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2019/4/1~ 社会連携研究部門 Project Professor 平等教授

TAIRA, Takunori

TEL: 0564-55-7346
FAX: 0564-53-5727
Mail: taira_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Myoudaiji, Main Office Bldg. Room117

Department

Division of Research Innovation and Collaboration

Biography

1983 B.A. Fukui University, Fukui, Japan.
1985 M.Sc. Fukui University, Fukui, Japan.
1996 Ph.D. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
1985–1989 Researcher: LSI Research and Development Laboratory, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Itami, Japan.
1989–1998 Research Associate: Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Fukui University, Fukui, Japan.
1993–1994 Visiting Researcher: Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California, under a research grand of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
1998–2018.9 Associate Professor: National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Institute for Molecular Science, Laser Research Center for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan. 1999-2018.9 Associate Professor: The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Okazaki, Japan.
2006 Invited Professor, Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris VI), Paris, France.
2007-2014 Invited Professor, Toyohashi University of Technology, Aichi, Japan.
2011 Invited Professor, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France.
2013 Invited Professor, ENSCP - Chimie ParisTech, Paris, France.
2017-2018.9 Associate Professor, Center for Mesoscopic Sciences
2018.10- Group Director, RIKEN SPring-8 Center
2018.10-2019.3 Professor, Institute for Molecular Science (additional post)
2019.4- Project Professor, Division of Research Innovation and Collaboration
 

Awards

Award from Government
- 2004 Commendation by Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Persons of Scientific and Technological Research Merits.
Award from Local Self-Government
- 1999 Research Promotion Award, Miyagi Science and Technology Promotion Fund, Miyagi, Japan.
Awards from Society
- 1999 Medal for Review Paper, The Laser Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan.
- 2001 The Promotion Award of Meta-Structure Photographs, The Japan Institute of Metals, Sendai, Japan.
- 2002 The Technology Development Award, Japan Fine Ceramics Association, Tokyo, Japan.
- 2005 Laser Research Development Award, the Laser Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan.
- 2008 The 24th Kenjiro Sakurai Memorial Prize, The Optoelectronic Industry and Technology Development Association (OITDA), Tokyo, Japan.
- 2010 Medal for Review Paper, Original Category, The Laser Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan. 
- 2013 Laser Research Development Award, the Laser Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan.
Awards from Company
- 2009 Patent Award 2009 (US Patent: US7106496 "Element for wavelength conversion and/or optical computing"), Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Overseas Award
- 2010 OSA Fellow Award, The Optical Society (OSA), Washington D.C., USA.
- 2012 SPIE Fellow Award, The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), WA, USA.
- 2014 IEEE Fellow Award, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), NJ, USA.

Main research themes

Micro Solid-State Photonics
kewords Solid-State Lasers, Nonlinear Optics, Micro Solid-State Photonics
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Selected Publications

  1. T. Taira, A. Mukai, Y. Nozawa and T. Kobayashi, Opt. Lett. 16, 1955-1957 (1991).
  2. 平等拓範, 日本学術振興会 光エレクトロニクス第130委員会編「光エレクトロニクスとその応用」オーム社, pp. 177-189, pp. 189-222, pp. 247-266, pp. 289-314, pp. 422-442 (2011.5): レーザー学会編「先端固体レーザー」オーム社, pp. 33-96, pp. 97-147 (2011.12).
  3. T. Taira, J. Saikawa, T. Kobayashi and R. L. Byer, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electrons 3, 100-104 (1997).
  4. T. Taira, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 798-809 (2007). INVITED
  5. T. Taira, [INVITED], Opt. Mater. Express 1, pp. 1040-1050 (2011) : D. G. Rowe,“ OUT OF THE LAB: Lasers for engine ignition,” Nature photonics 2, 515-517 (2008): OSA News Release <http://www.osa.org/en-us/about_osa/
    newsroom/news_releases/2011/lasersparksrevolution/>,BBC News <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/scienceenvironment-13160950>.
  6. H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Half-joule output optical-parametric oscillation by using 10-mm-thick periodically poled Mg-doped congruent LiNbO3," Opt. Express vol. 20, no.18, pp. 20002-20010 (2012).
  7. M. Miyazaki, J. Saikawa, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, and M. Fujii, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, pp. 6098-6106 (2009).
  8. S. Hayashi, K. Nawata, T. Taira, J. Shikata, K. Kawase, and H. Minamide, “Ultrabright continuously tunable terahertz-wave generation at room temperature,” Scientific Reports 4:5045 (2014). DOI: 10. 1038 / srep 05045.
  9. T. Taira, T. Y. Fan, and G. Huber, “ Introduction to the Issue of Solid-State Lasers” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 21, 0200303 (2015).