Nagoya University Graduate School of Science / Research Center for Materials Science
Nagoya University Graduate School of Science / Research Center for Materials Science, Laboratory of Advanced Materials

Associate Prof. Michio M. Matsushita

Associate Prof. Michio M. Matsushita


B.Sci. form Chiba University
M.Sci. from the University of Tokyo
Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo
"Construction of Hydrogen-bonded Organic Ferromagnet"

Research Interests

  • Molecule-based coexisting system of magnetism and conductivity
  • Organic materials of hysteretic conducting behavior
  • Gold nanoparticle network connected with molecular wires

Research Career

JSPS Research Fellow (Prof. Tadashi Sugawara' s laboratory)
Research Associate in Tokyo Metropolitan University
(Prof. Tomokazu Iyoda's laboratory)
Research Associate in the University of Tokyo
(Prof. Tadashi Sugawara's laboratory)
Associate Professor in Nagoya University

Awards and Honors

JST PRESTO21 Project Researcher
Young Scientist Awards of the Japan Society for Molecular Science

Original Papers

  • [1] A programmable single-component diode based on an ambipolar organic field-effect transistor (OFET)
    • T. Sugawara, T. Itoh, K. Suzuki, H. Higuchi, and M. M. Matsushita
      Pure. Appl. Chem. 84, 979-989 (2012).
  • [2] Superperiodic conductance in a molecularly wired double-dot system self-assembled in a nanogap electrode
    • Y. Noguchi, T. Terui, Takuya Katayama, M. M. Matsushita, and T. Sugawara
      J. Appl. Phys. 108, 094313 (2010).
  • [3] Influence of Magnetic Field upon the Conductance of a Unicomponent Crystal of a Tetrathiafulvalene-Based Nitronyl Nitroxide
    • H. Komatsu, M. M. Matsushita, S. Yamamura, Y. Sugawara, K. Suzuki, and T. Sugawara
      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 4528 4529 (2010).
  • [4] Spintronics in organic π-electronic systems
    • T. Sugawara and M. M. Matsushita
      J. Mater. Chem., 19, 1738 1753 (2009).
  • [5] Molecule-based system with coexisting conductivity and magnetism and without magneticinorganic ions
    • M. M. Matsushita, H. Kawakami, T. Sugawara, M. Ogata
      Phys. Rev. B 77, 195208, (2008).
  • [6] Electron Transport in Networks of Gold Nanoparticles Connected by Oligothiophene Molecular Wires
    • S. Taniguchi, M. Minamoto, M. M. Matsushita, T. Sugawara, Y. Kawada, and D. Bethell
      J. Mater. Chem., 16, 3459-3465 (2006).
  • [7] Current-Induced Low-Resistance State and Its Crystal Structure of a TTF-Based Dimeric Donor Salt.
    • M. M. Matsushita and T. Sugawara.
      J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 12450-12451 (2005).
  • [8] Formation of self-assembled monolayer of phenylthiol carrying nitronyl nitroxide on gold surface.
    • M. M. Matsushita, N. Ozaki, T. Sugawara, F. Nakamura, and M. Hara.
      Chem. Lett., 2002, 596-597.
  • [9] Photoresponsive Coordination Assembly with a Versatile Logs-Stacking Channel Structure Based on Redox-Active Ligand and Cupric Ion.
    • J. Zhang, M. M. Matsushita, X. X. Kong, J. Abe, and T. Iyoda
      J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 12105-12106 (2001).
  • [10] EPR and density functional studies of light-induced radical pairs in a single crystal of a hexaarylbiimidazolyl derivative.
    • J. Abe, T. Sano, M. Kawano, Y. Ohashi, M. M. Matsushita, and T. Iyoda.
      Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 40, 580-582 (2001).
  • [11] Hydrogen-Bonded Organic Ferromagnet.
    • M. M. Matsushita, A. Izuoka, T. Sugawara, T. Kobayashi, N. Wada, N. Takeda, and M. Ishikawa
      J. Am. Chem. Soc., 119, 4369-4379 (1997).
  • [12] Intramolecular Exchange Interaction in a Novel Cross-Conjugated Spin System Composed of π-Ion Radical and Nitronyl Nitroxide
    • R. Kumai, M. M. Matsushita, A. Izuoka, and T. Sugawara
      J. Am. Chem. Soc., 116, 4523-4524 (1994).

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