1989 Graduated from Faculty of Science (University of Tokyo)
1991 Research Scientist (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)
2001 Received Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Tokyo
2001 Visiting Researcher (ETH, Zurich)
2006 Associate Professor (Osaka University)
2010 Professor (Osaka University)
2013 Professor (University of Tokyo)
As we develop next-generation electronic devices, it is crucial to consider not only the compatibility of these devices with the environment but also the demands for diverse functions stemming from the rapid structural changes taking place in our society. Organic semiconductor devices are attracting attention as a promising candidate to meet these requirements due to their simple, inexpensive production processes, low environmental burden, and flexibility. The scope of our research ranges from basic scientific studies on materials chemistry and charge transport physics in organic semiconductor interfaces to device functionalization and the engineering of organic semiconductors.
1.Development of high-performance organic devices and accompanying matrix arrays.
2.Synthetic chemistry to develop high-performance organic semiconductors.
3.Fundamental charge transport mechanisms in high-mobility organic semiconductors.
4.Interfaces of organic hetero-junctions: development and functions of their two-
dimensional electronic states.
Japan Physical Society, Japanese Society of Applied Physics, American Physical Society (APS), Material Research Society (MRS)