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Masaya Notomi, Dr. Distinguished Technical Member, NTT Basic Research Laboratories
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Masaya Notomi was born in Kumamoto, Japan, on 16 February 1964. He received his B.E., M.E. and Ph. D. degrees in applied physics from University of Tokyo, Japan in 1986, 1988, and 1997, respectively. In 1988, he joined NTT Optoelectronics Laboratories. Since then, his research interest has been to control the optical properties of materials and devices by using artificial nanostructures, and engaged in research on quantum wires/dots and photonic crystal structures. He has been in NTT Basic Research Laboratories since 1999, and a group leader of Photonic Nanostructure Research Group since 2004. He is also a senior distinguished scientist of NTT. From 1996-1997, he was with Linköping University in Sweden as a visiting researcher. He was a guest associate professor of Department of Applied Electonics in Tokyo Institute of Technology (2003-2009), and is a guest professor of Department of Physics in Tokyo Insitute of Technology from 2010. He received IEEE/LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Award in 2006, JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) prize in 2009, Japan Academy Medal in 2009, and The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Prize for Science and Technology, Research Category) in 2010. He is a member of the Japan Society of Applied Physics, APS, IEEE/LEOS, and OSA.

Controlling the optical properties and devices by using artificial nanostructures
  • semiconductor quantum wires/dots
  • photonic crystals

       Home Page of Photonic Nanostructure Group

Integrated Photonic Circuits based on Photonic Crystals

Light-matter Interaction Enhancement by Photonic Crystal Ultrahigh-Q Nanocavities

All Dielectric Slow Light by Photonic Crystals

Integrated Nonlinear Optics, Integrated Quantum Optics

Novel Optical Phenomena (Negative Refraction, Adiabatic Wavelength Conversion, etc.)

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