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2006

Organizational factors, management, and nuclear safety

Reiman, T. & Oedewald, P., 2006, SAFIR: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2003-2006: Final Report. Espoo: VTT, p. 314-322 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes ; no. 2363).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
Organizational factors
Safety
Nuclear power plant
Organizational practices
Organizational performance

OTUS summary report

Rossi, J., 2006, SAFIR: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2003-2006: Final Report. Espoo: VTT, p. 273-274 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes ; no. 2363).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
Nuclear power plants
Accidents
Power plants
Pressure vessels
Outages
2 Citations (Scopus)

Out of plane actuator concept and characterization of dielectric elastomer EAP materials

Paajanen, M., Jouppila, V., Ellman, A., Bauer, S., Kofod, G., Karesoja, M. & Tenhu, H., 2006, Applied Material Research at VTT: Symposium on Applied Materials. Espoo: VTT, p. 50-60 (VTT Symposium; no. 244).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsResearch

Open Access
Elastomers
Actuators
Tapes
Stretching
Electric potential

Overview of a personal network prototype

Kyriazanos, D. M., Argyropoulos, M., Sanchez, L., Lanza, J., Alutoin, M., Hoebeke, J. & Patrikakis, C. Z., 2006, Annual Review of Communications. Vol. 59.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleScientificpeer-review

Overlay networks
Heterogeneous networks
77 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of material re-deposition and fuel retention studies at JET with the Gas Box divertor

Coad, J. P., Likonen, J., Rubel, M., Vainonen-Ahlgren, E., Hole, D. E., Sajavaara, T., Renvall, T., Matthews, G. F. & JET-EFDA Contributors, 2006, In : Nuclear Fusion. 46, 2, p. 350-366 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

boxes
erosion
tiles
gases
markers
21 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of recent progress in IFMIF neutronics

Fischer, U., Chen, Y., Simakov, S. P., Wilson, P. P. H., Vladimirov, P. & Wasastjerna, F., 2006, In : Fusion Engineering and Design. 81, 8-14, p. 1195-1202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Chemical activation
Fission products
Neutron sources
Shielding
10 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen deficiency in barley (Hordeum vulgare) grain during malting

Wilhelmson, A., Laitila, A., Vilpola, A., Olkku, J., Kotaviita, E., Fagerstedt, K. & Home, S., 2006, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54, 2, p. 409-416 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

malting
Hordeum
soaking
Hordeum vulgare
hypoxia
1 Citation (Scopus)

P2P Middleware Based Content Location Discovery in Asynchronous Broadcast Type Content Delivery Networks

Pakkala, D., Koivukoski, A. & Latvakoski, J., 2006, Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN2006). Acta press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Middleware
Servers
Overlay networks
Metadata
Broadcasting

Päästökauppa on raju ohjauskeino

Kara, M. & Ruska, M., 2006, In : Helsingin Sanomat. 24.1.2006

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

36 Citations (Scopus)

Parallel Optical Interconnect between Ceramic BGA Packages on FR4 Board using Embedded Waveguides and Passive Optical Alignments

Karppinen, M., Alajoki, T., Tanskanen, A., Kataja, K., Makinen, J-T., Kautio, K., Karioja, P., Immonen, M. & Kivilahti, J., 2006, 56th Electronic Components and Technology Conference 2006. p. 799-805

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Parallel optical interconnect between surface-mounted devices on FR4 printed wiring board using embedded waveguides and passive optical alignments

Karppinen, M., Alajoki, T., Tanskanen, A., Kataja, K., Mäkinen, J-T., Karioja, P., Immonen, M. & Kivilahti, J., 2006, Micro-Optics, VCSELs, and Photonic Interconnects II: Fabrication, Packaging, and Integration. International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE, 11 p. 618500. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6185).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

optical interconnects
wiring
receivers
chips
alignment
58 Citations (Scopus)

Parameter optimization of HVOF sprayed nanostructured alumina and alumina-nickel composite coatings

Turunen, E., Varis, T., Gustafsson, T. E., Keskinen, J., Fält, T. & Hannula, S-P., 2006, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 200, 16 - 17, p. 4987-4994

