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FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

24th International Carbohydrate Symposium, Oslo 2008

The carbohydrate symposias are the main scientific meeting that is arranged within the field of carbohydrate chemistry world wide. The normal amount of participants varies between 500 and 1000. The International Carbohydrate Organisation determines where the biannual conference should be held, an...

Awarded: NOK 99,999

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Corroles as functional materials

This is a collaborative project between two groups at the University of Tromsø, led by Professors Abhik Ghosh and Kenneth Ruud, and will comprise both an experimental and a theoretical component. On the experimental side, our studies will involve the syn thesis of a variety of metallocorroles, t...

Awarded: NOK 7.9 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Understanding of defects and impurities in ZnO; synthesis, doping, and band gap engineering

The project deals with understanding of fundamental physical properties of ZnO motivated to be a promising material when considering new challenges of efficient energy saving/production, further developing/securing the communication highways, developing s ensor interfaces (for example to the huma...

Awarded: NOK 8.1 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Non-equilibrium pattern formation and rheological responses in complex fluids

Non-equilibrium pattern formation processes are ubiquitous in nature, and are a truly cross-disciplinary phenomenon. We have discovered a novel pattern formation process occurring in confined granular-fluid systems, and our first results have now been acc epted for publication in Physical Review ...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

"Nuclear Matter at Extreme Conditions: Modeling High Energy Heavy Ion Reactions"

The project aims to study properties of hot and dense nuclear matter, produced in A+A collisions at bombarding energies between 1-16000 AGeV within the microscopic Monte Carlo models and macroscopic models at our disposal. Nowadays besides three microsco pic models, quark-gluon string model, ult...

Awarded: NOK 4.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Ultra-slow spreading and hydrogen-based deep biosphere: A site survey proposal for zero-age drilling of the Knipovich Ridge

We propose to study geodynamic and hydrothermal processes along one of the most slow-spreading segments of the global ridge system. This will lay the ground for a European lead proposal to the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) aimed to test hypothe sis on the geodynamics and the extent and...

Awarded: NOK 7.4 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Vestland

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Precise analysis of mass movements through correlation of repeat images (CORRIA)

Slow mass movements such as ice flow, landslides, rock mass instabilities, rockglacier creep, or solifluction are fundamental earth surface processes. Quantification and monitoring of surface velocity fields on these features is a crucial prerequisite for process understanding, numerical modelli...

Awarded: NOK 4.4 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

High order methods for incompressible fluid flow: Application to moving boundary problems.

The focus of this project is simulation tools for studying problems with free surfaces or moving boundaries. The objectives are to develop verifyably accurate and fast computational methods, and to apply such simulation tools to a couple of selected probl ems. The first is a simulation-based stud...

Awarded: NOK 4.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Matematisk seminar

The project is a continuation of an earlier project with the same title (project number: 166375/V30). Beside more formal networks, all active mathematicians are members of informal international networks consisting of mathematicians sharing the same re search interest, working in the same fiel...

Awarded: NOK 99,999

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Sophus Lie Seminar at the University of Tromsø - 2008

It is a real problem that one experiences isolation performing research at the University of Tromsø. To intensify our investigations we created the scientific-research seminar "Sophus Lie" (named after the great Norwegian mathematician, whose ideas we app ly and develop until nowadays). This is t...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Mathematical Seminar at NTNU (Matematisk seminar ved NTNU)

The project is an important link in strengthening the international research network that the mathematics/statistics group at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is part of. The grant will cover and accomodation cost for foreign res earcheers in mathematics and statistics t...

Awarded: NOK 0.45 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Making sense of a preposterous universe: Dark energy from extra dimensions

One of the most intruiging problems in modern cosmology is that of dark energy: Why does the expansion of the universe seem to be accelerating, when standard gravity is attractive? The absence of any kind of fundamental physical understanding of such seem ingly unnatural behaviour has led scienti...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Matematisk seminar

The faculty at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Bergen have a wide network of international contacts and collaboration. This network includes research groups in pure and applied mathematics as well as statistics. The proposed project fo llows up on earlier projects denoted "Mat...

Awarded: NOK 0.22 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Vestland

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Dynamics in Earth Systems--fracture, flow and friction The 27th IUGG Conference on Mathematical Geophysics-- Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen

Dynamics in Earth Systems--fracture, flow and friction All researchers using quantitative methods to study evolving Earth systems are invited. Studies that integrate field observations, laboratory experiments, and theoretical models are especially wel come. Particular focus will be given to ...

Awarded: NOK 99,999

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Numerical Modeling in 3D of Rift Segmentation, Propagation, and Oblique Rifting: Control of Strain Weakening and Brittle Ductile Coupling

The work proposed here focuses on understanding the evolution and structural style of sedimentary basins and passive margins in 3 dimensions (3D) using state of the art computational modelling techniques. To date very few 3D models exist that follow the e volution of rifting to large deformation ...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Ion cyclotron heating in laboratory and space plasmas with flows

Current-driven ion cyclotron instabilities are the class of plasma instabilities that have the lowest threshold current to grow in a wide range of parameters relevant to space plasmas. Theoretical and experimental evidence have been given that for shear ed plasma flows parallel to the magnetic ...

