Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation are greatly honored to receive the prestigious IEEE Milestone for the“ First Practical Field Emission Electron Microscope, 1972.” Hitachi High-Technologies was formed through the merger in 2001 of Nissei Sangyo Co., Ltd., a Hitachi Group trading company specializing in cutting-edge technology, and the Instruments Group and Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Group of Hitachi, Ltd.
From the years of our forerunners, our history has been inseparable from the development of electron microscopy in Japan over the past 70 years. This honorable IEEE Milestone recognizes our tireless efforts to improve analytical technologies using electron microscopes.
I would like to take this opportunity to express my profound gratitude to the university professors and other experts who have advised us as well as customers for using our products to this day
We will continue to harness the global business creation expertise of Hitachi High-Technologies, as well as the overall strength of the Hitachi Group, to contribute to the advancement of science, technology, and industry going forward.