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Partial filling micellar electrokinetic chromatography analysis of androgens and testosterone derivatives using two sequential pseudostationary phases

Amundsen, L. & Sirén, H., 2006, In : Journal of Chromatography A. 1131, 1-2, p. 267-274 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Epitestosterone
Chromatography
Androgens
Testosterone
Androstenedione

Particle emission and electrostatic charge in cardiac surgery

Lintukorpi, A. & Nurmi, S., 2006, 37th R3-Nordic Contamination Control Symposium. Espoo: VTT, p. 265 - 266 (VTT Symposium; no. 240).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsResearch

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Particle formation, deposition, and particle induced corrosion in large-scale medium-speed diesel engines: Dissertation

Lyyränen, J., 2006, Espoo: VTT. 77 p.

Research output: ThesisDissertationResearch

Open Access
diesel engine
corrosion
ash
vanadium
sulfur

Passive Optical Networks: Transport concepts

Lallukka, S. & Raatikainen, P., 2006, Espoo: VTT. 128 p. (VTT Publications; no. 597)

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

Open Access
Passive optical networks
Bandwidth
Costs
Channel capacity
Modems
50 Citations (Scopus)

PCR DGGE and RT-PCR DGGE show diversity and short-term temporal stability in the Clostridium coccoides–Eubacterium rectale group in the human intestinal microbiota

Maukonen, J., Mättö, J., Satokari, R., Söderlund, H., Mattila-Sandholm, T. & Saarela, M., 2006, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 58, 3, p. 517-528 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium
Microbiota
Bacteria
Polymerase Chain Reaction
bacterium

Pectinatus, Megasphaera and Zymophilus

Haikara, A. & Helander, I., 2006, The Prokaryotes: Volume 4: Bacteria: Firmicutes, Cyanobacteria. Dworkin, M., Falkow, S., Rosenberg, E., Schleifer, K-H. & Stackebrandt, E. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 965-981

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Perceived attraction of online communities among elderly people

Mittilä, T. & Antikainen, M., 1 Dec 2006, Perceived attraction of online communities among elderly people. Tampere

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

Joining
Web services
Internet
Online communities
Elderly people
19 Citations (Scopus)

Performance measurement of networks: Towards a non-financial approach

Kulmala, H. & Lönnqvist, A., 2006, In : International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations. 3, 3, p. 299-316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Network management
Performance measurement
Industry
Empirical evidence
Business process
390 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacological properties of the ubiquitous natural product betulin

Alakurtti, S., Mäkelä, T., Koskimies, S. & Yli-Kauhaluoma, J., 2006, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 29, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Biological Products
Pharmacology
HIV
Tumor Cell Line
Plant Bark
18 Citations (Scopus)

Phase-Hologram-Based Compact RCS Test Range at 310 GHz for Scale Models

Lönnqvist, A., Mallat, J. & Räisänen, A. V., 6 Jun 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 54, 6, p. 2391-2397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

test ranges
radar cross sections
Radar cross section
scale models
Holograms

Phenolic extracts of strawberry fruits, leaves and cell cultures - analysis and biological activities

Nohynek, L., Seppänen-Laakso, T., Jääger, K., Oksman-Caldentey, K-M. & Puupponen-Pimiä, R., 2006, In : Planta Medica. 72, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalOther journal contributionScientific

Fragaria
Fruits
Bioactivity
Cell culture
Fruit
6 Citations (Scopus)

Photoluminescence and structural properties of GaInNAs/GaAs quantum wells grown by molecular beam epitaxy under different arsenic pressures

Hakkarainen, T., Pavelescu, E-M. & Likonen, J., 2006, In : Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 32, 1-2, p. 266-269 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Arsenic
Molecular beam epitaxy
arsenic
Semiconductor quantum wells
Structural properties

Physical browsing

Välkkynen, P., Ailisto, H. & Pohjanheimo, L., 2006, Ambient Intelligence, Wireless Networking, and Ubiquitous Computing. Vasilakos, A. & Pedrycz, W. (eds.). Artech house, p. 61-81

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Mobile devices
Gears
Ambient intelligence
14 Citations (Scopus)

Physics of internal transport barriers: La physique des barrières internes de transport

