic Transport on Surfaces and Interfaces.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 219/2013.

Keywords: density-functional theory, interfaces, surfaces, exchange

Jelena Telenius (17.1.2014):
Properties of the Human Tear Film Lipid Layer - Insight Through Molecular Simulations.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 210/2013.

Keywords: monolayer, coarse grained, MARTINI, molecular dynamics simulation, MD, tear film lipid layer, TFLL, dry eye syndrome

Eero Saarijärvi (17.1.2014):
Geographical Perspectives on the Development of Power Distribution Systems in Sparsely Populated Areas.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 215/2013.

Keywords: cost surface, distribution network, geographic information, life cycle cost, medium voltage, network topology, sparsely populated area, topography

Oleg Antropov (14.1.2014):
Land Cover and Forest Mapping in Boreal Zone Using Polarimetric and Interferometric SAR Data.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 3/2014.

Keywords: Synthetic Aperture Radar, SAR polarimetry, SAR interferometry, scattering model, land cover, boreal forest, tree height, forest stem volume

Nora Sillanpää (10.1.2014):
Effects of Suburban Development on Runoff Generation and Water Quality.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 160/2013.

Keywords: construction, hydrology, urban snow, urbanization, water quality

Antero Kukko (21.12.2013):
Mobile Laser Scanning – System Development, Performance and Applications.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 153.

Keywords: laser scanning, lidar, mobile, mapping, multiplatform, 3D, accuracy, performance, test field, point cloud, GNSS/INS, MLS, TLS, ALS, topography, DEM, urban, geomorphology

Juha Kangasrääsiö (20.12.2013):
Improving the Metrological Traceability of Online Dry Grammage Measurement Used in the Paper Industry.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 207/2013.

Keywords: automatic process control, online measurement, grammage, moisture, calibration, traceability, paper industry, measuring methods

Henri Tapio Nykänen (20.12.2013):
Low Energy Electron Beam Irradiation of Gallium Nitride.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 190/2013.

Keywords: gallium nitride, electron beam irradiation, optical degradation

Mika Salmi (20.12.2013):
Medical applications of additive manufacturing in surgery and dental care.
Department of Engineering Design and Production.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 213/2013.

Keywords: 3D printing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, implants, medical models, occlusal splint, oral appliances

Haichao Wang (19.12.2013):
Development and application of a multicriteria decision support framework for planning or retrofitting district heating systems.
Department of Energy Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 212/2013.

Keywords: combined district heating, CHP, gas-fired boiler, peak shaving heating, environmental impact, SMAA

Marcin Hurkala (18.12.2013):
Noise Analysis of High Voltage Capacitors and Dry-Type Air-Core Reactors.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 155/2013.

Keywords: noise, capacitor, reactor

 

Aku Riihelä (17.12.2013):
The Surface Albedo of the Arctic from Spaceborne Optical Imagers: Retrieval and Validation.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Finnish Meteorological Institute Contributions 101.

Keywords: glaciers, albedo, snow, sea ice, remote sensing, snow physics

José Luis Peralta Cabezas (17.12.2013):
Towards energy-efficient limit-cycle walking in biped service robots: Design analysis, modeling and experimental study of biped robot actuated by linear motors.
Department of Automation and Systems Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 209/2013.

Keywords: bibedal robotic walking, biped robots, nonlinear dynamics, limit cycle, limit cycle walking, ZMP-based walking, numerical continuation

Jefrey Lijffijt (16.12.2013):
Computational Methods for Comparison and Exploration of Event Sequences.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 205/2013.

Keywords: pattern mining, event sequence, statistical significance, multiple testing, sliding window, window length

Lauri Harhanen (14.12.2013):
Inverse Source Methods in Diffuse Imaging.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 196/2013.

Keywords: inverse source problems, electrical impedance tomography, convex source support, LSQR, preconditioning

Sakari Ihantola (13.12.2013):
Novel approaches to the analysis of nuclear and other radioactive materials – Improving detection capability through alpha-gamma coincidence, alpha-induced optical fluorescence and advanced spectrum analysis.
Department of Applied Physics. Fission and Radiation Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 198/2013.

