22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
Solar cells, which convert sunlight to electricity, have long been part of the global vision for renewable energy. Although individual cells are very small, when upscaled to modules, they can be used...
Type: Press release
22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
A proof-of-concept device created by the OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit uses a perovskite solar module to charge a lithium ion battery. This video appeared in the press release ‘...
Type: Video
15 Jun 2021 - 17:01
Reporting in a PNAS study, researchers in the Micro/Bio/...
Type: Video
15 Jun 2021 - 16:53
The conventional method of breaking liquid bridges uses retraction. When the nozzle (or plate) is lifted, the liquid bridge extends and breaks. This can form capillary tails and satellite droplets....
Type: Photo
15 Jun 2021 - 16:08
Highlights Scientists have developed a new method that improves dispensing of viscoelastic fluids – a vital process for circuit board production, 3D printing and other industrial applications...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2021 - 15:13
Highlights Hurricanes that make landfall typically decay but sometimes transition into extratropical cyclones and re-intensify, causing widespread damage to inland communities The presence of a...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2021 - 10:43
Once a hurricane moves over land, it loses its moisture supply so the air contains less moisture. Air must rise further before it reaches a temperature where it can no longer hold the level of water...
Type: Photo
14 Jun 2021 - 10:35
Air in a Northern Hemisphere hurricane circulates counterclockwise at tremendous speeds. As it spins, air also moves inwards, rises upwards and then moves outwards. The rising moist air condenses,...
Type: Photo
14 Jun 2021 - 10:05
The video shows the temperature difference of air inside a hurricane, relative to the air temperature in the surroundings. At the time of landfall, the warm heart encompasses the entire height of the...
Type: Video
8 Jun 2021 - 14:00
Highlights The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and the Naha Medical Association will be conducting a joint study to evaluate the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine...
Type: Press release
4 Jun 2021 - 00:00
Researchers in the Marine Climate Change Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), alongside those...
Type: News Article
31 May 2021 - 00:00
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) announces the establishment of the Quantum Internet Task Force as a consortium, following its voluntary organization in May...
Type: Press release
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