2009 Update

2009.12.17

Innovative High Performance Cell Phone Recycling Technology

Development of a Small- Scale, Simple “Urban Ore” Recycling System Suitable for Decentralized Treatment of Used Electronic Devices
2009.12.10

Discovery of Environment-friendly High Performance Lead-free Piezoelectric Material

Surpassing Lead-containing PZT, the King of Piezoelectric Materials
2009.11.30

Dramatic Improvement in Hardness and Smoothness of Superhard Coating

Technical Innovation in Wear-resistant Coating for Industrial Use
2009.10.22

Success in Development of Garnet-type Single Crystal for Use in Optical Isolators

Application to High Output, Wideband Laser Light Sources
2009.10.05
2009.10.05

Success in Development of 1800 MPa Class Ultra-High Strength Bolt

Realizing Excellent Fracture Resistance in an Ultra-High Strength Product
2009.09.25

Drastic Improvement in Energy Resolution in EDS Analysis by Transmission Electron Microscope

Realizing Ultra-high Accurate Analysis of Nanostructures by Newly Developed Spectrometer
2009.09.21

Success in Trial Manufacture of Far-UV Surface Plane Emitting Device based on h-BN

Palm-sized Mercury-free FED (field emitter display) type Far-UV LED (wavelength: 225 nm)
2009.07.10

Realization of Coupled Quantum Dot Device Using Carbon Atom Single Layer Sheet!

Opening the Way to Development of Integrated Nano Quantum Devices Using New Carbon Material
2009.07.06

Success in Visualization of Calcium Atoms

Development of New Type of Electron Microscope Enabling Analysis of Single Molecules/Atoms
2009.06.17

Promoting the Formation of “Tsukuba Innovation Arena [TIA] nano

Cooperation by AIST, NIMS, the University of Tsukuba, and Industry to Create a World-Class R&D Center
2009.06.15

Success in 3-Dimensional Atomic Tomography of Ceramics

Innovation in 3-Dimensional Atom Probe using Ultra-violet (UV) laser pulses
2009.05.27

GE and Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Sign MOU to Strengthen Technological Ties

Partnership with Japan’s Independent Administrative Institution deepens GE’s innovation connection with Japan
2009.04.27

Ultrafast Permeation of Organic Molecules Realized Using Porous Nanosheet

Permeation Rate of Water Increased by 1000 Times through Development of Nano Thin Film
2009.03.26

Success in Development of Full Color Filter using Surface Plasmons

Success in Development of Full Color Filter using Surface Plasmons
2009.03.04

Elucidation of the Mechanism of Molecular Jet in Liquid

Success in Time-Resolved Photography of a Molecular Jet in Liquid
2009.02.27

SOZAI (Basic Industrial Materials) – A Source of Vitality for Japan

An Analysis from International Material Flows in Recent Years
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