Company profile






  J-NOP (Japan Neutron Optics) is a venture company established by a scientist of RIKEN.
  We offer products and consultants based on the state-of-the-art technologies of neutron experiments such as neutron beam focusing lenses and mirrors as well as neutron detectors.


[Management Principle]

We offer a system that enables our customers to provide their technologies based on the high level applications of neutron optics independently from academic research facilities, that enables us to increase the level of the academic research, facilitate exploring new fields for the practical applications, and contribute to an expansion and growth of the knowledge and skills as a shared heritage of mankind as well as give back resultant economic applications to society.


Established July 29th, 2005

Capital 8 million yen

Headquarters Gamagori-shi, Aichi 443-0031 Japan

Representative Takeo OKUMURA



Jul 2005 Company established at Wako-shi, Saitama(capital 1 million yen)

Sep 2005 Approved as a RIKEN venture

Feb 2006@ Capital increase to 4.5 million yen

Apr 2006@ Ibaraki office open

Feb 2008@ Move of headquarter in Wako-shi

May 2008 Approved as a KEK venture

Dec 2008 First export (Fermi National Laboratory, USA)

Nov 2009 Capital increase to 8 million yen

Sep 2015 terminate a certification of RIKEN venture

Sep 2015 Move of headquater to Gamagori-shi