2011 Update

2011.12.27

Success in Realizing Superconductivity in Fullerene Nanowhiskers

A Giant Step toward the Birth of Lightweight, Flexible Superconducting Materials
2011.12.21
2011.12.19

Success in Synthesis of New High Performance Functional Material Mesoporous Prussian Blue

Improvement of Cesium Adsorption Performance by Increasing Surface Area
2011.12.16
2011.12.15

Development of “Matrix” Material Controlling Differentiation of Stem Cells

Contribution to Elucidation of the Induction Mechanism of Stem Cells into Specific Organs in Regenerative Medicine
2011.12.13

Demonstration of Ultra-High Speed Piezoelectric Thin Film with Nanodomain Structure

Demonstration of Ultra-High Speed Piezoelectric Thin Film with Nanodomain Structure
2011.12.07

Creation of Database for Promising Adsorbents for Decontamination of Radioactive Substances from Nuclear Power Plants

An Important Contribution to Decontamination using Natural Minerals and Inorganic Materials
2011.11.15

Hyperthermia Treatment of Cancer Using Magnetic Nanoparticles: First Detailed Elucidation of Heat Generation Mechanism

Hyperthermia Treatment of Cancer Using Magnetic Nanoparticles: First Detailed Elucidation of Heat Generation Mechanism
2011.11.09

First Elucidation of Cause of Long-Term Stability Deterioration in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Important Contribution to Realizing System Design for Large-scale Fuel Cells
2011.11.02

World’s First Proof of Single Atomic Layer Material with Zero Electrical Resistance

Contribution to High Performance in Superconducting Devices
2011.10.19

Composite Analysis of “Spin” and “Structure” of Outermost Surfaces for the First Time

Development of Next-Generation Magnetic Devices by New Ion Beam Technique
2011.10.18

Newly Established Open Innovation Platform which Opens the Door to All Companies

TIA Nano-Green Starts Recruitment of Participating Companies for Research in the New Research Platform
2011.09.27

The Origin of Life: “Chemical Evolution” Occurred Below the Sea Bottom!

Elucidation of Peptidation of Amino Acids Under High Temperature/High Pressure Conditions
2011.09.21

Success in Development of Organic Conductive Material Formed at Ultra-High Speed

3-Dimensional Wiring in Next-Generation Multi-Layered Devices Possible at Low Cost
2011.09.07

Superconducting Magnet Generates World’s Highest Magnetic Field at 24T

Road to Compact, High Field NMR Using Oxide High Temperature Superconducting Materials
2011.09.05

High Speed Charging Device – Success in High Capacity Graphene-Based Supercapacitors

High Expectations for Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage
2011.08.19
2011.08.19

Realization of High Uniformity Red Quantum Dot Laser with Original NIMS Technology

Expectations for High Performance in Medical and Information Technologies
2011.07.27

Development of Nano-Captor for Removal of Iodine and Strontium in Polluted Water

Enables Selective Removal from Polluted Water Containing Chlorine and Minerals; High Expectations for Use in Nuclear Power Plant Treatment
2011.07.14

World’s Highest Performance Nanodielectrics

Tailor-Made Nanocrystals via controlled nanoscale doping
2011.07.13

Success in Development of High Temperature, High Speed Metal Fatigue Test Devicewith 1000°C Heat Resistance

An Important Contribution to Securing the Safety of Jet Engines and Gas Turbines for Power Generation
2011.07.06

Novel Synthesis Process for Nanosized Reduced Titanium Oxide

The High Quality Nanoparticles Having High Functions Make a Significant Step Toward the Development of Artificial Photosynthesis and Alternative Materials to Precious Metals
2011.06.30

GE and NIMS Signed a “Master Research Agreement”

Promotion of Joint Research on Advanced Materials to Enable Supply of More Outstanding Products
2011.06.27

New Brain-type Device with Human-like Memorizing and Forgetting Behavior

Realizes Complex Synaptic Behaviors with a Single Device for the First Time
2011.06.07

Elucidation of Counter-Propagating Light Producing Negative Refraction Phenomenon

First Success in Direct Analysis of Light Propagation in a Fishnet Metamaterial
2011.05.06

Development of a Novel Method for Single Molecule Wiring

Advancing the Realization of Single Molecule Devices
2011.02.24

New World’s Record for Longest Creep Test Data is Expected!

Collection of Creep Deformation Data for 14,853 Days
2011.02.18

Finalization of 1st Mid-Term Plan (FY2010-2014) for Tsukuba Innovation Arena for Nanotechnology (TIA-nano)

Creation of a Nanotechnology Base that Contributes to Japan’s Prosperity as an Advanced Manufacturing Nation and the Solution of Global Problems
2011.02.16

Chibaite – A New Mineral Containing Natural Gas

New Silica Clathrate Mineral with Structure Resembling Natural Gas Hydrates
2011.02.08

Success in Development of Ultra-High Sensitivity Sensor with High Generality

Expected Applications in Fields Including Medicine, Biotechnology, Environment, and Security
2011.02.04

Success in Clarifying Behavior of Impurities in Silicon Nanowire with Diameter of 1/50,000mm

Toward Realization of Next-Generation Type Transistors and Nanowire Photovoltaic Cell Materials
2011.01.24

9th International Symposium on Nanotechnology (JAPAN NANO 2011)

Nanotechnology Network Program, Innovation Creation by Joint Use of Advanced Facilities Project, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
2011.01.24

NIMS and Tsukuba City to Conclude Agreement on Recovery of Cell Phones and Other Small Home Appliances and Recycling of Metals

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