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.

Nov 28, 2016new this month

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Metallic glasses: Mathematics nails diameter distribution

Published in Scientific Reports

Mathematical analysis reveals that the threshold between the formation of a wire and a droplet made from metallic glasses hinges on a single parameter

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Three-dimensional graphene: Sponge-like nanomaterials soak up electrons

Published in Advanced Materials

Nanoporous graphene becomes an ultra-responsive transistor when filled with ionic liquids

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Electrocatalysis: Splitting water without breaking the bank

Published in Energy & Environmental Science

Exploiting the alloying effect offers a cheaper way to produce clean hydrogen fuel from water

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A new center of excellence in nanotechnology in China

AIMR researchers visited the Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience in China to exchange information and ideas

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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

International symposium

Mathematics and materials in harmony

Mar 28, 2016

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