2020 Advanced R&D in Ceramic Industry

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Materials Science and Engineering
Azuma Masaki  Takemura Hirofumi  Kono Mizuki  Mori Katsuhito  Yamagiwa Katsuya  Emoto Hideyuki  Kiyohara Masakatsu  Suyama Shoko  Takahashi Nobuo 
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Tue5-6(Zoom)  Fri5-6(Zoom)  
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Course description and aims

Lectures are given by researchers in fine ceramics industries. Students can enhance their knowledge of various applications of fine ceramics and learn about the application oriented R&D.

Student learning outcomes

Understand the various applications of fine ceramics.


Fine ceramics industry, R&D, electronic devices, package, mobility, medical, energy and environment, coating, ceramic matrix composites

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow


Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Fine ceramics industry and the current state of R&D and key technology in Japanese company Japanese ceramics industry carries 40 percent of the global market, Learns the current R&D and key technology by comparing Japan and US.
Class 2 Application of fine ceramics to electronic device Study the technology and application of electric fine ceramics
Class 3 Introduction to Ceramic Package Study the characteristics and manufacturing processes of ceramic package
Class 4 Ceramics used in automotive and medical fields Study the features and practical examples of various ceramics applied in the automotive and medical field.
Class 5 Feature and application of nitride ceramics Study the synthesis method, feature and application of nitride ceramics focusing on silicon nitride.
Class 6 Technology of Ceramic Coating I will talk about the type of Ceramic Coating technology and its application.
Class 7 Technology trends of ceramic matrix composites (CMC) Study the consepts, manufacturing, material properties, and products of CMCs.
Class 8 Application of ceramics to energy and environmental market Study the application of ceramics in relation to the history of energy demand and environmental regulations.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required.

Assessment criteria and methods


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  • MAT.C401 : Advanced Course of Dielectric and Ferroelectric Materials
  • MAT.C403 : Advanced Course of Ceramic Thin Film Technology
  • MAT.C404 : Physics and Chemistry of Semiconductors
  • MAT.C406 : Advanced Course of Magnetism
  • MAT.C407 : Advanced Course of Nano-Bionics
  • MAT.C408 : Advanced Course of Surface Chemistry on Inorganic Materials

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