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Thematic research areas

There are several thematic research areas at KTH related to materials.

Materials research themes

Broadly materials research at KTH can be classified into the following clusters of activities:

  • Polymer materials - bio-based, synthetic and hybrids
  • Emerging materials - quantum materials, plasmonics, magnonics, HT superconductors
  • Materials for energy applications - storage, transmission, photovoltaics, catalysis
  • Sustainable materials - recycling, purification, design for circularity
  • Engineering materials  - 3D printing, construction, alloys, infrastructure
  • Materials for information and communication technologies  - photonics, thin films, silicon based technologies, magnetic materials