27 Nov 2013 - 15:16
Alexander Badrutdinov using a microscope to take a close look at a prototype developed by the lithography system.
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27 Nov 2013 - 14:35
Sonia Ruiz Raga, measuring the energy conversion efficiency of a prototype solar cell. Part of the cleanroom is equipped with yellow lighting to prevent undesirable chemical reactions from short...
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27 Nov 2013 - 14:25
Laszlo Szikszai, technician (left), with researchers of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit, measuring the conductivity of a thin-film, a potential component of solar cells.
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21 Nov 2013 - 14:23
A multinational project in the Biodiversity and Biodiversity Unit has led to the finding of not only one of the world’s rarest ant genus, but also the discovery of a new ant species.  In the...
Type: News Article
6 Nov 2013 - 16:07
Nanoparticles, which range from 1-100 nanometers in size, are roughly the same size as biomolecules such as proteins, antibodies, and membrane receptors.  Because of this size similarity,...
Type: News Article
SiAg Nanoparticle
6 Nov 2013 - 15:36
An engineered Silicon-Silver  nanoparticle of ~10 nanometers in size.
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29 Oct 2013 - 17:50
Neurons in the brain communicate with each other both chemically and electrically: chemical communication can lead to strengthening or weakening of connections between neurons, and electrical...
Type: News Article
23 Oct 2013 - 18:41
The friendship between OIST and the University of the Ryukyus just got a little boost.  In a recent...
Type: News Article
15 Oct 2013 - 15:06
Pearls are the only gems produced by living organisms. The academic journal, Zoological Science, published a special issue devoted to pearl...
Type: News Article
17 Sep 2013 - 14:02
Professor Tsumoru Shintake’s Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit is developing a brand-new, world-class electron...
Type: News Article
17 Sep 2013 - 13:53
Before coming to OIST, Dr. Yamashiro (above picture) pursued research in mainland Japan. At OIST he designs the vacuum chambers of the microscope.  
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Dr. Adaniya
17 Sep 2013 - 13:34
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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