16 Apr 2020
A multi-institutional collaboration, co-led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), has discovered the source of...
Type: Press release
23 Mar 2020
Since its discovery in 2014, phosphorene – a sheet of phosphorus atoms only a single atom thick – has intrigued scientists, due to its unique optoelectronic anisotropy. In other words, electrons...
Type: News Article
8 Jan 2016
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are key components of the new generation of solar cells. Understanding properties of these materials is important for improving lifetime and quality of solar...
Type: News Article
25 Jun 2014
Combining physics and neurobiology to tackle Parkinson’s Disease is research “I would never have been able to do outside of OIST,” says Professor Keshav Dani.  The Okinawa Institute of Science...
Type: News Article
26 Aug 2012
Since our ancestors first began using tools to dig for insects or club rivals, we’ve been constrained by what seemed to be fundamental properties of matter. Light will bend in a certain way when it...
Type: News Article
18 Jul 2012
One of the cornerstones of scientific research at OIST is the removal of boundaries between departments and fields: researchers are constantly intermingling, sharing their knowledge and tools with...
Type: News Article
31 Mar 2012
Time-lapse movie of the setting up of the high energy laser installation in the OIST Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit's lab.
Type: Video
15 Mar 2012
Professor Dani and his unit members...
Type: Event Report
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