2 Mar 2016
Fossil fuels propelled the Industrial Revolution and subsequent technological advances. However, our future cannot be based on them, if only because they are a finite resource; and we are very close...
Type: News Article
Dr Katsutoshi Shirasawa
2 Mar 2016
Dr Katsutoshi Shirasawa, a staff scientist in the Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit
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Prototype Turbine
2 Mar 2016
Prof. Tsumoru Shintake, head of the Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit, inspects a 2.3m prototype of the ocean-current turbine designed by his unit.
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Ocean-Current Turbine Towing Experiment
2 Mar 2016
The Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit conducted towing experiment at sea to test the prototype of the ocean-current turbine.
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Schematic Diagram of the Ocean-Current Turbine
2 Mar 2016
The ocean-current turbine, designed by OIST scientists, comprises a float, a counterweight, a nacelle (to house electricity-generating components), and three blades. A small number of components is...
Type: Photo
1 Apr 2014
Congratulations to Professor Tsumoru Shintake. The European Physical Society (EPS) announced on March 20 that this year’s...
Type: Press release
The C-band linac
1 Apr 2014
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17 Sep 2013
Professor Tsumoru Shintake’s Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit is developing a brand-new, world-class electron...
Type: News Article
17 Sep 2013
Before coming to OIST, Dr. Yamashiro (above picture) pursued research in mainland Japan. At OIST he designs the vacuum chambers of the microscope.  
Type: Photo
Dr. Adaniya
17 Sep 2013
Dr. Adaniya (in picture above) came back to Okinawa after working at a research institution in the USA. At OIST, he simulates the trajectory of electron beams that run inside this microscope.
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Drs. Adaniya and Yamashiro
17 Sep 2013
Drs. Adaniya (left) and Yamashiro (right) examine the microscope.
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