NIMS Materials Database

For New User

MatNavi is an integrated material database system comprising ten databases, four application systems and the NIMS Structural Datasheet Online. It is one of the largest databases in the world for materials. The use of MatNavi is free. All you need to do is register.

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Required Environment

  • Recommended environment
  • OS Windows 8 and later
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How to Cite Data from MatNavi

When you use data from MatNavi or report a research result obtained by the use of MatNavi in your publication, please indicate explicitly in the following format.
Database name, URL of the database page used, date of access [YYYY-MM-DD]
Ex) Polymer Database,, [accessed 2020-05-15]

    Journal paper author's name, paper title, journal name, year, volume, issue, page, database name
    Dissertation author's name, dissertation title, affiliation, year, database name
    Book author's name, book title, publisher, year, database name