Information Media Materials Development Laboratory
Information Media Materials Development Laboratory, which develops the "ADEKA ARKLS" series, conducts development of state-of-the-art advanced technologies, including photosensitive materials related to leading information appliances for the next generation, and photo curing resins. By capitalizing our unique organic synthesis technology and high purity processing technology, compounding technology, and evaluation technology, we will contribute to high technology that supports an information society.
Major Research Themes
In addition to the research and development of oxime radical polymerization initiator for achieving high sensitivity and high reliability, by making full use of the ppb order metal impurity control technology, we have been promoting the research and development of photoacid generators and photobase generators that support miniaturization and high density packaging for semiconductors. In addition to developing new materials making use of efficient synthesis technologies such as coupling reaction, we aim to contribute to technological innovations in next-generation products by developing solutions that meet various applications.
Photo (Light) Curing Resins
We are developing cationic curing resin materials that can be instantly hardened from liquid state by irradiating with light (ultraviolet rays) or thermal energy. As electronic devices such as smart phones are becoming more sophisticated with advanced functions, various technological innovations are required in materials such as adhesives and coats, depending on the application. In addition to the development of original materials, we are focusing on further strengthening the compounding technology that makes use of the strengths of materials, and are working on speedy development of new products. We aim to expand our production to a wide range of fields in addition to the lineup of the “ADEKA LASCURE” series of 3D printer resin.
Display Related Materials
ADEKA's optical materials such as coating materials for scratch resistant, adhesives, resins for molding, and resists for color filters are widely used for displays in devices such as liquid crystal televisions and smart phones. While our focus is on UV adhesives for polarizing plates, we have technologies that can handle all kinds of films such as TAC, PMMA, COP, or PET. We are also researching on solutions for thin display, high definition, and high brightness by making full use of our original techniques such as organic synthesis technology, high purification technology, and compounding technology.