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Keynote SeminarAll Seminars held in Japanese

Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
19 April, 2017
P-1
09:30
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10:30
Materials Revolution by Shinayaka Polymers
Prof. Dr. Kohzo Ito,
Program Manager,
ImPACT (Impulsing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies) Program, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
Professor, The University of Tokyo
My presentation introduces ImPACT (Impulsing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies) program, which is creating Shinayaka (flexible and tough) polymers to drastically reduce the thickness of tire and separators in FCB and LIB, and to strengthen the structural resins for automobiles by integrating cutting-edge facilities and advanced chemistry. As a final goal, we will produce a concept car using Shinayaka polymers developed to realize ultimate safe and energy-saving vehicles.
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20 April, 2017
P-6
09:30
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10:30
Changes to come in the automotive industry
Mr. Koichi Oyama,
Senior Manager, Deloitte Exponential,
Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC
External environment surrounding the automotive industry is about to undergo major changes, including full-fledged efforts against global warming, rise of the sharing economy and advances in AI/IoT. What kind of impact will these changes have on the automotive industry? What kind of opportunities/risks will be brought to the relevant companies? In this seminar, I would like to provide insights into the changes to come in the automotive industry.
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21 April, 2017
P-11
09:30
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10:30
A Message to the brand-new materials innovation
Mr. Satoshi Inoue,
Director,  Materials Innovation Office Material Industrial Division,
Manufacturing Industries Bureau,
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
This presentation contains the current situation of material industries in Japan, challenges to make innovation through new materials and the direction of policy to encourage it.
 
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Special SeminarAll Seminars held in Japanese

19 April, 2017
Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
P-2
10:45
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11:45
Latest developments in automobile technology and their application by auto parts makers
Mr. Masahide Matsushima,
Adviser Automotive Technology,
Japan Auto Parts Industries Association
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P-3
12:15
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13:15
A Material Solution to the World with a New Material ‘LIMEX’ 
Mr. Nobuyoshi Yamasaki,
Chief Executive Officer,
TBM Co., Ltd.

Mr. Taichi Yamaguchi,
Operating Officer and Corporate Planning Division General Manager, Corporate Planning Division,
TBM Co., Ltd.
LIMEX is a revolutionary new material originated in Japan that can be an alternative to paper and plastic and offers both economic and ecological advantages, while helping solve the global water and oil resources problems. The discussion will focus on the materials development for a solution to the global issues and on open innovation between a start-up and a large company.
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P-4
13:45
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14:45
Fine chemical industry and publication, the present conditions and the future of the consulting
Mr. Kenji Tsuji,
President,
CMC Publishing.co.ltd

Mr. Masao Suyama,
CEO,
AndTech.co.ltd
1. The present conditions of the publishing trade
2. Introduction of CMC Publishing Co., Ltd.
3. Introduction of AndTech company Co., Ltd.
4. A classification and field of the fine chemical industry
5. Medicine, medical field
6. The field of cosmetics
7. The field of paint
8. Other fields
9. Development and theme of the chemical article for the growth industry
10. Common enterprise of CMC Publishing and AndTech
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Venue:Seminar Room Q, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
Q-2
10:45
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11:45
Material Medtech ~Creating New Industries Through the Integration of Materials/Chemical and MedTech~
Mr. Shigeyuki Tsuchida,
Member of the Board, Co-Chief Investment Officer,
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ)

Mr. Hajime Oshita,
President & CEO,
MedVenture Partners, Inc.

