Solid state physics, Physical metallurgy,

[Professor] Tsunehiro Takeuchi

Basic Information

Tsunehiro Takeuchi


Ph.D in Engineering

Date of birth


Laboratory Name

Energy Materials Laboratory

Research Fields

Solid state physics, Physical metallurgy,


Thermoelectric materials, Thermal rectifier, High Tc superconductor, ARPES

E-mail Address

Academic Background

1996/03/25 Ph. D. in Engineering, Department of Crystalline Materials Science, Nagoya University

Work History

1995/04/01-1996/03/31 JSPS Research Fellow, DC2
JSPS Research Fellow, PD
1996/04/01-1997/03/31 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, United States
1996/05/01-1997/02/28 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
1997/04/01-2002/10/30 Research Associate, Nagoya University
2002/11/01-2007/03/31 Assistant Professor, Nagoya University
2009/04/01-2013/12/31 Associate Professor, Nagoya University
2014/01/01-present Principal Professor, Toyota Technological Institute

Membership of Academic Societies

Member of Physical Society of Japan
Member of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (a program committee member)
Member of the Japan Institute of Metal (a journal editor)
Member of the The Thermoelectrics Society of Japan (a member of board of direction)
Member of American Physical Society
Member of the Materials Research Society of Japan
Member of the Japanese Society of Synchrotron Radiation Research

Original Papers

M. Mikami, M. Mizoshiri, K. Ozaki, H. Takazawa, A. Yamamoto, Y. Terazawa, T. Takeuchi, “Evaluation of the thermoelectric module consisting of W-doped Heusler Fe2VAl alloy”, J. Elec. Mater. 43 (2014) 1922-1926.

Y. Furuta, K. Kato, T. Miyawaki, H. Asano, T. Takeuchi, “Fe2VAl-based thermoelectric thin films prepared by a sputtering technique”, J. Elec. Mater. 43 (2014) 2157-2164.

R. Nakayama, T. Takeuchi, “Thermal rectification in bulk material through unusual behavior of electron thermal conductivity of Al-Cu-Fe icosahedral quasicrystal”, J. Elec. Mater. 44 (2014) 356-361.

A. Yamamoto, H. Miyazaki, T. Takeuchi, “Thermoelectric properties of Al-(Mn,X)-Si C54-phase (X = Ru and Re)”, J. Appl. Phys. 115 (2014) 023708 (10 pages).

Y. He, Y. Yin, M. Zech, A. Soumyanarayanan, M. M. Yee, T. Williams, M. C. Boyer, K. Chatterjee, W. D. Wise, I. Zeljkovic, T. Kondo,
T. Takeuchi, H. Ikuta, P. Mistark, R. S. Markiewicz, A. Bansil, S. Sachdev, E. W. Hudson, J. E. Hoffman, “Fermi surface and pseudogap evolution in a cuprate superconductor” Science 344 (2014) 608-611.


T. Takeuchi, “Very large thermal rectification in bulk composites consisting partly of icosahedral quasicrystals ”, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 15 (2014) 064801 (8 pages).

竹内恒博,“熱電材料の設計指針”,工業材料62 (2014) 22-25.

竹内恒博,“準結晶の異常電子熱伝導度が生み出す巨大な熱整流効果”,固体物理 (2015) Accepted and now in press.


竹内恒博,“熱電変換材料 実用・活用を目指した設計と開発 第1章第2節 熱電材料の性能向上・コストダウンの為のポイント”(情報機構,2014, pp.16-25)

Conference Presentations

International Conference on Thermoelectrics 2014, Thermoelectric properties of (Mn,W)Siγ prepared by use of rapidly quenching technique. Tsunehiro Takeuchi, Akio Yamamoto, Naoya Hiroishi, Swapnil Ghodke (2014/7/7, Nashville, USA)

The 7th International Workshop on Plasma Application and Hybrid Functionally Materials, Preparation of Thermal diode using plasma jet splaying technique. Tsunehiro Takeuchi, Wataru Takahara, Akira Kobayashi (2014/3/8, HongKong, China)

International Symposium on EcoTopia Science 2013, The thermal rectifier using unusual increase of electron thermal conductivity of Al-Cu-Fe icosahedral quasicrystal. Ryusuke Nakayama, Tsunehiro Takeuchi (2013/12/14, Nagoya Japan)

International Symposium on EcoTopia Science 2013, Implovement of the thermoelectric properties of a Chimney-Ladder Mn(1-x)WxSiγ (γ=1.75) by means of partial element substitution. Naoya Hiroishi, AkioYamamoto, Tsunehiro Takeuchi (2013/12/14, Nagoya Japan)

International Symposium on EcoTopia Science 2013,Thermoelectric properties of Al—(Mn‚X)—Si C54-phase ( X = Ru‚ Ta‚ W‚ and Re ), AkioYamamoto, Tsunehiro Takeuchi (2013/12/14, Nagoya Japan)

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