Hiroki HIBINO

PROFILE

Hiroki HIBINO

Hiroki Hibino received his B. S. (1987) and M. S. (1989) in physics from the University of Tokyo and a Ph.D. (2006) in Pure and Applied Physics from Waseda University. He joined NTT Basic Research Laboratories in 1989, where he has been studying surface dynamical processes using microscopic techniques. From 2015, he is a professor in the Department of Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy at Kwansei Gakuin University. His current research interests are structural analysis and physical property characterization of two-dimensional materials at nanoscale using surface microscopy. He spent one year as visiting research professor at Arizona State University, 2000-2001. He also has experience as a visiting professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (2007-2015), Kyushu University (2009-2010), and the University of Tokyo (2011-2015).

ResearchSurface science

We are aiming at applying two-dimensional (2D) materials, like graphene, h-BN, and transition metal dichalcogenides, and their heterostructures to innovative electronics/photonics devices. For this purpose, we are exploring new physics and functions of 2D materials and heterostructures based on their high-quality crystal growth and nanoscale characterization of the structure and physical properties.

Curriculum

  1. Introduction of Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy
  2. Quantum Physics for Nano-materials I
  3. Quantum Physics for Nano-materials, Practice I
  4. Nanoscale Analytical Science
  5. Advanced Courses of Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy
Surface science

Keyword

Two-dimensional materials, Surface microscopy, Crystal growth, Surface physics

Theme

Control of graphene growth
Structure characterization using LEEM

List of collaborations

NTT, Kyushu University, Nagoya University, Tokyo Metropolitan University, and so on.

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