Keywords: gamma-ray spectrometry, alpha-particle spectrometry, covariance analysis, coincidence measurement, remote alpha-particle detection, UV fluorescence

Matti Liukkonen (13.12.2013):
Methodologies for Development of Series-Hybrid Powertrains to Non-Road Mobile Machineries.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 157/2013.

Keywords: DC-bus systems, diesel electric, energy buffering, fuel cell, mobile work machine, modeling, powertrain design, series hybrid, ultracapacitor

Tommi Tynell (13.12.2013):
Atomic Layer Deposition of Thermoelectric ZnO Thin Films.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 194/2013.

Keywords: ZnO, thermoelectricity, atomic layer deposition, thin film

Meelis-Mait Sildoja (13.12.2013):
Predictable Quantum Efficient Detector.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 199/2013.

Keywords: photodetectors, silicon photodiodes, metrology, radiometry, optical power measurements, absolute standards, optical standards and testing

Päivi Sievilä (13.12.2013):
Microfabrication Technologies for Single-Crystal Silicon Sensors.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 193/2013.

Keywords: silicon, silicon-on-insulator SOI, micromechanical devices, sensors, microfabrication, wet etching, focused ion beam, doping

Boris Nechaev (13.12.2013):
Calibration and Analysis of Enterprise and Edge Network Measurements.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 201/2013.

Keywords: calibration, sound network measurements, enterprise switch measurements, edge networks

Pasi Kuusela (13.12.2013):
A Behavioral Theory Perspective on Acquisitions, Acquisition Performance, and Strategic Alternatives.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 188/2013.

Keywords: behavioral theory, attention based view, aspiration levels, acquisitions, innovation

Lasse Karvonen (13.12.2013):
Nanostructures for Photonic Applications.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 206/2013.

Keywords: silver nanoparticle, ion exchange, atomic layer deposition, nanolaminate, silicon nanowaveguide

Alp Karakoç (13.12.2013):
Effective Stiffness and Strength Properties of Cellular Materials in the Transverse Plane.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 181/2013.

Keywords: cellular material, transverse plane, Nomex honeycomb, Norway spruce, cell wall height, cell wall thickness, scale, effective stiffness, strength

Anna Dupleix (13.12.2013):
Feasibility of Wood Peeling Assisted by Infrared Heating.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 200/2013.

Keywords: beech, birch, Douglas-fir, green wood, heating, infrared, peeling, spruce

Anni Lähdetie (11.12.2013):
Wood Biomass Characterization by Raman Spectroscopy.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 202/2013.

Keywords: lignin, pulp, wood biomass, Raman spectroscopy

Venlakaisa Hölttä (11.12.2013):
Beyond Boundary Objects – Improving Engineering Communication with Conscription Devices.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 192/2013.

Keywords: engineering communication, boundary objects, conscription devices, context information, problem handling, computer supported collaborative work (CSCW)

Antti Kaskela (10.12.2013):
Transparent, Conductive and Flexible Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Films.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 197/2013.

Keywords: single-walled carbon nanotube, contact resistance, transparent conductive film, network, applications

Igor Shavrin (9.12.2013):
Novel Light Sources and High-Resolution Interferometric Applications.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 204/2013.

Keywords: supercontinuum generation, multimode fibers, white-light interferometry

Katri Kontturi (5.12.2013):
Modification of Surfaces with Adsorption of Amphiphilic Polymers.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 189/2013.

Keywords: polymer adsorption, amphiphilic polymers, polyelectrolytes, surface modification, model surfaces, cellulose

Pekka Helkiö (5.12.2013):
Developing Explorative and Exploitative Strategic Intentions – Towards a Practice Theory of Operations Strategy.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 186/2013.

Keywords: operations strategy, strategy process, practice theory, exploration, exploitation

David Lloyd (5.12.2013):
Redox reactions in deep eutectic solvents: characterisation and application.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 174/2013.

