- Hamamatsu develops world’s smallest spectrometer for use in measurement devices connected to smartphones
- Hamamatsu develops basic technology for world’s first dual-energy industrial-use X-ray CT systems
- Hamamatsu develops new multialkali photocathode with high NIR sensitivity for the Micro PMT
Exploring the unknown through “Light”
Hamamatsu Photonics is seeking to acquire new “knowledge” by searching out the true nature of light and aiming to establish new industry that hold real value for humanity. This page introduces you to our vision for the future and the research organization that supports this quest.
A gift from Hamamatsu to the world － A 60-year history of nurturing photonics technology
Our products are actively used throughout the world in a wide variety of areas including medical treatment, chemical analysis, measurement, information & communications, and office automation. Here we provide specific examples of fundamental and applied research as well as elemental and applied technology fostered over the 60 year history that provides vital support for supplying our products.
Searching out the “truth” - our products are actively used for academic and scientific research
A host of diverse academic and scientific research projects are constantly underway to discover the “truth” that we have not known up until now. Our products are selected for use in research fields of great interest to humanity including space and astronomy.
A close-up look at our products and technology along with confidential accounts
Here we give a brief interview type of introduction with development stories by the engineers who did the research and development of the products and technology. These accounts include talk about some surprising hardships and also perhaps some really interesting discussions about future developments. This is especially recommended for those who want to know more about our products.