Practical Research and Collaboration Division
Resilient EICT Research Promotion Office
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Engineering)

Graduate School of Engineering
Research Subject(s)
For solution-processed eletronic devices, precise control of molecuar orientation is one of important issues. I explore the solution-coating process based on liquid crystalline characteristics and investigate functionallity of their devices.
Key Words
Organic Crystal / Liquid Crystalline Characteristics / Molecular Orientation Devices
Selected Works

Shibata, Y., Maruyama, S., Ishinabe T., Matsumoto, Y., Fujikake, H. (2021) Polarization characteristics of single-crystalline dichroic azo dye grown in nematic-phase liquid crystal, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 60, No.8, 081001. DOI:10.35848/1347-4065/ac1389

Shibata, Y., Saito, R., Ishinabe T., Fujikake, H. (2019) Mechanical Stability and Self-Recovery Property of Liquid Crystal Gel Films with Hydrogen-Bonding Interaction
IEICE TRANS. ELECTRON., vol. E102-C, no.11, pp.813-817, DOI:10.1587/transele.2019DIS0003

Shibata, Y., Minami, D., Ishinabe T., Fujikake, H. (2019) Low-Temperature Processed Interdigitated Polymer Spacer on Plastic Substrate Using Structural Transfer Method for Flexible Liquid Crystal Displays, ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications, vol.7, no.4, pp.190-193, DOI:10.3169/mta.7.190

Shibata, Y., Ishinabe T., Fujikake, H. (2018) Structural analysis of benzothienobenzothiophene-based soluble organic semiconductingcrystals grown by liquid crystal solvent, Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 492, pp.98-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2018.04.020

Shibata, Y., Tsutsumi, J., Matsuoka, S., Minemawari, H., Arai, S., Kumai, R., Hasegawa T., (2017) Unidirectionally Crystallized Stable n-Type Organic Thin-Film Transistors Based on Solution-Processable Donor-Acceptor Compounds, Advanced Electronic Materials vol.3(7),1700097. DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201700097

Selected Memberships
  • The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) & M&BE member
  • The Japanese Liquid Crystal Society (JLCS)
Selected Awards
  • JSAP Young Scientist Award (2017)
  • Tokin Foundatio Science&Technology Award & Special Award (2020)
  • Young Encouragement Award by Aoba Foundation for Promotion Engineering (2021)