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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Daisuke KAN(Associate Professor)

Field of Expertise:
Materials Science
Research Interests:
  1. Epitaxial Growth of Transition-Metal Oxides
  2. Structure-Property Relationships of Transition-Metal Oxide Thin Films
Recent Papers:
  1. R. Aso, D. Kan, Y. Shimakawa, and H. Kurata
    “Control of Structural Distortions in Transition-Metal Oxide Films through Oxygen Displacement at the Heterointerface“
    Advanced Functional Materials in press (2014).
  2. D. Kan, T. Shimizu, Y. Yamada, R. Aso, H. Kurata, Y. Kanemitsu and Y. Shimakawa
    “Band-to-band photoluminescence as a probe of electron carriers in Nb-doped SrTiO3 epitaxial thin films“
    Appl. Phys. Express 7, 015503 (2014).
  3. D. Kan and Y. Shimakawa
    “Transient behavior in Pt/Nb-doped SrTiO3 schottky junction“
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 142910 (2013).
  4. R. Aso, D. Kan, Y. Shimakawa, and H. Kurata
    “Atomic level observation of octahedral distortions at the perovskite oxide heterointerface“
    Scientific Reports 3, 2214; DOI:10.1038/srep02214 (2013).
  5. D. Kan, R. Aso, H. Kurata, and Y. Shimakawa
    “Thickness-dependent structure-property relationships in strained (110) SrRuO3 thin films“
    Advanced Functional Materials 23,1129 (2013)
  6. D. Kan, C.-J. Cheng, V. Nagarajan and I. Takeuchi
    “Structure-property correlations in rare-earth substituted BiFeO3 epitaxial thin films at morphotropic phase boundary”
    Functional Metal Oxides (edited by Satish Ogale, V. Venkateshan and, and M. Blamire) Wiley-VCH, 2013
  7. C.-H. Yang, D. Kan, I. Takeuchi, V. Nagarajan, and J. Seidel
    (Invited perspective paper) “Doping BiFeO3: approaches and enhanced functionality”
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 14, 15953 (2012)
  8. D. Kan, C. J. Long, C. Steinmetz, S. E. Lofland, and I. Takeuchi
    (Invited feature paper) “Combinatorial search of structural transitions: Systematic investigation of morphotropic phase boundaries in chemically substituted BiFeO3
    Journal of Materials Research 27, 2691 (2012)
  9. A. Y. Borisevich, E. A. Eliseev, A. N. Morozovska, C. J. Cheng, J. Y. Lin, Y. H. Chu, D. Kan, I. Takeuchi, V. Nagarajan and S. V. Kalinin
    “Atomic-scale evolution of modulated phases at the ferroelectric-antiferroelectric morphotropic phase boundary controlled by flexoelectric interactions”
    Nature Communications 3, 775 /doi:10.1038/ncomms1778 (2012)
  10. D. Kan and Y. Shimakawa
    “Controlled cation stoichiometry in pulsed laser deposition-grown BaTiO3 epitaxial thin films with laser fluence”
    Applied Physics Letters 99, 081907 (2011).
  11. D. Kan V. Anbusathaiah, and I. Takeuchi
    “Chemical Substitution Induced Ferroelectric Polarization Rotation in BiFeO3
    Advanced Materials 23, 1765 (2011).
  12. W. Ratcliff II, D. Kan, W. Chen, S. Watson, S. Chi, R. Erwin, G. J. McIntyre, S. Capelli, and I. Takeuchi
    “Neutron Diffraction Investigations of Magnetism in BiFeO3 Epitaxial Films“
    Advanced Function al Materials 21, 1567-1574 (2011).
  13. D. Kan, L. Pálová, V. Anbusathaiah, C.-J. Cheng, S. Fujino, V. Nagarajan, K. M. Rabe, and I. Takeuchi
    “Universal behavior and electric field-induced structural transition in rare-earth substituted BiFeO3
    Advanced Function al Materials 20, 1108 (2010).
  14. D. Kan, R. Suchoski, S. Fujino, and I. Takeuchi
    “Combinatorial Investigation of Structural and Ferroelectric Properties of A- and B-site Co-doped BiFeO3 Thin Films”
    Integrated Ferroelectrics 111,116 (2009).
  15. C.-J. Cheng, D. Kan, S.-H. Lim, W. R. McKenzie, P. R. Munroe, L. G. Salamanca-Riba, I. Takeuchi, and V. Nagarajan
    “Structural transitions and complex domain structures across a ferroelectric-to-anti-ferroelectric phase boundary in epitaxial Sm-doped BiFeO3 Thin Films”
    Physical Review B 80, 014109 (2009).
  16. V. Anbusathaiah, D. Kan, F. C. Kartawidjaja, R. Mahjoub, M. A. Arredondo, S. Wicks, I. Takeuchi, J. Wang and V. Nagarajan
    “Labile ferroelastic nanodomains in bilayered ferroelectric thin films“
    Advanced Materials 21, 1 (2009).
  17. D. Kan, A. Ishizumi, R. Kanda, T. Terashima, Y. Kanemitsu, Y. Shimakawa, and M. Takano
    “Blue-luminescence from electron-doped SrTiO3
    Applied Physics Letters 88, 191916 (2006).
  18. D. Kan, T. Terashima. R. Kannda, A. Masuno, K. Tanaka, S. Chu, H. Kan, A. Ishizumi, Y. Kanemitsu, Y. Shimakawa, and M. Takano
    “Blue-light emission at room temperature from Ar+ -irradiated SrTiO3
    Nature Materials 4, 816-819 (2005).
2001.3 Bachelor of Science Kyoto University (SV; Prof. Mitsuaki Nishijima)
2006.3 Doctor of Science Kyoto University (SV; Prof. Mikio Takano)
Employment Experience:
2006.4-2007.3 Researcher of Special Education and Research, Institute for Chemical Research (Shimakawa lab.), Kyoto University
2007.4-2009.3 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad (Prof. Ichiro Takeuchi, Univ. of Maryland)
2009.4- 2010.3 Research Associate, University of Maryland
2010.4-present, Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
Contact Information:
PHONE: +81-774-38-3114
FAX: +81-774-38-3118
E-mail: dkan + @scl.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Advanced Solid State Chemistry Laboratory (Internal Link)
Shimakawa Research Group Web Site (Research Center for Elements Science - Advanced Solid State Chemistry -)
Daisuke Kan

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