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TAKAHARA Soft Interface

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Research Director: Atsushi TAKAHARA<br />
Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University<br />
Research Term: 2008-2013<br />
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Since surfaces and interfaces of soft materials (gsoft interfaceh) play an important role in various technological applications and bio-interfaces, precise control of soft interfaces would greatly promote the innovation of future science and technology. In this project, we would like to focus on the understanding of fundamental science of soft interfaces formed in nature and extract their molecular and structure design principles. The following three groups will be organized in order to pursue this project: 1) Precise molecular design of soft interfaces based on precise synthetic chemistry, 2) Hierarchical structural control and fabrication of soft interfaces through understanding natural systems, and 3) Development of in situ and dynamical characterization methods of soft interfaces. Also, preliminary functional characterization of soft interfaces will be carried out.

Research Director: Atsushi TAKAHARA
Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University
Research Term: 2008-2013

Since surfaces and interfaces of soft materials (gsoft interfaceh) play an important role in various technological applications and bio-interfaces, precise control of soft interfaces would greatly promote the innovation of future science and technology. In this project, we would like to focus on the understanding of fundamental science of soft interfaces formed in nature and extract their molecular and structure design principles. The following three groups will be organized in order to pursue this project: 1) Precise molecular design of soft interfaces based on precise synthetic chemistry, 2) Hierarchical structural control and fabrication of soft interfaces through understanding natural systems, and 3) Development of in situ and dynamical characterization methods of soft interfaces. Also, preliminary functional characterization of soft interfaces will be carried out.

PROJECT OFFICE

CE80, Kyushu Uni‚–ersity
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

Research Manager: Hiroshi Jinnai
Administrative Manager: Mieko Samoto
Assistant: Akiko Ishibashi

Phone: +81 (0) 92 802 2540
FAX: +81 (0) 92 802 2544