Nanotechnology in Japan – companies, research, and degree programs
Nanotechnology companies in Japan
|Altogether there are 38 companies in Japan with a nanotechnology focus.|
Manufactures colloidal silica nanoparticles.
In 2017 the company announced a successful mass production test of Graphene Oxide based materials. It subsequently has provided graphene oxide based materials as samples for application development.
In late 2015, Zeon Corporation completed and begun operation of the world's first mass production plant for carbon nanotubes using the Super-growth method developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
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Applies the manufacturing technology of ultrafine particles termed 'micellar nanoparticles' to use them as carriers for drugs, such as anticancer agents.
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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.
Grinding and dispersion machines for nanoparticles.
EB lithography systems for nanofabrication.
E-beam lithography systems.
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.
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.
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 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.
A specialist in powder processing - drying, milling, particle design.
The company develops high-precision negative feedback control technology. The proprietary technology of NF is used in a wide array of applications - from automobiles, digital appliances, and other high-tech electronic devices to fuel cells, solar power, and other clean energy technologies, as well as nanotechnology and even satellite, rocket, and other aerospace technologies.
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.
The company develops state-of-the-art electron beam mask writers, mask inspection systems and epitaxial growth systems for the manufacture of semiconductor devices.
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.
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 carbon nanotubes, fibers, laminated film and nano-alloy polymers.
Unisoku creates optical instruments and surface analysis systems such as scanning probe microscope systems.
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Japan's first comprehensive contract research institute holding advanced function covering both contract research and consulting.
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 university and college research labs in Japan with a nanotechnology focus.|
|There are 4 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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