Our research areas
At the Research and Technology Center, we provide fundamental technologies that are the core of new products and which also support monozukuri manufacturing.
Next-generation high efficiency energy
Applied power electronics technology
Our R&D aims at optimizing electric and electronic systems for high efficiency in-vehicle use.
(We conduct research and development on the technologies that enable optimization of electric and electronic systems in mobility systems, and enables highly efficient energy utilizations)
- Power supply management and distribution systems with next-generation power devices
Battery status prediction and management, thermal management
Power supply status measurement
Current and voltage sensors
High electric power transmission systems
Power supply systems
Next-generation in-vehicle and connected car communication
We are engaged in R&D for element technologies of inside and outside automobile communication with various media including high speed, high frequency and highly reliability.
Optical communication system
Optical digital transmission / Radio over fiber
Wireless communication system
Communications control / Radio-wave propagation / Interference suppression / Antenna
Evaluation and analysis of high-frequency components characteristics
Evaluation of optical interference
Validation of in-vehicle wireless communication system
Implementation test of antennas
To provide safe and secure improved next-generation vehicles
Edge system technology
- Edge System : Terminal for advanced information processing linked with cloud computing
We are researching and developing information processing technology to analyze big data and data used for in-vehicle devices and automotive networks.
In-vehicle information processing technology
Network control / Human machine interface (HMI)
Software quality improvement technology
Software verification / Cyber security
Vehicle mock-up for HMI technology verification
In-vehicle network software development tools
For future mobility society
AI solutions technology
Our R&D contributes to future society by utilizing AI, IoT and big data.
- Big data analysis technology
AI platform / AI Applications
Next-generation automobile,environment, and energy technologies
Nano-technology and fundamental material technology
To add new value to our products, we aim at developing element technologies for the high-performance conductive materials, insulating materials and energy storage materials required for advanced wire harnesses and more efficient use of energy.
Material structure control
Microstructure control for metal / Nanomaterial composites / Control of higher order structure for polymer materials
Creation of functional materials
Organic materials synthesis / Molecular structure design
Ultrafine grain structure in high-strength alloy wire
Electron microscope image of nano-carbon material
Molecular design simulation for organic materials
Reliable monozukuri manufacturing
Fundamental reliability technology
Material evaluation and analytical technology
We are strengthening our fundamental technologies so that we can evaluate and analyze materials necessary for the Yazaki Group’s operations, developing advanced analytical technologies for future use.
A diverse range of analysis and evaluation equipment with measurement informatics allow us to respond to ever greater demand for more sophisticated solutions.
Chemical composition & Structural analysis / Surface & Morphological analysis
Polymer degradation analysis
Metallic material corrosion analysis
- Computational materials science
Nondestructive elemental mapping inside of an electronic device
Cross-sectional TEM image and elemental mapping in the surface region of silver plating
Differential charge density calculation by adatom
EMC & Related Systems evaluation technology
We are dedicated to establishing EMC and related Systems Evaluation Technologies in order to meet complicated and diversified electromagnetic environment (i.e., rapid growth of radio communication systems, and higher voltage and currents due to evolution of xEVs).
- Enhancing Reliability in Signal / Power Transmission System
- Development of EMC Evaluation Systems
Emission, immunity, and shielding
- Internal information sharing and company training
Equipment for Shield Evaluation
We establish inclusive welding technology including peripheral technology to assure weld quality. We keep up with change of electric components and parts that derive from ｘEV revolution.
R&D of welding of new electronical components
Welding of dissimilar metals and dissimilar materials / Welding for large-current system / Welding for high speed communication system
R&D of quality assurance of weld joints and peripheral technology
Analysis of weld quality / Statistics analysis / Quality engineering
Dissimilar metals welding of aluminum and copper
Dissimilar metals welding of tin-plated copper-clad steel-wire and copper