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MIWA, Kuniyuki

Assistant Professor

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Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science, Theoretical Molecular Science Ⅱ


2009 B.S. Osaka University
2014 Ph.D. Osaka University
2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, RIKEN
2015 JSPS Research Fellow PD
2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego
2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
2020.10 Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science (-2021.11)
2021.12 Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science


2009 Kusumoto Award, Osaka University
2009 Kogaku Award, School of Engieering, Osaka University
2012 Fifth International Symposium on Atomically Controlled Fabrication Technology: Best Poster Award
2014 1st. Kansai Nanoscience and Nanotechnology International Symposium: Best Poster Award
2014 International Workshop on Atomically Controlled Fabrication Technology: Best Poster Award
2014 The 7th International Symposium on Surface Science: Best Poster Award
2019 Paper Award, The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science
2020 The Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan

Main research themes

Light-matter interaction in nanomaterials
kewords Quantum transport, Optoelectronic conversion, Single molecule spectroscopy, Plasmon

Selected Publications

  1. K. Miwa, H. Imada, M. Imai-Imada, K. Kimura, M. Galperin, Y. Kim: “Many-body States Description of Single-molecule Electroluminescence Driven by Scanning Tunneling Microscope’’, Nano Lett19, 2803 (2019)
  2. K. Kimura, K. Miwa, H. Imada, M. Imai-Imada, S. Kawahara, J. Takeya, M. Kawai, M. Galperin, Y. Kim: “Selective triplet exciton formation in a single molecule’’, Nature 570, 210 (2019).
  3. K. Miwa, A. M. Najarian, R. L. McCreery, and M. Galperin: “Hubbard Nonequilibrium Green’s Function Analysis of Photocurrent in Nitroazobenzene Molecular Junction’’, J. Phys. Chem. Lett10, 1550 (2019).
  4. K. Miwa, F. Chen, M. Galperin: “Towards Noise Simulation in Interacting Nonequilibrium Systems Strongly Coupled to Baths’’, Sci. Rep7, 9735 (2017).
  5. H. Imada, K. Miwa, M. Imai-Imada, S. Kawahara, K, Kimura, Y. Kim: “Real-space investigation of energy transfer in heterogeneous molecular dimers’’, Nature 538, 364 (2016).
  6. K. Miwa, M. Sakaue, H. Kasai, “Effects of Interference between Energy Absorption Processes of Molecule and Surface Plasmons on Light Emission Induced by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy”, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn82, 124707 (2013).