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Nanotechnology in Japan - companies, research, and degree programs

Nanotechnology companies in Japan

Nanomaterial Suppliers
Manufacturer of nanopowders for electronics manufacturing and probes for carbon nanotube AFM.
This subsidiary of Mitsubishi is a mass producer of fullerenes.
Manufactures colloidal silica nanoparticles.
The company has started a Special Project with a new Nanotechnology Development Department with a focus on researching and developing carbon nanofibers.
Incubation Alliance Inc makes and sells Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers.
Manufactures Titania nanoparticles for coating applications.
The company develops nanopowders, functional nano-coatings and thin films.
TCI is a leading provider of laboratory chemicals, fine & specialty chemicals and custom synthesis products. The company provides nanomaterials such as fullerenes and carbon nanotubes.
Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine Companies
Applies the manufacturing technology of ultrafine particles termed 'micellar nanoparticles' to use them as carriers for drugs, such as anticancer agents.
Nanotechnology Products, Applications & Instruments Companies
Admatechs, established jointly by Toyota Motor Corporation and Shin-Etsu Chemical Corporation Limited, develops advanced materials. The company's R&D Division is developing several technologies based on VMC combustion technology, for example, coarse particle removal from spherical metal oxide particles, particle surface treatment, and high dispersion of particles.
Advantest Corporation is one of the world's leading automatic test equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry, and also produces electronic and optoelectronic instruments and systems.
Provides ultra-short pulse laser systems and solutions based on its unique carbon-nanotubes photonic technology.
Asahi Glass has developed a nanoscale film forming technology it is applying, among other things, to the manufacture of transparent conductive oxide (TCO) film for thin film silicon photovoltaic devices.
Grinding and dispersion machines for nanoparticles.
EB lithography systems for nanofabrication.
E-beam lithography systems.
Elpida Memory is a leading manufacturer of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) silicon chips. The company has developed a 65nm-Process 1-Gigabit DDR2 SDRAM, the world's smallest chip.
Precision molding technology with nanometer precision.
The company's nanocubic technology allows the production of nanoscale ultra-thin coatings. In addition, nanoparticle technology is employed to create magnetic needle-shaped metal particles and plate-shaped barium-ferrite particles that are only a few tens of namometers in size, and a new high-molecular binder material and nano-dispersion technology are used to ensure uniform dispersion of the particles.
Uses sub-100nm CMOS technology.
Manufactures nano-imprint and e-beam lithography systems.
The company develops optical sensors, photodiodes, opto-semiconductor elements, high-power semiconductor lasers and conducts research in biophotonics.
The company develops TEM, SEM, FIB and nanomechanical probing systems.
Manufactures electrode material for the next generation flat display's panel by using carbon nanotubes.
A manufacturer of spectroscopic systems and metrology products, providing complete solutions for nanomaterials analysis, characterization and nanotechnology research.
Hosokawa provides process solutions for powder and particle processing including the application, development and commercialization of ultra fine composite particles for nanotechnology.
The company has succeeded to use Carbon Nanotubes as field emitter of a high brightness light source.
(Site in Japanese only) A maker of ultra-precision fabrication equipment, develops nanoencapsulation and nanoimprint technologies.
Spectroscopy instruments for nanotechnology such as near-field photoluminescence spectrometers.
A global supplier of scientific instruments used for research and development in the fields of nanotechnology, life sciences, optical communication, forensics, and biotechnology.
JFE Steel has developed a new high strength hot-rolled steel sheet which provides excellent performance in automobile suspension and chassis parts: 'NANOHITEN', a new precipitation-hardened high strength hot-rolled steel sheet in which precipitates are refined to a size of several nanometers, giving the material an excellent balance of elongation and the hole-expansion ratio.
Development, Processing and Sales of Glass Substrates for Flat Panel Display. Trial Processing, Manufacturing and Sales of Thin Film Devices.
The company produces a nanocomposite barrier film for food packaging.
The Advanced Sciences & Technologies Division is responsible for promoting strategies to expand its business with an eye on the future. In this division, we are commercializing cutting-edge technologies and working to foster new ventures in such areas as healthcare, biotechnology, nanotechnology, information electronics and environmental business.
Mitsui has established two research institutes to date, one concentrating on R&D targeted at the mass production of carbon-based nanotechnology materials and the other focusing on application of nano-porous materials.
