31 Mar 2016 - 18:03
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 - 11:59
Post-doctoral researchers, Karim Essafi, Owen Benton and Ludovic Jaubert in the Theory of Quantum Matter Unit at the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: News Article
4 Mar 2016 - 11:35
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 - 11:35
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 - 11:34
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...
Type: Photo
4 Mar 2016 - 11:33
Most common crystal structure of water ice. Oxygen (red sphere) are located in a hexagonal configuration, similar to a honey comb. Each oxygen ion is bound to neighboring protons (white sphere,...
Type: Photo
11 Nov 2015 - 18:03
Today one of the major goals of physicists is to unify the forces of nature into a Grand Unified Theory that could portray a more elegant and comprehensive representation of the Universe. One...
Type: News Article
29 May 2013 - 16:50
Two recent events at the University underlined OIST’s ambition to spread scientific ideas and concepts to the population of Okinawa and all staff at the University.  On Saturday 25 May, 350...
Type: News Article
22 Oct 2012 - 16:20
Have you ever wondered if our universe is just a tiny speck in a much larger cosmos? While it might be impossible for scientists to discover the truth behind this daydream, the Theory of Quantum...
Type: News Article
Tetrahedral Lattice of Spin Ice
22 Oct 2012 - 10:50
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