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Highest certified efficiency for perovskite solar cells measuring over one square centimetre
18-June-2015

Japanese researchers at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) have achieved a 15% energy conversion efficiency in perovskite solar cells for the first time in the world, as officially recognized by an international public test centre. The research group was led by Dr. Liyuan Han, leader of the Photovoltaic Materials Unit at NIMS.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
A*STAR’S IME and INEX innovations exchange to develop non-invasive prenatal diagnostic technology
18-June-2015

IME’s rare cell isolation technology will eliminate risk of pregnancy loss associated with invasive diagnostic testing, paving the way for effective therapy treatments of genetic fetal abnormalities.

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Contact: Lee Swee Heng Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
KAIST research team develops the first flexible phase-change random access memory
16-June-2015

Professors Keon Jae Lee and Yeon Sik Jung of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST have developed the first flexible PRAM enabled by self-assembled block copolymer (BCP) silica nanostructures with an ultralow current operation.

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Contact: Lan Yoon Institution: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
 
A new method of converting algal oil to transportation fuels
15-June-2015

A new method of converting squalene, which is produced by microalgae, to gasoline or jet fuel, has been developed by the research group of Prof. Keiichi Tomishige and Dr. Yoshinao Nakagawa from Tohoku University's Department of Applied Chemistry, and Dr. Hideo Watanabe from the University of Tsukuba.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Graphene quantum dot LEDs
11-June-2015

The first graphene quantum dot light-emitting diodes (GQD-LEDs), fabricated by using high-quantum-yield graphene quantum dots through graphite intercalation compounds, exhibit luminance in excess of 1,000 cd/m2.

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Contact: Lan Yoon Institution: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
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