Dr. Shosuke Kiba,
Partner, Universal Materials Incubator Co., Ltd.
Two VC's, Universal Materials Incubator Co., Ltd and MedVenture Partners Inc., were established with the support of INCJ with the intention of creating new industries.
Last year, these two VC's entered into a partnership agreement with INCJ to explore the possibilities of integrating the materials/chemical and medtech industries, or "Material Medtech."  Mr. Tsuchida, Co-Chief Investment Officer at INCJ, who spearheaded the establishment of these two VC's, will discuss the future of Material Medtech with Mr. Oshita, CEO at MPI and Dr. Kiba, Partner at UMI.
Mr. Shigeyuki Tsuchida
Mr. Shigeyuki Tsuchida
Mr. Hajime Oshita
Mr. Hajime Oshita
Dr. Shosuke Kiba
Dr. Shosuke Kiba
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Q-5
15:00
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16:30
Mr. Shinsuke Ito,
Chief Executive Officer,
rimOnO Corporation

Dr. Masaaki Ohgizawa,
General Manager, R&D Strategy Division, R&D Center,
Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
rimOnO will talk about the ongoing mobility revolution in the automotive industry and how they will act with their innovatively designed micro electric car. Mitsui Chemicals will talk about the possibility of a new value creation from the experience as a materials partner of rimOno development project.
Mr. Shinsuke Ito
Mr. Shinsuke Ito
Dr. Masaaki Ohgizawa
Dr. Masaaki Ohgizawa
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20 April, 2017
Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
P-8
12:15
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13:15
Trend of materials for 3D-printing
Dr. Taizo Hayashida,
3D-team manager, Innovation Acceleration Department,
JSR corporation
The variety of materials for 3D-prinitng technology is expanding with the growth of the market and applications, and its improvement. In this seminar, the trend of market and development of materials for 3D-prinitng would be shared.  At same time, a possible scenario of future materials development for 3D-priing would be discussed.
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P-10
15:15
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16:15
Outlook of Future and Present of The Space Elevator
Mr. Minoru SATO,
Junior Associate Professor, General Education Program Center, Shimizu Campus / School of Science,
Tokai University
Fellow, Japan Space Elevator Association
The space elevator is a transportation system connecting the Earth and space without using the launch vehicle.  Once the space elevator is built, a lot of people and things are transported inexpensive between the Earth and space.  It will be introduced for the current situation and future prospects of the research and development of the space elevator.
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Venue:Seminar Room Q, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
Q-8
12:15
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13:15
To be announced
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Q-9
13:45
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14:45
Revolusional efficiency of charged nano-bubble in both agriculture and medical scene: electrical characteristics of nano-bubble, mainly effect  new effect of both charged level and charged polar
Dr. Takeshi Ohdaira M.D.,
Professor, Ohdaira Research and Development team,
Center for Advanced Medical Initiatives, Kyushu University
Chief director,
Academic society of Japan Micro Nano Bubble
We will show you revolusional efficiency of charged micro-nano- bubble in agriculture and medical scene, engineering and environment. Charged micro-nano-bubble fundamentally defer from non-charged micro-nano- bubble. Electrical characteristics of charged bubble are equal to differentiations of various effect of functional gases, for example, O2, H2, N2, CO2, and Ar. We will show you introduction of charged micro-nano-bubble.
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Q-10
15:15
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16:15
Mr. Akio KOMA
Mr. Akio KOMA
Open Innovation and Digital Marketing in Chemical Industry
Mr. Akio KOMA,
Representative in Japan,
SpecialChem Japan

Dr. Tomoharu HAYAMA,
Digital Marketing Consultant,
SpecialChem Japan
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Venue:Seminar Room R, East Hall 1 / Capacity:100 Seats
R-8
10:45
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11:45
Mr. Yuma Ikegami,
Staff, Data Analysis Division, Chemical Management Center,
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)

