Facilities, 研究設備

Total of our lab’s area is around 169 square meters (including students’ room)

“We always try to design and fabricate a novel device”

Our developed technologies: Products

The following are some instruments which are available in our group, Department, or campus/university (of course, including some shared devices)

Measuring Aerosols (particles suspended in the gas phase)

    , 気中に浮遊する粒子の計測

  • Aerosol particle generators: from Nanometer to Micrometer
  • Particle Counter: From nanometer to micrometer in the gas phase
  • Aerosol Sizing system: For size distribution of few nano- to micro-meter particles in the gas phase.

For liquid-phase nanoparticles

High-precision trace-element analysis

    , 組成分析装置

  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer ICP-MS
  • Micro CHN (Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen) elemental analyzer
  • Gas Chromatography (may be need revision)

Simulation software:

    , 数値シミュレーション

  • FEM based multi-physics COMSOL From fluid flow/heat transfer to structural mechanics and electromagnetic analyses @youtube.

Simulation hardware:

    , 計算機

  • Workstation/ RAM: 32 GB; HD = 1 TB; CPU : Intel ® Xeon® Processor X5690(3.46 GHz, 6 core) >> More

For sample preparation (before SEM, etc.)

    , 材料の前処理用

  • Cross section polisher: For samples too sensitive for mechanical polishing. For soft, hard, and composite samples
  • Osmium coater (Neoc-STB), (電子顕微鏡試料作製装置)

For plant growth

    , 植物の実験用装置

  • Phytotron (2 x 2 x 2 m) (a completely closed greenhouse that can be used for study of environmental conditions on plant growth) in Fuchu campus. 6 units. Admin: Izuta Lab.

Heating-related system. 加熱装置

  • Commercial-made heating system (microwave)
  • Commercial-made heating system (electric furnace)
  • Commercial-made Infra-Red Heating system, 遠赤外線ヒーター
  • Lab-made heating system (tubular, electric furnaces)
  • X-ray diffractometer (XRD) with heating system
  • Thermo Gravimetry/Differential Thermal Analyzer (TG-DTA, by Kamiya Lab)
  • Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope, with heating system (by Kamiya Lab)

For surface measurement

  • Non-contacting type Electrostatic voltmeters – Measuring surface potential (voltage) on materials. Trek model 323: www.trekj.com/products/evs/323.html
  • Micro-Raman spectrometer (Almega)
  • Dektak surface profilometer (XT-S), 触針式表面形状測定器(段差計)
  • Fluorescent microscope (Based on OLYMPUS BX53)



  • 6M pixel, High speed (max. 60 pictures per second; and max. 1200 fps) 12 X optical zoom.
    Lens: 9群12枚, F2.7(W)~F4.6(T), f=7.3~87.6 mm (or 35mm film 36~432mm) Macro: 5~50cm(W). Shutter speed: 60~1/40000 sec; Others: USB/AVポート, HDMI™、output(ミニ), ホットシュー, 外部マイク端子, 外部電源端子, USB:Hi-Speed USB. >>> Sample from Youtube



Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer : Emission of characteristic “secondary” (or fluorescent) X-rays from a material that has been excited by bombarding with high-energy X-rays or gamma rays. From Na to U.
JEOL JSX-3100RII, 蛍光X線分析装置, 液体窒素フリー, Si(Li) 半導体検出器

Picture from JEOL.co.jp
Picture from JEOL.co.jp

UV-Vis/NIR Microspectrophotometer, 顕微紫外可視近赤外分光光度計.
A microspectroscopy system providing transmittance or reflectance measurements of microscopic sample sites. Can measure color, film thickness, and other spectral properties of a microscopic area for either large or small samples. 250-2000 nm.
MSV-370 type microscope attached to ultraviolet-visible-near infrared spectrophotometer.,

Our main experimental room: BASE 202, Koganei campus