Semiconductor materials, Semiconductor physics, Photovoltaic devices (solar cells), Irradiation damage of semiconductors, Photovoltaic device physics, Epitaxial growth, Blue light emitting devices, Solar cells, Studying and teaching Li secondary batteries

[Senior Research Scholar] Masafumi Yamaguchi

Basic Information

Masafumi Yamaguchi

Degree

Doctor of Engineering

Date of birth

February 3, 1946

Laboratory Name

Senior Research Scholar Yamaguchi Laboratory

Research Fields

Semiconductor materials, Semiconductor physics, Photovoltaic devices (solar cells), Irradiation damage of semiconductors, Photovoltaic device physics, Epitaxial growth, Blue light emitting devices, Solar cells, Studying and teaching Li secondary batteries

E-mail Address

Academic Background

Electronics Engineering Department at the Hokkaido University (Graduated in 1968), Doctor of Engineering (1978)

Work History

*Director, Research Center for Smart Energy Technology, Toyota Technological Institute (2012-)
*Guest Professor, The University of Tokyo (2010/07-2012/03)
*Project Leader, Future Generation High Performance Photovoltaics R&D Project, New Energy Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) (2010/04-)
*Research Supervisor, Creation of Clean Energy using Solar Energy, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) (2009-)
*Guest Professor, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) (2000-)
*Energy Component Lab. Head, Supervisor, NTT Electrical Communication Laboratories (1988-1994)

Membership of Academic Societies

*IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference International Advisory Committee Co-Chairman (1996/05-), Member (1987.11-)
*European PV Solar Energy Conference International Advisory Committee Member (1992.3-)
*International PV Science & Engineering Conference Organizing Committee Member, International Advisory Committee Member (1985.10-)
*17th International PV Science & Engineering Conference General Chairman (2005-2007.12)
*World Conference on PV Energy Conversion Vice General Chairman, Vice Program Chairman, International Advisory Committee Member (1993.1-)
*3rd World Conference on PV Energy Conversion Program Chairman (2000-2003.5)
*International Science Council(ICSU) ""International Science Panel on Renewable Energy(ISPRE)""Group Member(2005.4-)
*International Solar Energy Society(ISES), Director, Solar Cells and Modules Division(2008.4-)
* The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST):-CREST. Research Supervisor in the field of “Creative Generation of Clean Energy by using Solar Energy” (2009.4-)
*The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 「Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Photonic and Electron Devices 162 Committee」Member(1996.4-)
*The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science「Next generation Photovoltaic Systems 175 Committee」Vice Chairman(2004.4-)
*New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization 「Photovoltaics Committee」Member (1991.11-)
*New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization 「Next Generation Photovoltaic Project」& 「Future Generation High Performance Photovoltaic Project」, Project Leader, (2008.4-)
*Aichi Prefecture 「Hydrogen Energy Industry Council」Member (2005.1-)
*Aichi Science & Technology Foundation「Research Committee for Advanced Solar Cells and Photovoltaic Systems」Chairman(2002.4-2008.3)
*Editor, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (1997.1-)
*Editor, PROGRESS IN PHOTOVOLTAICS (2000.1-)
* Member, IEEE, ISES, ECS, Japan Society of Applied Physics, Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan

Research Themes

Study on high-efficiency solar cells
Study on new solar cell materials and principles
Study on concentrator solar cells
Study on novel opto-electronic functional materials

Original Papers

[Academic Year]2008
[Articles]Novel materials for high-efficiency III-V multi-junction solar cells
[Author]M. Yamaguchi, K. Nishimura, T. Sasaki, H. Suzuki, K. Arafune, N. Kojima, Y. Ohshita, Y. Okada, A. Yamamoto, T. Takamoto, K. Araki
[Date of Issue]2008
[journal]Solar Energy 82(2): 173-180


[Academic Year]2006
[Articles]Super High Efficiency Multi-Junction and Concentrator Solar Cells
[Author]M. Yamaguchi, T. Takamoto, K. Araki
[Date of Issue]2006
[journal]Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 90(18-19): 3068-3077


[Academic Year]2004
[Articles]Super-High-Efficiency Multi-Junction Solar Cells
[Author]M. Yamaguchi, T. Takamoto, A. Khan, M. Imaizumi, S. Matsuda, N.J. Ekins-Daukes
[Date of Issue]2005/3/1
[journal]Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl., Vol.13(2), 125-132


[Academic Year]2003
[Articles]Radiation-resistant properties of Ga-doped Si analyzed by DLTS
[Author]M. Yamaguchi, A. Khan, T. K. Vu, Y. Ohshita and T. Abe
[Date of Issue]2003/12/31
[journal]Physica B, Vol.340-342, 596-600


