1 Feb 2016 - 11:36
The end of Moore’s Law — the prediction that transistor density would double every two years — was one of the hottest topics in electronics-related discussions in 2015. Silicon-based technologies...
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6 Aug 2015 - 16:17
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
5 Jan 2015 - 13:50
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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2 Oct 2014 - 11:22
Nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize the medical industry, but they must possess a few critical properties. First, they need to target a specific region, so that they do not scatter...
Type: News Article
19 Sep 2014 - 09:24
Transforming substances from liquids into gels plays an important role across many industries, including cosmetics, medicine, and energy. But the transformation process, called gelation, where...
Type: News Article
18 Sep 2014 - 10:43
This video shows a soapy mixture passing through the posts in the microfluidic platform and emerging on the right as a gel.
Type: Video
25 Jul 2014 - 09:46
Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos in the OIST Nanoparticles by Design Unit simulates the interactions of particles that are too...
Type: News Article
25 Jul 2014 - 09:33
Grammatikopoulos created this simulation of palladium nanoparticles colliding at 1000 Kevin, or about 727 degrees Celsius. At this hot temperature, the nanoparticles meet, fuse, and crystallize,...
Type: Video
25 Jul 2014 - 09:17
Grammatikopoulos created this simulation of palladium nanoparticles colliding at 300 Kevin, or about 27 degrees Celsius. The nanoparticles meet, then fuse, then crystallize in orderly planes.
Type: Video
9 May 2014 - 11:29
This video shows Palladium nanoparticles colliding and fusing in a hydrogen gas atmosphere, imaged live in OIST's Environmental Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM). On the left side, you see a...
Type: Video
9 May 2014 - 09:35
Mukhles Sowwan’s Nanoparticles by Design Unit does just what the name suggests; it designs custom nanoparticles.  However, creating nanoparticles is only...
Type: News Article
26 Feb 2014 - 10:31
Nanoparticle research is huge.  That is, the study of nanoparticles, very miniscule objects that act as a unit with specific properties, is a very popular area of study.  With implications...
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