NIMS Microstructural Characterization Platform
for advanced nanomaterials, office
E-mail:nmcp[at] (Replace [at] by @)



    Firstly,Let us know the following items in consultation with NMCP office.
    ・Research outline /Purpose of use
    ・Specification of samples (materials,size,quantity,etc.)
    ・Type of services (Common use,Technical Support,Technical surrogate)

    Please read and agree with our General Conditions for Use of Equipment and Facilities.

    User's manual for the application(PDF)

    Perform user registration and application.
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    After the agreement, you can register as a user from the above User registration button. The application of research is also available from the same page.
    When the notification of acceptance, we will make a reservation for the equipment on this page.
    Confirmation of usage fee can also be confirmed from here.

    You can log in and refer to reservation status with the ID and password as follows.
    Guest ▶ User ID:guest

Support type

The following support types are available:

Common use User personally operates the equipment
Technical support User operates the equipment with help of an assistant
Technical surrogate Assistant operates the equipment on behalf of the user

* In the technical surrogate mode, the equipment to be used does not have to be specified.
* A trial program is available where a user can try operating the facility once or twice. The permission for trial use is subject to a review.

Collaborative study A joint study by the user and assistant using the registered equipment, under a contract, with publication of the research results
(if results will not be published then this research is treated as a self-sponsored project)
Technical consultation Consultation by a professional.

Flow of application

Inquiries or applications must be addressed to the NIMS Microstructural Characterization Platform secretariat:
E-mail address: nmcp[at] (Replace [at] by @)