YAMAUCHI Materials Space-Tectonics Project

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Research Director: Yusuke Yamauchi
(Distinguished Professor, Nagoya University / Professor, The University of Queensland (UQ) / Chief Invited Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS))
Research Term: Oct 2020 - Mar 2026
Grant Number: JPMJER2003


In this ERATO, we will create novel “inorganic nanosolids” containing internal nanospaces, as unprecedented nanospace materials, and develop several methodologies for their effective integration with the aim of exploiting functions obtained based on the synergistic fusion of various supramolecular, photonic, and magnetic behaviors occurring in nanospace. We will cover a wide range of various porous systems such as metals, carbons, sulfides, phosphides, transition metal oxides, etc. We will efficiently combine ‘machine learning’ with our inorganic synthesis methods to accelerate the optimization of synthetic parameters for the design of target materials, and to select proper patterns of combination of each inorganic block for the integration of materials.




Research Groups (Tecton)

・ Function Integration Tecton (Nagoya University/Waseda University)
・ MI Tecton (Nagoya University)
・ Nano-instrumentation Tecton (Waseda University)
・ Interface Control Tecton (Waseda University)
・ Nano-structural Control Tecton (NIMS/UQ)
・ New Materials Exploration Group (NIMS)


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