Tala, T., Garbet, X. & JET-EFDA Contributors, 2006, In : Comptes Rendus: Physique. 7, 6, p. 622-633 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

physics
turbulence

Physiological response of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to change in oxygen provision

Rintala, E., Toivari, M., Wiebe, M., Tamminen, A., Salusjärvi, L., Huuskonen, A., Simolin, H., Kokkonen, J., Kiuru, J., Maaheimo, H., Ruohonen, L. & Penttilä, M., 2006, International Specialised Symposium on Yeasts ISSY25: Systems Biology of Yeasts - from Models to Applications. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 39 T24. (VTT Symposium; no. 242).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsResearch

Open Access
physiological response
oxygen
metabolite
anoxic conditions
chemostat

Pientalon ekomittarit

Hekkanen, M., Hienonen, M., Ilmarinen, J., Kilpeläinen, M., Klemettilä, T., Mäkikyrö, T., Riippa, T., Seppälä, P. & Tulla, K., 2006, Espoo: VTT. 57 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; no. 2354)

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

Open Access
energy efficiency
methodology
6 Citations (Scopus)

Piezoelectric thin-film unimorph actuator for optical fibre alignment applications

Tuominen, J., Lappalainen, J., Hiltunen, J., Ollila, J. & Lantto, V., 2006, In : Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics. 8, 7, p. S398-S404 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Optical fibers
Actuators
optical fibers
actuators
alignment

Pirkanmaan rakennusbarometri 2006 - 2007

Vainio, T., Jaakkonen, L. & Pajakkala, P., 2006, Tampere, Finland: VTT. 25 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)

Planning optimal measurements of isotopomer distributions for estimation of metabolic fluxes

Rantanen, A., Mielikäinen, T., Rousu, J., Maaheimo, H. & Ukkonen, E., 2006, In : Bioinformatics. 22, 10, p. 1198-1206 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Metabolites
Metabolic Networks and Pathways
Metabolic Network
Planning
Fluxes

Plant secondary metabolism in the post-genomic era

Oksman-Caldentey, K-M., Häkkinen, S. T., Rischer, H., Ritala, A., Ma, R., Seppänen-Laakso, T., Goossens, A., Oresic, M. & Inze, D., 2006, In : Planta Medica. 72, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalOther journal contributionScientific

Secondary Metabolism
Metabolites
Genes
Metabolic engineering
Functional analysis
57 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma rotation and momentum transport studies at JET

de Vries, P. C., Rantamäki, K. M., Asp, E., Corrigan, G., Eriksson, A., Giroud, C., Knoops, H. C. M., Mantica, P., Nordman, H., Strand, P., Tala, T., Weiland, J., Zastrow, K-D. & JET-EFDA Contributors, 2006, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 48, 12, p. 1693-1708 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Mach number
Momentum
momentum
Prandtl number
Plasmas
63 Citations (Scopus)

Plotting positions in extreme value analysis

Makkonen, L., 2006, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 45, 2, p. 334-340 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
return period
extreme event
weather
method
analysis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Plutonium in the air in Kurchatov, Kazakhstan

Lehto, J., Salminen, S., Jaakkola, T., Outola, I., Pulli, S., Paatero, J., Tarvainen, M., Ristonmaa, S., Zilliacus, R., Ossintsev, A. & Larin, V., 2006, In : Science of the Total Environment. 366, 1, p. 206-217 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Plutonium
plutonium
filter
air
Air
54 Citations (Scopus)

Poly(vinyl alcohol) and polyamide-66 nanocomposites prepared by electrospinning

Ristolainen, N., Heikkilä, P., Harlin, A. & Seppälä, J., 10 Feb 2006, In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 291, 2, p. 114-122 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bentonite
Nylons
Electrospinning
Clay minerals
Polyamides
5 Citations (Scopus)

Poly(ε‐caprolactone)‐grafted acetylated anhydroglucose oligomer by ring‐opening polymerization: Synthesis and characterization

Gädda, T., Kylmä, J., Tuominen, J., Mikkonen, H., Laine, A., Peltonen, S. & Seppälä, J., 2006, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 100, 2, p. 1633-1641 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Oligomers
Polymerization
Polymers
Grafts
Elastomers
9 Citations (Scopus)

Polymerisation of added coniferyl alcohol by inherent xylem peroxidases and its effect on fungal decay resistance of Norway spruce

Raiskila, S., Fagerstedt, K., Laakso, T., Saranpää, P., Löija, M., Paajanen, L., Mahlberg, R. & Ritschkoff, A-C., 2006, In : Wood Science and Technology. 40, 8, p. 697-707 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

decay resistance
coniferyl alcohol
Peroxidases
peroxidases
xylem

Post-developmental activities of mobile services: Master's thesis

Siira, E., 2006, Oulu: University of Oulu. 65 p.

