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Found 216 articles associated to the institution National Institute for Materials Science.
 
High-Voltage Vacuum Power Switch for Smart Power Grids
16-January-2013

World’s First Successful Power Switch Using a Diamond Semiconductor. In the future, this technology may contribute to a new energy strategy in Japan through offshore wind energy, efficient power transmission across the Japanese archipelago, and more.

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Biopolymer - designer interfaces between biological and artificial systems
11-December-2012

In their recently published review article in the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Yasuhiko Iwasaki at Kansai University and Kazuhiko Ishihara at the University of Tokyo describe how developments in synthesis techniques have liberated the polymer MPC’s potential for a huge range of medical and biological applications.

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Hybrid scaffold more than skin deep
5-December-2012

Tsukuba, Japan 5 Dec - Researchers in Japan have created a hybrid scaffold which promotes regeneration of skin in live animals while maintaining mechanical strength making it a promising material for future skin tissue engineering. This research was recently published in the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.

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Development of Novel Conduction Control Technique for Graphene
16-November-2012

Researchers have developed a novel technique for controlling the electrical conductivity of graphene.

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Gold Nanoparticle Catalyst that Learns from Enzyme in Nature
15-November-2012

A team led by Dr. Kazushi Miki, Group Leader of the Functional Heterointerface Group, Polymer Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science succeeded in development of a high activity gold nanoparticle catalyst that simplify the function of enzyme in capturing substances.

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