A leader in plastics optics manufacturing with ultrafine processing capabilities in the nanometer range.
Nano Control is supplying the Ultra-Precise Positioning System used with piezoelectric element for the fields of mask alignment, LCD inspection, optical pickup test, microscope observation and other fields from inspection to manufacturing process.
The company manufactures and markets super-small precision NC machine series, a desktop size machine called MTS, for machining with micro and sub micro unit of surface roughness.
Develops research instruments with nanotechnology and photonics such as a laser-scanning Raman microscope.
Nano-positioning systems.
A specialist in powder processing - drying, milling, particle design.
Nikon has developed a technology to form a coating with very low refractive index even in the vacuum UV region, and greatly improved the angular performance of antireflection coating. This ultra-low refractive index coating is called Nanoparticle Coating because the size of the particles that compose this coating ranges from a few nanometers to just more than 10 nanometers.
The foundation of Nissan Chemical Industries inorganic materials operations is its nanoparticle control technology. Beyond its core businesses and technological areas of organic materials, inorganic materials and electronics materials, the company also manufactures electroconductive nano-sized special polymers.
Quantum14 Corp. is dedicated to develop and commercialize 'Porous Silicon' technology which is based on the anodization technique for creating porous silicon with prescribed pore sizes ranging from nanometer to macroscopic scales.
A leader in the fields of X-ray spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, X-ray optics, as well as small molecule and protein crystallography.
SAMCO, Inc. is a process equipment company that develops and manufactures a wide variety of unique deposition, etching, and surface treatment systems academic facilities and for a worldwide network of major industrial customers in the compound semiconductor, optoelectronics, MEMS and other industries.
A solutions company that assists manufacturing industries in key processes including development, production and inspection of analytical systems such as SPM and FIB.
Sokudo Co., Ltd. is a joint venture company established between Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. and Applied Materials, Inc. Its mission is to deliver advanced, technically differentiated track solutions for customers' critical semiconductor manufacturing requirements.
The company develops nanopowders, functional nano-coatings and thin films.
TCI is a leading provider of laboratory chemicals, fine & specialty chemicals and custom synthesis products. The company provides nanomaterials such as fullerenes and carbon nanotubes.
The company develops businesses in two key areas: semiconductor manufacturing equipment and precision measuring systems.
TOPCON supplies semiconductor inspection equipment, FPD equipment, and electron beam instruments used in industries such as semiconductor and FPD. TOPCON also supplies optical engines for projectors and optical device for new-generation DVDs.
Toray develops advanced nanotech materials such as fibers, laminated film and nano-alloy polymers.
The company manufactures equipment for nanotechnologies such as CNT and CNF growth systems, ion beam etching and deposition systems, ultra-high vacuum sputtering systems, and other equipment.
Unisoku creates optical instruments and surface analysis systems such as scanning probe microscope systems.
Nanotechnology Services & Intermediaries
Eurotechnology Japan plans, supports and implements international business projects which bridge the USA-Japan and Europe-Japan interfaces. Eurotechnology is specialized in the areas of electronics, opto-electronics, mobile communications & computing, mcommerce, telecom & internet, environmental technology and intellectual property rights management. Eurotechnology participates actively in the international research community and in particular is also integrated into Japan's large R&D community. Eurotechnology provides foreign corporations with efficient access to Japan's high-tech world.
Japan's first comprehensive contract research institute holding advanced function covering both contract research and consulting.
The company commercializes nanoimprint molds, MEMS and sputtering services.
The company conducts research and develops solutions in the areas of nanotechnology, environment, and energy.
Develops micro-/nano-fabrication and thin film technology. The 'Leading Edge Key Technology Business' transfers technology, offers consulting services, and sells products primarily relating to materials and devices-acting as a bridge between the technology of NTT Laboratories and the world.

Nanotechnology research organizations in Japan

There are 39 universities in Japan with nanotechnology research activities.
There are 7 initiatives and networks in Japan with a nanotechnology focus.
Here is a complete list of all non-commercial nanotechnology organizations in Japan, sorted alphabetically.
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