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KERA, Satoshi

TEL: 0564-55-7413
Mail: kera_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Myoudaiji, Main Office Bldg. Room216


Photo-Molecular Science, Photo-Molecular Science III


1996 B.S. Chiba University
1998 M.E. Chiba University
1998 Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (JSPS)
2001 Ph.D. Chiba University
2001 Assistant Professor, Chiba University
2003 Research Associate, Institute for Molecular Science
2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Wuerzburg University
2004 Assistant Professor, Chiba University
2007 Associate Professor, Chiba University
2009 Visiting Associate Professor, Institute for Molecular Science (-2011)
2009 Adjunct Lecturer, The Open University of Japan (-2013)
2013 Visiting Associate Professor, Soochow University
2014 Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
         Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
         Visiting Professor, Chiba University
2016 Director, Instrument Center (-2018.3)
2018 Director, UVSOR Synchrotron Facility

Main research themes

Electronic Property of Functional Organic Materials
kewords Photoelectron spectroscopy, Molecular Film, Electronic State
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Selected Publications

  1. N. Ueno, S. Kera, “Electron spectroscopy of functional organic thin films: Deep insights into valence electronic structure in relation to charge transport property”, Prog. Surf. Sci. 83, 490-557 (2008).
  2. S. Kera, H. Yamane, N. Ueno, “First principles measurements of charge mobility in organic semiconductors: Valence hole-vibration coupling in organic ultrathin films”, Prog. Surf. Sci. 84 135- 154 (2009).
  3. F. Bussolotti, S. Kera, K. Kudo, A. Kahn, N. Ueno, “Gap states in pentacene thin film induced by inert gas exposure”, Phys .Rev. Lett. 110, 267602-1-5 (2013).
  4. F. Bussolotti, J. Yang, T. Yamaguchi, K. Yonezawa, K. Sato, M. Matsunami, K. Tanaka, Y. Nakayama, H. Ishii, N. Ueno, S. Kera,“Hole-phonon coupling effect on the electronic band dispersion of organic molecular semiconductor”, Nat. Commun. 8, 173-179 (2017).
  5. C. Gaul, M. Schwarze, S. Schellhammer, F. Bussolotti, S. Kera, Z. Bao, G. Cuniberti, K. Leo, F. Ortmann, “Efficient organic semiconductor doping: Guidance from n-doped C60”, Nat. Mater 17, 439-444 (2018).