Part of the SpringerBriefs in the Mathematics of Materials book series (BRIEFSMAMA, volume 1)


By reviewing relevant historical events and facts as well as some results achieved at AIMR, we argued in this book for the importance of a mathematics–materials science collaboration as progenitor to the next breakthroughs and innovations.


Crystal Growth Growth Model Material Science Crystal Surface Fundamental Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced Institute for Materials ResearchTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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