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Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials

Prof. Kiichiro UCHINO

・Specialization:

▶Plasma Physics and Engineering

▶Electrical Discharge Engineering

・Research:

Studies on production and diagnostics of processing plasmas

used for fabrication of thin film solar cells


Assoc. Prof. Yukihiko YAMAGATA

・Specialization:

▶Plasma Science and Technology

・Research:

Development of temperature measurement method for

the junction of working LED using pulsed-laser system

 


Assis. Prof. Kentaro TOMITA

・Specialization:

▶Plasma Science and Technology

・Research:

Collective Thomson Scattering diagnostics for collisionless

shocks produced with high-power laser



Prof. Ichiro SASADA

・Specialization:

▶Applied magnetics, Electronic measurements

・Research:

Development of magnetic sensing systems, magnetometers

for cutting edge applications and advanced magnetic shielding

systems for biomagnetic field measurements. Low-frequency

magnetic noise suppression of a pulse tube cryocooler.


Prof. Kiichi HAMAMOTO

・Specialization:

▶Opto-electronics ▶Photonic device

▶Semiconductor ▶Opto-electronic communication

・Research:

Research regarding ubiquitous optical sensing using optical

waveguide gas cells; Active MMI dual-stabilizing laser

accumulated memory components for optical RAM;

High-output SLED from active MMI;

Research regarding single-wavelength active MMI laser


Assoc. Prof. Kungen TEII

・Specialization:

▶Plasma Processing ▶Materials Engineering

・Research:

Materials analysis and production of dielectric film and

semiconductor film for electric devices; Vapor phase synthesis

of diamond, nano-carbon, nitrous-boron,

and silicon-carbide films; Investigation of reactive plasma

through mass spectrometry, probe methods, and optical methods


Assis. Prof. Haisong Jiang

・Specialization:

▶Opto-electronics ▶Photonic device

・Research:

Optical mode switch


Prof. Minoru NISHIDA

・Specialization:

▶Microstructure of Materials

・Research:

Research: Microstructural analysis in phase transformation of

crystalline materials; Development of functional materials

using phase transformation; Mechanical propertics

and applications of shape memory allays


Assoc. Prof. Masaru ITAKURA

・Specialization:

▶Physical Metallurgy  ▶Crystallography

▶Solid State Physics

・Research:

Fabrication of silicide nano-bulk crystals and their application

for thermo-electronic devices


Assis. Prof. Sahar FARJAMI

・Specialization:

▶Microstructure of materials

▶Physical metallurgy

・Research:

Structural and functional control of materials under magnetic field

 


Prof. Michitaka OHTAKI

・Specialization:

▶Inorganic Material Chemistry

▶Industrial Physics and Chemistry

・Research:

Energy-saving and environmentally-compatible oxide

thermoelectric conversion material; Unused waste heat energy

consuming thermoelectric device; Invention of uniform

low-dimensional quantum structure semi-conductor;

New physical property manifested by nanostructure of single

nm level; Light and energy converter material

 


Prof. Haruo HONJO

・Specialization:

▶Nonlinear physics  ▶Pattern formation

▶Crystal growth  ▶Fractal sociological physics

・Research:

Pattern formation in nonlinear and non-equilibrium systems



Assoc. Prof. Hidetsugu SAKAGUCHI

・Specialization:

▶Nonlinear Physics

・Research:

Dynamics of branching and hierarchical structures

 



Prof. Satoshi HATA

・Specialization:

▶Electron microscopy for materials science

▶Diffusional phase transformation in alloys

・Research:

Three-dimensional nanostructural observation using electron tomography

Applications of transmission electron microscopy-automated crystal orientation mapping (TEM-ACOM) to nanostructured materials


Assoc. Prof. Tsuyoshi YOSHITAKE

・Specialization:

▶Applied Physics ▶Thin Solid Films

▶Solid State Physics

・Research:

i) Development of new spintronics devices based on

Fe-Si materials,

ii) Fabrication of semiconducting iron disilicides thin films

by sputtering and their application to photovoltaics,

iii) Fabrication of nanocrystalline diamond films by physical

vapor depositions and their application to photovoltaics

and hard coating


Assis. Prof. Aki TOMINAGA

・Specialization:

