Systems Photonics, Photonic Sensing, Optical Fiber Sensing, Fiber Interferometer Sensors, Distributed and Multiplexed Optical Fiber Sensing, Fiber Optic Nerve Systems, Photonics Technologies for Structural Health Monitoring

[Professor] Kazuo Hotate

Basic Information

Kazuo Hotate

Degree

Doctor of Engineering

Date of birth

1951/6/20

Laboratory Name

Systems Photonics Laboratory

Research Fields

Systems Photonics, Photonic Sensing, Optical Fiber Sensing, Fiber Interferometer Sensors, Distributed and Multiplexed Optical Fiber Sensing, Fiber Optic Nerve Systems, Photonics Technologies for Structural Health Monitoring

E-mail Address

Academic Background

1979/3, Dr. Eng. Electrical Engineering, (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Work History

2017/4 - , Vice President and Professor, Toyota Technological Institute
2015/4 - 2017/3, Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
2011/4 - 2014/3, Director General of University Corporate Relations, The University of Tokyo
2008/4 - 2010/3, Dean of Graduate School and Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1997/4 - 2017/3, Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1993/6 - 1997/3, Professor of Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
1987/5 - 1993/6, Associate Professor of Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
1979/4 - 1987/5, Lecturer, The University of Tokyo

Membership of Academic Societies

Member of Science Council of Japan (SCJ) (2011 - )
President of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) (2016 - )
Fellow of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP)
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical, Electronics, and Communication Engineers (IEICE)
Fellow of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
President of Electronics Society and Board of Governors Member, IEICE (2006)
Board of Governors Member of Photonics Society, IEEE (2007-2009)
Board of Governors Member of SICE (1997-1998)
Board of Governors Member of JSAP (2003-2004)
Vice President and Board of Governors Member of JSAP (2014-2015)

Research Themes

Photonic sensing systems with a high sensitivity: Fiber Optic Gyros, Fiber Interferometer Sensors
Photonic Sensing and Processing with Synthesis of Optical Coherence Function (SOCF): Optical Tomography, Optical Reflectometry
Fiber Optic Nerve Systems for Structures and Materials that can Feel Pain: Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing, Multiplexed Optical Fiber Sensing, Strain and/or Temperature Sensing with Fiber Bragg Gratings
Distributed Strain and/or Temperature Sensing with Brillouin Scattering caused in Optical Fibers: Brillouin Optical Correlation Domain Analysis (BOCDA), Brillouin Optical Correlation Domain Reflectometry (BOCDR), Discriminative Distributed Strain and Temperature Sensing with Brillouin Dynamic Grating

Original Papers

[Academic Year]2016
[Articles]Theoretical evaluation of Brillouin dynamic grating length localized by optical correlation domain technique through reflection spectrum simulation
[Author]Rodrigo Kendy Yamashita, M. Kishi and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2017/3
[Journal]Applied Physics Express, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 042501-1-042501-4, 【Spotlights 2017】 (10.7567/APEX.10.042501)


[Academic Year]2016
[Articles]Brillouin optical correlation domain reflectometry with lock-in detection scheme
[Author]Y. Yao, M. Kishi and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2016/6
[Journal]Applied Physics Express, Vol. 9, No. 7, pp. 072501-1-042501-4 (10.7567/APEX.9.072501)


[Academic Year]2014
[Articles]5,000 points/s high speed random accessibility for dynamic strain measurement at arbitrary multiple points along a fiber by Brillouin optical correlation domain analysis
[Author]C. Zhang, M. Kishi and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2015/3
[Journal]Applied Physics Express, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 042501-1-042501-3 (10.7567/APEX.8.042501)


[Academic Year]2013
[Articles]Spatial resolution improvement in correlation domain distributed measurement of Brillouin grating
[Author]R. K. Yamashita, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2014/3
[Journal]IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 473-476 (10.1109/LPT.2013.2297168)


[Academic Year]2013
[Articles]Range elongation of distributed discrimination of strain and temperature in Brillouin optical correlation-domain analysis based on dual frequency modulations
[Author]W. Zou, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2014/1
[Journal]IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 244-248 (10.1109/JSEN.2013.2282639)


[Academic Year]2012
[Articles]Automated suppression of polarization fluctuation in resonator fiber optic gyro with twin 90° polarization-axis rotated splices
[Author]X. Wang, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2013/2
[Journal] IEEE/OSA Jour. of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 366-374 (10.1109/JLT.2012.2230613)


[Academic Year]2012
[Articles]Measurement range elongation based on temporal gating in Brillouin optical correlation domain distributed simultaneous sensing of strain and temperature
[Author]R. K. Yamashita, W. Zou, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2012/6
[Journal]IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 1006-1008 (10.1109/LPT.2012.2192725)


