MINORU NOHARA

Last Updated :2024/02/22

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University, Professor
E-mail
mnoharahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
Department of Quantum Matter Hiroshima University 1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima 739-8530, Japan, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7044 FAX : (+81)
Self-introduction
My principal research interests are focused on the exploration of new superconductors. We have discovered 112-type iron-based superconductor CaFeAs2 with a superconducting transition temperature up to 47 K. Other superconductors we have discovered include: (1) SrPtAs with a honeycomb structure, in which the emergence of chiral d-wave superconductivity has been proposed, (2) AuTe2, in which strong-coupling superconductivity emerges in the vicinity of the structural critical point, and (3) IrTe2, in which interplay between superconductivity and orbital ordering was observed. Our goal is develop new superconductors with higher transition temperature using various ideas of solid-state chemistry.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2021/04, 9999, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Professor
  • 2016/04, 2021/03, Okayama University, Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Science, Professor
  • 2008/08, 2016/03, Okayama University, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technoloby, Professor
  • 2007/04, 2008/07, University of Tokyo, Associate Professor
  • 1999/10, 2007/03, University of Tokyo, Associate Professor
  • 1995/03, 1999/09, University of Tokyo, Institute for Solid State Physics, Research Associate

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, 1992/04, 1994/06
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, 1990/04, 1992/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, 1986/04, 1990/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph. D, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Science : Physics : Physics
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Quantum Matter Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Quantum Matter Program

Research Fields

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

Research Keywords

  • Strongly Correlated Electron System
  • thermoelectric materials
  • superconductivity

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Ceramic Society of Japan
  • THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Science and Radiation
  2. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Analytical Mechanics
  4. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Advanced Physics
  5. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation A
  6. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation B
  7. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Basic Sciences of Matter A
  8. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Basic Sciences of Matter B
  9. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Academic Presentation in Basic Sciences of Matter
  10. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Basic Sciences of Matter A
  11. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Basic Sciences of Matter A
  12. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Basic Sciences of Matter B
  13. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Basic Sciences of Matter B
  14. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Physics and Chemistry for Developing Quantum Materials
  15. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Quantum Matter
  16. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Quantum Matter

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Superconductivity in Mg2Ir3Si: A fully ordered Laves phase, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 89, 013701, 202001
  2. Hybridization-Gap Formation and Superconductivity in the Pressure-Induced Semimetallic Phase of the Excitonic Insulator Ta2NiSe5, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 90(07), 074706-1-074706-6, 20210611
  3. Superconductivity of the Stuffed CdI2-type Pt1+xBi2, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 90(06), 063706-1-063706-4, 20210526
  4. Positive Seebeck Coefficient in Highly Doped La2−xSrxCuO4 (x = 0.33); Its Origin and Implication, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 90(05), 053702-1-053702-4, 20210409
  5. Detecting electron-phonon coupling during photoinduced phase transition, Phys. Rev. B, 103, L121105-1-L121105-6, 20210310
  6. How 'pairons' are revealed in the electronic specific heat of cuprates, Solid State Communications, 323, 114109-1-114109-7, 20201026
  7. Mapping the unoccupied state dispersions in Ta2NiSe5 with resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, Phys. Rev. B, 102, 085148
  8. Photoinduced Phase Transition from Excitonic Insulator to Semimetal-like State in Ta2Ni1−xCoxSe5 (x = 0.10), J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 89, 124703
  9. Superconductivity of the Partially Ordered Laves Phase Mg2Ir2.3Ge1.7, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 89, 123701

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Exploration of Superconductivity in NiTe2 and Related Compounds, M. Matsushita, T. Yamakawa, M. Nohara, 29th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, 2022/08/18, Without Invitation, English, Sapporo, Japan