Welcome to the world of Organic Electronics!
This is what we are aiming at.
Let’s imagine electronic equipment that is easy to carry in a rolled state, a piece of fabric that generates electricity from the human body or a paper-like solar battery that generates electricity by choosing the most available light. Adding such unprecedented electronic functions onto various “surfaces”, human life will become more comfortable and prosperous. We are pursuing the realization of such novel electronic devices through studies elucidating unique interactions in organic solids and applying the findings to the device functions using knowledge of solid-state physics, electronics, surface science, polymer physics, and molecular science. Our laboratory utilizes unique approaches made possible by our original evaluation apparatus and theoretical calculations.
We determine individual research projects ranging from basic science to development of operable devices, depending on the interests and aptitudes of the students. We foster independent thinking and a top-level mindset necessary for a researcher through joint research with institutes in Japan and overseas. Thus, we aim to cultivate researchers with a broad knowledge of science and a keen interest toward industrial applications.
- A new book entitled "Thin Film and Flexible Thermoelectric Generators, Devices and Sensors" has been published from Springer Nature, which contains an introduction of our reserch, CNT/protain nano-composite thermoelectric material and fabric-type devices authored by Prof. Nakamura.
- A new textbook for graduate students and researchers in organic electronics field, "Electronic Processes in Organic Electronics", has been published from Springer, which corrects milestones of the studies in the Chiba University Global COE Program "Advanced School for Organic Electronics." Profs. Matsubara and Nakamura also authored a chapter, "PART II Organic devices and their properties: Carrier transport band in practical polycrystalline organic thin films", in this book.
- Please consult us if you want to join our group as a Postdoc using JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers. Please read the instructions in the JSPS web pages. Be careful about the deadline of the application and the period of the fellowship.
- Students who want to get Ph.D degrees in our group are highly welcomed. All the graduate students belong to Graduate School of Materials Science. Please check the English page of NAIST. Proficiency of Japanese language is not required for applicants who already have master degrees.
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