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Found 203 articles associated to the institution Tohoku University.
 
Developing a New Type of Refrigeration via Force-Driven Liquid Gas Transition
19-June-2019

A research team of Tohoku University, Nissan Motor Co., Shinshu University, and Okayama University made a groundbreaking discovery in the quest to replace hydrofluorocarbons in refrigeration systems with natural refrigerants such as water and alcohol.

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Development of Durable MTJ Under Harsh Environment for STT-MRAM at 1Xnm Technology Node
14-June-2019

Researchers at Tohoku University have announced the development of a new magnetic tunnel junction, by which the team has demonstrated an extended retention time for digital information without an increase of the active power consumption.

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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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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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New cognitive training game to improve driving skills among the elderly
21-May-2019

Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a new cognitive training game aimed at improving road safety among elderly drivers. The game, "Cognitive Training for Car Driving" (CTCD), requires only a set top box and a TV, and for users to play it regularly.

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