AIM Research

The latest in research from the World Premier International Advanced Institute for Materials Research (WPI-AIMR) at Tohoku University, Japan—an innovative, interdisciplinary research center for materials science.

Dec 26, 2016new this month

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Nanoporous gold: Sensitive biosensor for muscle chemicals

Published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics

AIMR researchers have developed a biosensor based on nanoporous gold that can detect low levels of superoxide anions

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Single-cell analysis: Double-barrelled probe for exploring single cells

Published in ACS Nano

A dual-action imaging and sampling technique promises rapid mapping of gene expression variation within single cells

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Quantum materials: Massless particles jump out from a sea of electrons

Published in Physical Review B

Tadpole-shaped surface states on metal crystals confirm the presence of exotic quasiparticles ideal for three-dimensional computing devices

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International exchange

A new center of excellence in nanotechnology in China

Nov 28, 2016

Roundtable interview

A mathematician, an experimentalist and their interpreter

Sep 26, 2016

International symposium

Raising awareness in Europe

Jul 25, 2016

Top-level interview

A decade of remarkable achievement

May 30, 2016

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