Makoto MINOHARA, Ph.D


last update: Apr. 2, 2014
 
Assistant Professor
Institute of Materials Structure Science (IMSS), High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)
E-mail : minohara[at]post.kek.jp





[Education]  

Apr 2000 Mar 2004: Bachelor, Faculty of Education, Chiba university, Chiba, Chiba, Japan.
 
     Thesis:「Effect of the magnetic field on the melting transition of diamagnetic metals by nW-stabilized DSC」 Link the paper
 
 
Apr 2004 Mar 2006: Master, Graduate school of Education, Chiba university, Chiba, Chiba, Japan.
 
     Thesis:「High-sensitivity and high-resolution thermal analysis for n-C35H72 and branched alkanes」 
 
 
Apr 2006 – May 2009: PhD, Department of General Systems Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Komaba, Tokyo, Japan.
                          Thesis:「Modulation of Schottky barrier heights at transition metal oxide heterointerfaces using in situ synchrotron radiation photoemission spectroscopy」
                                        Supervisor: Prof. H. Kumigashira, and Prof. M. Oshima
 
 
    Academic degree:Ph.D (Multidisciplinary Sciences), M.ed. (Sciences)
    Licenses:Teaching credential for Elementally school, Junior high school (Science), and High school (Chemistry)
         *These licenses are specialized certificate in Japan.
 
 
[Employment]
 
Jul 2006 – Mar 2008: Research Assistant
                                Institute of Materials Structure Science, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 
                                (with Prof. K. Ono)
 
Apr 2008 – Mar 2009: Fellowships from Japan Society for Promotion of Science (DC2)
                                Department of General Systems Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Komaba, Tokyo, Japan 
                                (with Prof. H. Kumigashira, and Prof. M. Oshima)

Apr 2009Mar 2010: Post Doctoral fellowships from Japan Society for Promotion of Science (PD)
                                Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engeneering, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan 
                                (with Prof. H. Kumigashira, and Prof. M. Oshima)

Apr 2010  Mar 2012: Post Doctoral Research Assistant
                                Department of Advanced Materials Science, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan 
                                (with Prof. H. Y. Hwang)

                                CREST-Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi, Japan 
                                (with Prof. H. Y. Hwang)

Sep 2011  Mar 2014:  Post Doctoral Scholar
                                Department of Applied Physics, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA 
                                (with Prof. H. Y. Hwang)

                                Post Doctoral Scholar
                                Stanford Institute for Materials & Energy Science (SIMES)SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA 
                                (with Prof. H. Y. Hwang)

Apr 2014 - present: Assistant Professor
                                Institute of Materials Structure Science (IMSS), High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)
                                (with Prof. H. Kumigashira)
                                

[Research Topics]
    1. The Investigation for The Interfacial Termination Layer Controlled Oxide Heterointerfaces
        (@The Univ. of Tokyo, Stanford Univ. Hwang lab.)
  • The Tuning of Electronic States for TiO2 Thin Films by Interfacial Termination Layer Control (PD)
  • The Potential Profiling Analysis in Depth for LaAlO3/SrTiO3 under the Applied Bias Voltage (PD)

     2. The Investigation for The Interfacial Electronic States of Perovskite Oxide Heterointerfaces by Synchrotron Radiation Photoemission Spectroscopy
        (@The Univ. of Tokyo Oshima lab.)
  • The Determination of Schottky Barrier Height for Perovskite Oxide Heterojunctions by Synchrotron Radiation Photoemission Spectroscopy (D1-D3)
  • The Potential Profiling Analysis in Depth for Perovskite Oxide Heterojunctions by Synchrotron Radiation Photoemission Spectroscopy (PD)

    3. The Investigation about Structural Phase Transitions for Organic/Inorganic Materials by High-Sensitivity/Resolution Differential Scanning Calorimeter (nW-Stabilized DSC)
        (@Chiba Univ. Inaba lab.)
  • The Precise Thermal Analysis for Normal and Branched Alkanes(M1-M2)
  • The Precise Thermal Analysis Under the High Magnetic Fields for Diamagnetic Metals (Gallium, Indium and Mercury)(B3-M1)
  • The Development of High-Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimeter (M2)
    
[Academic Society]
The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP), The Surface Science Society of Japan (SSSJ), and The Japanese Society for Synchrotron Radiation Research (JSSRR)
 

Publication list

[Original Papers]   (Total: 13, 1st author: 7)
  1. M. Minohara, Y. Hikita, C. Bell, H. Inoue, M. Hosoda, H. K. Sato, H. Kumigashira, M. Oshima, E. Ikenaga, and H. Y. Hwang, submitted.
    "The potential profile at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 (001) heterointerface in operand conditions" 
    arXiv:1403.5594 (2014). 

  2. T. Tachikawa, M. Minohara, Y. Nakanishi, Y. Hikita, M. Yoshita, H. Akiyama, C. Bell, and H. Y. Hwang
    "Metal-to-insulator transition in anatase TiO2 thin films induced by growth rate modulation"
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 022104 (2012).
    arXiv:1205.4065v1 (2012).

