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KERA, Satoshi


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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
2003 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
2021 Visiting Professor, Chiba University and Tohoku University

Main research themes

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

  1. 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).
  2. 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).
  3. F. Bussolotti, J. Yang, T. Yamaguchi, Y. Nakayama, M. Matsunami, H. Ishii, N. Ueno, S. Kera,“Hole-phonon coupling effect on the band dispersion of organic molecular semiconductors”, Nat. Commun. 8 173-179 (2017).
  4. M. Schwarze et. al.,“Molecular Parameters Responsible for Thermally Activated Transport in Doped Organic Semiconductors”, Nature Materials 18, 242-248 (2019).
  5. J. Yang et. al.,"Accessing the Conduction Band Dispersion in CH3NH3PbI3 Single Crystals", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 12, 3773-3778 (2021).