Hidekazu Shimotani Ph.D.

Job Associate Professor, Department of Physics
Group Materials Physics Group
Laboratory Y.P. Chen-Kumatani Group(will open in a new tab)
Address Room 311, AIMR main building, Katahira Campus
(2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577)
Tel +81-22-217-6173
E-Mail shimotani@tohoku.ac.jp
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Research Interests

  • Development of organic semiconductor laser (2011-)

Main Publication List

  • Separation in the Roles of Carrier Transport and Light Emission in Light-Emitting Organic Transistors with a Bilayer Configuration, 11, (2019), 20200-20204, H. Shang, H. Shimotani, T. Kanagasekaran, K. Tanigaki
  • A new electrode design for ambipolar injection in organic semiconductors, Nature Commun. 8, (2017), 999-1-9, T. Kanagasekaran, H. Shimotani, R. Shimizu, T. Hitosugi, K. Tanigaki
  • Continuous Band-Filling Control and One-Dimensional Transport in Metallic and Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Tangled Films, Adv. Funct. Mater. 24, (2014), 3305-3311, H. Shimotani, S. Tsuda, H. T. Yuan, Y. Yomogida, R. Moriya, T. Takenobu, K. Yanagi, Y. Iwasa
  • Insulator-to-metal transition in ZnO by electric double layer gating, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, (2007), 082106, H. Shimotani, H. Asanuma, A. Tsukazaki, A. Ohtomo, M. Kawasaki, Y. Iwasa
  • Direct comparison of field-effect and electrochemical doping in regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene), Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, (2005) 022104, H. Shimotani, G. Diguet, Y. Iwasa


  • 38th JSAP Award for Best Review Paper (2016)
  • 6th Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (2012)
  • 14th Superconductivity Science and Technology Award (2010)