Mr. Akira Hosoyama,
Senior Chief, Industrial Innovation Division, Biological Resource Center,
​National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)
Mr. Yuma Ikegami
Mr. Yuma Ikegami
Mr. Akira Hosoyama
Mr. Akira Hosoyama
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R-9
12:15
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13:15
Development trend of smart textiles and wear
Mr. Shinji Kobori,
Staff Writer,
SENKEN SHIMBUN CO., LTD.
Practical use of smart textile and wear seems to advance in earnest. R & D and collaboration has progressed, and the completion rate is steadily rising as a product that can actually wear experience though it is a prototype. The image of utilization of the product became clearer and concrete negotiations began. How does smart textile and wear change society?
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21 April, 2017
Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
P-12
10:45
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11:45
Application of Carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) for aircraft structures.
Dr. Yutaka Iwahori,
Unit leader, Aeronautical Technology Directorate,
Structures and Advanced Composite Research Unit,
JAPAN Aerospace Exploration Agency
Carbon fiber Reinforced Plastics(CFRP) has been wildly used already for aircraft structures. On this conference, I would like to introduce current status of aircraft industries, including outline of industrial scale and future demand of aircraft number. Basic properties of CFRP laminates, merit for aircraft structures, aircraft structural manufacturing flow, and future issues for composite materials and production will be discussed.
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P-13
12:15
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13:15
Fine chemical industry: Current state and future outlook
Mr. Takashi Enomoto,
Managing Director, Research,
Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co.,Ltd.
“Fine chemicals” is a convenient term in that it signifies all non-generic chemicals, but on the downside it is still somewhat vague. In this lecture we will hear an analysis of the fine chemicals industry, its current state and future outlook, from a chemicals industry equity analyst with 15 years’ experience in the field.
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P-15
15:15
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16:15
Developmento of Thermosetting Imide-Based Nanocomposite Materials and Their Application for Semiconductor Encapsulating Materials
Mr. Takuo Sugioka,
manager,
Corporate Innovation Division, New Business Planning Department,
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
Nippon Shokubai has developed thermosetting imide-based nanocomposite materials from organic / inorganic hybrid chemicals, and their application for SiC power semiconductor encapsulating technologies. This achievement should be paid attention as a key to excellent heat resistant packaging technologies in the power semiconductor industry for the next generation.
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Venue:Seminar Room Q, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
Q-12
10:45
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11:45
Development of Useful Proteins Using Genetically Modified Silkworms
Mr. Shinichi Mizumoto,
Director, Research and Development,
Secretariat of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Dr. Tsunenori Kameda,
Head of Silk Materials Research Unit,
Division of Biotechnology,  Institute of Agrobiological Sciences,
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) aim at creating new industries through genetically modified (GM) silkworms. GM silkworms are used as an insect factory for the production of many useful proteins in medicine. Moreover, GM silk has remarkable mechanical or functional properties and can be used in the formation of a variety of biomaterials such as gels, sponges and films.
Mr. Shinichi Mizumoto
Mr. Shinichi Mizumoto
Dr. Tsunenori Kameda
Dr. Tsunenori Kameda
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ConferenceAll Seminars held in Japanese

19 April, 2017
Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
P-5
15:15
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16:15
Current Situation and Future Perspective of Biomass Plastics
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Uyama,
Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering,
Osaka University
This talk deals with current status and future perspective of biomass plastics contributing to global sustainability without depletion of scarce fossil resources. Mentioned are mainly advancement in performance of poly(lactic acid), production of polyethylene and PET from biomass, synthesis of new biomass plastics, composites, functionalization, and applications of biomass plastics.
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Venue:Seminar Room Q, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
Q-3
12:15
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13:15
Dr. Kimihisa Yamamoto,
Professor, Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science,
Tokyo Institute of Technology
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Q-4
13:45
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14:45
Renovation of paper materials for useful-chemicals synthesis and flexible-device applications
Dr. Hirotaka Koga,
Specially-appointed assistant professor,
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research,
Osaka University
Since the invention of cellulose fiber paper approximately 2000 years ago, it has been traditionally used for many purposed such as writing, printing, and packaging applications in daily lives. Here, I would like to talk about the development of a new type of paper materials by using cellulose pulp fibers and nanocellulose for useful-chemical synthesis and flexible-device applications.
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Venue:Seminar Room R, East Hall 1 / Capacity:100 Seats
R-2
10:45
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11:45
High-Performance Bioplastics from Polysaccharides
 

Professor Tadahisa Iwata,
Professor, Science of Polymeric Materials, Department of Biomaterial Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
The University of Tokyo

