14 Dec 2020 - 00:00
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was proud to welcome Professor Hiroki Takahashi as a faculty member in March 2020. Professor Takahashi leads the newly...
Type: News Article
7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Say the words ‘carnivorous plants’ and images of monstrous, human-consuming vegetation spring to mind. In reality, carnivorous plants tend to be much smaller than their horror-movie equivalents and...
Type: News Article
7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Duckweeds are the world’s smallest flowering plant. Prof. Armitage studies how different species of duckweed coexist in the wild.
Type: Photo
7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
The aquatic fern - Azolla.
Type: Photo
7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
A microscope photo of an Azolla leaf, which contains the cyanobacteria pocket. Below it is a “loose” cyanobacterial pocket from a dissected leaf.
Type: Photo
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.
Type: Photo
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...
Type: Photo
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.
Type: Photo
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
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