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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Yuichi SHIMAKAWA (Professor)

Field of Expertise:
Solid state chemistry, Materials science
Research Interests:
  1. Materials science for functional oxides
  2. High-pressure synthesis of new transition-metal oxides
  3. Epitaxial growth of new oxide thin films
  4. Development for oxide electronics
Recent papers:
  1. Y. W. Long and Y. Shimakawa (invited review paper), "Intermetallic charge transfer between A-site Cu and B-site Fe in A-site-ordered double perovskites", New. J. Phys., 12, 063029 (2010).
  2. S. Inoue, M. Kawai, N. Ichikawa, H. Kageyama, W. Paulus, and Y. Shimakawa, "Anisotropic oxygen diffusion at low temperature in perovskite-structure iron oxides", Nature Chemistry, 2, 213-217 (2010).
  3. Y. Shimakawa and M. Takano (invited review paper), "Charge Disproportionation and Charge Transfer in A-site Ordered Perovskites Containing Iron", Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 635, 1882-1889 (2009).
  4. Y. Shimakawa (invited review paper), "A-site ordered perovskites with intriguing physical properties", Inorg. Chem., 47, 8562-8570 (2008).
  5. S. Inoue, M. Kawai, Y. Shimakawa, M. Mizumaki, N. Kawamura, T. Watanabe, Y. Tsujimoto, H. Kageyama, and K. Yoshimura, "Single-crystal epitaxial thin films of SrFeO2 with FeO2 "infinite layers"", App. Phys. Lett., 92, 161911.1-3 (2008).
  6. H. Shiraki, T. Saito, T. Yamada, M. Tsujimoto, M. Azuma, H. Kurata, S. Isoda, M. Takano, and Y. Shimakawa, "Ferromagnetic cuprates, CaCu3Ge4O12 and CaCu3Sn4O12, with A-site ordered perovskite structures", Phys. Rev. B. (Rapid), 460, 420-421 (2007).
  7. 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).
  8. M. Azuma, K. Takata, T. Saito, S. Ishiwata, Y. Shimakawa, and M. Takano, "A Designed New Ferromagnetic Ferroelectric Bi2NiMnO6", J. of Amer. Chem. Soc., 127, 8889-8892 (2005).
  9. Y. Shimakawa, Y. Kubo, Y. Nakagawa, T. Kamiyama, H. Asano, and F. Izumi, "Crystal structures and ferroelectric properties of SrBi2Ta2O9 and Sr0.8Bi2.2Ta2O9", Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1904-1906 (1999).
  10. Y. Shimakawa, Y. Kubo, and T. Manako, "Giant magnetoresistance in Tl2Mn2O7 with the pyrochlore structure", Nature 379, 53-55 (1996).
1985 B.Sci. (Kyoto University)
1987 M.Sci. (Kyoto University)
1991 Ph.D. (Kyoto University)
Professional Carrier:
1987-2003 Principal Researcher, Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation
2003- Professor, Kyoto University
1993-1994 Research Associate, Material Science Division, Argonne National laboratory, USA
2000-2000 Visiting Lecturer, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
2001-2001 Visiting Lecturer, Department of Applied Physics, Nagoya University
2003-2003 Visiting Lecturer, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2009-2009 Research Fellow, Erasmus Mundus, Master in Materials Science Exploiting
Large scale Facilities, EU
2009-2009 Visiting Lecturer, Okayama University
2010-2010 Visiting Professor, University of Rennes 1, France
Scientific Activities and Honors:
1994 15th Honda Research Award
2000 Best Poster Award, Materials Research Society 2000 Fall meeting, USA
2001 Research Award, Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy
2007 Thomson Scientific Research Front Award 2007
Contact Information:
Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
Phone: +81-774-38-3110
FAX: +81-774-38-3118
E-mail: shimak + @scl.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Advanced Solid State Chemistry Laboratory (internal site)
Shimakawa Research Group web site

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