Department of Engineering Science, Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering,
The University of Electro-Communications
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Bionanophotonics

Our research includes the development of biodevices (photodetector with the visual function, position sensitive detector, and image filter mimicking receptive field) applying photosynthetic protein that resembles visual pigments. Using an inkjet printer, we also apply the protein and conductive polymers to photovoltaic elements.
We perform joint research projects with: Chiba University, Shimane University, and Yamagata University.

NEWS

2020.3
Ms. Kawahara and Mr. Uchiyama (M2) received UEC Student Award
2019.12
Ms. Kawahara (M2) received "the OSA student prize" at Optics & Photonics Japan 2019
2019.11
Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi (Queen's Univ., Canada) came oue lab. and gave a research seminar, "Molecular glass and antenna photovoltaics"
2017.3
A patent on "Protein-based optical filters" has been released (2017-044526)
2016.4.15
"Protein-based optical filters" was published in Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun
2015.10.13
"Protein-based optical filters for image processing" was published in SPIE Newsroom
http://spie.org/x115663.xml

Members 2022

Faculty Members
 ProfessorOkada-Shudo Yoshiko
    Yoshiko.Okada @ uec.ac.jp
Graduate Students
 D3 Kako Shoko
 M2 Xu Zhangchi
 M2 Shirota Arashi
Undergraduate Students
 B4 Kazuki Matsuo
 B4 Jiang Dan Chen