Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) is a global supplier of a series of pure metals, alloys, ceramics and minerals such as oxides, chlorides, sulfides, oxysalts, etc. Our headquarters was established in 1994 in Irvine, California, USA to provide high-quality rare-earth products for research and development (R&D) purposes. To meet the increasing demands for rare-earth products and other materials, we increased both the variety and the scale of our materials to serve not only our R&D customers but also downstream manufacturers in the e.g.
NIMS is Japan's sole National Research and Development Agency specializing in materials science. NIMS is charged with basic research and development of materials science, and to advance the level of expertise in the field.