25 Dec, 2018
Drawing inspiration from Marie Curie and Japanese female scientists, AIMR principal investigator Ayumi Hirano-Iwata is exploring networks made from rat neurons as well as artificial cell membranes for detecting drug side effects
25 Sep, 2018
The AIMR has been actively pursuing collaboration with researchers and institutions in both Europe and Asia
26 Mar, 2018
A special symposium marked the commencement of an exciting new era in materials and spintronics research at Tohoku University
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A nano-thin layer of manganese is used to fabricate a magnetic tunnel junction with a high potential for magnetic storage devices
A new crystallographic phase found in metal oxides will force crystallographers to update their classification system for materials
A simple model of the brain consisting of four circuits of rat neurons reveals how the brain strikes the right balance between two processing strategies
A hybrid material could be a good place to look for an elusive particle first predicted 80 years ago
High-resolution analyses reveal the internal composition of cerium oxide nanoparticles and their interaction with individual surfactant molecules
Soft magnetic actuators and all-liquid printed electronics are potential applications of nanocrystal assemblies that, when at an interface, can be switched between solid and liquid
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.