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Theoretical Study on
Spin Currents Manipulation in Spintronics and Electronic Structure of Low-dimensional Electron Gas
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Name: Kondo, Kenji
Affiliation: Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University
Laboratory of Nanostructure Physics
Position: Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (engineering)
Room No. 03-102-1
kkondo es.hokudai.ac.jp
Phone: 011-706-9424
Fax: 011-706-9427

Educational background

Saitama Prefectural Kawagoe High School

Research history

◎When affiliated with the Research Center at Sony Corporation

 ○Semiconductor laser research
  (Two-beam laser diode and II-VI green semiconductor laser research and development)
 ○Solid-state laser research
  (266 nm UV laser research and development)
 ○ High-density optical disk research

◎When affiliated with the Institute for Solid State Physics at the University of Tokyo

 ○Electron band effects and exchange correlation effects in solids

◎Currently affiliated with Hokkaido University

Current research (physics theory in spintronics and organic photovoltaic cell mechanisms)
Calculation of optical disc focus error signals
Precise derivation of two-dimensional electron gas quasiparticle energy
Self-consistent calculations using density functional theory (DFT)
Electronic Structures and Transport characteristics of Spin Quantum Cross-Structure (SQCS) Device
A Study of Topological Insulators  NEW!
A Study of both generation of Skyrmions and Dynamics of them  NEW!
A Search for Weyl Semimetals using ab initio band calculation NEW!
Maximally Localized Wannier Function NEW!



Commentary papers
・「The current state of nano-device and theoretical properties of low-dimensional electron gas」Chemical industry June 2008

・「Introduction to Hall Effects and Anomalous Hall Effects for the Perspective of Their Effects」Materia Japan February2009

Awards
ISOM Excellent paper award (1998)

Research grants
・2003 to 2004 Research Funds to Foster the Development of Young Researchers, Research Institute for Electronic Science
 Principal investigator:Kondo, Kenji
 Research topic: "A theoretical explication of electron correlation in nano-spaces such as quantum wells and quantum wires"

・2003 to 2005 Interdisciplinary Substantive Joint Research, Research Institute for Electronic Science
 Principal investigator:A. Ishibashi; research contributors: K. Kondo, I. Hiromune, and H. Tokuoto
 Research topic: "Research in the effects of dimensional and spatial configuration on super-fine bonding elementary processes"

・2009 to 2011 Scientific Research Funds for Fundamental Research (C), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 Principal investigator:Kondo, Kenji 
 Research topic: "Fundamental theory of spin transmission and design of novel devices"

・2009 to 2011 Scientific Research Funds for Young Researchers (A), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 Principal investigator: H. Kumano; research collaborator: K. Kondo
 Research topic: "Study on fabricating entangled photon pair generation sources which are highly tolerant to the structural fluctuation"

・2010 to 2012 Scientific Research Funds for Fundamental Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 Principal investigator: A. Ishibashi; research contributors: K. Kondo and H. Kaiju
 Research topic: "Research in photon/photocarrier orthogonal multi-stripe semiconductor photoelectric conversion elements"

・2012 to 2014 Scientific Research Funds for Fundamental Research (C), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 Principal investigator: Kondo, Kenji 
 Research topic: "Theoretical Research in spin phenomena with topological invariant and design of devices that apply them"

Education

1.Regular courses

University-wide education: Materials aspects of Fundamentals in Physics II
Reading of Foreign-language Sources, Department of Physics, School of Science
Quantum Device Physics

2.Special lectures

Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience I (July 25 to 27, 2007)

3.Research guidance

○Student for whom I am currently serving as an advisor: Yoshida, Toru
○Student for whom I have served as an advisor in the past: Yamagata, Yoshitaka
○Student to whom I have offered substantive guidance: Nobuyoshi Kawaguchi (A Study of the Origin of the Open Circuit Voltage in Organic Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells)

4.Professional activities

Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (published by Nature Publishing Group) (2014.06-).
The Physical Society of Japan (JPS) the sixty-second annual meeting planning committee (2007-04〜2007-09).

5.Other
   
Photograph with Professor Alan Heeger at MRSPhotograph with Professor Tonomura at MMM

(1) Professor Alan Heeger:
He is an American Physicist and a Nobel laureate in chemistry in 2000.

(2) Professor Tonomura:
He is a Japanese Physicist and verified the existence of Aharonov-Bohm effect.


Contact
Kita 20, Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi 001-0020
Laboratory of Nanostructure Physics
Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University





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Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University
Kita 20, Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi 001-0020