9 Jan 2020
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed a light-based device that can act as a biosensor, detecting biological substances in materials...
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8 Jan 2020
Left: Photothermal maps of a microbubble resonator, both out-of-focus (top), and in-focus (bottom). Scale bars 20μm.  Right: Optical micrographs of two microbubble resonators with different...
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11 Jul 2018
A diagram showing the new WGR experiments. Test particles (shown here in green) are passed through a light field, which distorts the light wavelength, which can be used to detect the particles.
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11 Jul 2018
Dr Jonathan Ward with his co-author, Dr Fuchuan Lei.
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11 Jul 2018
 A magnified photograph of a glass Whispering Gallery Resonator. The bubble is extremely small, less than the width of a human hair.
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11 Jul 2018
Technology created by researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is literally shedding light on some of the smallest particles to detect their presence...
Type: News Article
30 Jan 2017
When measuring the duration of high-speed physical phenomena, a good stopwatch can only get you so far, and while oscilloscopes can pick up electrical signals with frequencies of a few GHz, measuring...
Type: News Article
15 Aug 2016
Light can take many different forms. Even in our day-to-day life, sunlight is vastly different from fluorescent light. In physics, when studying interactions between light and tiny particles, the...
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