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Library of the Canon Foundation: List of Publications

In order to publicize its funded research, the Canon Foundation publishes the details and results of this research as part of its outreach activities. This collection is compiled as the Library of the Canon Foundation.

Every year, the Canon Foundation accepts requests for publication of the results of completed research studies and determines the publications to be released in the following year.

Future Medical Care Incorporating Nanotechnology

Dedicated to "providing anyone what is needed, where needed, at the time needed, whenever required, and wherever required" through the required detection, diagnosis, and medical treatment with the minimum physical and economic burden.
The use of nanotechnology allows these requirements to be met with next-generation medical care.

Editor & Author: Kazunori Kataoka

Authors: Hiroyuki Asanuma, Toshihiko Sakurai, Toshitada Yoshihara, Kazunori Matsuura, Shun'ichi Kuroda, Kenji Tatematsu, Takashi Okuno, Yoshiki Katayama, Yoshihiro Ito, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenichi Niikura, Hirohide Saito, Masayuki Murata, Fumi Kano

Price: 1,400 yen + tax

Date of Issue: December 25, 2017

ISBN: 978-4-86345-363-0

Using Carbon to Build the Society of the Future: The Various Structures of This Element

Carbon holds great potential as a next-generation material for high-speed, high-capacity information-handling technology. It can serve as a substitute for silicon semiconductors that are approaching the limits under Moore's Law.
This publication introduces advanced research on highly functional devices that demonstrate the outstanding versatility of carbon as a post-silicon material.

Editor & Author: Shizuo Fujita

Authors: Koji Asaka, Toshu An, Kohei Itoh, Yuichiro Kato, Yukio Kawano, Tomoko Hirayama, Yoshiaki Matsuo, Kazunari Matsuda, Kei Murakoshi, Satoshi Yasuda, Michihisa Yamamoto

Price: 1,400 yen + tax

Date of Issue: November 15, 2017

ISBN: 978-4-86345-348-7

Research on Food: Critical Issues for the Future

Food is the key to achieving true human happiness. The future blueprint for providing food that integrates safety, stability, impartiality, flavor, health, and wisdom stands as a light to the world.

Editor & Author: Toshiaki Ikoma

Authors: Takeshi Ito, Toshimitsu Kawai, Shigenori Kobayashi, Naoko Nishizawa, Kazuo Yasuda, Kazuhito Yamashita

Price: 1,600 yen + tax

Date of Issue: October 15, 2017

ISBN: 978-4-86345-341-8

Fish in the Deep Sea: Resource Development and Effective Utilization

About 90% of the ocean is considered "deep sea" marine area, the last frontier on Earth. This publication introduces the ecology of deep-sea fish and the usefulness and availability of the deep-sea fishery as a resource.

Author: Yoshihiro Ochiai

Price: 1,400 yen + tax

Date of Issue: April 20, 2017

ISBN: 978-4-86345-325-8

The Ecology of River Dolphins Living Alongside Humans

This research won the Fujisankei Group Award at the Global Environmental Awards. It focuses on the familiar dolphins that live alongside people in rivers in India and Borneo. This research contains a record of observations of the sounds made by these river dolphins.

Authors: Harumi Sugimatsu, Tamaki Ura, Jyunichi Kojima

Price: 1,400 yen + tax

Date of Issue: April 15, 2016

ISBN: 978-4-86345-282-4

Deciphering What Wild Animals See: The Story of Bio-Logging

Researchers attached miniaturized cameras to wild animals in order to obtain photographs from the animals' perspective. This publication introduces new research findings reflecting the wisdom and diligence of zoologists who have been struggling to reveal the ecology of wild animals while overturning conventional wisdom.

Authors: Katsufumi Sato, Kagari Aoki, Itsumi Nakamura, Shinichi Watanabe

Price: 1,500 yen + tax

Date of Issue: December 15, 2015

ISBN: 978-4-86345-270-1

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