15 Feb 2022 - 09:00
Highlights Researchers have simulated the growth of both porous and closed polycrystalline diamond films to help grow these films more efficiently in the lab.   These films, which have many...
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25 Jan 2022 - 13:00
Highlights Metal halide perovskites are a promising material for next-generation LEDs, but are currently limited by their instability One issue is the halide segregation problem, where the ions...
Type: Press release
30 Nov 2021 - 01:00
Highlights Glow-in-the-dark materials fuel a US$400 million global industry, thanks to their usefulness in emergency signs, watches, and paint. However, they are currently made from inorganic...
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25 Nov 2021 - 16:40
Highlights Researchers have used a state-of-the-art technique to build more precise artificial scaffolds for regenerating neurons The scaffolds were designed to mimic the extracellular matrix – a...
Type: Press release
5 Jun 2020 - 00:00
When we think of wrinkles, we usually envision the lines etched into our skin, for some an unwelcome reality and for others a proud sign of a life well-lived. In material science, wrinkles can also...
Type: News Article
10 Sep 2019 - 11:45
  Devices smaller than the width of a human hair are key to technologies for drug delivery, semiconductors, and fuel production. But current methods for fabricating these micro- and...
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22 Jan 2019 - 13:55
This technology is available for licensing. For details, see the non-confidential disclosure...
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6 Jun 2018 - 09:07
What is light? It sounds like a simple question, but it is one that has occupied some of the best scientific minds for centuries. Now, a collaborative study with scientists at the Okinawa Institute...
Type: News Article
23 Feb 2018 - 14:35
A small rectangle of pink glass, about the size of a postage stamp, sits on Professor Amy Shen’s desk. Despite its outwardly modest appearance, this little glass slide has the potential to...
Type: News Article
20 Sep 2017 - 11:46
Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and powered by sustainable energy....
Type: News Article
4 Aug 2017 - 10:59
Originally a mineral, the perovskite used in today’s technology is quite different from the rock found in the Earth mantle. A “perovskite structure” uses a different combination of atoms but keep the...
Type: News Article
19 May 2017 - 15:32
Traditional chemistry is immensely powerful when it comes to producing very diverse and very complex microscopic chemical molecules. But one thing out of reach is the synthesis of large structures up...
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