13 Jun 2016
Sometimes it is the tiny things in the world that can make an incredible difference. One of these things is the nanoparticle. Nanoparticles may be small, but they have a variety of important...
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25 May 2016
The detection of carbon monoxide (CO) in the air is a vital issue, as CO is a poisonous gas and an environmental pollutant. CO typically derives from the incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels,...
Type: News Article
6 Aug 2015
There are no magic bullets for global energy needs. But fuel cells in which electrical energy is harnessed directly from live, self-sustaining chemical reactions promise cheaper alternatives to...
Type: News Article
Palladium nanoparticles encapsulated in a Magnesium Oxide shell
6 Aug 2015
Electron Microscopy image depicting the Palladium- Magnesium Oxide core-shell combination. The white dots are Palladium nanoparticles. The slight haze around each nanoparticle is the porous magnesium...
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Vidyadhar Singh, post-doc in the Nanoparticles by Design Unit at OIST and the paper’s first author
6 Aug 2015
Vidyadhar Singh is standing next to the advanced nanoparticle deposition system at OIST.
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Copper Oxide nanowire decorated with palladium nanoparticles
13 May 2015
Palladium nanoparticles were deposited on the entire wafer in an evenly distributed fashion, as seen in the background.  They also attached on the surface of the copper oxide wire in the same...
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13 May 2015
Pollutants emitted by factories and car exhausts affect humans who breathe in these harmful gases and also aggravate climate change up in the atmosphere. Being able to detect such emissions is a...
Type: News Article
Researchers from OIST’s Nanoparticles by Design Unit who studied the nanowire-nanoparticle interactions
13 May 2015
From left to right:  Stephan Steinhauer, Vidyadhar Singh, Group Leader Cathal Cassidy and Prof. Mukhles Sowwan  
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5 Jan 2015
The Nanoparticles by Design Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University is constantly finding new ways to endow the tiniest of...
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