Hidenori Hiramatsu


Hidenori Hiramatsu

Associate Professor

Solid State ChemistrySemiconductorsSuperconductorsthin film growth


Mar. 2004:PhD student of engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Oct. 2004-Mar. 2010: Postdoctoral researcher of the JST ERATO-SORST project
Apr. 2010-Feb. 2011: Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Tech.
Mar. 2011-Mar. 2016: Associate professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Tech.
Apr. 2011 (Reorganization of Tokyo Tech.)-Present:Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Tech.

Expectations for WRHI

Worldwide collaboration mainly on superconductivity researches and active exchange of researchers and students

Research Projects

  • First report on iron-based superconductor thin film (APEX, 2008)

  • First report on Josephson junctions using iron-based superconductor thin films (APL, 2010)

  • Clarification of origin of degenerate conductivity in a widegap p-type semiconductor, LaCuOSe (JACS, 2010)

  • Electric-field-induced superconductivity of an iron-based superconductor, FeSe (PNAS, 2016)

  • First synthesis of a new nitride semiconductor, CaZn2N2 (Nat. Commun., 2016)

  • Development of highly hydrogen-sensitive thermal desorption spectroscopy system (Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2017)

  • A review article on future application of iron-based superconductors published. (Mater. Today, 2018)


  • A new nitride semiconductor (collaboration with Prof. Oba, IIR, TokyoTech)

  • Electric-field induced superconductivity of iron selenide


Researcher, JST


Specially Appointed Associate Prof., Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology (TokyoTech)


Associate Prof., Materials and Structures Laboratory, TokyoTech

2016 –

Associate Prof., Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research, TokyoTech


Young Scientist Award for the Presentation of an Excellent Paper


Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists


JJAP Paper Award


Superconductivity Science and Technology Award
Tokyo Tech. challenging research award (The special award from President of TokyoTech)


Young Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT


IOP Superconductor Science and Technology 2017 Fastest Reviewing Board Member Award


“Superconductivity in Epitaxial Thin Films of Co-doped SrFe2As2 with Bilayered FeAs Structures and their Magnetic Anisotropy” H. Hiramatsu, T. Katase, T. Kamiya, M. Hirano, and H. Hosono, Appl. Phys. Express, vol. 1, pp. 101702-1 – 101702-3 (2008). Selected for the 31st JJAP Paper Award. DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1143/APEX.1.101702


“Josephson junction in cobalt-doped BaFe2As2 epitaxial thin films on (La, Sr)(Al, Ta)O3 bicrystal substrates” T. Katase, Y. Ishimaru, A. Tsukamoto, H. Hiramatsu, T. Kamiya, K. Tanabe, and H. Hosono, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 96, pp. 142507-1 – 142507-3 (2010). DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3371814

“Origins of Hole Doping and Relevant Optoelectronic Properties of Wide Gap p-Type Semiconductor, LaCuOSe” H. Hiramatsu, T. Kamiya, T. Tohei, E. Ikenaga, T. Mizoguchi, Y. Ikuhara, K. Kobayashi, and H. Hosono, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 132, pp. 15060 – 15067 (2010). DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1021/ja107042r


“Electric field-induced superconducting transition of insulating FeSe thin film at 35 K” K. Hanzawa, H. Sato, H. Hiramatsu, T. Kamiya, and H. Hosono, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, vol. 113, pp. 3986 – 3990 (2016). DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1520810113

“Discovery of earth-abundant nitride semiconductors by computational screening and high-pressure synthesis” Y. Hinuma, T. Hatakeyama, Y. Kumagai, L. A. Burton, H. Sato, Y. Muraba, S. Iimura, H. Hiramatsu, I. Tanaka, H. Hosono, and F. Oba, Nat. Commun., vol. 7, pp. 11962-1 – 11962-10 (2016). DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms11962

“In-situ growth of superconducting SmO1-xFxFeAs thin films by pulsed laser deposition” Silvia Haindl, Kota Hanzawa, Hikaru Sato, Hidenori Hiramatsu, Hideo Hosono
Scientific Reports 6, 35797 (2016). DOI: 10.1038/srep35797


“Highly hydrogen-sensitive thermal desorption spectroscopy system for quantitative analysis of low-concentration hydrogen (~1 × 1016 atoms/cm3) in thin-film samples” T. Hanna, H. Hiramatsu, I. Sakaguchi, and H. Hosono, Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 88, pp. 053103-1 – 053103-13 (2017). DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4982255


“Recent advances in iron-based superconductors toward applications” H. Hosono, A. Yamamoto, H. Hiramatsu, and Y. Ma, Mater. Today, vol. 21, pp. 278 – 302 (2018). Invited Review, DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2017.09.006

“Pulsed laser deposition of SmFeAsO 1−δ on MgO(100) substrates” S. Haindl, H. Kinjo, K. Hanzawa, H. Hiramatsu, and H. Hosono, Appl. Surf. Sci. 437, 418-428(2018). DOI:10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.08.061