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.

Feb 27, 2017new this month

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Molecular self-assembly: Entropy versus chemistry

Published in Nature Communications

The factors controlling the bottom-up synthesis of nanomaterials have been made clearer by a new mathematical model

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Electrocatalysis: Graphene catalyst splits water

Published in Advanced Materials

A sprinkling of nitrogen, sulfur and phosphorus boosts the ability of nanoporous graphene to generate hydrogen gas

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Interview with a mathematician

Experimenting with maths and materials

Jan 30, 2017

International exchange

A new center of excellence in nanotechnology in China

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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

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