Awarded: NOK 5.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Harmonic and Complex Analysis in the Problems of Mathematical Physics

General approaches of Harmonic Analysis provide a deep insight into a vast scope of modern topics of Real, Complex and Geometric Analysis and adjacent topics of Mathematical Physics and Mechanics. A wide variety of problems of Mathematical Physics and Flu id Mechanics can be intrinsically modeled...

Awarded: NOK 7.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Norwegian utilization of the Swedish Solar Telescope on La Palma

The Swedish 1m Solar Telescope (SST) on La Palma is the world leading facility for high resolution observations of the Sun. The SST has an advanced adaptive optical system that corrects distortions of the images caused by the Earth's atmosphere. This sys tem improves the images dramatically but ...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Nonlinear wind-waves, their modification by tidal currents, and application to Norwegian coastal waters.

This project aims at making fundamental advances in the understanding of wave climate in coastal waters, with particular application to Norwegian waters that can have strong inhomogeneous tidal currents. This will be achieved by developing and using suit able phase-resolving deterministic nonlin...

Awarded: NOK 3.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

KONT-Kontingenter

Norsk medlemskap i International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP)

Aktiv norsk deltagelse i internasjonalt samarbeid om vitenskapelige boringer (ICDP) International Scientific Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP - https://www.icdp-online.org/home/) er et flernasjonalt initiativ som skal fremme og finansiere vitenskapelige boringer på land. Programmet ...

Awarded: NOK 11.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2028

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Lateral termination of a delaminated orogenic root: Lower crustal architecture, and exhumation history of northern Mozambique

The East African-Antarctic Orogen forms one of the largest orogens on Earth and is characterized by strong lateral variations. The orogen root probably underwent partial delamination in its southern part, indicated by vast volumes of late-tectonic A-type granites between Mozambique and Antarctica...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Assessement of benthic foraminifera as environmental proxy in the Arctic region

What are the long term oceanographic changes of Arctic fjord and shelf environments? In order to answer this important question this project aims to significantly advance benthic foraminifera as proxy indicators of modern and past environments in the fjor ds and shelves of Svalbard, the Barents S...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2014

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Vibronic contributions to higher-order molecular properties

In recent years we have had a strong interest toward the development of methods for calculating higher-order molecular properties and vibrational contributions to these properties. The present proposal will seek to extend this work from scattering process es to absorption processes, and in partic...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Polarized radiative transfer in media with non-uniform refractive-index distributions

The oceans are home to most of the animal and plant life on Earth and therefore very important for the food supply. To avoid overharvesting of oceanic resources it is necessary to have a solid understanding of the marine environment. Optical remote sensi ng is becoming a very important tool to o...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Role of Bursts in Fracture Front Propagation

This project relates to the study of the dynamics of a crack front propagating through a weak plane of a transparent block made of two Plexiglass (PMMA) plates annealed together. The main goal of the project is to study in a systematic and controlle d way, both experimentally and by simulat...

Awarded: NOK 4.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Fundamental investigations of solute clustering and nucleation of precipitation

The major aim of the project is to contribute to the understanding of how solute atoms diffuse and interact in solid solution, and how they form aggregates that subsequently nucleate or grow into precipitates. Only recently, techniques for detailed invest igations, sufficient computing power for ...

Awarded: NOK 6.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Environmentally Friendly Fungicides, Combinatorial Synthesis and Screening of Chitooligosaccharides

The research proposed in this project application complements ongoing activities on the use of chitooligosaccharides (CHOS) as environmentally friendly fungicides. CHOS inhibit chitinases, enzymatic systems that allows fungi to grow. The project focuses o n chemical approaches to production of fu...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Akershus

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Nordan 2007 (11th Nordic Complex Analysis conference)

The conference is openly announced and open for anyone who wants to participate. In practice, a large percentage of the participants will be people who have attended some of the previous conferences and are on the NORDAN mailing list. We expect a total of 50 participants. The scientific activit...

Awarded: NOK 84,999

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Microwave studies of unsaturated compounds with hetero atoms, as well as molecules of interstellar and prebiotic interest

An application is made for a 2 years post doc position. The cooperation will primarily be between our lab in Oslo and with the lab of Directeur de Recherche CNRS, Dr. Jean-Claude Guillemin in Rennes, France. Directeur de Recherche CRNS, Dr. Jean Demaison, Lille, will also take part in this coope...

Awarded: NOK 1.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

The Møre-Trøndelag Fault Complex - an integrated study

The goal of the present study is to integrate geological and geophysical methods in order to improve our knowledge on the geometry and the mechanics of the Møre-Trøndelag Fault Complex (MTFC). The MTFC is a crustal-scale fault zone whose core has been exh umed during geological times. As such it ...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage