Hiramoto Group, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan


 We are doing research on organic solar cells and optelectronic properties of organic materials. The organic solar cells are one of the candidates to achieve future cheap energy generation. The colorful devices shown in the right figure are examples of organic solar cells we are fabricating. Our interests are focused on the fundamentals, architectures, and device performances of organic semiconductor devices, such as ultra-high purification, doping, and nano-structure design of organic solar cells.

Recruitment of Graduate Students

 Hiramoto group is looking for students of Master and Doctor program in The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI) who are interested in organic electronics such as solar cells or transistor. State-of-the-art equipments for the research is available, and financial support such as scholarships can be provided. Please feel free to contact Prof. Hiramoto or Dr. Izawa.

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Recruitment of JSPS Postdoctral Fellow

 Hiramoto group is welcome for the application of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctral fellowship for research in Japan. Please feel free to contact Prof. Hiramoto or Dr. Izawa. Other fellowship and collaboration work are also welcome.

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Life @ Okazaki city

  Institute for Molecular Science (IMS) is in Okazaki city, Aichi prefecture on "Honshu", the main island of Japan. This page is a guide which aims at supporting your fruitful research and comfortable daily life in Okazaki area.

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September 30, 2019
New papers were published and press released.
July 18, 2019
Lab trip to Okinawa
April 08, 2019
Two students stays in our lab
February 21, 2019
New paper was published and press released.
September 26, 2018
Review paper was published.
May 21, 2018
New paper was published.
March 29, 2018
Three students stays in our lab
March 07, 2018
Two papers were published.
September 11, 2017
Prof. Hiramoto received a Fellow Prize in Japan Society of Applied Physics.
September 11, 2017
We attended Autumn Meeting of Japan Society of Applied Physics.
August 14, 2017
Two undergraduate students from India stayed in our lab
April 27, 2017
Our website has recently been renewed.
May 19, 2011
Web site of Prof. Hiramoto's group is open!

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