Keywords: ionic liquids, deep eutectic solvents, transition metal chloro complexes, electrochemistry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, rotating disc electrode, redox flow battery

Kristiina Halonen (4.12.2013):
PARI ASKELTA JÄLJESSÄ - tuurilla mennään - Tutkimus suomalaisten organisaatioiden ja työterveyshuollon toteuttamasta henkilöriskienhallinnasta strategisen johtamisen välineenä.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 191/2013.

Keywords: henkilöriski, henkilöriskienhallinta, henkilöriskienhallintayhteistyö, riskienhallinta, strateginen johtaminen, työterveyshuolto

Aarno Isotalo (4.12.2013):
Computational Methods for Burnup Calculations with Monte Carlo Neutronics.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 172/2013.

Keywords: nuclear reactor, burnup calculation, computational methods

Konstantinos Koufos (4.12.2013):
Spectrum access in white spaces using spectrum sensing and geolocation databases.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 195/2013.

Keywords: aggregate interference models, flexible spectrum use, spectrum sensing strategy

Noora Valkila (29.11.2013):
Attitudes and Behaviour of Residents within the Framework of Energy Efficiency.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 147/2013.

Keywords: energy efficiency, climate change, residency, attitudes, behaviour, readiness for change

Mikaela Ranta (29.11.2013):
Dynamic Induction Machine Models Including Magnetic Saturation and Iron Losses.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 171/2013.

Keywords: induction machines, dynamic models, magnetic saturation, iron losses

Antti Poteri (29.11.2013):
Simplifying Solute Transport Modelling of the Geological Multi-Barrier Disposal System.
Department of Applied Physics.
VTT Science 42.

Keywords: nuclear waste, repository system, migration, modelling

Kasimir Blomstedt (29.11.2013):
Electromagnetic Coherence Theory, Universality Results, and Effective Degree of Coherence.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 179/2013.

Keywords: electromagnetic coherence theory, blackbody field, universality of spatial coherence, effective degree of coherence

Pekka Varhimo (22.11.2013):
Brightness Reduction of Peroxide-Bleached Mechanical Pulp and Fillers in the Wet End of a Paper Machine.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 170/2013.

Keywords: brightness reduction, mechanical pulp, filler, fines, wet end

Johanna Tikkanen (22.11.2013):
A Novel Application of Mineral Powders in Normal Strength Concrete.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 182/2013.

Keywords: concrete technology, mineral powders, cement replacement, mix design, freeze-thaw durability, hydration, microstucture

Otto Seiskari (22.11.2013):
Analyticity of Point Measurements in Inverse Conductivity and Scattering Problems.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 165/2013.

Keywords: inverse problems, electrical impedance tomography, point measurements, Calderón problem, partial data, (bi)sweep data, elliptic boundary value problems, scattering, far-field pattern

Heli Nikunen (22.11.2013):
Perceptions of Lighting, Perceived Restorativeness, Preference and Fear in Outdoor Spaces.
Department of Electronics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 162/2013.

Keywords: lighting, restoration, preference, fear

Mohammad Ashraful Hoque (22.11.2013):
Towards Energy Efficient Multimedia Streaming to Mobile Devices.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 187/2013.

Keywords: burst, energy, HSPA, LTE, multimedia, power, PSM, PSM-A, Wi-Fi, traffic shaping, wireless

Juha Backman (22.11.2013):
Navigation System for Modular Agricultural Machines Using Optimal Control Methods and Industrial Standard Network.
Department of Automation and Systems Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 169/2013.

Keywords: implement guidance, path tracking, nonlinear model predictive control, collision avoidance, software architecture, simulation, tuning, state estimation

Bernhard Reischl (20.11.2013):
Atomistic simulations of solid-liquid interfaces.
Department of Applied Physics. COMP/Surfaces and Interfaces at the Nanoscale (SIN).
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 180/2013.

