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RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science

Supramolecular Chemistry Division

Division Director: Takuzo Aida (D.Eng.)
Takuzo  Aida(D.Eng.)

Supermolecules are compounds made up of molecules which have novel functions that their individual molecules do not. By compounding the single molecules one by one, in regular patterns, it is possible to design structures with new functions.

Main Research Field


Related Research Fields



  • Soft material
  • Self-assembly
  • Energy conversion


  • Emergent Supramolecular Materials Research Team
    Yong-Jin Pu(D.Eng.)

Contact information

2-1 Hirosawa
Wako, Saitama
351-0198 Japan

Email: takuzo.aida [at]

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