Nikon Corporation is engaged in the manufacture and sale of optics and imaging instruments. It operates in three segments: precision equipment, imaging products, and instruments. The precision equipment segment offers IC/LCD steppers and scanners that are used for manufacturing integrated circuits, liquid crystal display panels, and organic electroluminescence panels for smartphones and tablet computers. The imaging products segment provides products and services such as digital SLR cameras, compact digital cameras, interchangeable camera lenses, film cameras, speed lights, binoculars, sport optics, photographic accessories, and software. The instruments segment offers biological microscopes, industrial microscopes, stereoscopic microscopes, measuring instruments, surveying instruments, and semiconductor inspection equipment. Nikon Corporation also engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of customized optical equipment, space-related equipment, astronomy-related equipment, encoders, ophthalmic lenses, optical components, and glass material technologies. In addition, it focuses on the field of health and medical-related areas. It operates in Japan, Europe, the United States, China, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Nippon Kogaku K.K. and changed its name to Nikon Corporation in 1988. Nikon Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Research Grants 10 show all






Publications 519 show all

  • 6
    Image Processing, Computer-Assisted/methods
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    Microscopy, Confocal/methods
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    Microscopy, Fluorescence/methods
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    Biocompatible Materials
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    Cell Cycle Proteins/metabolism

Patents 76,977show all

  • 10,511
    G03F - Photomechanical production of textured or patterned surfaces, e.g. for printing, for processing of semiconductor devices
  • 5,737
    G02B - Optical elements, systems, or apparatus
  • 3,649
    G03B - Apparatus or arrangements for taking photographs or for projecting or viewing them
  • 3,342
    H04N - Pictorial communication, e.g. television
  • 1,681
    H01L - Semiconductor devices
  • 1,364
    F16C - Shafts
  • 1,104
    A61K - Preparations for medical, dental, or toilet purposes
  • 947
    A61Q - Specific use of cosmetics or similar toilet preparations
  • 861
    G01N - Investigating or analysing materials by determining their chemical or physical properties
  • 714
    H01J - Electric discharge tubes or discharge lamps

Clinical Trials 230show all


Contact Information

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Minato 108-6290


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