Keywords: solid-liquid interfaces, hydration layer structure, atomistic force microscopy, molecular dynamics, free energy calculations

Juha Sipilä (19.11.2013):
Emerging risk issues in underground storage of bituminous coal.
Department of Engineering Design and Production.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 166/2013.

Keywords: coal, underground storage, silo, self-heating, smouldering fire, freezing, performance indicators, safety, risk, prevention, mitigation

Oskari Karjalainen (16.11.2013):
Substrate Controlled Synthesis of 1,2-Amino Alcohols.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 159/2013.

Keywords: amino alcohols, amino acids, palladium catalysis, diastereoselective synthesis, total synthesis

Iina Vaajamo (15.11.2013):
Developing a Thermodynamic Database for Lead-Based Alloys.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 173/2013.

Keywords: thermodynamics, CALPHAD, equilibration experiment, solubility, MTOX, database, lead

Antti Niemi (15.11.2013):
The Governance of Long-Term Investing in Knowledge Creation: Novel Control Mechanisms for Reducing Managerial Myopia and Increasing Growth in Organizations.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 150/2013.

Keywords: governance, organizational control, investment, knowledge, myopia

Jaana Mäkelä (15.11.2013):
Customizing a Maturity Model for the Evaluation of the Development of Shared Situational Awareness and the Utilization of Spatial Information.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 177/2013.

Keywords: disaster management, shared situational awareness, utilization of spatial information, maturity model, customization, systems intelligence

Marcelo Coelho dos Santos Muguet Soares (15.11.2013):
Effect of Fiber Wall Chemistry on Pulping Processes of Novel Eucalyptus Hybrids.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 163/2013.

Keywords: chemical pulping, Eucalyptus hybrids, fiber wall, mechanical pulping, surface properties, wood deconstruction, wood chemistry, wood quality

Anna Matala (15.11.2013):
Methods and Applications of Pyrolysis Modelling for Polymeric Materials.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
VTT Science 44.

Keywords: pyrolysis modelling, simulation, polymer, cables, composites, probabilistic risk assessment (PRA)

Natalia Lebedeva (15.11.2013):
Spintronic Semiconductor Devices Based on Mn Doped GaAs.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 168/2013.

Keywords: spintronics, gallium arsenide, semiconductor technology, magnetotransport, tunnelling effects

Marcus Engdahl (15.11.2013):
Multitemporal InSAR in Land-Cover and Vegetation Mapping.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 178/2013.

Keywords: remote sensing, earth observation, radar, synthetic aperture radar, SAR, SAR interferometry, InSAR, multitemporal analysis, multitemporal InSAR, land-cover classification, crop height, boreal forest stem volume estimation, vegetation mapping

 

Eero Ahokas (14.11.2013):
Aspects of Accuracy, Scanning Angle Optimization, and Intensity Calibration Related to Nationwide Laser Scanning.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 150.

Keywords: airborne laser scanning, intensity, calibration, accuracy, scanning angle

Harri Kaartinen (11.11.2013):
Benchmarking of Airborne Laser Scanning Based Feature Extraction Methods and Mobile Laser Scanning System Performance Based on High-Quality Test Fields.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 152.

Keywords: benchmarking, test field, laser scanning, aerial image, building extraction, tree extraction, mapping, mobile, 3D, accuracy, performance, GNSS/INS, reference data, systems, point cloud, geometric

Tuuli Jylhä (8.11.2013):
Creating Value or Waste? Evaluating the Production of Real Estate Services with Lean Thinking.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 148/2013.

Keywords: value creation, customer value, real estate services, lean thinking, waste

Rafael Cauduro Dias de Paiva (8.11.2013):
Circuit Modeling Studies Related to Guitars and Audio Processing.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 167/2013.

Keywords: nonlinear circuits, audio systems, real-time systems, circuit simulation, computer generated music

Azremi Abdullah Al-Hadi (8.11.2013):
Multi-Element Antennas for Mobile Communication Systems: Design, Evaluation and User Interactions.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 146/2013.