  3. S. Aizaki, T. Yoshida, K. Yoshimatsu, M. Takizawa, M. Minohara, S. Ideta, A. Fujimori, K. Gupta, P. Mahadeven, K. Horiba, H. Kumigashira, and M. Oshima
    "Self-Energy Effects on the Low- to High-Energy Electronic Structure of SrVO3"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 056401 (2012).
    arXiv:1201.4456v1 (2012).

  4. M. Minohara, K. Horiba, H. Kumigashira, E. Ikenaga, and M. Oshima
    "Depth profiling the potential in perovskite oxide heterojunctions using photoemission spectroscopy"
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 165108 (2012).

  5. T. Yajima, Y. Hikita, M. Minohara, C. Bell, H. Kumigashira, M. Oshima, and H. Y. Hwang
    "Controlling Band Alignments by Engineering Interface Dipoles at Oxide Heterointerfaces" 
    Photon Factory News 29(4), 13 (2012). (invited, Japanese)

  6. M. Minohara, R. Yasuhara, H. Kumigashira, and M. Oshima
    "Termination layer dependence of Schottky barrier height for La0.6Sr0.4MnO3/Nb:SrTiO3 heterojunctions"
    Phys. Rev. B 81, 235322 (2010).  

  7. M. Minohara, Y. Furukawa, R. Yasuhara, H. Kumigashira, and M. Oshima
    "Orientation dependence of the Schottky barrier height for La0.6Sr0.4MnO3/SrTiO3 heterojunctions"
  8. M. Takizawa, M. Minohara, H. Kumigashira, D. Toyota, M. Oshima, H. Wadati, T. Yoshida, A. Fujimori, M. Lippmaa, M. Kawasaki, H. Koinuma, G. Sordi, and M. Rozenberg
    "Bulk-like d band of SrVO3 under a self-protective cap layer" 
     
  9. H. Kumigashira, M. Minohara, M. Takizawa, A. Fujimori, D. Toyota, I. Ohkubo, M. Oshima, M. Lippmaa, and M. Kawasaki
    “Interfacial electronic structure of SrTiO3/SrRuO3 heterojunctions studied by in situ photoemission spectroscopy”
  10.  
  11. M. Minohara, I. Ohkubo, H. Kumigashira, and M. Oshima
    "Interface Dipole Formation at Polar/Non-Polar Heterointerfaces of Transition Metal Oxide"

    Photon Factory Activity Report 24(4), 19 (2007). (Highlight, invited)

  12. M. Minohara, I. Ohkubo, H. Kumigashira, and M. Oshima
    Band diagrams of spin tunneling junctions La0.6Sr0.4MnO3/Nb:SrTiO3 and SrRuO3/Nb:SrTiO3 determined by in situ photoemission spectroscopy”
  13.  
  14. M. Minohara, K. Tozaki, H. Hayashi, and H. Inaba 
    Effect of the magnetic field on the melting transition of Ga and In by nW-stabilized DSC” 

    J. Therm. Anal. Cal. 86, 833 (2006).

  15. J. Matsuoka, T. Saitou, M. Minohara, H. Hayashi, K. Tozaki, and H. Inaba 
    "Magnetic effect on the melting transition of diamagnetic materials" 
    Proc. Meet. Int. Symp. New. MAGNETO. SCI. 8, 39 (2004).
 
[Patent] 
  1. ”High-pressure Differential scanning calorimeter”, 2006-308335. (Japanese)特開2006-308335
    K. Tozaki, H. Inaba, K. Nishikawa, H. Hayashi, S. Wang, M. Minohara, and M. Noguchi


[International Conferences, Symposiums, and Workshops]
    2013    
  1. M. Minohara et al., "Depth Profile of the Potential at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterointerface",
    2013 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, California (USA), April 2013, XX2.03.

  2. T. Tachikawa, M.M. et al., "Controlling Oxygen Defects for High Quality LaAlO3/TiO2/LaAlO3{001} Heterostructures",
    2013 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, California (USA), April 2013, YY3.09.
    2012
  1. M. Minohara et al., "Interface Termination Control of Anatase TiO2 Thin Films", 
    Symposium on "The Future of Catalysis", Menlo Park, California (USA), Sep 2012.

  2. M.Minohara et al., " 

    Tuning the Electronic Structure of TiO2 Thin Films by Termination Engineering

     ", 
    2012 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, California (USA), April 2012, R9.9.

  3. T. Tachikawa, M.M. et al., " 

    Growth Rate Dependence of the Physical Properties of Anatase TiO2 Thin Films Fabricated by Pulsed Laser Deposition

     
    "
    2012 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, California (USA), April 2012, R9.2.

  4. T. Yajima, M.M. et al., "Controlling band alignments by engineering interface dipoles at oxide heterointerfaces", 
    2012 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, California (USA), April 2012, HH12.9. 
    2011
  1. M. Minohara et al., "Interface Termination Control of Anatase TiO2 Thin Films", 
    The 39th conference on the Physics & Chemistry of Surface & Interface, Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA), Jan 2012, Tu0905.