Research output: ThesisMaster's thesisTheses

Mobile services
Software
Cross section
Service provider
Paradigm

POTFIS summary report

Keski-Rahkonen, O., Mangs, J., Hostikka, S. & Korhonen, T., 2006, SAFIR: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2003-2006: Final Report. Espoo: VTT, p. 335-342 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes ; no. 2363).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
Fires
Alarm systems
Experiments
Monte Carlo simulation

PPRISMA summary report

Holmberg, J-E., 2006, SAFIR: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2003-2006: Final Report. Espoo: VTT, p. 353-360 (VTT Tieodtteita - Research Notes ; no. 2363).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
International cooperation
Reliability analysis
Risk assessment
Fires
Decision making

Practical adaptation of configuration management: Three case studies: Licentiate thesis

Kääriäinen, J., 2006, Espoo: VTT. 119 p.

Research output: ThesisLicenciateTheses

Open Access
product development
management practice
development project
thesis
project
11 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting weld creep strength reduction for 9% Cr steels

Holmström, S. & Auerkari, P., 2006, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 83, 11-12, p. 803-808 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Steel
Creep
Welds
Ferritic steel
Service life

Prediction errors and balancing costs for wind power production in Finland

Holttinen, H., Saarikivi, P., Repo, S., Ikäheimo, J. & Koreneff, G., 2006, Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power and Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms: Delft, Netherland, 26-28 October 2006. p. 113-120

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

wind power
prediction
cost
wind velocity
coast

Prediction of corrosion risk of stainless steel in concentrated solutions

Carpén, L., Pohjanne, P., Kinnunen, P., Hakkarainen, T., Sarpola, A., Riihimäki, M. & Rämö, J., 2006. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleResearchpeer-review

Prediction of microbial metabolism of phytochemicals using an in vitro colon model

Aura, A-M., Seppänen-Laakso, T., Bounsaythip, C., Oresic, M. & Oksman-Caldentey, K-M., 2006, In : Planta Medica. 72, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalOther journal contributionScientific

Phytochemicals
Metabolites
Metabolism
Colon
Microbiota

Preliminary Study of Modelling Dynamic Properties of Magnetorheological Fluid Damper

Heinonen, J., 2006, Espoo: VTT. 37 p. (VTT Working Papers; no. 45)

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

Open Access
Magnetorheological fluids
Finite element method
Subroutines
Structural dynamics
ABAQUS
29 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation and characterization of polystyrene-poly(ethylene oxide) amphiphilic block copolymers via atom transfer radical polymerization: Potential application as paper coating materials

Ibrahim, K., Salminen, A., Holappa, S., Kataja, K., Lampinen, H., Löfgren, B., Laine, J. & Seppälä, J., 2006, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 102, 5, p. 4304-4313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Coating techniques
Atom transfer radical polymerization
Polystyrenes
Polyethylene oxides
Block copolymers
65 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of Langmuir/Blodgett-cellulose surfaces by using horizontal dipping procedure. Application for polyelectrolyte adsorption studies performed with QCM-D

Tammelin, T., Saarinen, T., Osterberg, M. & Laine, J., 2006, In : Cellulose. 13, 5, p. 519-535 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Quartz crystal microbalances
Polyelectrolytes
Cellulose
Cellulose films
Swelling
25 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of lignin and extractive model surfaces by using spincoating technique: Application for QCM-D studies

Tammelin, T., Osterberg, M., Johansson, L-S. & Laine, J., 19 Jul 2006, In : Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal. 21, 4, p. 444-450

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lignin
films (materials)
lignin
methodology
Polystyrenes