Keywords: multiple antennas, mobile antennas, diversity, MIMO systems, electromagnetic user interaction

Lu Wei (1.11.2013):
Towards Robust Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 145/2013.

Keywords: cognitive radio, multivariate analysis, robust statistics, spectrum sensing

Mário Jorge Costa (1.11.2013):
Wavefield Modeling and Signal Processing for Sensor Arrays of Arbitrary Geometry.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 149/2013.

Keywords: sensor array signal processing, parameter estimation, beamforming, manifold separation, harmonic analysis, array calibration, array nonidealities

Christian Code (1.11.2013):
PLA2 Interfacial Activation on Lipid Interfaces Promoting Fibril Formation.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 164/2013.

Keywords: liposome, PLA2, peptide, phospholipid, amyloid, protein-lipid interaction, dimer, temporin B, heat-shock protein, oxidized phospholipids

Halid Can Yildirim (25.10.2013):
Design aspects of high strength steel welded structures improved by high frequency mechanical impact (HFMI) treatment.
Department of Applied Mechanics. Mechanics of Materials.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 134/2013.

Keywords: high frequency mechanical impact (HFMI), weld toe improvement, fatigue strength improvement, high strength steels, structural hot spot stress, effective notch stress

Anne Usvalampi (25.10.2013):
Microbial Production of Xylitol, L-Xylulose and L-Xylose.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 137/2013.

Keywords: xylitol, L-xylulose, L-xylose, rare sugars, metabolic engineering

Julian D. Parker (25.10.2013):
Dispersive Systems in Musical Audio Signal Processing.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 158/2013.

Keywords: acoustics, music, digital signal processing, digital filters

Anna Maria Olszewska (18.10.2013):
Interfacial Forces in Nanocellulose Based Composite Materials.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 151/2013.

Keywords: nanocellulose, surface force, biocomposites, AFM

Andrea Gutiérrez (18.10.2013):
Noble Metal Catalysts in the Production of Biofuels.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 140/2013.

Keywords: biofuels, wood-based biofuels, noble metal catalysts, pyrolysis oil, hydrotreatment, autothermal reforming, ethanol reforming

Pasi Jylänki (17.10.2013):
Approximate Bayesian Inference Methods for Regression and Classification with Gaussian Processes and Neural Networks.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 152/2013.

Keywords: approximate Bayesian inference, expectation propagation, Gaussian processes, neural networks

Jaakko Riihimäki (11.10.2013):
Advances in Approximate Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Process Models.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 144/2013.

Keywords: Bayesian modelling, approximate inference, Gaussian processes, Laplace's method, expectation propagation

Ari-Pekka Perkkiö (11.10.2013):
Duality in Stochastic and Dynamic Optimization.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 133/2013.

Keywords: convex analysis, optimization, stochastics

Ville Hinkka (11.10.2013):
Implementation of RFID Tracking across the Entire Supply Chain.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 135/2013.

Keywords: tracking, supply chain management (SCM), supply chain integration, inter-organisational information systems (IOIS), design science, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Laura Oikkonen (9.10.2013):
Atomic-Scale Defects in Solar Cell Material CuInSe2 from Hybrid-Functional Calculations.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 143/2013.

Keywords: point defects, density-functional theory, electronic structure calculations, atomic diffusion

Marcin Matuszewski (4.10.2013):
Business and Technical Aspects of Mobile Peer-to-Peer Social Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 136/2013.

Keywords: social networks, end-user research, scenario planning, mobile services, peer-to-peer, P2PSIP, content sharing, voip, IMS

 

Xinlian Liang (4.10.2013):
Feasibility of Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Plotwise Forest Inventories.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 149.

Keywords: terrestrial laser scanning, forest inventories, stem curve, volume, biomass, change detection

Antti-Pekka Eskelinen (4.10.2013):
Nanoscale Assembly Using DNA and Electromagnetic Fields.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 139/2013.