[Academic Year]2012
[Articles]Experimental investigation on Brillouin scattering property in highly nonlinear photonic crystal fiber with hybrid core
[Author]W. Zou, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2012/5
[Journal]OSA Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 11083-11090 (10.1364/OE.20.011083)


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]Dynamic gratings in optical fibers: synthesis and sensing applications
[Author]Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2012/3
[Journal]Photonic Sensors, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 60-64 (10.1007/s13320-010-0008-x)


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]Multiplexing of long-length fiber Bragg grating distributed sensors based on synthesis of optical coherence function
[Author]K. Kajiwara and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2011/11
[Journal]IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, No. 21, pp. 1555-1557 (10.1109/LPT.2011.2163703)


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]Analysis of polarization-fluctuation induced bias error in resonator fiber optic gyro with twin 90° polarization-axis rotated splices
[Author]X. Wang, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2011/7
[Journal]Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 50, No. 7, pp. 072501.1-4 (10.1143/JJAP.50.072501)


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]High-repetition-rate distributed Brillouin sensor based on optical correlation-domain analysis with differential frequency modulation
[Author]K.-Y. Song, M. Kishi, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2011/6
[Journal]OSA Optics Letters, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 2062-2064 (10.1364/OL.36.002062)


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]Resonator fiber optic gyro with bipolar digital serrodyne scheme using a field-programmable gate array-based digital processor
[Author]X. Wang, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2011/4
[Journal]Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 042501.1-6 (10.1143/JJAP.50.042501)

Reviews

[Academic Year]2016
[Articles]“Applications of Brillouin dynamic grating to distributed fiber sensors” 【Invited】, IEEE/OSA Jour. of Lightwave Technology, Vol. PP, No. 99, pp.1-13 (10.1109/JLT.2016.2617313)
[Author]K. Y. Song, K. Hotate, W. Zou, and Z. He
[Date of Issue]2016/10


[Academic Year]2013
[Articles]“Fiber distributed Brillouin sensing with optical correlation domain techniques” 【Invited】, Optical Fiber Technology (Elsevier Inc.), Vol. 19, No. 6, Part B, pp. 700-719 (10.1016/j.yofte.2013.08.008)
[Author]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2013/12


[Academic Year]2013
[Articles]“Distributed discrimination of strain and temperature based on Brillouin dynamic grating in an optical fiber” 【Invited】, Photonic Sensors, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 332-344(10.1007/s13320-013-0130-7)
[Author]K. Hotate, W. Zou, R. K. Yamashita and Z. He
[Date of Issue]2013/12


[Academic Year]2012
[Articles]“Distributed fiber sensing technology: Currents and challenges” 【Invited】, Opt. Pura Apl., Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 63-69 (ISSN-e 2171-8814)
[Author]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2012/6

Books

[Academic Year]2010
[Books]“Fiber Optic Nerve Systems for Smart Materials and Smart Strucures, (A Chapter in “Polymer Photonics, and Novel Optical Techniques,” ed. By Y. Kawabe and M. Kawase)” PWC Publishing, Photonics World Consortium, pp.83-90
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2011/3


[Academic Year]2004
[Books]“Optical Fiber Sensors for Smart Materials/Structures and Optical Communications, (A Chapter in “New Photonics Technologies for the Information Age,”)” Artech House, pp.159-179
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2004/12


[Academic Year]2000
[Books]“Fiber Optic Gyro, (A chapter in “Trends in Optical Nondestructive Testing and Inspection”),” Elsevier Science, pp.487-502
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]2000/5


[Academic Year]1999
[Books]“Coherent Photonic Sensing,” Sensors update, Vol.6, Wiley-VCH, pp.131-162
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]1999/11


[Academic Year]1996
[Books]“Fiber Optic Gyros,” A Chapter in “Optical Fiber Sensors” Volume IV, Artech House Publishers, pp.167-206
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]1997/1


[Academic Year]1995
[Books]“Selective image retrieval by synthesis of the coherence function,” Ultrafast and Ultra-Parallel Optoelectronics, 11.2, Ohm-sha, pp.561-569
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]1995/8


[Academic Year]1990
[Books]“Optical system for real-time multiplication of a multiple matrix (A chapter in “Optical Computing in Japan”),” NOVA Scientific Publishers, pp.195-207
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate and H. Nakano
[Date of Issue]1990/5/16


[Academic Year]1985
[Books]“JARECT, Optical Devices and Fibers,” Ohm/North-Holland
[Author/Editor]K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]1985/9


