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Through RIKEN Research, our quarterly magazine and website, we present the best of research from RIKEN to the international community. Our research is shown in an accessible, easy-to-read format, providing regular insights into the people, facilities and programs that make up RIKEN. The core component of RIKEN Research are short, easy-to-understand Research Highlight articles explaining for a broad scientific audience some of the latest research articles published by RIKEN researchers.

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Recent Research Highlights

A solution for tunable dyes

Modifying a common organic dye molecule results in tunable optical characteristics that can be changed by exposure to different chemical reagents and solvents

Magnetism intensified by defects

Electron microscopy reveals how certain nanoscale crystal defects can dramatically intensify ferromagnetism in metal alloys

An optical cage for atoms

A microstructured optical fiber trap provides a tool for measuring atomic properties at the quantum limit

Feature Highlight

Probing the proton

A two-stage trap for single protons leads to measurement of their magnetic properties with unprecedented precision

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RIKEN People

A few-body view of the hypernucleus

Emiko Hiyama, Associate Chief Scientist, Strangeness Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science

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Perspectives

Cultivating a renewable future

Sustainable resource science is developing smarter technologies for efficient resource consumption to ensure that communities, economies and the natural environment continue to flourish

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RIKEN Places

Revisiting the early Universe

Researchers at the RIKEN BNL Research Center are studying high-speed collisions of atoms to gain a better understanding of our cosmic beginnings

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