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Senior Distinguished Researcher

Hiroshi Yamaguchi

Hiroshi Yamaguchi

Basic Research Laboratories
Physical Science lab.

Research Subject

Nano-mechanics in semiconductors

Assigned period

Mar. 22, 2022 -


Hiroshi YAMAGUCHI received his B.S., M.S. in physics and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from Osaka University in 1984, 1986, and 1993, respectively. He joined NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation in 1986 and has been engaged in the study of compound semiconductor surfaces using electron diffraction and scanning tunneling microscopy. His current interests are micro/nanomechanical devices using semiconductor heterostructures. He was a visiting research fellow in Imperial College, University of London, U.K. during 1995-1996 and a visiting research staff in Paul Drude Institute, Germany in 2003. He is a guest professor in Tohoku University from 2006 and a director of the Japanese Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) in 2008 and 2009. He served as more than 40 committee members of academic societies and international conferences. He was appointed as Senior Distinguished Scientist of NTT since 2011. He is currently an executive manager of Quantum and Nano Device Research. He received the Paper Awards of Japan Society of Applied Physics in 1989, 2004, and 2010, MNC2008 Outstanding Paper Award in 2009, SSDM2009 Paper Award in 2010, Inoue Prize for Science in 2012, Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT in 2013, and ISCS Quantum Device Award in 2018. He was made a Fellowship of Institute of Physics (IOP) in 2011 and JSAP in 2013.He is a member of JSAP, the Physical Society of Japan, Institute of Physics (IOP), American Physical Society (APS), and IEEE.

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