5 Jun 2020
The scientists hope to fabricate ring-shaped diamond windows, which have boundaries with both positive and negative curvature.
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5 Jun 2020
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
4 Jun 2020
 The scientists used a laser microscope to determine the height across the surface of the diamond window in order to calculate the level of strain. For this diamond window, the suspended...
Type: Photo
4 Jun 2020
Wrinkling in the diamond window is caused by stress in the layers of diamond and glass. The diamond window in image a, which is smaller than the diamond window in image b, has a higher density of...
Type: Photo
10 Sep 2019
  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...
Type: News Article
10 Sep 2019
Researchers from OIST’s Mathematics, Mechanics and Materials Unit, pictured from left to right: Stoffel Janssens, Eliot Fried, David Vázquez-...
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10 Sep 2019
This figure appears in the researchers’ study, published in Diamond and Related Materials...
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19 Dec 2018
Kaleidocycles are found where science, math, and art meet. The objects resemble geometric sculptures that might be found in a modern art museum, but it is the motions they can undergo that really...
Type: Press release
17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles, which have seven or more hinges. One of the researchers’ main challenges was learning what conditions had to...
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17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried of the OIST Mathematics, Mechanics, and Materials Unit have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles into the world. They call them Möbius Kaleidocycles...
Type: Video
17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried created a variety of Möbius Kaleidocycles with different numbers of hinges from folded paper and 3D printed materials.
Type: Photo
17 Dec 2018
A classical kaleidocycle (left) can only be moved in one specific way. Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried wanted to learn if other ring linkages shared this property. Their result was the...
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