- Hidekazu MIMURA
- Ultraprecision Manufacturing Science
- Manufacturing Science for Advanced Optical Components
|March 2002||Ph.D Graduate School of Engineering , Osaka University|
|April 2002||Project Lecture, Graduate School of Engineering , Osaka University|
|April 2003||Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering , Osaka University|
|June 2004||Visiting Researcher, RIKEN|
|September 2006||PRESTO Researcher, JST|
|January 2011||Associate Professor, School of Engineering, The Unviersity of Tokyo(UTokyo)|
|October 2022||Team Leader, RIKEN SPring-8 Center|
|January 2023||Professor, School of Engineering, UTokyo|
|April 2023||Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, UTokyo|
My specialties are ultra-precision machining and X-ray optics.
The machining accuracy in ultra-precision machining is at the atomic level. I am developing manufacturing processes to achieve extreme precision in both shape and surface roughness of arbitrary three-dimensional shapes. I am also developing ultra-precise shape measurement methods and ultra-precise electroforming methods. The applications are mirrors for EUV and X-rays with short wavelengths.
I am also developing an X-ray microscope that can observe cells with a high spatial resolution and an X-ray telescope that can observe the solar corona. I am developing mirrors and X-ray optical systems at SPring-8 and SACLA, which are synchrotoron radiation and an X-ray free electron laser facilities, respectively.
In addition, at the SPring-8, I use high-energy X-rays (100 keV) to observe mechanical machining and electrical discharge machining phenomena to elucidate machining science. I aim to develop new tools in collaboration with researchers and companies specializing in various machining processes.
Recently, I am also interested in the automation of the mirror manufacturing process and the development of environmental machining processes in response to the SDGs. Analysis of processing phenomena using high-energy X-rays is opening up new fields of precision machining.
X-ray mirror for focusing soft x-rays
Soft X-ray microscope
High-speed X-ray imaging of drilling
Ultraprecision Machining, Industrial Processing, X-ray Optics, Synchrotron radiation
- Department of Precision Engineering, School of Engineering
- Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, School of Engineering