Keywords: DNA nanotechnology, DNA origami, electromechanics, nano-optics

Karri I. I. Koljonen (27.9.2013):
The Multiwavelength Spectral and Timing Nature of the Microquasar Cygnus X-3.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 129/2013.

Keywords: microquasars, Cygnus X-3, spectroscopy, time series, X-rays, radio, gamma-rays

Juha Kiviluoma (27.9.2013):
Managing Wind Power Variability and Uncertainty Through Increased Power System Flexibility.
Department of Applied Physics.
VTT Science 35.

Keywords: wind power, unit commitment, economic dispatch, generation planning, energy balance, electric boiler, heat storage, heat pump, electric vehicle, hydro power, flexibility, variability, uncertainty

Antti Ajanki (27.9.2013):
Inference of Relevance for Proactive Information Retrieval.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 128/2013.

Keywords: machine learning, relevance inference, information retrieval, implicit feedback, eye tracking

Aleksi Tamminen (24.9.2013):
Developments in Imaging at Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelengths.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 131/2013.

Keywords: bolometer, hologram, imaging, reflectarray, reflectivity

 

Lauri Markelin (20.9.2013):
Radiometric Calibration, Validation and Correction of Multispectral Photogrammetric Imagery.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 148.

Keywords: photogrammetry, radiometric calibration, radiometric correction, airborne imaging, multispectral, radiative transfer modelling

Kalle Karhu (20.9.2013):
String Searching Methods for Bioinformatics.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 130/2013.

Keywords: sequence alignment, indexed multi-pattern matching, motif discovery

Leena Tähkämö (13.9.2013):
Life Cycle Assessment of Light Sources – Case Studies and Review of the Analyses.
Department of Electronics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 111/2013.

Keywords: life cycle assessment, life cycle cost, environmental impacts, lighting

Marina Y. Timmermans (13.9.2013):
Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistors for Flexible Electronics.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 123/2013.

Keywords: carbon nanotube network, thin film transistor, aerosol synthesis, nanotube deposition, patterned assembly, morphology, flexible integrated circuit

Mari Ijäs (13.9.2013):
Chemically Modified and Nanostructured Graphene.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 126/2013.

Keywords: graphene, tight-binding, functionalization, scanning tunneling microscopy

Helena Laavi (11.10.2013):
Vapor–Liquid Equilibrium and Excess Enthalpies: Measurements and Modeling for Process Industry.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 121/2013.

Keywords: vapor–liquid equilibrium, excess enthalpy, excess volume, flow calorimeter, circulation still, headspace, static total pressure apparatus

Tuomas J. Mattila (12.9.2013):
Input-Output Analysis of the Networks of Production, Consumption and Environmental Destruction in Finland.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 124/2013.

Keywords: input-output analysis, ecological footprint, ecological economics, life cycle assessment

Aki Karttunen (10.9.2013):
Millimetre and Submillimetre Wave Antenna Design Using Ray Tracing.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 127/2013.

Keywords: antenna measurements, beam steering, lens, ray tracing, reflector antenna

Osma Suominen (9.9.2013):
Methods for Building Semantic Portals.
Department of Media Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 113/2013.

Keywords: semantic web, faceted search, automatic subject indexing, vocabulary quality

Kirsti Keltikangas (6.9.2013):
Becoming an Electrical Engineer: A Mixed Methods Study of Electrical Engineers' Studies and Career.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 112/2013.

Keywords: engineering education, expertise, professional competencies, career

Juuso Karikoski (6.9.2013):
Empirical Analysis of Mobile Interpersonal Communication Service Usage.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 119/2013.

Keywords: handset-based measurements, mobile services, interpersonal communication, social networks, usage analysis, mixed method

Tommi Ekholm (6.9.2013):
Risks, Costs and Equity: Modelling Efficient Strategies for Climate and Energy Policy.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
VTT Science 38.

Keywords: climate policy, energy policy, energy economics, scenario

Niko Aarne (6.9.2013):
Expanding the Property Space of Cellulosic Materials with Multifunctional Polymers.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 125/2013.

