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Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学 Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku, informally Tokyo Tech, Tokodai or TITech) is a national research university located in Greater Tokyo Area, Japan. Tokyo Tech is the largest institution for higher education in Japan dedicated to science and technology, and is generally considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in Japan.

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Multiple Semiconductor Type Switching To Boost Thermoelectric Conversion of Waste Heat

“Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) demonstrate double charge carrier type switching of tin monoselenide (SnSe) semiconductor by doping of antimony (Sb). The SnSe carrier type switches from p-type to n-type, and re-switches to p-type as doping increases …

Taking a Shine to Polymers: Fluorescent Molecule Betrays the Breakdown of Polymer Materials

“Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have come up with a simple method to evaluate the strength and performance of polymer materials. They present their innovation in the latest issue of Angewandte Chemie International Edition, and hope …

Smaller than Ever—Exploring the Unusual Properties of Quantum-sized Materials

“Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) synthesize sub-nanometer particles with precisely controlled proportions of indium and tin using specific macromolecular templates called dendrimers. Through a screening process spanning different metallic ratios, they discovered unusual electronic states and optical …

MonoEye: A human motion capture system using a single wearable camera

“Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Carnegie Mellon University have together developed a new human motion capture system that consists of a single ultra-wide fisheye camera mounted on the user’s chest. The simplicity of their system …

Shedding Light on the Development of Efficient Blue-Emitting Semiconductors

“Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have discovered a new alkali copper halide, Cs5Cu3Cl6I2, that emits pure blue light. The combination of the two halide ions, chloride and iodide, gives the material a crystalline structure made of zigzag …

Smallest all-digital circuit opens doors to 5 nm next-gen semiconductor

“Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Socionext Inc. have designed the world’s smallest all-digital phase-locked loop (PLL). PLLs are critical clocking circuits in virtually all digital applications, and reducing their size and improving their performance is …

Paving the way for spintronic RAMs: A deeper look into a powerful spin phenomenon

“Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology explore a new material combination that sets the stage for magnetic random access memories, which rely on spin—an intrinsic property of electrons— and could outperform current storage devices. Their breakthrough published in a …

Thermo-chemical power generation integrated with forced convection cooling to create a self-sustaining liquid cooling system

“Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) combine forced convection cooling with thermo-electrochemical energy conversion to create a self-sustaining liquid cooling system. A liquid electrolyte is circulated through a cell to cool a hot object, and the reversible chemical …

Small, fast, and highly energy-efficient memory device inspired by lithium-ion batteries

“Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) developed a new three-valued memory device inspired by solid lithium-ion batteries. The proposed device, which has an extremely low energy consumption, may be key for …

Hydrogen boride nanosheets: A promising material for hydrogen carrier

“Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Tsukuba, and colleagues in Japan report a promising hydrogen carrier in the form of hydrogen boride nanosheets1. This two-dimensional material, which has only recently begun to be explored, could go on to …