Materials Engineering Group

Our group consists of three subgroups:"Machine shop", "Glass workshop" and "Metallography workshop".

Specialized Research Field

・Machine shop : Machining and processing upon request from researchers, Providing technological consultation and other services, Design and prototyping work using CAD, Machining and micromachining of test pieces, Holding monthly safety and technology classes in English and Japanese
・Glass Workshp : Design and manufacture of glass equipment/devices, Technical support for research, Vacuum sealing and insert gas replacement sealing of sample materials, Precision polishing, Technical consultation  
・Metallography workshop : Cutting, implantation and polishing of various types of materials, Observation/hardness measurement, Surface evaluation, Holding classes on sample preparation techniques, Individual consultation related to specimen preparation   


Group Leader

"Terumi NAKAMURA" Image

Terumi NAKAMURA


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Optoelectronic Materials Group
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0047 JAPAN
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
TEL.+81-(0)-29-859-2000
FAX.+81-(0)-29-859-2029