  2. T. Yajima, Y.H, and M.M. et al., "Artificial Interface Dipoles at Oxide Heterointerfaces",
    The 39th conference on the Physics & Chemistry of Surface & Interface, Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA), Jan 2012, We1645.

  3. M. Minohara et al., "Termination Engineered High Mobility Anatase TiO2 Thin Films",
    The 18th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Napa, California (USA), Sep 2011, P2-37.

  4. T. Tachikawa, M.M. et al., "Growth Rate Dependence of the Physical Properties of Anatase TiOThin Films Fabricated by Pulsed Laser Deposition",
    The 18th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Napa, California (USA), Sep 2011, P1-40.

  5. T. Yajima, M.M. et al., "Direct Observation of a Nano-Scale Built-In Potential in LaAlO3/Nb:SrTiO3(001) Heterostructures", 
    The 18th International 
    Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Napa, California (USA), Sep 2011, P2-7.
    2010         
  1. M. Minohara et al., "Potential profiling in depth for perovskite oxide heterojunctions using photoemission spectroscopy",
    The 17th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Awaji, Hyogo (Japan), Sep 2010, P13.

  2. T. Okabe, M.M. et al., "Band alignment of Alq3/Nb:SrTiO3 interface studied by in situ photoemission spectroscopy",
    The 17th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Awaji, Hyogo (Japan), Sep 2010, P10.

  3. H. Kumigashira, M.M. et al., "Depth profiling for spin tunneling junctions using hard-X-ray and soft-X-ray photoemission spectroscopy
    37th International Conference on Vacuum UltraViolet and X-ray physics, Vancouver, BC (Canada), Jul 2010, 3P010.
    2009
  1. M. Minohara et al., "Termination dependence of Schottky barrier height for  La0.6Sr0.4MnO3/Nb:SrTiO3 heterojunctions"
    11th JointMMM/Intermag Conference, Washington D.C. (USA), Jan 2010, AF-14.

  2. M. Minohara et al., "Composition dependence of Schottky barrier height for La1-xSrxMnO3/Nb:SrTiO3 heterojunctions"
    7th International Workshop on Oxide Surfaces (IWOX-VII), Echigo-Yuzawa, Japan, Jan 2010, TueO7.

  3. H. Kumigashira, M.M. et al., "Depth profiling for interface dipole layer formed at spin tunneling junctions using photoemission spectroscopy"
    7th International Workshop on Oxide Surfaces (IWOX-VII), Echigo-Yuzawa, Japan, Jan 2010, P7.

  4. H. Kumigashira, M.M. et al., "Depth profiling for interface dipole layer formed at spin tunneling junctions using photoemission spectroscopy"
    The 16th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Tarragona, Catalonia (Spain), Oct 2009. (Best Poster Award)
    2008
  1. M. Minohara et al., Termination dependence of Schottky barrier heights for La0.6Sr0.4MnO3/Nb:SrTiO3 heterojunctions
    AIST-RIKEN Joint WS "Emergent Phenomena of Correlated Materials", Nago, Okinawa, Mar 2009, P31.

  2. M. Minohara et al., Orienterion dependence of Schottky barrier heights for La0.6Sr0.4MnO3/Nb:SrTiO3 heterojunctions
    53rd Annual Conerence on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Austin, Texas (USA), Nov 2008, FP-08.
     
  3. Y. Furukawa, M.M. et al., "Orientation dependence in surface electronic structures of SrTiO3"
  4. The 5th International Symposium on Surface Science and Nanotechnology, Tokyo, Nov 2008.

  5. H. Kumigashra, M.M. et al., "Band Diagrams of Perovskite Oxide Heterojunctions"
  6. The 15th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Denver, Colorado (USA), Sep 2008.
    2007
  1. R. Takaishi, M.M. et al., "Electronic structures of (SrTiO3)1-x(La0.6Sr0.4MnO3)x mixed-crystal films studied by synchrotron-radiation photoemission spectroscopy"
  2. 52nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Tampa, Florida (USA), Nov 2007.
    2006
  1. M. Minohara et al., Band diagram of spin tunneling junctions based on perovskite oxides heterointerfaces”,
    CERC internatinal symposium, Akihabara, Tokyo, May 2007, 2P13.
  2.  
  3. M. Minohara et al., “Band diagram of spin tunneling junctions based on perovskite oxides heterointerfaces”,
    2nd Indo-Japan Joint Seminar ”Novel Magnetic Materials and their Electronic Structures”,
    The University of Tokyo, Feb 2007, 5.
  4.  
  5. M. Minohara et al., Band diagram of spin tunneling junctions based on perovskite oxides heterointerfaces”,
    10th JointMMM/Intermag Conference, Baltimore, Maryland (USA), Jan 2007, ER-02.
     
 

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Links 
  • Institute of Materials Structure Science (IMSS), High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) Kumigashira lab.
  • Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University Hwang Group
  • Department of Advanced Materials Science, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo Hwang lab.
  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engeneering, The University of Tokyo Oshima lab.
  • Department of Science Education, Graduate school of Education, Chiba university Hayashi lab.Inaba lab.
     
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