Keywords: cellulose, fibers, paper, polymer, adsorption, block copolymer, ionene

Juha Koivisto (4.9.2013):
Fracture propagation and prediction in heterogeneous materials.
Department of Applied Physics. Complex Systems and Materials.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 122/2013.

Keywords: fractures; materials

Helena Aro (30.8.2013):
Mathematical Models for Longevity Risk Management.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 120/2013.

Keywords: longevity risk, stochastic modelling, stochastic optimization, systematic mortality risk, non-systematic mortality risk, market risk, hedging

Johanna Forsman (27.8.2013):
Production of Co, Ni, and Cu Nanoparticles by Hydrogen Reduction.
Department of Applied Physics.
VTT Science 36.

Keywords: cobalt, copper, nickel, nanoparticles, core-shell, magnetic nanoparticles

Sari Metsämäki (23.8.2013):
A Fractional Snow Cover Mapping Method for Optical Remote Sensing Data, Applicable to Continental Scale.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Monographs of the Boreal Environment Research, 43.

Keywords: snow, fractional snow cover, boreal zone, forests, tundra, optical remote sensing

Bo Chang (23.8.2013):
Hybrid Microassembly with Surface Tension Driven Self-Alignment: Handling Strategies and Micro-Fabricated Patterns.
Department of Automation and Systems Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 117/2013.

Keywords: hybrid microassembly, droplet self-alignment, surface tension, self-assembly

Arhi Kivilahti (22.8.2013):
Industry Transformation Initiated by a Technological Innovation - Case of UK Grocery Retailing.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 115/2013.

Keywords: real estate, retailing, innovation management, industry emergence, technological innovations

Juho Rysti (19.8.2013):
Microscopic and Macroscopic Studies of Liquid and Solid Helium Mixtures.
O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 110/2013.

Keywords: helium-3, helium-4, helium mixtures, superfluid, melting pressure, solubility, osmotic pressure, quartz tuning fork, acoustic emission, second sound

Matti Lehtimäki (16.8.2013):
Stability, Cation Ordering and Oxygen Non-Stoichiometry of Some Perovskites and Related Layered Oxides.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 118/2013.

Keywords: double perovskite, perovskite derived oxide, Ruddlesden-Popper, solid oxide fuel cell, oxygen storage, thermogravimetry, chemical substitution, phase stability, water intercalation

Marjo Kettunen (14.8.2013):
Cellulose Nanofibrils as a Functional Material.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 114/2013.

Keywords: nanocellulose, microfibrillated cellulose, aerogel, foam, UV-switchable absorption, selective absorption

Juuso T. Korhonen (9.8.2013):
Studies on Wettability: From Fundamental Concepts and Nanofibrous Materials to Applications.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 116/2013.

Keywords: wetting, superhydrophobicity, nanocellulose, aerogel, humidity sensor, oil absorption

Johannes Markkanen (8.8.2013):
Integral Equation Methods for Extreme-Parameter Materials and Novel Boundary Conditions.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 109/2013.

Keywords: integral equation methods, method of moments, DB boundary condition, D'B' boundary condition, anisotropy, extreme materials

Pekka Jänis (5.7.2013):
Interference Management Techniques for Cellular Wireless Communication Systems.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 108/2013.

Keywords: interference management, adjacent channel interference, co-channel interference, device-to-device communication, interference-aware scheduling

Jarno Nousiainen (28.6.2013):
Forwarding Capacity in Large Wireless Multihop Networks: A Computational Approach.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 107/2013.

Keywords: forwarding capacity, wireless multihop networks, massively dense networks, scheduling, spatial reuse

Tuomas Lahtinen (27.6.2013):
Ferromagnetic-Ferroelectric Domain Coupling in Multiferroic Heterostructures.
Department of Applied Physics. Nanomagnetism and Spintronics
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 106/2013.

Keywords: ferromagnetic, ferroelectric, multiferroic, magnetism, magnetic domain, electric field control of magnetism, Barium Titanate