Shunsuke Fukami Principal Investigator, Ph.D.

Job Professor
Group Device/System Group
Laboratory S.Fukami Laboratory (will open in a new tab)
Address Room 310, Laboratory for Nanoelectronics and Spintronics, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Katahira Campus
(2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577)
Tel +81-22-217-5555
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Research Interests

  • Nonvolatile Spintronics Devices (2005-)
  • Spin-Orbit Torque-Induced Magnetization Switching (2012-)
  • Static and Dynamic Property of Nanoscale Magnetic Structure (2006-)
  • Spintronics for Unconventional Computing (2016-)
  • Magneto-Transport Phenomena in Spintronics Heterostructures (2012-)

Main Publication List

  • Depinning probability of a magnetic domain wall in nanowires by spin-polarized currents., Nature Communications, 4, (2013), 2293, S. Fukami, M. Yamanouchi, S. Ikeda, and H. Ohno
  • Adiabatic spin-transfer-torque-induced domain wall creep in a magnetic metal., Nature Physics, 12, (2016), 333-336, S. DuttaGupta, S. Fukami, C. Zhang, H. Sato, M. Yamanouchi, F. Matsukura, and H. Ohno
  • Magnetization switching by spin-orbit torque in an antiferromagnet-ferromagnet bilayer system., Nature Materials, 15, (2016), 535-541, S. Fukami, C. Zhang, S. DuttaGupta, A. Kurenkov, and H. Ohno
  • A spin-orbit torque switching scheme with collinear magnetic easy axis and current configuration., Nature Nanotechnology, 11, (2016), 621-625, S. Fukami, T. Anekawa, C. Zhang, and H. Ohno
  • Shape anisotropy revisited in single-digit-nanometer magnetic tunnel junction, Nature Communications, 9, (2018), 663, K. Watanabe, B. Jinnai, S. Fukami, H. Sato, and H. Ohno


  • Funai Research Incentive Award (2014)
  • JSAP Young Scientist Presentation Award (2014)
  • Young Scientists’ Prize of Science and Technology by the MEXT (2015)
  • Aoba Foundation for the Promotion of Engineering Prize (2017)
  • Asian Union of Magnetics Societies, Young Researchers Award (2018)

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