Masahiro Asada

Profile
1984-1986   Research Associate, Dept. Physical
Electronics, Tokyo Tech.
1986-1987 Researcher, Physics Institute,Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
1988-1999 Associate Professor, Dept. EE, Tokyo Tech.
1999-2016  Professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Sci. & Eng., Tokyo Tech.(2007-2011 Director, Quantum Nano-Electronics Research Center, Tokyo Tech.)
2016-      Professor, IIR, Tokyo Tech.      

Field of Specialization
semiconductor devices, nano-devices, ultrahigh-speed devices, terahertz devices

Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology(IIR, Tokyo Tech)

 http://www.pe.titech.ac.jp/AsadaLab/
 asada@pe.titech.ac.jp

Research Hub Group:Social Implementation international hub group

Research Highlights

  • First 1-THz oscillation of room-temperature semiconductor electron devices (2010). Highest-frequency (1.98 THz) oscillation of room-temperature semiconductor electron devices (2017).

Press

  • BBC News, “Milestone for wi-fi with ‘T-rays’ “, May 16, 2012.
  • Nikkei, “Detection of suspicious medicines by terahertz wave”, December 16, 2014.
  • Nikkei, “Wearable high-speed communication”, December 26, 2016.
  • Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, “Hundred-time sensitive detection of terahertz wave”, March 20, 2017.

Selected Awards

  • JJAP Paper Award, Japan Society of Applied Physics, 2003
  • Ichimura Prize in Science, New Technology Development Foundation, 2004
  • JJAP Paper Award, Japan Society of Applied Physics, 2006
  • Research Award, International Communication Foundation, 2007
  • Fellow, Japan Society of Applied Physics, 2009
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011
  • Fellow, Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Japan, 2012
  • Electronics Society Award, Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Japan, 2015
  • Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2018

Selected Publications

  • Frequency-tunable resonant-tunneling-diode terahertz oscillators applied to absorbance measurement, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. vol. 56, 058002, 2017.

  • Nonlinear optical detection of terahertz-wave radiation from resonant tunneling diodes, Opt. Express, vol. 25, 5389, 2017.

  • Room-temperature oscillation of resonant tunneling diodes close to 2 THz and their functions for various applications, J. Infrared Millimeter and THz Waves, vol. 37, 1185, 2016.

  • Oscillation up to 1.92 THz in resonant tunneling diode by reduced conduction loss, Appl. Phys. Express, vol. 9, 024101, 2016.

  • Wireless data transmission of 34 Gbit/s at a 500-GHz range using resonant-tunnelling diode terahertz oscillator, Electron. Lett. vol. 52, 1897, 2016.