[Academic Year]1982
[Books]“JARECT, Optical Devices and Fibers,” Ohm/North-Holland
[Author/Editor]T.Okoshi and K. Hotate
[Date of Issue]1983/1

Invited Lectures

[Academic Year]2016
[Lecture]“Fiber optic nerve systems based on Brillouin scattering for structural health monitoring,” Photonics Conference 2016, Pyeongchang (Korea),【Invited, Plenary】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2016/12/1


[Academic Year]2016
[Lecture]“Fiber optic nerve systems for structural health monitoring with Brillouin optical correlation domain techniques," OSA Advanced Photon. Cong., Specialty Opt. Fibers, SoM2G.2, Vancouver (Canada), 【Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2016/7/18


[Academic Year]2015
[Lecture]“Distributed strain and/or temperature sensing based on fiber Brillouin optical correlation domain techniques - performances and applications,” Asia Communication & Photonics Conference 2015 (ACP2015), Workshop on Recent Advances in Optical Fibre Sensors, Hong Kong,【Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2015/11/20


[Academic Year]2014
[Lecture]“Recent achievements in BOCDA/BOCDR,” IEEE Sensors 2014, A2L-A, Valencia (Spain),【Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2014/11/3


[Academic Year]2013
[Lecture]“High performance distributed optical fiber sensors for smart structures and environmental monitoring,” Optical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications (E2), Tucson (U.S.A.), 【Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2013/11/5


[Academic Year]2013
[Lecture]“Fiber Brillouin distributed sensing as fiber optic nerve systems,” 4th Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference 2013 (APOS2013), Wuhan (China), 【Keynote/Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2013/10/17


[Academic Year]2013
[Lecture]“Brillouin optical correlation domain Distributed fiber sensors,” OSA 97th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FIO/LS2013), FW1I.1, Orlando (U.S.A.),【Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2013/10/9


[Academic Year]2013
[Lecture]“Fiber Optic nerve systems for smart structures and smart materials with optical correlation domain technologies,” The 10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, ThF1, Kyoto (Japan), 【Invited】.
[Speaker]K. Hotate
[Date of Lecture]2013/7/4

Awards

[Academic Year]2015
[Prize]OFS Lifetime Achievements Award, Intern. Conf. on Optical Fiber Sensors
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]2015/9/28


[Academic Year]2013
[Prize]Photonics & Quantum Electronics Achievement Award (Takuma Prize), Japan Society of Applied Physics
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]2014/3/17


[Academic Year]2009
[Prize]SPIE DSS Lifetime Achievement Award, SPIE: The International Society for Optics and Photonics
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]2009/4/15


[Academic Year]2006
[Prize]Highest Scored Paper, 18th Intern. Conf. on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS-18)
[Prize Winner]K.-Y. Song, Z. He and K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]2006/10/26


[Academic Year]2006
[Prize]JJAP Paper Award, Japan Society of Applied Physics
[Prize Winner] K. Hotate and T. Yamauchi
[Award-Winning Date]2006/8/29


[Academic Year]2005
[Prize]High Scored Paper, 17th Intern. Conf. on Optical Fiber Sensors
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate and H. Arai
[Award-Winning Date]2005/5


[Academic Year]2003
[Prize]Electronics Society Award, Electronics Society, Institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]2003/9/24


[Academic Year]2002
[Prize]Technology Award/Hasunuma Prize, Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate, T. Hasegawa, and M. Tanaka
[Award-Winning Date]2002/8/6


[Academic Year]2001
[Prize]The 33rd Ichimura Prize, New Technology Development Foundation
[Prize Winner] K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]2001/4/27


[Academic Year]2000
[Prize]Highest Scored Paper, 14th Intern. Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate and M. Tanaka
[Award-Winning Date]2000/10


[Academic Year]1999
[Prize]Highest Scored Paper, 13th Intern. Conf. on Optical Fiber Sensors
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate and G. Hayashi
[Award-Winning Date]1999/4


[Academic Year]1992
[Prize]Best paper Award, 4th Opto-Electronics Conference
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate and T. Okugawa
[Award-Winning Date]1992/5


[Academic Year]1984
[Prize]Technology Award, Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
[Prize Winner]K. Hotate, N. Okuma, M. Higashiguchi, and N. Niwa
[Award-Winning Date]1984/7


[Academic Year]1984
[Prize]Book Award, "Optical Fibers (in Japanese)," Institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers
[Prize Winner]T. Okoshi, K. Okamoto, and K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]1984/5


[Academic Year]1979
[Prize]Achievement Award, Institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers
[Prize Winner]T. Okoshi, K. Okamoto, and K. Hotate
[Award-Winning Date]1979/5

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