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Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, IWATE UNIVERSITY

MATSUKAWA MichiakiProfessor

Affiliation Faculty of Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering
·Master's Programs
Frontier Materials and Function Engineering
·Doctoral Programs
Frontier Matter and Function Engineering
Keywords Superconductivity, Supergiant Magnetic Resistance, Strong Correlation
Summary I discovered, for the first time in the world, that the metallic double chain cuprate Pr247 shows superconductivity after a reduction thermal treatment. The superconductive transition temperature of this compound is an absolute temperature of 20 K. In my research, I aim at enhancing the superconductivity properties by improving the material manufacturing process. I have also studied the relationship between physical frustration and the supergiant magnetoresistance effect in substances showing a magnetic field-induced insulator metal transition. As a result, I have discovered a step-like lattice deformation similar to martensitic transformation. I am considering applying this substance to shape memory materials and magnetic memory elements.
Research Fields Solid State Physics, Materials Science, Thermal Physics
Subjects Quantum Physics, Superconductor Materials, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory
[Master's Programs] Advanced Superconductor Materials
[Doctoral Programs] Advanced Superconductor Science and Engineering
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