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.

Sep 26, 2016new this month

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Metallic glasses: Spotting secret relaxations

Published in Nature Communications

Direct evidence for structural changes that occur during metallic glass formation should facilitate the commercialization of super-tough alloys

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Block copolymers: Predicting polymer shapes

Published in Soft Matter

A model that accurately predicts the structures of block copolymers is promising for developing designer polymer nanoparticles

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A mathematician, an experimentalist and their interpreter

By pooling their unique perspectives, three AIMR researchers with very different backgrounds have used a powerful new mathematical technique to discover structures lurking in amorphous solids

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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

International partnerships

Bringing together ‘best with best’

Jan 25, 2016

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