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Ryota Shimizu
Name Assistant Professor (JST PRESTO (Concurrent)) : Ryota Shimizu
Office Tokyo Tech. Bld. East2-607
Tel (ext) +81-3-5734-3935 (3935)
Email shimizu.r.af -at- m.titech.ac.jp
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Research interest

  • Physical properties in metal hydride thin films
  • Physical properties in oxide surfaces and interfaces
  • Thin-film-type lithium ion battery

Academic

  • 2011: Dr. of Science in Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
  • 2008: M. S. in Science, The University of Tokyo
  • 2006: B. S. in Science, The University of Tokyo

Professional Experience

    2018.4 - present : Assistant professor, School of Materials and Chemical Technology,
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    2018.4 - present : JST-PRESTO (Concurrent post)
    2017.10 - 2018.3 : JST-PRESTO full-time Research Fellowship
    2016.4 - 2017.9 : Contract Lecturer, School of Materials and Chemical Technology,
      Tokyo Institute of Technology
    2015.1 - 2016.3 : Assistant Professor, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR),
      Tohoku University
    2012.4 - 2014.12 : JSPS Reserach Fellowship (PD)
    2011.4 - 2012.3 : Research Associate, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR),
      Tohoku University

Recognition

  • 2018: Tokyo Tech Challenging Research Award
  • 2015: Young Scientist Presentation Award, Kanto Branch, The Surface Science Soceity of Japan
  • 2011: NF-Foundation R&D Encouragement Award

Recent Publications

  • R. Shimizu, Y. Sasahara, H. Oguchi, K. Yamamoto, S. Shiraki, S. Orimo, and T. Hitosugi
    "Fabrication of atomically abrupt interfaces of single-phase TiH2 and Al2O3"
    APL Mater. 5, 086102 (2017).
  • I. Sugiyama, R. Shimizu, T. Suzuki, K. Yamamoto, H. Kawasoko, S. Shiraki, T. Hitosugi
    "A nonvolatile memory device with very low power consumption based on the switching of a standard electrode potential"
    APL Mater. 5, 046105 (2017) (Editor's picks).
  • R. Shimizu, K. Sugawara, K. Kanetani, K. Iwaya, T. Sato, T. Takahashi, T. Hitosugi
    "Charge-density wave in Ca-intercalated bilayer graphene induced by commensurate lattice matching"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 146103 (2015).
  • I. Hamada, *R. Shimizu, T. Ohsawa, K. Iwaya, T.Hashizume, M. Tsukada, K. Akagi, T. Hitosugi
    "Imaging the evolution of d-states at a strontium titanate surface"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 17201 (2014) (*equal contribution).
  • R. Shimizu, K. Iwaya, T. Ohsawa, S. Shiraki, T. Hasegawa, T. Hashizume, T. Hitosugi
    "Effect of oxygen deficiency on SrTiO3(001) surface reconstructions"
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 263201 (2012).
  • R. Shimizu, K. Iwaya, T. Ohsawa, S. Shiraki, T. Hasegawa, T. Hashizume, T. Hitosugi
    "Atomic-scale visualization of initial growth of homoepitaxial SrTiO3 thin film on an atomically ordered substrate"
    ACS Nano 5, 7967 (2011).
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