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Okayama University Research: Innovative pendulum-dynamo for generating electricity from tidal energy

Okayama University 25 Jun 2014

(Okayama, Japan, 24 June 2014) Research highlights in the June issue of the Okayama University e-Bulletin include innovative pendulum dynamo for converting tidal energy to electricity; models for breeding plants; unique insights into photosynthesis and Photosystem II; repairing DNA; and developing lition ion baterries with help from bacteria.

Waveguiding and detecting structure for surface plasmon polaritons on silicon

Toyohashi University of Technology 25 Jun 2014

(Toyohashi, Japan, 25 June 2014) Toyohashi Tech researchers have developed a simple, low-loss waveguide for Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) that is applicable to nanoscale photonic integrated circuits on silicon.

Quantum Technology Centre Launch

Lancaster University Quantum Technology Centre 20 May 2014

People with an interest in quantum technologies are invited to the launch of the first phase of the Quantum Technology Centre at Lancaster University.

KU Leuven and UCL invest €40 million in proton therapy centre

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 7 Mar 2014

KU Leuven and the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) are investing in a new research and treatment centre for proton therapy. The venture is also being supported by Ghent University Hospital.

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