27 Nov, 2017
Tohoku University has been selected by the Japanese government to be one of three Designated National Universities. The directors of the three materials research institutes at Tohoku University talk about strategies they will employ to advance the university’s research in materials science and establish one of the world leading centers in the field
13 Nov, 2017
The latest reserch of spintronics at Saitoh laboratory, AIMR is introduced.
31 Jul, 2017
Researchers at a new initiative, MathAM-OIL, are collaborating with both the AIMR and AIST to seed the development of clever materials for cutting-edge technologies
AIMResearch brings the very best of AIMR research to a global audience of specialists and nonspecialists alike.
Observations of electron behavior when hydrogen atoms cram their way under graphene sheets could speed the development of fuel cells
The source of the nanoscale non-uniformity in metallic glasses has been shown to be due to the existence of two distinct regions
Nanoporous gold catalysts can be made even more effective by tailoring the surfaces of their pores
An electrode with a special structure can be used to inject both electrons and holes into organic semiconductors
A specially designed liquid cell for an electron microscope enables lithium–oxygen batteries to be probed as never before
The Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR) was established in 2007, aiming to contribute to society through the creation of new and innovative materials by gathering researchers from around the world in the fields of materials science, physics, chemistry, and engineering - fields in which Tohoku University holds a leading position in the world in its research.