The goal of the project is to produce novel high-performance bioplastics from various polysaccharides produced by biomass and enzymatic polymerization, utilizing their original unique chemical structures. Through innovative chemical synthetic method, including strict control of chemical structure and eco-friendly synthesis for mass production, and optimization of processing and composite preparation, industrial application of the biopolymers and subsequent sustainable society will be achieved.
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Dr. Yu Hoshino,
Associate professor, Department of engineering,
Kyushu University

We have developed low cost and high performance CO2 permeable membranes consisting of amine-containing gel particles. The membranes can be used as a key component to capture CO2 from exhaust gases of fire power plants.
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Professor, Jun-ichi Ozaki,
School of Science and Technology,
Gunma University

Practical use of polymer electrolyte fuel cells has begun as power sources for domestic use and automobiles. This fuel cell needs a plenty of platinum for the cathode, which is a factor bringing high price of the fuel cell. In this presentation, I briefly introduce the current state of R & D, mainly focusing on the results in JST-ALCA project on carbon alloy catalyst for cathode catalyst replacing platinum.
Professor, Tadahisa Iwata
Professor, Tadahisa Iwata
Dr. Yu Hoshino
Dr. Yu Hoshino
Professor, Jun-ichi Ozaki
Professor, Jun-ichi Ozaki
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R-3
12:15
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13:15
Trend of RoHS 2 directive (2011/65/EU) and introduction of analytical technique for phthalates.
Mr. Jun Onodera
Manager

MS Application Department  MS Business Unit
JEOL Ltd.
The RoHS2 directive covers more categories and restricts to use 4 phthalates additionally in comparison with the RoHS directive. In this presentation, we talk the difference between the RoHS and the RoHS2, and analytical technique to measure phthalates for screening.
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20 April, 2017
Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
P-7
10:45
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11:45
Transparent, flexible and wet process technology of OLED panels
Yoshiyuki Suzuri, PhD.,
Associate Professor,
Innovation Center for Organic Electronics ( INOEL ),
Yamagata University
 
