The Doctoral Program in Nano-Science and Nano-Technology is a new program starting in 2012.

Research Field Nano-Science

Introduction to Fields of Nano-Science


Nano-Science: Materials science under nano-scale structures with computational and experimental means, basic research for designing and development of new materials based on molecular chemistry

Introduction to Research Groups

  • Susumu Okada
Lab. website Electronic structure theory. Computational material science. To reveal and predict the electronic and geometric structures of new carbon related materials based on the quantum theoretical approaches. Theoretical prediction of electronic properties of nano-scale structures on surfaces and interfaces.
  • Akinobu Kanda
Lab. website Research on quantum transport phenomena in mesoscopic and nanoscale systems. Explore new properties of atomic layer systems (for example, graphene) and fundamental technology for the device applications. Observation and manipulation of flaxoid of small superconductors.
  • Shintaro Nomura
Lab. website Solid state physics of many-electron systems in semiconductor nanostructures by spectroscopic methods in high magnetic fields at low temperatures.
  • Yasuhiro Tokura
Lab. website Theory on quantum transport and non-equilibrium dynamics in semiconductor nanostructures. Quantum coherence in a hybrid system and possible application to quantum computing.
  • Hiroki Oshio
  • Takuya Shiga
Lab. website Coordination Chemistry on multinuclear metal complexes: Design and syntheses of multifunctional metal complexes.
  • Kazuya Saito
  • Yasuhisa Yamamura
  • Mafumi Hishida
Lab. website Physical chemistry of structure and properties of molecular aggregates (soft matter, organic/low-dimensional conductors, molecular dynamics in crystal and phase transitions).
  • Tatsuya Nabeshima
  • Takashi Nakamura
  • Ryota Matsuoka
  • Yusuke Chiba
Lab. website Design and synthesis of functional organic compounds, organic and inorganic hybrid supramolecular complexes and molecular assemblies, and biofunctional host molecules.

Cooperative Graduate School

  • Takazumi Kawai
Lab. website Theoretical research to clarify the dynamics of chemical reaction and electronic states in atomic scale using first-principles electronic states calculations and molecular dynamics simulations aiming for the design of emerging materials.
  • Tsuyoshi Yamamoto
Lab. website Reserach on devices using quantum effects. In particular, high-sensitivty infra-red detector (QDIP) using semiconductor quantum dot and devices for quantum information processing using superconductors.
  • Hideki Gotoh
Lab. website Study on optical properties in semiconductor nanostructures with lasers and high-spatial resolution spectroscopy. Optical physics of electrons, excitons and spins. Those applications to quantum and novel devices.
  • Kenichi Sasaki
研究室HP Theory of condensed matter physics. Explore new phenomena and laws targetting graphene and carbon nanotubes.
  • Junji Akimoto
Lab. website The group aims to develop functional crystal materials in the field of energy and environmental technologies. These techniques are applied to the fabrication of energy conversion system and the production of rechargeable lithium-ion battery materials.
  • Yuji Yoshida
Lab. website Create super-structure thin films of molecular semiconductors and the analysis of opto-electric properties.
  • Yusuke Hara
Research and development of functional polymers and polymer gel aiming soft-actuator, soft-robot, and micro-fluid devices.