▶Solid solubility reaction

▶Surface properties

・Research:

Growth of nanocrystalline diamond powder with a coaxial

arc plasma gun and its functionalization by foreign element

doping


Prof. Hirotsugu KIKUCHI

・Specialization:

▶Functional Molecular Engineering

・Research:

Construction of fusion materials using advanced mechanisms

of organic molecules; Substance and understanding

of frustrated liquid crystals;

New model investigation; Applications for device materials


Assoc. Prof. Yasushi OKUMURA

・Specialization:

▶Polymer Physics

▶Supramolecular Science

・Research:

Observation of lattice structures in liquid crystalline blue phases

by confocal laser scanning microscope


Assis. Prof. Hiroki HIGUCHI

・Specialization:

▶Organic Chemistry ▶ Liquid Crystal ▶ Polymer

・Research:

Study on chiral liquid crystals



Prof. Shigeto OKADA

・Specialization:

▶Inorganic Chemistry ▶ Electrochemistry

・Research:

Post lithium-ion battery; eco-friendly electrode active materials;
intercalation reaction


Assis. Prof. Ayuko KITAJO

・Specialization:

▶Analysis chemistry ▶Inorganic chemistry

・Research:

Next-generation secondary batteries using rare-metal free cathode materials;
Conversion and re-conversion reaction; sodium ion batteries


Prof. Jun-ichiro HAYASHI

・Specialization:

▶Chemical and Reaction Engineering

・Research:

Simulation of contribution of multi-components complex

molecular-level reactions and reaction design; Heat-chemical

reaction development for revolutionary carbon resource

conversion and the realization of co-production;

Meso- and micro-pores material solidification;

Development of resource conversion methods for using

polymer series gaps as reactionary sites; Development

of radical-driven carbon-accelerating gas method;

Hydrocarbon modification and carbon material synthesis through

Chemical Vapor Deposition and Chemical Vapor Infiltration


Assoc. Prof. Koyo NORINAGA

・Specialization:

▶Chemical engineering ▶Reaction kinetics

・Research:

Thermochemical conversions of carbon resources including coal,

oil, natural gas, and biomass.

Synthesis of high temperature materials such as C/C or SiC/SiC

compositessynthesis by chemical vapor deposition

and infiltration. Reactor and process designs with advanced

approaches like detailed chemical kinetic modeling.


Assis. Prof. Shinji KUDO

・Specialization:

▶Chemical Engineering

・Research:

Pyrolysis, reforming and gasification of carbon resources

including coal and biomass



Assoc. Prof. Katsuhiko FUJITA

・Specialization:

▶Organic functional materials

・Research:

Preparation and characterization of organic semiconductor

thin films



Prof. Seong-Ho YOON

・Specialization:

▶Materials Engineering and Carbonic Materials

・Research:

Carbonic resource shift; Hydrogen production; Reactionary

engineering related to carbonic materials production;

Research for the production of environmental catalysts

using carbon nano-fibers; Up-grading of heavy oils;

Research on nitrogen and metals removal


Assoc. Prof. Jin MIYAWAKI

・Specialization:

▶Surface science

・Research:

Development of porous carbons and science of molecular adsorption



Assis. Prof. Koji NAKABAYASHI

・Specialization:

▶Electrochemistry, Conducting polymer

・Research:

 



Prof. Naoki OHASHI

・Specialization:


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Prof. Kazunori TAKADA

・Specialization:


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Assoc. Prof. Toru HARA

・Specialization:


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Assoc. Prof. Isao SAKAGUCHI

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Prof. Hiroshi NAKASHIMA

・Specialization:

▶Semiconductor Device Engineering

・Research:

Elemental research and development for the realization of

high-performance Ge-CMOS; Elemental research

and development for the realization of onboard

high-performance power devices; Crystalline evaluation

of thin semiconductor films on dielectric film


Prof. Shigeru FUJINO

・Specialization:

▶Material Science  ▶Glass science technology

・Research:

Development of functional glass-ceramic materials,  

Measurement of properties and structure of glass melts

using laser spectroscopy


Prof. Reiji HATTORI

・Specialization:

▶Electronic device

・Research:

Analysis of organic electronic devices using 2-dimensional

device simulator