Research Achievements

July 11, 2019 

During a lightning storm over a Japanese city, a gamma-ray glow from thunderclouds preceded a gamma-ray flash and lightning bolt

Nagoya University participated in a partly crowd-funded research collaboration involving numerous Japanese and French u

June 22, 2019 

A new "golden" age for electronics? Materials that shrink when heated - changing colour from black to golden - could save expensive electronics from heat damage.

Scientists at Nagoya University, Japan, have created materials that shrink uniformly in all directions when heated under

June 12, 2019 

Rewarding or penalizing consumers of electricity to balance its supply and demand - how cost effective is it, and what's the best way to do it?

Viewing electricity distribution and consumption as a large complex system with a lot of uncertainty, a group of resear

May 21, 2019 

Quest for the "Holy Grail": Plumbene, Graphene's Latest Cousin, Realized on the "Nano Water Cube"

Nagoya University-led researchers have created "plumbene", a 2D-honeycomb sheet of lead atoms. Plumbene has the largest

May 10, 2019 

Switching Superconductivity On and Off in a Transistor By Bending it or Changing the Voltage

Strongly correlated materials can change their resistivity from infinity to zero with minute changes in conditions. Now

April 2, 2019  FEATURE

A Taste for Martian Blueberries - Understanding the Enigma of Iron-oxide Concretion on Earth and Mars

Iron-oxide (hematite and goethite) concretions found on Mars and Earth may have been formed by the same newly-proposed

March 26, 2019  PRESS RELEASE

Researchers Unveil Effects of Dust Particles on Cloud Properties

Scientists use powerful techniques to visualize effects of dust particles on cloud formations.   An international team

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