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Probing Semiconductor Crystals with a Sphere of Light
7-June-2019

Tohoku University researchers have developed a technique using a hollow sphere to measure the electronic and optical properties of large semiconducting crystals. The approach improves on current photoluminescence spectroscopy techniques and could lead to energy savings for mass producers, and thus consumers, of power devices.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
 
Developing High-Performance Data Processing Technology through a New Database Partitioning Method
3-June-2019

Researchers at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea, have developed a core technology that supports a fast and efficient large-scale data analysis, which can have a huge impact on large-scale data analysis in a near future.

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
DNA origami to scale-up molecular motors
31-May-2019

Researchers have successfully used DNA origami to make smooth-muscle-like contractions in large networks of molecular motor systems, a discovery which could be applied in molecular robotics.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
DGIST-developed CZTSSe Thin Film Solar Cell has the Confirmed Highest Efficiency in the World
28-May-2019

Researchers at Convergence Research Center for Solar Energy at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea, have achieved the confirmed highest single-junction cell efficiency in the world. Expects to be commercialized by using low cost, ecofriendly materials.

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
Mathematically-designed graphene has improved electrocatalytic activity
24-May-2019

Electrochemical imaging by researchers reveals that nitrogen and phosphorus atoms are key for enhancing holey graphene’s ability to promote the release of hydrogen during electrolysis.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
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