4 Dec 2020 - 04:00
Heralding the end of a decade-long quest, in a promising new class of extremely thin, two-dimensional semiconductors, scientists have for the first time directly visualized and measured elusive...
Type: Press release
30 Nov 2020 - 17:16
By varying the time between the exciton-generating pump pulse and the extreme ultraviolet pulse that kicked out the electrons, the scientists were able to construct a video showing how dark excitons...
Type: Video
30 Nov 2020 - 17:04
Dr. Michael Man, co-first author and staff scientist in the OIST Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit, loads a sample of the semiconductor material into the electron microscope.
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30 Nov 2020 - 16:56
The instrument used an initial pump pulse of light to excite electrons and generate excitons. This was rapidly followed by a second pulse of light that used extreme ultraviolet photons to kick the...
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30 Nov 2020 - 16:53
 Dr. Julien Madéo, co-first author and staff scientist in the OIST Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit aligns the beam of extreme ultraviolet light.
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30 Nov 2020 - 16:50
The new class of semiconductors, known as transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers (TMDs), have structures similar to graphene. TMDs are made up of just a single layer of atoms that are arranged to...
Type: Photo
27 Nov 2020 - 14:00
We’ve all been there. Whether we’re waiting for a bus that is stuck in traffic, or eagerly anticipating the release of a new book, film or album, there are times when we need to be patient. Learning...
Type: Press release
25 Nov 2020 - 00:03
The scientists studied the effect of stimulating serotonin-releasing neurons (black arrows) in the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC), the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) and nucleus accumbens (NAc) on...
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25 Nov 2020 - 00:00
Serotonin-releasing neurons (green arrows) from the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) penetrate many other areas of the brain, including the nucleus accumbens (NAc), orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) and medial...
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12 Nov 2020 - 01:00
Climate change is causing hurricanes that make landfall to take more time to weaken, reports a study published today in...
Type: Press release
30 Oct 2020 - 11:55
(Left) The graph shows that on average, present-day hurricanes weaken more slowly than hurricanes did 50 years ago. (Right) This slowing of intensity means that on average, present-day hurricanes are...
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30 Oct 2020 - 11:51
The scientists found a strong correlation between the time it took for a hurricane to weaken after landfall and sea surface temperature, when both were plotted by year.
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