[Academic Year]2002
[Articles]Analysis for superior radiation resistance of InP-based solar cells
[Author]Masafumi Yamaguchi, Aurangzeb Khan and Nethaji Dharmarasu
[Date of Issue]2003/1/1
[journal]Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, Vol.75(1-2), 285-291

Reviews

[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]"Present Status and Future Prospects of Solar Cells Market” WEB Journal 17(9):2-6 (in Japanese)
[Author]M. Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2012


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]"Europe-Japan Collaborative Research on Concentrator Photovoltaics Toward World-Record Efficiency (45%)” Future Materials 11 (12):48-53 (in Japanese)
[Author]M. Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2011


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]"Creative Generation of Clean Energy by using Solar Energy” Future Materials 11(3): 52-56 (in Japanese)
[Author]M. Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2011


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]"R&D Trend of Super High Efficiency Solar Cells” Monthly Display 17(3): 3-7 (in Japanese)
[Author]M. Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2011


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]"Present and Future of High Efficiency Solar Cells” Chemical Engineering 56 (3): 1-6 (in Japanese)
[Author]M. Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2011

Books

[Academic Year]2012
[Books]Advanced Solar Cell Materials, Technology, Modeling, and Simulation
[Author/Editor]L. Fara, M. Yamaguchi (Editor)
[Date of Issue]2012/7/31


[Academic Year]2010
[Books]Solar Cells and Photovoltaics (in Japanese)
[Author/Editor]M. Yamaguchi (Editor)
[Date of Issue]2010/9/1


[Academic Year]2010
[Books]Fundamentals and Applications of Solar Cells-From Silicon to Organic and Quantum effects- (in Japanese)
[Author/Editor]M. Yamaguchi, M.A. Green, Y. Ohshita, N. Kojima
[Date of Issue]2010/7/30


[Academic Year]2009
[Books]Development and Production Technologies of Solar Cells and Materials (in Japanese)
[Author/Editor]M. Yamaguchi(Editor), Y. Ohshita, N. Kojima
[Date of Issue]2009/11/30


[Academic Year]2007
[Books]Concentrator Photovoltaics
[Author/Editor]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2007


[Academic Year]2001
[Books]CLEAN ELECTRICITY FROM PHOTOVOLTAICS (Series on Photoconversion of Solar Energy ; Vol.1)
[Author/Editor]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Issue]2001

Conference Presentations

[Academic Year]2010
[Academic Society]3rd International Symposium on Innovative Solar Cells
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi、 Yoshio Ohshita、 Nobuaki Kojima、 Tatsuya Takamoto、 Hiroshi Amano、 Koichi Kakimoto、 Yoshihiro Kangawa、 Kensuke Nishioka
[Date of Presentation]2010/10/8


[Academic Year]2010
[Academic Society]3rd International Symposium on Innovative Solar Cells
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi、 Yoshio Ohshita、 Nobuaki Kojima、 Tatsuya Takamoto、 Hiroshi Amano、 Koichi Kakimoto、 Yoshihiro Kangawa、 Kensuke Nishioka
[Date of Presentation]2010/10/7


[Academic Year]2010
[Academic Society]3rd Super High Efficiency solar Cell Workshop
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Presentation]2010/10/6


[Academic Year]2010
[Academic Society]Korea-Japan Top University League Workshop on Photovoltaics 2010 (Top-PV2010)
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Presentation]2010/8/1

Invited Lectures

[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]PV Asia Conference 2011 (Keynote Speech)
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Lecture]2011/11/2


[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]220th ECS Meeting and Electrochemical Energy Summit
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Lecture]2011/10/10


[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]The 6th Korea-China-Japan International Symposium on Photovoltaics
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Lecture]2011/9/30


[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]Sungkyun International Solar Forum 2011(SISF2011)
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Lecture]2011/6/27


[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]Joint Symposium of UTokyo and MIT International Lecture on Materials
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Lecture]2011/5/28


[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]CLEO: 2011 Conference Showcases Lasers & Electro-Optics Innovation
[Speakers]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Date of Lecture]2011/5/2

Awards

[Academic Year]2011
[prize]PVSEC AWARD
[Prize Winner]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Award-Winning Date]2011/11/28


[Academic Year]2008
[prize]CHERRY AWARD
[Prize Winner]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Award-Winning Date]2008/5/13


[Academic Year]2004
[prize]European Becquerel Prize
[Prize Winner]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Award-Winning Date]2004/6/7


[Academic Year]2002
[prize]World Renewable Energy Network PIONEER AWARD
[Prize Winner]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Award-Winning Date]2002/7/3


[Academic Year]1997
[prize]2nd ANNUAL IRVING WEINBERG AWARD
[Prize Winner]Masafumi Yamaguchi
[Award-Winning Date]1997/6/12

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