9 Aug 2019
Silicon dominates solar energy products — it is stable, cheap, and efficient at turning sunlight into electricity. Any new material taking on silicon must compete, and win, on those grounds. As a...
Type: Press release
5 Aug 2019
To minimize the loss of electrons from CsPbI₃ (red, central layer) into adjacent layers, it is important that the energy levels (eV, on the graph) of all layers are similar.
Type: Photo
5 Aug 2019
Perovskite materials are gaining popularity in the photovoltaic world due to their high efficiency and low cost. Light excites electrons in the material that can then flow as electricity. “Dancing...
Type: Photo
30 Jul 2019
Dicyemids, microscopic parasites comprised of 30 cells, are in-between creatures. With their basic three-part body plan, they are more complex than single-celled protozoans but considerably less...
Type: Press release
30 Jul 2019
Scientific discoveries are exciting, but scientists must also develop new approaches to make such discoveries possible. Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
25 Jul 2019
Looking down a microscope, researchers place a probe beside the cell membrane of a Purkinje neuron and inject fluorescent dye. Once correctly in place, the dye molecules provide insight on the brain...
Type: Photo
25 Jul 2019
This single Purkinje neuron has been stained using Kuhn’s voltage imaging approach, allowing scientists to visualize its activity.
Type: Photo
25 Jul 2019
Materials usually expand when heated and contract when cooled, reflecting how energy is stored in atomic bonds. As part of an international effort, researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and...
Type: News Article
24 Jul 2019
Using conditions of low temperature (4-10 K) and high magnetic field (26.5-30-T), researchers were able to show that CdCr₂O₄ displays negative thermal expansion (NTE, labelled above).
Type: Photo
24 Jul 2019
A micrograph of the magnetic spinel CdCr₂O₄. The material expands as it cools in conditions of low temperature and in the presence of a high magnetic field.
Type: Photo
23 Jul 2019
Energy from ocean waves could fulfill the world’s electricity needs — if that energy is properly harnessed. A team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has...
Type: News Article
23 Jul 2019
Developed by the OIST Wave Energy Project, the Wave Energy Converter transforms wave power into reliable electricity.
Type: Video
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