Akio Kimura

Last Updated :2018/06/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Science, ., Professor
E-mail
akiokhiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Osaka University

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Physics;Condensed matter physics II

Research Keywords

  • Low Dimensionality
  • spin-orbit Interaction
  • Ferromagnetic Compounds
  • Spin Resolved Electron Spectroscopy
  • spin- and angle- resolved photoemission
  • Orbital Moment
  • Magnetic Thin Film
  • nano materials
  • Magnetic Circular Pichroism

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Year, Physics Internship
  2. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Advanced Physics
  4. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Laboratory in Physical Sciences A
  5. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Laboratory in Physical Sciences B
  6. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Exercises of Physical Science
  7. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation A
  8. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation B
  9. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Lectures in Physical Science(Topological insulators and superconductors)
  10. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Physical Science
  11. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Physical Science
  12. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Optical Properties of Solids
  13. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar of Optical Properties of Solids
  14. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar of Optical Properties of Solids
  15. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Introductory course to advanced physical science
  16. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Research for Physical Science
  17. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Research for Physical Science
  18. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Topological insulators and superconductors

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Role of Electronic Structure in the Martensitic Phase Transition of Ni2Mn1-xSn1-x Studied by Hard-X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Ab Initio Calculation, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 104(17), APR 30 2010
  2. Hexagonally Deformed Fermi Surface of the 3D Topological Insulator Bi2Se3, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 105(7), AUG 10 2010
  3. Strong Rashba-Type Spin Polarization of the Photocurrent from Bulk Continuum States: Experiment and Theory for Bi(111), PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 105(7), AUG 13 2010
  4. Experimental Realization of a Three-Dimensional Topological Insulator Phase in Ternary Chalcogenide TlBiSe2, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 105(14), SEP 28 2010
  5. Surface Scattering via Bulk Continuum States in the 3D Topological Insulator Bi2Se3, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 107(5), JUL 27 2011
  6. Spin-Polarized Dirac-Cone-Like Surface State with d Character at W(110), PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 108(6), FEB 10 2012
  7. Experimental Verification of PbBi2Te4 as a 3D Topological Insulator, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 108(20), MAY 15 2012
  8. Quasiparticle interference on the surface of Bi2Se3 induced by cobalt adatom in the absence of ferromagnetic ordering, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 85(20), MAY 29 2012
  9. Topological Surface States with Persistent High Spin Polarization across the Dirac Point in Bi2Te2Se and Bi2Se2Te, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 109(16), OCT 17 2012
  10. Determination of the orbital polarization in YTiO$_{3}$ by using soft X-ray linear dichroism, Physical Review Letters, 93(4), art. no. 257207, pp.1-4, 20041201
  11. Absolute band mapping by combined angle-dependent very-low-energy electron diffraction and photoemission; application to Cu, Physical Review Letters, 81(22), 4943-4946, 19981101
  12. Low-energy electronic structure of the Kondo insulator YbB$_{12}$, Physical Review Letters, 77(20), 4269-4272, 19961101
  13. Determination of the orbital polarization in YTiO3 by using soft x-ray linear dichroism, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 93(25), DEC 17 2004
  14. Abrupt Rotation of the Rashba Spin to the Direction Perpendicular to the Surface, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 102(9), MAR 6 2009
  15. Peculiar Rashba Splitting Originating from the Two-Dimensional Symmetry of the Surface, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 103(15), OCT 9 2009
  16. Large Rashba spin splitting of a metallic surface-state band on a semiconductor surface, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 1, MAY 2010
  17. Giant Rashba-type spin splitting in bulk BiTeI, NATURE MATERIALS, 10(7), 521-526, JUL 2011
  18. Lattice instability of Ni-Mn-Ga ferromagnetic shape memory alloys probed by hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 103(7), AUG 12 2013
  19. Experimental Evidence of Hidden Topological Surface States in PbBi4Te7, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 111(20), NOV 12 2013
  20. Ultrafast electron dynamics at the Dirac node of the topological insulator Sb2Te3, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5, AUG 21 2015
  21. Carrier-mediated ferromagnetism in the magnetic topological insulator Cr-doped (Sb,Bi)(2)Te-3, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 6, NOV 2015