7 Nov 2016
A little frustration can make life interesting. This is certainly the case in physics, where the presence of competing forces that cannot be satisfied at the same time – known as frustration – can...
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7 Nov 2016
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7 Nov 2016
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14 Jul 2016
A team of physicists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has predicted the existence of a new kind of spin liquid. A spin liquid is an exotic phenomenon that...
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31 Mar 2016
While drinking your favourite cold drink, you probably do not imagine what is going on inside each ice cube.  At the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), the...
Type: News Article
14 Mar 2016
Post-doctoral researchers, Karim Essafi, Owen Benton and Ludovic Jaubert in the Theory of Quantum Matter Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) are on a...
Type: News Article
4 Mar 2016
The lines in the graph represent the relationship between the energy and the momentum lost by the neutron passing through water ice during neutron scattering experiments. The colour measures the...
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4 Mar 2016
Quantum tunnelling allows a change in the protons’ configuration. Hydrogen protons (white sphere) can hop, so that long (hydrogen) and short (covalent) bonds between hydrogen and oxygen are...
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4 Mar 2016
OIST scientists found a theoretical explanation of the proton pattern found in neutron scattering or X-rays experiments. The pinch points (indicated in with black circles) reveal that protons are...
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