OLED which is an emitting diode, has been attracting significant attention especially for flexibility and transparency. Also, the solution processed OLED has the possibility of significant cost reduction. In this session, the fabrication of transparent and flexible OLED panels in our laboratory is introduced. The current status and future prospects of flexible and wet process technologies are also introduced.
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P-9
13:45
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14:45
Chitin nanofiber extracted from crab shell and its health care properties
Dr. Shinsuke IFUKU,
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering,
Tottori University
President, Marine Nano-fiber
Tottori is famous for the crab. Considerable amount of crab shell is thrown away every year. For the efficient utilization of the industrial waste, novel material “CHITIN NANOFIBER” were extracted from crab shell. The nanofiber has variety of efficient biological properties to enhance our health and beauty. Venture company “MARINE NANOFIBER” has been launched from Tottori University to provide the nanofiber as a functional material.
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Venue:Seminar Room Q, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
Q-7
10:45
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11:45
New plastic materials via composites technology
-polymer alloy, dental, low cost/high performance, recycle, cellulose nano-fiber-
Dr. Takeshi SEMBA,
Laboratory Leader, Polymer materials labratory,
Kyoto municipal institute of industrial technology and culture
Development of the new plastic materials via composites technology well progresses by utilizing ideas, information and networking. In this presentation, the examples of past and on-going development cooperated with industry and university will be introduce, especially polymer alloy technology, dental materials, low cost/high performance materials, recycle materials and cellulose nano-fiber materials.
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Venue:Seminar Room R, East Hall 1 / Capacity:100 Seats
R-10
13:45
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14:45
Control of Thermal Expansion by Negative Thermal Expansion Materials
Dr. TAKENAKA Koshi,
Professor, Department of Applied Physics,
Nagoya University
Significant recent advances in technology require control of thermal expansion of solid materials. Materials that contract on heating, or negative thermal expansion materials, can control thermal expansion of materials by forming composites. Mechanisms and materials of negative thermal expansion as well as control of thermal expansion of electronic devices and fabrication of composites using these materials are reviewed with emphasis on recently discovered giant negative thermal expansion materials.
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21 April, 2017
Venue:Seminar Room P, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
P-14
13:45
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14:45
Smart Polymers for Biomedical Applications
Dr. Mitsuhiro Ebara,
MANA Associate PI,
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA),
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Our research group is interested in developing ‘smart’ biotechnologies using stimuli-responsive polymers that respond to small changes in external stimuli with large discontinuous changes in their physical properties. These ‘smart’ biomaterials are designed to act as an “on-off” switch for drug delivery technologies, gene therapy, affinity separations, chromatography, diagnostics etc.
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Venue:Seminar Room Q, East Hall 1 / Capacity:200 Seats
Q-13
12:15
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13:15
Functionalization of fiber and polymer using supercritical fluid – Principle and industrialization-
Prof. Dr. 
Guest Professor,
Headquarters for Innovative Society-Academia Cooperation,
University of Fukui
A new attempt has been done to give special functions on fibers and polymer materials using supercritical carbon dioxide in place of water. This method has advantages; simple processes, reducing energy and unnecessity of waste water treatment. In this paper, we explain the basic principle of dyeing / functional processing of fibers and polymers using supercritical fluids and the current state of practical application utilizing this principle.
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Q-14
13:45
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14:45
Future development in application of TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibers
Dr. Akira ISOGAI,
Professor, Department of Biomaterials Science,
The University of Tokyo
TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibers (TOCNs), produced from abundant wood biomass resources, have various advantageous points in terms of production process and nano-structures available as high-tech materials. Present and future development in applications of TOCNs will be introduced with their fundamentals based on domestic and overseas R&D trends.
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Q-15
15:15
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16:15
Perfect interconnection by Ag sinter technology
Prof. Dr. Katsuaki Suganuma,
Professor, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research,
Osaka University
Ag sinter joining is one of the most promising technologies for the next generation of power electronics providing the best thermal and electronic performance. By controlling the process and the parameters, excellent reliability can be achieved as well as affordability. The details of the technology and several examples will be introduced in the lecture.
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Venue:Seminar Room R, East Hall 1 / Capacity:100 Seats
R-16
12:15
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13:15
Creation of next generation cars and smartphones using "clay"
Dr. Takeo EBINA,
Prime Senior Researcher,
Research Institute for Chemical Process Technology,
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
By mixing thin clay particles about 1 nm thick and plastics, we have developed composite materials that combine the flexibility of plastic material and heat resistance / gas barrier properties of clay. This composite material is also excellent as heat dissipating material and electrical insulating material. We will introduce attempts to apply the composite materials to next-generation automobiles and smartphones.
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R-17
13:45
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14:45
Fabrication of superconducting graphene and its application for electronic devices
Dr. Katsuaki Sugawara,
Assistant Professor,
Advanced Institute for Materials Research,
Tohoku University

Prof. Dr. Takashi Takahashi,
Professor,
Advanced Institute for Materials Research,
Tohoku University
Graphene, an atomically thin carbon sheet with the honeycomb lattice network, has attracted much attention because it shows a variety of novel properties such as ultrahigh-speed electrons.  In this talk, I will demonstrate the first success in fabricating “superconducting” graphene and talk about its possible application for advanced electronic devices.
Dr. Katsuaki Sugawara
Dr. Katsuaki Sugawara
Prof. Dr. Takashi Takahashi
Prof. Dr. Takashi Takahashi
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R-18
15:15
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16:15
Creation of Carbon Nanotube-based Future Energy Materials
・Use of Nanotechnology Platform・
Prof. Dr. Naotoshi Nakashima,
Research Professor,
Division of Chemical Energy Conversion, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University,
Nanotechnology Platform (Molecule & Materials Synthesis Platform, Kyushu university)
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are promising nanomaterials for the next generation and from the viewpoints of fundamental science and applications. Very recently, we have developed an almost “immortal” fuel cell electrode using CNTs as a carbon support. Use of graphene in place of CNTs is possible. In the lecture, I emphasize the use of Nanotechnology Platform Program by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
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