Murata's technical Magazine metamorphosis no.15

President's Message

top essay

“Murata Strives to Provide Impressive Solutions for Customers.” Tsuneo Murata

Special Feature: Healthcare and Electronics

Special Feature:Healthcare and Electronics

Sensor Network Will Transform Healthcare as We Know It

Front Line


Murata's challenge for new markets

Leaders' Ambitions

Leaders'Ambitions 01

BIZEN, Tatsuo

Leaders'Ambitions 02

NAKAYA, Kazuyoshi

Leaders'Ambitions 03

MIKAMI, Shigeyuki

Listening to the CustomerListening to the Customer

Murata's Focus on Healthcare Provides a Good Opportunity to Strengthen Our Relationship. Downsizing, Wireless Communication,
and Ceramic Technologies from Murata Benefit Us Greatly

Promising Murata Technologies for Downsizing, Wireless Communication , and Ceramic

Worldwide Business Development and Internet-Based Solutions

Healthcare Business Will Evolve from Manufacturing Simple Measuring Devices to Providing Comprehensive Solutions

By Combining Their Abilities, Both Companies Can Help to Further Enhance Health


Murata Shock Sensor used in Omron Pedometer

Products and MarketsProducts and Markets

Ring Pulse Meter Healthcare Networks Visualize Health by Combining Sensing Technology with Communication

Vital Sign Sensor Estimating User Fatigue Levels by Simultaneous Measurement of Multiple Vital Signs New Innovation Finding Increasing Applications

Small UV Sensor Device A Small UV Sensor Device Capable of Measuring the Intensity of Harmful Ultraviolet Light

Application NoteApplication Note

02:Making Component Functions “Visible” and “Operable”
1. Necessity of Demo and Evaluation Kits

2. SysCube

3. SysBase

4. Active Use of SysCube and SysBase Kit

3:Low-Power Consumption Wireless Communication Module for Network-Linked Healthcare Equipment
1. Network-Linked Healthcare Equipment

2. Selection of the Short-Range Wireless Communication Method

3. Features of Bluetooth® Low Energy Technology

4. Features of the Murata Bluetooth® Low Energy Module

Profile of Researcher

Terahertz (THz) Technologies, Revolutionary Sensing Technology Brought About by “Photo-induced Metallic Structure,” Is Taking a Great Leap Forward

Unexplored light: THz Waves with Excellent Transparency Has Great Potential for Use in Applications

An Essential Keyword for the Research Is “Photo-induced Metallic Structures”

Non-Destructive/Non-Contact Sensing, with Ever-Expanding Possibilities

We Plan to Realize This Technology by Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

The Japanese Craftsman

The Celestial Reverberations of a Temple Bell ?a Productof the Advanced Art of Bonshou Casting

The Ohjikicho Temple Bell (Myoshinji Temple, Kyoto) The Difference a Single Hz Can Make

The Quest for an Ideal Bonshou Bell Tone ? a Sound Not Even Cutting-Edge Technologies Can Replicate

Different Times Bring a Demand for a Different Bonshou Tone

Paper Review

1:Noncontact Measurement of PhysicalProperties of Semiconductors by Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

2:Resistance Switching Memory Characteristics of La-Doped SrTiO3 Multilayer Chip

3:Highly Coupled ZnO/Quartz Structure Surface Acoustic Wave Device with Good Temperature Characteristics

Taking Root Yasu Division

A Major R&D Center for the Development of Production Technology, Materials, and Manufacturing Processes

MURATA BOY Technology Originating from Yasu

Regional Contribution and Greening Activities Working Closely with the Local Community

Yasu City, Shiga Pref., and Mt. Omi Fuji

Brief History of Murata

Foundation of Murata Manufacturing

Murata, a Technology Company

Contributions to Academic Research

Becoming a Global Company

Murata today